Mining

Author(s): 
Fredy Henriquez
Category: 
Geotechnical
 
Author(s): 
Simon Hanrahan and Stephen McLaughlin
Category: 
Mining

A safety case study is presented involving two major contracts: a 1000 m shaft recovery and rehabilitation, and the development of a drainage gallery in a large open pit operation. In the early stages of the contracts, there were a number of incidents that created tension between the owner and Read more... about A Safety Turn Around

Author(s): 
Keith Wallace, Brian Prosser, Danielle Stinnette
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
Author(s): 
Grant Malensek
Category: 
Project Evaluation, Mining
Author(s): 
Jess Van Diest, Keith Wallace
Category: 
Mine Ventilation

In October of 2016, Mine Ventilation Services (MVS)—which recently merged with SRK’s US practice—performed a ventilation survey for a large-opening room and pillar mine. MVS discovered that the mine had many areas with low airflow velocity causing dust to be suspended and built up. The 50-year- Read more... about Ventilation Study Focuses Efforts in Right Direction

Author(s): 
John Bowling, Keith Wallace
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
 
Mine Ventilation Services (MVS), newly merged into SRK’s US practice, has been involved with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) project since 1988. The WIPP is a nuclear waste repository approximately 2,200 ft underground in New Mexico. MVS assisted with the facility’s

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