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Mining Terms Explained A to Z Anglo American

30 11 2017 nbsp 0183 32 Mining terms explained A to Z Environment Climate change A need for resilience and innovation 29 November 2017 Corporate leadership Our blueprint for the future of sustainable mining 13 March 2018 Corporate leadership A new world of geoscience data

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Underground Mining Terms John is a Head Flashcards

Underground Mining Terms John is a Head STUDY PLAY Back Roof or top of an underground excavation Bottom Floor or underlying surface of an U G excavation Capping Waste material overlying the mineral deposit Crown Pillar Portion of the quot deposit quot overlying an excavation and left in place as pillar providing support to the surface formations Dip Angle of

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Lecture 4 Underground Mining SlideShare

02 11 2011 nbsp 0183 32 Lecture 4 Underground Mining 1 Hassan Z Harraz hharraz2006 yahoo com 2010 2011 This material is intended for use in lectures presentations and as handouts to students and is provided in Power point format so as to allow customization for the individual needs of course instructors Permission of the author and publisher is required for

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Glossary of Coal Mining Terms DOL

ore and waste underground Car dump the mechanism for unloading a loaded car Carbide bit more correctly cemented tungsten carbide A cutting or drilling bit for rock or coal made by fusing an insert of molded tungsten carbide to the cutting edge of a steel bit shank Cast a directed throw in strip mining the overburden is cast from the ore or coal to the previously

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Underground Mining Terms PDF Economic Geology

Deposit and Spatial Terms Back Roof top or overlying surface of an underground excavation also Roof Bottom Floor or underlying surface of an underground excavation Capping Waste material adjacent to a mineral deposit Crown Pillar Portion of the deposit overlying an excavation and left in place as a pillar

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A Z of Mining Terms Glossary Crux Investor

Use this page as a reference come back to it whenever you find mining jargon Glossary of Mining Terms 0 9 360 degree collision avoidance system – the sensing of threats and hazards within a 360 degree awareness of the position of other vehicles and the threat or hazard they present The system also calculates risk issues driver advisories or warnings or take pre

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Standard Terms of Reference TOR for Mining Project

Standard Terms of Reference TOR for Mining Project Issues relating to Mine Safety including subsidence study in case of underground mining and slope study in case of open cast mining blasting study etc should be detailed The proposed safeguard

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Glossary of Mining Terms

Bottom Floor or underlying surface of an underground excavation Boss Any member of the managerial ranks who is directly in charge of miners e g quot shift boss quot quot face boss quot quot fire boss quot etc Box type magazine A small portable magazine used to store limited quantities

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Underground Mining Methods UFRGS

more common mining terms are defined in the following para graphs Figure 1 1 further clarifies some of the terms Adit Horizontal or nearly horizontal entrance to a mine Back Roof or overhead surface of an underground excavation Chute Loading arrangement that utilizes gravity to move material from a higher level to a lower level Cone Funnel shaped excavation

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Mine Surveyor net Mining and Mine Surveying Basic Dictionary

We have included a basic mining dictionary which will provide a basic meaning to words used throughout the site as well as general terms used in mining and surveying for the visitors who haven t got any experience working in mines Some of the terms have been linked to pages with further information Auger A spiral shaped cutting head These are used on some types of

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Top ten mining terms you should know MINING COM

28 07 2014 nbsp 0183 32 Top ten mining terms you should know 1 Jackpot a particularly bad work area 2 Gloryhole a high grade portion of ore And the number one mining term is 3 Muckers movers of rock which is also called muck 4 Jumbo machine that drills the face 5 Face the surface you are drilling in attempt

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Glossary of Hardrock Mining Terms

Collar The point at which a shaft intersects the surface or underground haulage level Crosscut A level tunnel driven across the mineral vein Deck The platform that makes up the floor of the chippy Many chippies have multiple decks Diggers The clothes a miner wears underground Double jack 12 lb sledge hammer

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Underground Mining Terms PDF Economic Geology Mining

Deposit and Spatial Terms Back Roof top or overlying surface of an underground excavation also Roof Bottom Floor or underlying surface of an underground excavation Capping Waste material adjacent to a mineral deposit Crown Pillar Portion of the deposit overlying an excavation and left in place as a pillar

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PDF Underground mining Methods ResearchGate

orebody configuration thr ough underground drilling 1 Longwall mining 2 Room and pillar mining 3 Blast mining 4 Shortwall mining 5 Coal Skimming perform an economic evalua tion of the

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Glossary of Mining Terminology Miners Museum

Collier An underground workman in a coal mine a coal transporting ship Colliery A coal mine inclusive of surface plant and underground workings Compaction A decrease in the volume of sediment as a result of compressive stress

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Glossary of Mining Terms SEC

Back The ceiling or roof of an underground opening Backfill Waste material used to fill the void created by mining an orebody Background Minor amounts of radioactivity due not to abnormal amounts of radioactive minerals nearby but to cosmic rays and minor residual radioactivity in the vicinity

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Glossary of coal mining terminology Wikipedia

A Adit An adit is an underground level or tunnel to the surface for access or drainage purposes Afterdamp Afterdamp is a mixture of carbon monoxide and chokedamp which replaces atmospheric air after an explosion Agent The agent was the senior colliery manager the term quot viewer quot quot captain quot or quot steward quot also appeared in older regional terminology Where the mine

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What is Underground Mining with pictures Info Bloom

30 01 2022 nbsp 0183 32 Underground mining is a technique used to access ores and valuable minerals in the ground by digging into the ground to extract them This is in contrast with techniques like open pit mining in which the surface layers of ground are scooped away to access deposits or mountaintop removal in which the top of a mountain is simply shaved off to access the ore

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Underground mining Definition 112 Samples Law Insider

Underground Mining only Mining operations Underground mining operations may only be carried out within the area covered by the approved mine plan Mining operations may be carried out on the site until Day Month Year More Definitions of Underground mining Underground mining means all human made excavations below the surface of the ground Sample 1

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Underground Mining Methods and Equipment EOLSS

1 Underground Mining Methods 1 1 Classification of Underground Mining Methods Mineral production in which all extracting operations are conducted beneath the ground surface is termed underground mining Underground mining methods are usually employed when the depth of the deposit and or the waste to ore ratio stripping ratio are

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Underground Mining Terms Flashcards Quizlet

A mining method in which ore is removed in slices following which the stope floor is raised using backfill before the next stope is removed Decline Also called a ramp a sloping underground opening Grade 12 to 17 to give access between levels the surface