Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
3. Mine Operation

3. Mine Operation

Ratings: (0)|Views: 240|Likes:
Published by Sarah Mae Ajon
Mine Operations General Information
Mine Operations General Information

More info:

Published by: Sarah Mae Ajon on Jul 01, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOCX, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

07/01/2011

pdf

text

original

 
III. MINE OPERATION
UNIT OPERATION
WASTEORE
Prepare Drill Bench
-
 
Level bench with bulldozer - Inspect highwall for potentialrockfalls and scale as necessary- Survey and lay out drill holes
Drill BlastholesBlast
- Load explosives intoboreholes-
 
Connect detonators so as togive desired firing order andtimes- Fire when safe to do so
 
Load Fragmented Material
- soft material will be fragmentedby the cutting action of theloading machine(Belt Conveyor or LHD)
H
aul Material
-
Ore and waste- can be local, as with rubber-tiredvehicles used in a gathering mode,or long distance-Haulage can be cyclical or continuous.i. Cyclical: trucks or load-and-carryvehicles.ii. Continuous: conveyor belts or pipelines.
Beneficiationplant
 
TAILINGS
 
 
EQUIPMENTSBLASTING:1.
 
Explosives
-
Used
to fragm
en
t mat
e
rial
s.
 
e.
g
.
ANFO( ammo
n
ium
n
itrat
e
fu
e
l oil)
2.
 
Truck mounted drillLOADING:1.
 
Power Shovel
- i
s
a buck
e
t-
eq
uipp
ed
machi
ne,
u
s
ually
e
l
e
ctrically pow
e
r
ed,
u
sed
for
d
iggi
n
g a
nd
loa
d
i
n
g
e
arth orfragm
en
t
ed
rock a
nd
for mi
ne
ral
ex
tractio
n.
 
 
 2.
 
Conveyor (Belt Conveyor)
- co
ns
i
s
t
s
of two or mor
e
pull
e
y
s,
with a co
n
ti
n
uou
s
loop of mat
e
rial - th
e
co
nve
yor b
e
lt - thatrotat
es
about th
e
m
.
O
ne
or both of th
e
pull
e
y
s
ar
e
pow
e
r
ed,
mo
v
i
n
g th
e
b
e
lt a
nd
th
e
mat
e
rial o
n
 th
e
b
e
lt forwar
d.
Th
e
pow
e
r
ed
pull
e
y i
s
call
ed
th
e
 
d
ri
ve
pull
e
y whil
e
th
e
u
n
pow
e
r
ed
pull
e
y i
s
 call
ed
th
e
i
d
l
e
r
.
 
3.
 
Backhoe
- al
s
o call
ed
a r
e
ar actor or back actor
,
i
s
a pi
e
c
e
of 
ex
ca
v
ati
n
g
eq
uipm
en
t or
d
igg
e
r co
ns
i
s
ti
n
g of a
d
iggi
n
g buck
e
t o
n
th
e
 
end
of a two-part articulat
ed
arm
.
Th
e
y ar
e
typically mou
n
t
ed
o
n
th
e
backof a tractor or fro
n
t loa
de
r
.
Th
e
 
se
ctio
n
of th
e
arm clo
ses
t to th
e
 
ve
hicl
e
i
s
k
n
ow
n
a
s
th
e
boom
,
 a
nd
th
e
 
se
ctio
n
which carri
es
th
e
buck
e
t i
s
k
n
ow
n
a
s
th
e
 
d
ipp
e
r or
d
ipp
e
r
s
tick (th
e
t
e
rm
s
 "boom" a
nd
"
d
ipp
e
r" ha
v
i
n
g b
een
u
sed
pr
ev
iou
s
ly o
n
 
s
t
e
am
s
ho
ve
l
s
)
.
Th
e
boom i
s
attach
ed
toth
e
 
ve
hicl
e
through a pi
v
ot k
n
ow
n
a
s
th
e
ki
n
gpo
s
t
,
which allow
s
th
e
arm to
s
l
e
w l
e
ft a
nd
right
,
 u
s
ually through a total of arou
nd
200
de
gr
ees.
Mo
de
r
n
backho
es
ar
e
pow
e
r
ed
by hy
d
raulic
s.
 

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->