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Field tests at “Bełchatów” mine
Preliminary tests, conducted on the right side of the slope prepared for the tests were performed to check operational capability of the installation. Nozzle of the hydro-monitor has diameter of 0.25 cal.The field tests were carried out at “Bełchatów’ mine on December 5th and 6th, 2019.
Three hydro-cutting tests
Preliminary field tests were carried out by GIG in close cooperation with the
subcontractor, PONAR. Three hydro-cutting tests of coal lumbs were conducted by GIG and PONAR in the PONAR branch in Łaziska Górne. The first hydro-cutting test were carried out at PONAR on August 13th, 2019. The second hydro-cutting test was performer at PONAR premises on on September 26th, 2019. The third hydro-cutting was carried out at PONAR on October 10th, 2019.
Gathering of Coal Samples in SD Brown Coal Mine
On November 7th-9th, 2018 a trip to the Severoceske Doly SD (Bilina) Brown Coal Mine in the Czech Republic took place. The purpose of the trip was to take samples of coals for laboratory geomechanical tests and transport of samples to POLTEGOR Instytut Wrocław and GIG Katowice.
Two start working meetings
On June 28th and on December 18th, 2018 in „Bełchatów” Brown
Coal Open Pit Mine there were two working meetings organized – devoted to discussing the preparations for the implementation of tasks, discussion of geological, technical and technological issues and preparing for sampling of coals for laboratory tests.
Membership of The Water Jet Technology Association
In 2017 GIG was invited and became full and equal Water Jet Technology Association WJTA member. The Water Jet Technology Association (WJTA, https://www.wjta.org) and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (IMCA) members include high pressure waterjet and industrial vacuum equipment users, manufacturers, distributors, researchers, regulators, and consultants. WJTA-IMCA is international in scope with corporate and individual members throughout the world. The primary goals of WJTA-IMCA are enhancing communication within the industry; facilitating cooperation between government, industry, university and research institutions; fostering foreign and domestic trade in jet cutting and cleaning products and industrial vacuum equipment and services; and studying and advancing the arts and sciences of jet cutting of industrial and geological materials, as well as industrial cleaning and vacuuming.