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    IntroductionPreliminary Selection ConsiderationsLoad-Haul-Dump MachinesHaul TrucksJumbo DrillsProduction DrillsRock-Bolting MachinesOther Ancillary EquipmentEconomicsEquipment Utilization and AvailabilityEvolution of EquipmentReferencesFurther ReadingThe determination of the initial mobile equipment fleet is an important step in the overall underground mine design process, and is typically based on the production targets, mining methods, and stope dimensions. Not only does the mining equipment employed in the operation impact the overall mine productivity, ventilation requirements, and maintenance considerations of the entire mining operation, but also the overall project economics. The initial capital cost calculations, annual operating...
  • Surface Mining Methods and Equipment

    underground mining equipment is specialized and expensive. A number of surface mines operate 24 hours/da y and almost 365 days/year in order to use open pit machinery for as many hours as possible, thereby reducing the number of machines required. In contrast, underground operations are often interrupted by the need

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  • Underground Mining Methods and Equipment

    UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS CIVIL ENGINEERING – Vol. II - Underground Mining Methods and Equipment - S. Okubo and J. Yamatomi ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) 2. Strength of the hanging wall, footwall, and ore body. 3. Economic value of the ore and grade distribution within the deposit.

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  • Models for Mining Equipment Selection

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    Optimal open pit mining equipment selection using fuzzy multiple attribute decision making approach Article (PDF Available) in Archives of Mining Sciences 54(2):301-320 April 2009 with 1,343 Reads

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    Longwall mining is a highly mechaniz ed underground mining sys tem for mining coal. It set of longwall mining equipment consists of a coal shear er mounted on convey or operating

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    Mining - Mining - Underground mining: When any ore body lies a considerable distance below the surface, the amount of waste that has to be removed in order to uncover the ore through surface mining becomes prohibitive, and underground techniques must be considered. Counting against underground mining are the costs, which, for each ton of material mined, are much higher underground than on

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    mining equipments selection. This system is able to involve the expert knowledge in primary and secondary selection of equipment for surface coal mines [3]. In 1990, another expert system, in order to classify equipment, was planned in the open pit coal mine of Britain with the help of fuzzy logic.

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  • (PDF) SURFACE MINING METHODS AND EQUIPMENT

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    Underground mining (hard rock) - Wikipedia. Underground hard rock mining refers to various underground mining techniques used to excavate hard minerals, usually those containing metals such as ore containing gold, silver, iron, copper, zinc, nickel, tin and lead, but also involves using the same techniques for excavating ores of gems such as diamonds or rubies.

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    underground mining operations are gradually increasing in production depth, potentially resulting in lower productivity due to increasing challenges of operational factors such as longer haulage distances. Longer haulage distances mean that the haulage equipment will need to have higher capacity to stay efficient, while the

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    Underground mining method selection is one of the most important decisions that mining engineers have to make. Choosing a suitable underground mining method to extract a mineral deposit is very important in terms of economics, safety and productivity of mining operations.

  • Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - Proceedings of the ...

    This edited volume includes all papers presented at the 22nd International Conference on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES), Dresden, Germany, 2013. Mineral Resources are needed for almost all processes of modern life, whilst the mining industry is facing strict requirements regarding efficiency and sustainability.

  • Types of Underground Mining Method Comparison

    In any discussion of Methods of Underground Mining Comparison, one is repeatedly confronted with the difficulty of dealing with so many variable conditions. It is not an exact science and in the choice of a method each varying factor has a certain weight, which, in many cases, experience alone can determine.

  • Hard Rock Miner's Handbook

    Mining industry response to the book continues to be incredible. Thanks in large part to the efforts by John Chadwick of the Mining Journal, infomine, and many other members of the mining community, the Hard Rock Miner’s Handbook has been distributed to over 113 countries worldwide. Web hits and downloads continue as students and

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    Permissible Electric Equipment In order to prevent methane ignitions caused by electrical equipment, all such equipment taken into or used inby the last open crosscut, in return air or located within 150 feet of pillar workings or longwall faces must be maintained in permissible condition Air always flows from a point of higher to lower pressure.

  • Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - Proceedings of the ...

    This edited volume includes all papers presented at the 22nd International Conference on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES), Dresden, Germany, 2013. Mineral Resources are needed for almost all processes of modern life, whilst the mining industry is facing strict requirements regarding efficiency and sustainability.

  • Types of Underground Mining Method Comparison

    In any discussion of Methods of Underground Mining Comparison, one is repeatedly confronted with the difficulty of dealing with so many variable conditions. It is not an exact science and in the choice of a method each varying factor has a certain weight, which, in many cases, experience alone can determine.

  • Hard Rock Miner's Handbook

    Mining industry response to the book continues to be incredible. Thanks in large part to the efforts by John Chadwick of the Mining Journal, infomine, and many other members of the mining community, the Hard Rock Miner’s Handbook has been distributed to over 113 countries worldwide. Web hits and downloads continue as students and

  • Basic Mine Ventilation

    Permissible Electric Equipment In order to prevent methane ignitions caused by electrical equipment, all such equipment taken into or used inby the last open crosscut, in return air or located within 150 feet of pillar workings or longwall faces must be maintained in permissible condition Air always flows from a point of higher to lower pressure.

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    MEC Mining is a global mining consultancy specialising in mine planning, onsite management, geology and technical services solutions for the international mining industry. Since 2005, MEC has grown into a leading consultancy firm with an experienced team of consultants; specialising in both the open cut and underground coal and minerals sectors.

  • Underground Mining Systems (MINE 205)

    Underground Mining Systems (MINE 205) A Required Course for B.S. Degree in Mining Engineering Course description: Underground mining methods and equipment for bedded deposits and ore bodies; de-scription and selection of mining methods, equipment requirements and selection, equip-ment design, and operational analysis. Instructor:

  • TUNGSTEN - Almonty Industries

    Related and overlapping to the selection of the mining equipment is the question of haulage to the mill: shaft versus ramp; haulage by truck, train or conveyor belt. Development drifting to access the orebody and to provide the required infrastructure for mining might be a significant factor of the overall underground work.

  • MINING EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR A TYPICAL

    decisions concerning the selection of mining equipment for opencast coal mines in the Witbank Area of South Africa with the object to optimize initial capital outlay and to minimize operating costs. For the purpose of this study a typical geological section of the area, ... to underground mining using conventional bord and pillar methods.

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  • Performance Measurement of Mining Equipments by Utilizing

    OEE for mining equipment OEE applications in mining industry differ from manufacturing industry. Therefore, it is necessary to develop equipment’s own classification framework for the losses, which should be associated with the components of availability, performance and quality [16]. The necessary data classification to be collected will ...

  • A New Model Based on Artificial Neural Networks and Game ...

    The aim of this study is to investigate the applicability of artificial neural networks (ANN) and game theory in the development of an underground mining method selection model. To realize this, six different ANN models that can evaluate geometric and rock mass properties of an underground mine, environmental factors and ventilation conditions to determine mining methods that satisfy the ...

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    Underground electrical equipment and . electrical installations . October 2018 . Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 . Recognised Standards may be updated from time to time. To ensure you have the latest version, check the ... 4.14 Selection, installation and use of cables ...

  • How to select equipment for underground mining B2B ...

    Nov 25, 2017  An in-depth report on how to select equipment for underground mining along with necessary solutions provided. T o meet the demand of coal in domestic market, Government of India (GoI) has set an ambitious target for the coal companies to produce one billion tonne of coal by 2020 from the present level of 655 million. Coal India Limited (CIL), a state-owned enterprise and the

  • Mine Planning and Equipment Selection SpringerLink

    This edited volume includes all papers presented at the 22nd International Conference on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES), Dresden, Germany, 2013. Mineral Resources are needed for almost all processes of modern life, whilst the mining industry is facing strict requirements regarding efficiency and sustainability.

  • A New Model Based on Artificial Neural Networks and Game ...

    The aim of this study is to investigate the applicability of artificial neural networks (ANN) and game theory in the development of an underground mining method selection model. To realize this, six different ANN models that can evaluate geometric and rock mass properties of an underground mine, environmental factors and ventilation conditions to determine mining methods that satisfy the ...

  • Basic Mine Ventilation

    Permissible Electric Equipment In order to prevent methane ignitions caused by electrical equipment, all such equipment taken into or used inby the last open crosscut, in return air or located within 150 feet of pillar workings or longwall faces must be maintained in permissible condition Air always flows from a point of higher to lower pressure.

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    Komatsu Mining Corp. is the world’s leading producer of high productivity underground mining equipment for the extraction of coal, potash, salt, platinum and other bedded materials. We have manufacturing, sales and service facilities around the world to support our customers.

  • SUPPORT IN UNDERGROUND HARD ROCK MINES

    The choice of the type of support installed in a particular underground excavation depends upon the extent of the zone of loosened or fractured rock surrounding that excavation. A very crude guide to support selection is given in Table 1. Active rock reinforcement Underground mines use two principal types of rock reinforcement - tensioned

  • How to select equipment for underground mining B2B ...

    Nov 25, 2017  An in-depth report on how to select equipment for underground mining along with necessary solutions provided. T o meet the demand of coal in domestic market, Government of India (GoI) has set an ambitious target for the coal companies to produce one billion tonne of coal by 2020 from the present level of 655 million. Coal India Limited (CIL), a state-owned enterprise and the

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    Mining method selection by multiple criteria decision making tools by M.R. Bitarafan and M. Ataei* Synopsis Mining method selection is the first and most important problem in mine design. In this selection some of the parameters such as geological and geotechnical properties, economic parameters and geographical factors are involved.

  • Edumine Underground Mining Methods and Equipment

    Underground Mining Methods and Equipment is intended as both a course and a technical reference for an audience of engineers, operators, contractors, consultants, regulators, practising geoscientists and students in the mining sector. The course provides a comprehensive introduction and reference for those who require a solid grounding in selection, design and development of mining methods and ...

  • Diesel Equipment - Safety Training PDF Files

    Diesel engines are a major contributor to concentrations of submicron aerosols, CO, CO 2, NO X, SO 2 and hydrocarbons (HC) in underground coal and metal/nonmetal mines. The extensive use of diesel-powered equipment in underground mines makes it challenging to control workers’ exposure to submicron aerosols and noxious gases emitted by those ...

  • Recognised standard 01 - Underground electrical equipment ...

    Underground electrical equipment and . electrical installations . October 2018 . Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 . Recognised Standards may be updated from time to time. To ensure you have the latest version, check the ... 4.14 Selection, installation and use of cables ...

  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

    Step room-and-pillar mining (Figure 1.4) is an adaptation of trackless mining to ore bodies where dip is too steep for rubber- tired vehicles. A special "angle" orientation of haulage drifts and stopes related to dip creates work areas with level floors. This allows trackless equipment to be

  • INTRODUCTION TO MINING - Ciência Viva

    By the New Stone Age,humans had progressed to underground mining in systematic openings 2 to 3 ft (0.6 to 0.9 m) in height and more than 30 ft (9m) in depth (Stoces,1954). However,the oldest known underground mine,a hematite mine at Bomvu Ridge,Swaziland(Gregory,1980),is from the

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    equipment selection and evaluation described by Celebi [3] were aimed at selection of the equipment fleet on the basis of minimizing the unit stripping cost and maximizing production. Mining trucks, also referred to as haul trucks or road trucks, are used to haul (transport) the ore or waste material from the loader to the dumpsite.