borehole mining


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borehole mining

[′bȯr‚hōl ‚mīn·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
Extraction of minerals as liquid or gas from the earth's crust by means of boreholes and suction pumps.
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the following services - Service reinforcement borehole mining snubbing a set of 2 3/8 , 2 7/8- Hydraulic fracturing,- Service reinforcement in the insulating plugs with service perforation,- A pump to maintain the pressure in the annular space and spompowywania set perforating.
Its functioning draws upon the usage of brand new contemporary means of investigation, among which the following ones can be emphasized as being the most important ones: special technologies of areal dust suppression, protection of underground waters from pollutions, new technologies of hydraulic borehole mining of high-grade iron ores and other technologies, confirmed by patents, complex of methods that uses GIS technologies (pixilated three-dimensional evaluation of mosaic vegetation mantle of spoil heaps), empirical selection of plants, characterized by man-impact tolerance, multivariate statistics, which help visualize the differences in vegetation mantle's formation, as well as to isolate statistical factors that limit its development.
Uranium ore is mined in several ways: by open pit, underground, in-situ leaching, and borehole mining.
Selection of technological parameters in borehole mining production by technical deep drilling and hydroexploitation.
Sydney, Australia, Feb 13, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) recently engaged Kinley Exploration LLC (Kinley) in Kansas, USA, to complete a detailed preliminary technical and economic evaluation of mining the Hansen Uranium Deposit using an engineered hydraulic borehole mining technology.
This work indicated that a single borehole mining unit could produce approximately 500,000lbs of U3O8 per annum.
The result of this preliminary evaluation indicates that Borehole Mining could be an alternative method of mining the Hansen Deposit" Mr Simpson, Managing Director of Black Range, stated.
Veteran chairman and coalbed methane expert Ray Pilcher of Raven Ridge Resources heads the skilled speaker panel including representatives from Borehole Mining International, Inc.
In addition to veteran chairman and coalbed methane expert Ray Pilcher of Raven Ridge Resources, the speaker panel includes experts from Borehole Mining International, Inc.