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    • Analysis of the European tourist mines and caves to design a monitoring system 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Parcerisa i Duocastella, David; Oliva Moncunill, Josep (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2018-06)
      A database of tourist mines and caves has been created to investigate the requirements of an integrated monitoring system with the aim of ensuring the safety of visitors and preserving the environment of the activities. ...
    • Applied research of u-shape ventilation network in underground mine 

      Zhang, Haoran; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Zhao, Yaojiang (Polish Academy of Sciences; Walter de Gruyter, 2014)
      For the purpose of fully and systematically observe, research and optimize the U-sharp ventilation system in Vilafruns mine, a simulation model based on the principles of geometric, kinematic and dynamic similarity is ...
    • Characteristics of the 3 most common types of occupational accident in Spanish sub-surface and surface mining, from 2003–2008 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2012-03)
      The rate for work related accidents in Spanish mining has decreased during recent years. However, the incidence rate per 100,000 workers in the Spanish mining sector in 2007 was significantly higher than the ones reported ...
    • Environmental sustainability in the mining sector: evidence from Catalan companies 

      Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (Elsevier, 2014-12)
      This paper examines the adoption of environmental practices in small and medium sized companies in the surface mining industry in Catalonia (Spain). To fulfill this aim, a survey of 41 items concerning environmental ...
    • Occupational injuries in the mining sector (2000-2010). Comparison with the construction sector 

      Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Alfonso Abella, Pura; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2014-08)
      This paper compares the incidence of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries of workers in the mining and construction sectors in Spain between 2000 and 2010. Data on work injuries were obtained from the Spanish Ministry ...
    • Safety culture maturity assessment for mining activities in South America 

      Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rossell i Garriga, Josep Maria; Costa, M. (IOS Press, 2018-10)
      BACKGROUND:Health and safety is a crucial issue in the mining industry due to the implication of accidents in the sector. OBJECTIVE:This study determines the safety culture characteristics in several mining activities from ...
    • Subsidence Management System for Underground Mining 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Yubero de Mateo, Ma. Teresa (MDPI, 2018-06)
      Potash mining is an important economic activity in the north-east of Spain. However, one of the main environmental issues produced for such type of mining is subsidence, which generates horizontal and vertical ground ...