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<p>As the depth of mining increases, the occurrence of seismic events is becoming a more common phenomenon causing serious problems regarding to the stability and safety of mines. However, seismicity and the accompanying rockburst phenomena are not a well-defined ...
Reference: Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 2015, 5, 104-121
<p>Testing of axial load transfer of various Australian cable bolts has been conducted in overseas laboratories within the last two years (Thomas, 2012). The comparative laboratory testing determined that nutcaged cables and indented wire cables provide stiffer ...
Reference: 14th Coal Operators' Conference, University of Wollongong, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy & Mine Managers Association of Australia, 2014, 147-155
<p>The load transfer mechanism of fully grouted cable bolts plays an important role in the performance of cable reinforcement systems. In order to better understand this behaviour, researchers have utilised a number of approaches including theoretical analysis, ...
Reference: 2014 Coal Operators’ Conference
<p>Understanding the interaction between rock bolts and underground rock movement is critical for safe and cost effective underground excavation design. Although early research on this subject involved a balance of theoretical analysis and field measurement, ...
Reference: 46th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, 24-27 June 2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA
<p>This paper deals with fully grouted rockbolts, both for mining and civil engineering applications. Their mechanical behavior under tensile loads is reviewed theoretically and experimentally. As for the theoretical part, a new solution able to predict the ...
Reference: 45th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, Jun 2011, San Francisco, United States. pp.ARMA 11-242, 2011
: An extensive axial test program has been used to quantify the difference between the static and dynamic capacities (kN/m of embedment) for friction rock stabilisers once sliding starts. Rough simulated boreholes have been developed for the installation and ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 3rd CANUS Rock Mechanics Symposium, Toronto, May 2009 (Ed: M.Diederichs and G. Grasselli)
<p>A research programme has been carried out by RMT in support of the revision of Part 2 of the British Standard for strata reinforcement support system components used in coal mines, specification for birdcaged cablebolting. The present standard is written ...
Reference: RESEARCH REPORT 411, Health and Safety Executive 2006
A new dynamic test facility has been established by the Western Australian School of Mines in Kalgoorlie. The facility uses the principle of ‘momentum transfer’ to dynamically load rock reinforcement systems and assess their suitability for use in rock burst ...
Reference: Australian Mining Technology Conference 27 - 28 September 2005
The main objective of this Project was to develop further, where necessary, and apply systems for insitu integrity testing of reinforcement tendons and grout, improved instrumentation for Quality Management of rockbolting and practical risk assessment techniques ...
Reference: Rock Mechanics Technology Ltd for the Health and Safety Executive 2004, RESEARCH REPORT 241
<p>The analytical design of rock bolt and shotcrete support of roofs of wide span tunnels under moderate cover in Sydney&rsquo;s Hawkesbury Sandstone is described. The simple process allows rapid parametric studies to be carried out prior to detailed numerical ...
Reference: Australian Geomechanics – June 2002