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  • Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls CDC

    Mining Publication: Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls Keywords: Hazard recognition Highwall falls Highwalls Slope stability Slopes Surface mining This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

  • (PDF) ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS

    ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS

  • Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls

    Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls This paper introduces various warning signs of slope instability so operators are better able to recognize hazards. The most common slope monitoring equipment and practical methods of installation are discussed as well as the limitations of these systems.

  • Jami M. Girard,P.E., C.M.S.P. Mining Engineer, National

    ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS Jami M. Girard1, P.E., C.M.S.P. 1Mining Engineer, National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, Spokane Research Laboratory, 315 E. Montgomery Ave., Spokane, WA 99207 INTRODUCTION Slope stability accidents are one of the

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  • CiteSeerX — ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE

    CiteSeerX Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Slope stability accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities at U.S. surface mining operations. The Spokane Research

  • ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS CORE

    ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS . By Jami M. Girard. Abstract. Slope stability accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities at U.S. surface mining operations. The Spokane Researc Please contact us if you think this content is not Open Access according to the BOAI definition .

  • Author: Jami M. Girard
  • assessing and monitoring open pit mine highwalls

    Focus on Rock Engineering and Slope Stability SRK Consulting. Aug 22, 2006 Slope design for large open-pit mines presents unique . engaged in assessing the slope stability for such a proposed .. and probe drilling and monitoring of excavation and.

  • Review of surface mine slope monitoring techniques

    Jun 04, 2010· J. M. Girard, “Assessing and monitoring open pit mine highwalls,” in: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Institute of Mining Health, Safety and Research, Roanoke (2001). 3. J. Sjoberg, Large Scale Stability in Open Pit Mining — A Review.

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  • Gexcel OPMMS Open Pit Mine Monitoring System Geo

    The OPMMS® (Open Pit Mine Monitoring System) is a laser-measurement-based monitoring system, expressly designed for automatic and manual long-range profiling of open pits’ slopes and surfaces and other mining applications, specifically customized for different terrestrial laser scanners as Teledyne-Optech ILRIS or the RIEGL VZ Series.

  • (PDF) SAFETY IN SURFACE MINING ResearchGate

    This paper will discuss safety in surface mining, ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS. open pit mine, risk assessment, FAHP method, criteria and sub-criteria.

  • A Radar-based Highwall Rib-Thickness Monitoring System CDC

    Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls; Monitoring and Removal of CO in Blasting Operations; Performance Comparison of Rescue Breathing Apparatus; Remote Monitoring of Mine Seismicity and Earthquakes Using Radio Telemetry, Computers, and the Internet; Safer Mine Hoisting With Conveyance Position and Load Monitoring

  • assessing and monitoring open pit mine highwalls

    Focus on Rock Engineering and Slope Stability SRK Consulting. Aug 22, 2006 Slope design for large open-pit mines presents unique . engaged in assessing the slope stability for such a proposed .. and probe drilling and monitoring of excavation and.

  • Site Browser Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    A prototype portable hyperspectral imager was field tested at an open-pit mine as part of an investigation of remote sensing technologies for use in detecting and monitoring conditions in surface mines that could lead to catastrophic slope failure. Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls. these zones add a significant risk in

  • Gexcel OPMMS Open Pit Mine Monitoring System Geo

    The OPMMS® (Open Pit Mine Monitoring System) is a laser-measurement-based monitoring system, expressly designed for automatic and manual long-range profiling of open pits’ slopes and surfaces and other mining applications, specifically customized for different terrestrial laser scanners as Teledyne-Optech ILRIS or the RIEGL VZ Series.

  • Designs for highwall safety bunds in open cut coal mines

    A guideline for safety bund walls around abandoned open pit mines was prepared by the Western Australian Department of Industry and Resources in 1997. No recommendations are available for highwall safety bunds adjacent to open cut coal mines

  • Site Browser Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Analysis of Practical Ground Control Issues in Highwall Mining 8/1/2004 Conference papers This article discusses highwall stability, reasons for early pull out of highwall miner holes, and geotechnical engineering and planning factors, as well as operating practices to improve highwall stability and minimize the risk of a trapped miner.

  • GEOTECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN OPEN PIT MINES

    Once mining is underway, a system of ground performance monitoring and re-assessment of mine designs should be undertaken such that the safe operation of open pits can be maintained for the duration of mining. Geotechnical Considerations in Open Pit Mines Version 1.0

  • (PDF) SAFETY IN SURFACE MINING ResearchGate

    This paper will discuss safety in surface mining, ASSESSING AND MONITORING OPEN PIT MINE HIGHWALLS. open pit mine, risk assessment, FAHP method, criteria and sub-criteria.

  • Paper: On the use of ground-based synthetic aperture radar

    Abstract: Nowadays, ground-based synthetic aperture radar interferometry (GBInSAR) is used internationally as a leading edge tool for the near real time monitoring of slope movements on landslides and open pit mines for both safety-critical or background monitoring purposes. The success of the technology relies mainly on its ability to rapidly measure slope movements with

  • SLOPE MONITORING STRATEGY AT PPRUST OPEN PIT

    SLOPE MONITORING STRATEGY AT PPRUST OPEN PIT OPERATION M.J. Little Rock Engineering Department, PPRust, Limpopo, This significantly reduces risk and it makes economic sense to install suitable monitoring systems in an open pit mine. This allows for more aggressive slope designs while Prisms are installed on the highwalls at a regular

  • Inspecting Highwalls YouTube

    Jul 05, 2008· Mine Safety and Health Administration Inspecting Highwalls *2004 Communicator Award Winner* DVD500 2004 What Could Happen -- Effective Risk Assessment and Inspecting Highwalls A shift

  • PREDICTION OF SLOPE FAILURE AT LETLHAKANE MINE WITH

    The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering George Kayesa Page 605 PREDICTION OF SLOPE FAILURE AT LETLHAKANE MINE WITH THE GEOMOS SLOPE MONITORING SYSTEM George Kayesa BSc, MSc, MEIZ, REng, Assoc Member SANIRE Senior

  • (PDF) Mining Methods: Part I-Surface mining

    Mining Methods: Part I-Surface mining. The typical large open pit mining operation that has been in production for 10 years and more is . “ Highwalls ” 1.4. Contour

  • Highwall Hazard Awareness and Risk Assessment

    Top Of The Pit Highwalls If the geological formation permits, pre-splitting should be made a part of the mining method for final walls to reduce the potential for loose rock along the face. If a quarry has an exceptionally high face height, and if pre-splitting is a viable option, consider pre-splitting every shot. This is a

  • Site Browser Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Assessing and Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls 8/1/2001 Conference papers This paper introduces warning signs of slope instability so operators are better able to recognize hazards.

  • SLOPE MONITORING STRATEGY AT PPRUST OPEN PIT

    International Symposium on Stability of Rock Slopes in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering Megan Little _____ Page 212 Figure 1 Platreef geology in Sandsloot open pit Sandsloot open pit opened in 1992 and is currently 2 km long, 600 m wide and 260 m deep. It is expected to operate until 2009 when it will reach a final depth of 300 m. In

  • Highwall concerns : Pit & Quarry

    Jun 09, 2015· As mining advances, it is imperative that this monitoring system be relocated to those areas of concern. There is a growing trend for radar monitoring systems at mine sites to identify specific areas of instability along highwalls, waste dumps and tailing dams. Wall failures do not occur without warning if the failed area is being well monitored.

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    Evaluating techniques for monitoring rock falls and slope stability. Published Date: Assessing And Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls Personal Author: Girard, Jami M. Published Date: 0/1/1900 Digital camera and computer technologies can be used to monitor mine slopes and provide real-time warning of rock falls. NIOSH researchers

  • TASK 8: MINING PIT WALL STABILIZATION

    Acid Mine Drainage Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a serious problem in areas that have a history of large-scale mining (especially coal, copper and hard rock mining).1 The geochemical oxidation of exposed sulfides on the open pit mine high walls and benches generates sulfuric acid by reacting with oxygen and water (Eq.1).

  • PREDICTION OF SLOPE FAILURE AT LETLHAKANE MINE WITH

    stability status of the open pit mine. 3. To serve as a warning system as to which areas of the pit are unstable 4. To give measurements of rates of movement in the unstable zones 5. To serve as a major slope stability risk management tool. Since slope failure can have serious economic consequences on an open pit mine, slope monitoring is

  • Highwall Hazard Awareness and Risk Assessment

    Top Of The Pit Highwalls If the geological formation permits, pre-splitting should be made a part of the mining method for final walls to reduce the potential for loose rock along the face. If a quarry has an exceptionally high face height, and if pre-splitting is a viable option, consider pre-splitting every shot. This is a

  • A new qualitative rockfall hazard methodology for open-pit

    The key objective of this paper is the presentation of a new risk assessment tool for underground coal mines based on a simplified semi-quantitative estimation and assessment method.

  • [Six Ways] Mines and Quarries are Using Drones

    Jul 06, 2017· Six Smart Ways Mines and Quarries are Using Drones. reliable information for site managers responsible for planning and executing blasting work in an open pit mine or quarry. By comparing multiple datasets, site managers can monitor movement of highwalls, and identify potential slips or rock falls before they happen, preventing damage

  • (PDF) Mining Methods: Part I-Surface mining

    Open-pit mine: Chuquicamata copper mine, Región de Antofagas ta, Chile Locality : Región de Ant ofagasta, C hile. Pit dimensions : 4.3 km long x 3 km wide x 850 m deep.

  • SDN Wessels Monitoring and Management of Large Open

    used to describe the slope displacement recorded in an open pit mine. The purpose of slope monitoring is to determine when the displacement will result in a failure that could pose a risk to men and equipment. Models that are used to predict failures will be described, as well as the methods used in the case study. In an open pit environment

  • Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

    1.1.3.1 Open-pit mining 4 1.1.3.2 Placer mining 5 1.1.3.3 Underground mining 5 3.6 Evaluating the Environmental Monitoring Plan 67 3.6.1 Water quality monitoring 67 The Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs will help public interest lawyers, grassroots advocates, and community members understand

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    Ground Control For Highwall Mining. Published Date: 0/1/1900 the US Bureau of Miner is actively in involved in developing a coal rib-thickness monitoring system for highwall mining applications. 809.84 KB] Assessing And Monitoring Open Pit Mine Highwalls Personal Author: Girard, Jami M. Published Date: 0/1/1900

  • (PDF) Slope stability risk management in open pit mines

    The monitoring system was applied to the Nanfen Open Pit Iro n mine in Liaoning Province, China. It is the largest It is the largest open pit iron mine