bulk mining

bulk mining

[¦bəlk ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Mining in which large quantities of low-grade ore are taken without attempt to segregate the high-grade portions.
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The shape of this zone continues to be highly favorable to underground bulk mining as it grows in size.
It was a simple concept that revolutionized underground bulk mining.
The scoping study underway for the Hobbs Pipe 1 deposit, with guidance from a team of highly respected consultants and mine developers, is initially focused on optimizing gold recovery, options for low cost bulk mining, sulphide concentrate offtake options, and potential revenue generation for the project.
Frank Basa, Gold Bullion's CEO, remains confident in the potential of Granada as drill results continue to demonstrate the presence of progressively increasing widespread significant gold mineralization supportive of a near-surface low-grade bulk mining scenario.
major potential for low cost, open pit, bulk mining.
8221; Held every four years, the International Conference on Mass Mining is expected to attract over 700 delegates from all major mining companies around the world to discuss the latest advances in bulk mining.
Underground mining at 7500 tpd using bulk mining with a variation of sublevel open stoping.
The company said Hillside was suited to shallow, large-scale, low-cost bulk mining.
Bill Hooley, executive director of the company, said such a configuration would be amenable to low cost bulk mining methods and the latest drilling and assay results boded well for the development of a mining programme starting close to the surface and moving down to and below 280m where richer metallic concentrations had been previously discovered.
A two-year study into advanced bulk mining methods to upgrade the economic viability of ore bodies in the Cloncurry region;
These envelopes are substantially broader than the previous resource envelopes allowing mining on a bulk mining scenario rather than the historical selective mining technique.
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