haul distance


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haul, haul distance

1. The distance that an excavated material is moved from the cut to the fill.
2. The distance along the most practical route for trucks to carry excavated material from its center of mass to the center of mass of the fill.
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As extraction is on a selective basis, haul distances vary from 500 m up to 1000 m with inclines ranging from 7 to 8 %.