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<p>Although some of the prevalence of openpit production scheduling software can be explained by the predominance of openpit mining throughout the world, other factors have led to a lag in corresponding underground software. We explain mathematically why underground ...
Reference: Mining Engineering, 2015, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 68-73
<p>The Barapukuria Coalfield is only production coalfield in Bangladesh with coal deposit area of approximately 6.25 km2. Geologically, the coal basin is a singular syncline in which coal occurs at shallower depth at the northern part and deeper depth at the ...
Reference: International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014
<p>Presently, due to ever-increasing demand of minerals for the country, it is very much required to have the opencast mines at a greater depth. Increasing depth also increased the severity of slope stability problems of the opencast mines. Unlike the previous ...
Reference: Golden Jubilee celebration & MineTECH'11 of The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal' held at Hotel Babylon Inn 18-19 Nov 2011 Raipur
This paper provides a general description of thegeotechnical study carried out for Rajo Sur project, including geological and geotechnical characterizations of the site, slope stabilityanalyses, particularly insectors next to the subsidence crater, and proposed ...
Reference: Slope Stability Santiago Chile, November 2009
 
<p>The Manual represents guidance for designers, coal operators, and regulators to meet the requirements of 30 C.F.R. 77.216(a) in designing, constructing, and maintaining dams at coal mines. The guidance provides information and suggested methods and procedures ...
Reference: U. S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration, Second Edition, 2009
<p>The Sukari project, which is owned by Centamin Egypt Ltd, is located in southern Egypt, 770 km south of Cairo but close to the Red Sea. The project is the first new gold development in Egypt and was commissioned in the middle of 2009.<br />In 2007, Centamin ...
Reference: World Gold Conference 2009, The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2009
The paper argues that, due to challenges such as large uncertainty and presence of ill-posed problems, simple models are well suited to mining geomechanics. It builds its case by defining what models are, outlining the usefulness of simple models, and explaining ...
Reference: 43rd US Rock Mechanics Symposium and 4th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, held in Asheville, NC June 28th - July 1, 2009
This paper presents results of a project undertaken to monitor, review and optimize the trim blasting and pre-splitting processes at Orapa Diamond Mine in Botswana. The project was specifically incepted to improve the final wall conditions, which continued ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Surface Mining 2008
A 3D multi-parameter model has application for any major mining venture that requires a detailed understanding of the variability in rock mass conditions. These models give engineers a tool whereby they can assess the spatial variability of the rock mass information ...
Reference: The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy VOLUME 107 REFEREED PAPER JANUARY 2007
 
Closure of underground mine openings by filling, plugging, capping, installing barriers, gating or fencing.
Reference: CODE 457, NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION PRACTICE STANDARD