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Planning of hard coal underground mining operations in the aspect of GIS tools

Purpose. This article will discuss the general problems in planning hard coal underground mining operations. The conditions of Upper Silesian Coal Basin perfectly illustrate the complexity of that process. The exemplary concept modern IT Production Management System will be shown.  of. The multitude of data contained in the central database allows to take a full advantage of the capabilities of GIS tools that permit fast spatial visualization of the coal deposit and efficiently manage multiple tasks of planning of the mining operations.