10 Things You Should Know About Surface Miners

Author(s): 
Filip Orzechowski
Date: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
First presented: 
SRK website
Type: 
Article
Category: 
Geology
Mining
Geotechnical
Environmental/Social

Mining like all businesses looks to optimise their production chain, reduce costs, and be more efficient. There are some particular aspects in mining related to the mineral resource, such as ore characteristics, access, surrounding infrastructure and the environment that require special consideration. Mining methods and technologies have developed over the years to meet the above objectives in these settings.  This relatively new solution, designed to eliminate or reduce blasting and primary crushing and which can lower haulage costs, has application in a range of situations: above are the 10 things you should know about Surface Miners.

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