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  • Opencast Mining - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

    Opencast mining operations involve the removal of huge quantities of overburden, dumping, and backfilling of the excavated area. These overburden deposits of waste material containing low-grade ores are represented as mine spoil dumps.

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  • From wasteland to wonderland: Opencast mining ...

    1996-5-1  Opencast mining may also bring about a range of conflicts surrounding the interests of local populations and local economic development, in terms of both the ways people perceive their local environment and how the local area is viewed from without by leisure users and potential (housing and industrial) developers.

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  • OPENCAST PLATINUM MINE PROJECT Miningreview

    2008-9-29  Cooperation between Concor Mining and Impala Platinum has facilitated the Impala Opencast project. Hans Baasden, general manager Impala Platinum says that Concor Mining was originally selected through an open tender process in 2002. “Impala Platinum is an underground mining company and does not have the necessary expertise or the resources to undertake an opencast mining

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  • The environmental assessment of opencast coal mines ...

    1991-1-1  The paper includes: a description of the processes and activities involved in opencast coal mining operations, the mining methods used, and the types of plant and machinery used during the course of such activities; a description of the baseline environmental features which may be affected by opencast coal mining activities; an indication of the potential impacts which opencast coal mines may

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  • Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to Opencast Mining ...

    2013-7-1  The most common surface mining methods such as strip mining, open pit mining, opencast mining and quarrying start from the earth’s surface and keep

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  • Doug Hood Mining

    Opencast Mining Mining is a core activity for Doug Hood Mining, having been involved in most of the significant mining projects in New Zealand over the past 40 years. Projects completed to date have often been challenging however the Company has an experienced management team, together with skilled and loyal employees, and solid management systems driving efficiency.

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  • DESIGN OF STABLE SLOPE FOR OPENCAST MINES

    2009-5-18  investment. On the contrary, opencast mining attracts environmental concerns such as solid-waste management, land degradation and socio-economical problems. In addition to that a large number of opencast mines, whether large or small, are now days reaching to deeper mining depths.

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  • Landmark Coal Mining Con29M Report - ClickDimensions

    2020-11-2  determining whether to grant a licence to remove coal by opencast methods. The property does not fall within 800 metres of an opencast site for which a licence to remove coal by opencast methods has been granted. 8. Future opencast coal mining (a) Is the property within 800 metres of the boundary of an opencast site for which the Coal Authority

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  • THE INFLUENCE OF HYDROGEOLOGY IN MINING

    2015-1-15  basement involved. Using the analyses of natural radionuclides, a model of groundwater circulation within the area has been developed. INTRODUCTION Any mining activity invariably disturbs the hydrological cycle of the region. Negative effects are produced by both ground and surface waters in both opencast and underground workings. Mining

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  • Safety Measures for Opencast Mining - Stona Sand

    2020-12-1  Opencast mining or open-pit mining or open cut mining is a surface mining technique used to extract rocks or minerals from the ground. For extraction of ore deposits or minerals present relatively closer to earth’s surface, open cast mining is commonly used technique worldwide.

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  • Doug Hood Mining

    Opencast Mining Mining is a core activity for Doug Hood Mining, having been involved in most of the significant mining projects in New Zealand over the past 40 years. Projects completed to date have often been challenging however the Company has an experienced management team, together with skilled and loyal employees, and solid management ...

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  • Welzow-Süd opencast mine - LEAG.de

    2016-9-27  metres thick. In Welzow-Süd opencast mine approx. 20 million tons of raw lignite is mined annually. Mining preparation and water management It is a prerequisite for safe opencast mining that the deposit is kept free from water. Once the forefield has been cleared, filter wells are drilled and more than

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  • OPENCAST PLATINUM MINE PROJECT

    2008-9-29  Cooperation between Concor Mining and Impala Platinum has facilitated the Impala Opencast project. Hans Baasden, general manager Impala Platinum says that Concor Mining was originally selected through an open tender process in 2002. “Impala Platinum is an underground mining company and does not have the necessary expertise or the resources to undertake an opencast mining

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  • Masama Coal Project - The first open-cast coal mine

    Contractors involved with the Masama coal project. The resource estimate for the Masama coal project was prepared by GM Geotechnical Consultants. Jarcon, a joint venture between South Africa-based IPP Mining Materials Handling and Botswana-based Giant Plant, has been awarded the mining

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  • THE FUNDAMENTALS OF OPEN CAST MINING -

    2021-3-25  Opencast mining refers to the totality of open-pit operations which are aimed at extracting various rocks from the earth and creating pits and excavations. Opencast mining mainly concerns mineral extraction in which all the operations involved are accomplished in open pits. In underground or deep-shaft mining, minerals are extracted by making ...

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  • Mining Qualifications Highpoint Opencast Mining

    Managing Director of Highpoint Opencast Mining Services. Operations Manager. Japie Gouws [email protected] Actively involved in the mining industry since 1971 Obtained Mine Overseer certificate in 1981 Mine Manager on several projects (Extrata Atcom, Nkomati Antracite) Opencast and Underground (Fiery Mines) blasting certificates

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  • Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd

    2019-8-2  Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1997 by Jimmy and Mark Johnstone. During the early years Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was primarily involved in the Hire of Equipment to the Mining Industry and in Opencast Mining and as it grew, progressed to larger scale OPENCAST MINING and to BULK EARTH MOVING. The Mining operations undertaken include topsoil removal, drilling and

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  • THE INFLUENCE OF HYDROGEOLOGY IN MINING

    2015-1-15  basement involved. Using the analyses of natural radionuclides, a model of groundwater circulation within the area has been developed. INTRODUCTION Any mining activity invariably disturbs the hydrological cycle of the region. Negative effects are produced by both ground and surface waters in both opencast and underground workings. Mining

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  • Environmental impact of mining-associated carbon

    2020-11-14  Study area. Shuozhou, located northwest of Shanxi Province, is a typical mining city in China. Pingshuo, one of the largest opencast coal mines in China, is located north of Shanxi Province, and east of the Loess Plateau (112°10–113°30′ E, 39° 23′–39° 37′ N; Fig. 2).This area has a fragile ecology and exhibits an arid to semi-arid continental monsoon climate, characterized by a ...

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  • JCI MINING – Opencast Mining Contractors est. 2007

    JCI Mining was established in 2007 and was initially involved in the plant hire of earthmoving equipment. The company progressed to doing small sub-contract load and haul projects which eventually culminated in to doing full mining contracts for clients, offering the full range of Opencast Mining services.

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  • Doug Hood Mining

    Opencast Mining Mining is a core activity for Doug Hood Mining, having been involved in most of the significant mining projects in New Zealand over the past 40 years. Projects completed to date have often been challenging however the Company has an experienced management team, together with skilled and loyal employees, and solid management ...

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  • Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd

    2019-8-2  Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1997 by Jimmy and Mark Johnstone. During the early years Atlantis Mining (SA) (Pty) Ltd was primarily involved in the Hire of Equipment to the Mining Industry and in Opencast Mining and as it grew, progressed to larger scale OPENCAST MINING and to BULK EARTH MOVING. The Mining operations undertaken include topsoil removal, drilling and

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  • Health and Safety at Opencast Mines, Alluvial Mines and ...

    2018-7-11  The Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) have specific provisions for safety in mining operations, including opencast (or surface) metalliferous and coal mines. The Regulations only address competency requirements for quarrying and alluvial mining operations.

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  • Coal mining in the UK: Where mines are still being ...

    2020-3-12  Coal mining in the UK: Locations of existing opencast mine sites . Glynneath, South Wales. Selar is one of Celtic Energy’s coal sites situated in the small town of Glynneath in South Wales. It excavates approximately 3.5 million tonnes of anthracite coal, with reserves of more than one million tonnes still to be mined.

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  • British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985

    British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985 is available directly from the publisher, Old Pond Publishing (ISBN: 9781910456071). Or there's that online bookshop here.. The price is £ ...

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  • THE INFLUENCE OF HYDROGEOLOGY IN MINING

    2015-1-15  basement involved. Using the analyses of natural radionuclides, a model of groundwater circulation within the area has been developed. INTRODUCTION Any mining activity invariably disturbs the hydrological cycle of the region. Negative effects are produced by both ground and surface waters in both opencast and underground workings. Mining

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  • Open-Pit Mine Planning and Design - University of Pretoria

    2020-6-10  • a tertiary mining qualification • an understanding of the mine layout, and • 4 years’ work experience or prior mining work experience. Accreditation and certification Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd is wholly owned by the University of Pretoria. As a public higher education institution, the University of Pretoria

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  • Friends of St. Aidans BE 1150 Walking Dragline

    The Friends of St Aidans care for 'Oddball', a Bucyrus Erie BE 1150 Walking Dragline Excavator, which was used in opencast/surface coal mining. This giant machine is preserved on the site where it last worked at Swillington, Leeds. Public Open Days throughout the year.

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  • Surface mining planning and design of open pit mining

    2016-1-9  Surface mining planning and design of open pit mining 1. 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.

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