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<p>This report has been prepared by Lake Victoria Resources (T) Limited (LVRTL). It summarizes the results of the exploration completed in the Singida - Londoni Gold Project which is situated in the SE of the Lake Victoria Gold Fields in central Tanzania, ...
Reference: NI 43-101 Technical Report Prepared By Lake Victoria Resources (T) Limited
One of the principal costs in mine is related to purchase and application of equipment. Proper fleet selection, in a way that it secures the production needs of a mine as well as minimizes costs of production, is one of the real challenges of mine planners. ...
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This paper discusses the environmental impacts of dimension stone mining and recommends effective means for dealing with the practical aspects of reclamation and mine closure in dimension stone mining within the context of environmentally responsible business ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Surface Mining 2008
<p>This paper looks at the socio-economic impacts and challenges of surface mining by using Gold Fields Ghana Ltd. Tarkwa, Ghana as a case study. The company has a concession of about 208 sq km located in the heart of the Wassa communities in the Western Region ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Surface Mining 2008
<p>This paper presents the author's view on the main challenges for autonomous operation in surface mining environment. A brief overview of the mine operation is presented showing the number of components that needs to interact in a safe, robust and efficient ...
Reference: Robotics Research, Volume 28, 2007, pp 268-280
The economical analyses of different Chuquicamata open pit mine planning scenarios, indicate that the pit closure should occur at latest in the year of 2017. However, about 60,000 m of drill holes have demonstrated that below the pit bottom there is a potential ...
Reference: The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering
This paper describes the geotechnical, structural and hydrogeological setting of PB8S, reconciliation between design and slope performance and the slope engineering techniques used to effectively manage the risks associated with the slope. These techniques ...
Reference: The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering
This paper reviews the current state of knowledge and practice in highwall mining. Highwall mining has become a widely applied method in surface mining. It is commonly used alone or in conjunction with contour or slot mining. It provides 800 to 1,200 ft of ...
Reference: 24th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, West Virginia, August 2-4, 2005
 
<p>This handbook on surface strip coal mining serves as a general introduction to the subject of mining, specifically surface strip coal mining. It is intended as handbook for engineers who are new to the field of mining engineering, or for students who are ...
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Highwall mining is an important coal mining method. More than 60 highwall miners are presently in operation, and they may account for about 4% of total U.S. coal production. A review of accident data for 1983-2002 from the Mine Safety and Health Administration ...
Reference: 23rd International Conference on Ground Control in Mining. Morgantown, WV, August 3-5, 2004: West Virginia University, 2004