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In open pit mining, equipment selection is made according to many factors related to the ore and mining conditions. These factors can be qualitative and quantitative in nature. The main purpose of equipment selection is to choose the optimum and cost-effective equipment by installing a decision-support system, which can analyse various and ...

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MINING EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR A TYPICAL OPENCAST

by sandstone partings was selected. For each individual mining activity all the factors influencing the selection of mining equipment are tabulated, followed by a review of possible mining methods and an economical appraisal of the various methods and equipment proposed.

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Models for Mining Equipment Selection

is most effectively used in mining equipment selection to analyse the earth-moving system, some equipment selection solutions exist that use simulation models. Kannan et al. (2000) recognise that despite the complementary role of academic research and industry applied simulation models, a gap exists between the two: academia follow

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Equipment selection for high selective T excavation ...

equipment selected. Moreover, equipment selection directly affects the pit design and production planning. In open pit mining, equipment selection is made according to many factors related to the ore and mining conditions. These factors can be qualitative and quantitative in nature. The main purpose of equipment selection is to choose the

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(PDF) 23 Equipment Selection for Mining: with Case Studies ...

23 Equipment Selection for Mining: with Case Studies. J. Salcedo Cuenca. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 32 Full PDFs related to this paper. READ PAPER. 23 Equipment Selection for Mining: with Case Studies. Download.

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(PDF) Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES 2015)

Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES 2015) ... Utilization is an important factor, as it is often assoc iated with the level of productivity in the South African mining .

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(PDF) Optimal open pit mining equipment selection using ...

Equipment selection in mining engineering is one of the most important decision that is affected the mine design, production planning and economic parameters in open pit mining.

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Equipment Selection - What is the Issue? What About the ...

The selection of the mining fleet can have as much of an effect on the efficiency and effectiveness of an operation as the mining method. This is not to say that inefficiencies are only attributable to inappropriate equipment selections, these aspects have many factors but are not the subject of this paper. This paper will give an overview of equipment selection processes that have been ...

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CDC - Mining - Proximity Warning System Selection Criteria ...

Table 1. Basic types of mining equipment and associated PWS selection criteria. Vehicle type PWS selection criteria; Continuous miner: Must be an active system; work in close proximity to other objects; alarm only when a person is in danger; be MSHA-approved; be accurate over short distances; operate through coal, rock, dust, water sprays, and steel; work in high electrical noise environments ...

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Selection criteria for loading and hauling equipment ...

Selection of “ultra-class” mining trucks (≥ 290 -tonne payload) and suitable loading equipment is for specialist mining applications only. Where local operating environment and cost factors favourably supplement diminishing cost-benefits of truck scale, ultra-class trucks may be justified.

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5. The role of design and equipment selection

5.2.3 Equipment selection. Mill layout and equipment selection go hand in hand, in that the needs of the equipment with respect to the processes, flow direction, ease of operation and maintenance, etc. must be blended into the overall plan, with the ultimate objective of maximizing the productivity of each machine and minimizing handling.

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A Guide on Mining Equipment Used in the Mining Industry

May 31, 2019  Working in the mining industry requires the use of different types of machinery. These machines help achieve different mining tasks with precision and efficiency. If you’re new to mining, it’s ...

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OPEN CAST MINE PLANNING - Mining and Blasting

faults), township, railway line, operational factors like optimum strike length for transportation. 2) Selection of mining equipment (type size): depends on targeted output, life of the mine, dip, strike lengths, thickness of seam, SR, geological disturbances, topography, 3) Methods of opening a. Access trench b. Box cut 4) Sump development

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5 Factors to Consider when Choosing Underground Drilling ...

We all realize that the choice of drilling equipment is the most important decision and will have a major impact of your drilling performance. While the type of ground is an important factor, other factors are important to consider when drilling underground.

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Caterpillar Equipment Selection and Application Guide

About This Selection Guide It takes a variety of equipment to run a landfill . It also takes a lot of planning to select the right equipment for the job . Initial cost is only one factor in the purchase decision . Machine and parts availability and equipment life-cycle costs are other factors you should consider .

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Face Supports Equipment Selection Longwall ...

EQUIPMENT SELECTION b) Face Supports. While it is frequently argued (correctly) that all items on a longwall face have to be considered as parts of an integrated unit and be fully compatible, it cannot be denied that poorly designed and inadequate roof supports are likely to have a greater effect on results than other items, and to that extent are more important.

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MINE VENTILATION SYSTEMS

R is a mine regulator and 1, 2, 3 are working places with a surface exhaust fan. To maintain adequate ventilation through the life of a mine, careful advance ventilation planning is essential. Advance ventilation involves the consideration of two principal factors: (1) the total

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GEOTECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN OPEN PIT MINES

Mine planning deals with the correct selection and coordinated operation of all the sub -systems, eg. mine production capacity, workforce numbers, equipment selection, budgeting, scheduling and rehabilitation. Mine design is the appropriate engineering design of all the sub-systems in the overall mine structure, e.g. production and near-wall ...

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Screening 101 - Mineral Processing Metallurgy

Jun 10, 2016  Screening Equipment Selection Screening is the passing of material through definite and uniform apertures is the only true and accurate means of grading to a required particle size. Air separation and hydraulic classification depend upon gravity and particle shape, and result in the segregation and retention of material of higher specific ...

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Major Equipment Life-cycle Cost Analysis

time factor and engine factor were found to be the most sensitive input variables to the LCCA model. This leads to the conclusion t hat when deciding to replace a piece of equipment, engine efficiency should be a high priority due to the costs associated with the time factor, engine factor, and its subsequent annual usage. 17.

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Determining the Most Effective Factors on Open Pit Mine ...

The preciseness of date and the required constraint differ in long term and short term plans, which cause the deviation of plans from the predetermined objectives. This paper provides a list of factors and their importance on mine plans. This way, those factors that affect the interactions of long term and short term mine plans are also determined.

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CDC - Mining - Proximity Warning System Selection Criteria ...

Table 1. Basic types of mining equipment and associated PWS selection criteria. Vehicle type PWS selection criteria; Continuous miner: Must be an active system; work in close proximity to other objects; alarm only when a person is in danger; be MSHA-approved; be accurate over short distances; operate through coal, rock, dust, water sprays, and steel; work in high electrical noise environments ...

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GEOTECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN OPEN PIT MINES

Mine planning deals with the correct selection and coordinated operation of all the sub -systems, eg. mine production capacity, workforce numbers, equipment selection, budgeting, scheduling and rehabilitation. Mine design is the appropriate engineering design of all the sub-systems in the overall mine structure, e.g. production and near-wall ...

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OPEN CAST MINE PLANNING - Mining and Blasting

faults), township, railway line, operational factors like optimum strike length for transportation. 2) Selection of mining equipment (type size): depends on targeted output, life of the mine, dip, strike lengths, thickness of seam, SR, geological disturbances, topography, 3) Methods of opening a. Access trench b. Box cut 4) Sump development

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CHAPTER 11 Mining Technology

the mining technologies currently in use on Federal leases and the potential for commer-cial mining technologies to extract Federal coal reserves from deep underground seams. The chapter discusses: three surface mining techniques that are used in the West: 1) area strip, 2) open pit, and 3) terrace pit; two methods of underground mining in

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Screening 101 - Mineral Processing Metallurgy

Jun 10, 2016  Screening Equipment Selection Screening is the passing of material through definite and uniform apertures is the only true and accurate means of grading to a required particle size. Air separation and hydraulic classification depend upon gravity and particle shape, and result in the segregation and retention of material of higher specific ...

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5 Factors to Consider when Choosing Underground Drilling ...

We all realize that the choice of drilling equipment is the most important decision and will have a major impact of your drilling performance. While the type of ground is an important factor, other factors are important to consider when drilling underground.

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Determining the Most Effective Factors on Open Pit Mine ...

The preciseness of date and the required constraint differ in long term and short term plans, which cause the deviation of plans from the predetermined objectives. This paper provides a list of factors and their importance on mine plans. This way, those factors that affect the interactions of long term and short term mine plans are also determined.

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Face Supports Equipment Selection Longwall ...

EQUIPMENT SELECTION b) Face Supports. While it is frequently argued (correctly) that all items on a longwall face have to be considered as parts of an integrated unit and be fully compatible, it cannot be denied that poorly designed and inadequate roof supports are likely to have a greater effect on results than other items, and to that extent are more important.

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(PDF) Loading and haulage in quarries: criteria for the ...

For mining, it is important that haulage systems are designed to be as efficient as possible, in order to minimise haulage cost, improve profitability and increase the total mine value.

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Major Equipment Life-cycle Cost Analysis

time factor and engine factor were found to be the most sensitive input variables to the LCCA model. This leads to the conclusion t hat when deciding to replace a piece of equipment, engine efficiency should be a high priority due to the costs associated with the time factor, engine factor, and its subsequent annual usage. 17.

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pwc.au Productivity and Cost Management

Critical success factors: • Loading efficiency - matching haul truck size with loader size • Operational efficiency - matching fleet disposition and mine plan • Avoiding queuing at the loader or dump/crusher • Avoiding double-dipping from inefficient loading practices • Reducing tyre impacts from road conditions

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Caterpillar Performance Handbook - NHERI

conditions, altitude and other factors which may reduce performance or production on a particular job. Methods for estimating machine owning and oper-ating costs vary widely, depending on locality, indus-try practices, owner preferences and other factors. One method is suggested in the Handbook section on Owning and Operating Costs. When used with

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Coal mining - Choosing a mining method Britannica

Choosing a mining method. The various methods of mining a coal seam can be classified under two headings, surface mining and underground mining. Surface and underground coal mining are broad activities that incorporate numerous variations in equipment and methods, and the choice of which method to use in extracting a coal seam depends on many technological, economic, and social factors.

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(PDF) SURFACE MINING METHODS AND EQUIPMENT

Section 2 describes surface mining equipment with particular focus on relatively large machines such as bucket wheel excavators, large shovels and SA N draglines. U 1. Surface Mining Methods After a mineral deposit has been discovered, delineated, and evaluated, the most appropriate mining method is selected based on technical, economic, and ...

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