Coal Mines

GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Meeting

List of Events

Date4 March 2021
Location: Online
Industry Sector: Coal Mines
The 30th GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting was held on Thursday, 4 March 2021 at 13:00 UTC. The virtual meeting was held in conjunction with UNECE’s 16th Annual Session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (3-4 March 2021). 

The final agenda for the Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting is below:

  • Welcome from UNECE and GMI, 13:00-13:10 UTC
    • Ray Pilcher, Chair, UNECE Group of Experts on CMM
    • Volha Roshchanka on behalf of GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
  • GMI Secretariat Update, 13:10-13:20 UTC
    • Monica Shimamura, GMI Secretariat
  • Overview of Tools and Resources Available through GMI and CMOP, 13:20-13:30 UTC
    • Volha Roshchanka, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (United States)
  • Tools to Assist with Evaluating CMM Project Opportunities in Active Mines and AMM Resources, 13:30-13:40 UTC
    • Ozgen Karacan, U.S. Geological Survey (United States)
  • A Training Simulator for Management of Underground Methane Drainage Boreholes, 13:40-13:50 UTC
    • David Creedy, Sindicatum Sustainable Resources (UK/China)
  • CMM and AMM Calculation Methods in German Hard Coal Mines, 13:50-14:00 UTC
    • Stefan Möllerherm, Research Center of Post-Mining (Germany)
  • Pre-feasibility Study Training by GMI, 14:00-14:10 UTC
    • Clark Talkington, Advanced Resources International (United States)
  • CMM Project List: Analysis of Current Status & Trends, 14:10-14:20 UTC
    • Nazar Kholod, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (United States)
  • Summary of Action Items and Adjourn, 14:20-14:30 UTC
    • GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
Presentations from the meeting are available below.