conventional mining

conventional mining

[kən′ven·chən·əl ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The cycle which includes cutting the coal, drilling the shot holes, charging and shooting the holes, loading the broken coal, and installing roof support. Also known as cyclic mining.
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Drill and blast mining, the conventional mining method, has been used for centuries.
Tenders are invited for Requirement Of Operators For Operating Conventional Mining Equipments In Cme And Spl Works Division Of Mine-I As Non-Amc 2015-16.
Nanodiamonds, which are byproducts of conventional mining and refining processes, are approximately five nanometers in diameter and are shaped like tiny soccer balls.
Far below the muskegs of western Cook Inlet, rich coal seams lurk deep below the ground--stranded far beyond the reach of conventional mining techniques.
Conventional mining can't remove 100 percent of the gold from surrounding minerals so some gets wasted.
He said provision of a mark-up subsidy at the rate of 100 per cent on the prevailing mark-up rate for the installation of wire saw cutting machines in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan to prevent un-scientific and explosive based conventional mining.
Following the recent national election in Mongolia, Cougar Energy will resume its dialogue with the Mongolian Government to discuss regulatory controls relevant to the development and introduction of UCG technology, and to seek out new opportunities for the development of coal areas not suitable for conventional mining operations.
The tunnel is excavated using conventional mining methods including a road header (a tracked tunneling machine) and, in sections of hard rock, controlled detonations.
However these results are very encouraging and the Borehole Mining technique has many advantages over conventional mining methods.
In the first of these studies, Hendryx and colleague Laura Esch compared mortality data from MTR mining areas, conventional mining areas, and nonmining areas within the four Appalachian MTR mining states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The Economic Sector called for encouraging the imports of agricultural and industrial inputs to comply with the Agricultural Development Programme, working to enhance the conventional mining field and speeding up the procedure for establishing the Gold Refinery .
Recent underperformance is due to logistical constraints as a result of the conversion from mechanised to conventional mining at Clapham shaft.

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