Category: Operating Strategies

New Geosynthetic Pad System Supports 800-tons-plus

New Geosynthetic Pad System Supports 800-tons-plus Huesker Group, an international supplier of geosynthetics and technical textiles, has introduced the Fortrac Heavy Load geosynthetic support pad system to the market, aimed at...

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Pump Selection Tips

Pump Selection Tips Underground miners considering a new pump should answer some questions internally before they approach manufacturers for recommendations. Tsurumi provided the following checklist to consider: What will be...

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Operating Strategies – October 2017

Calculating Mine-site Volumes From Space Satellite imaging provides a safe, fast and cost-effective alternative to ground-based open-pit mining surveys In today’s competitive commodities environment, mining companies need to...

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Operating Strategies – September 2017

Blasters Realizing Value of Longer Delays Allowed by Electronics Explosives supplier BME recently called attention to an ongoing mining-industry transition from non-electric to electronic delay detonators (EDDs), a trend that...

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Operating Strategies – August 2017

Railway Tunnel Design at Potash Mine Saves Time and Money Canada’s new Bethune mine — formerly known as the Legacy Project — is the first greenfield potash mine built in Saskatchewan in nearly 40 years, and its owner K+S Potash...

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Operating Strategies – July 2017

Trial, Error and Success — Finding the Right Blasting Technology Pays Off Blasting specialist Dyno Nobel recently reported on an interesting and effective blasting-optimization project at an unidentified surface mine. The...

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Operating Strategies – June 2017

Survey: Miners Plan to Spend More on Digital Technologies Four out of five mining and metals companies expect to increase their spending on digital technologies over the next three years, with more than one-quarter (28%)...

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