Coal getting activity is the core activity in the coal mining activity. Coal getting activity is the continuation of the overburden removal. After the topsoil and subsoil layers successfully removed, the areas to be mined are disclosed accordingly. Thus, the coal is extracted for sending to the stock pile.
To mine the coal (coal getting) itself, it is necessary to have coal cleaning activity. The purpose of the activity of cleaning coal is to remove impurities in the form of minor waste material soil from the surface of coal (coal face), as well as other impurities that were the result of precipitation agents (surface water, rainwater, avalanches). Afterwards, the coal getting activity until the loading of coal to the vehicle. For hard coal seams, it is firstly to do the dredging.