rock bolting

rock bolting

[′räk ‚bōlt·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of securing or strengthening closely jointed or highly fissured rocks in mine workings, tunnels, or rock abutments by inserting and firmly anchoring rock bolts oriented perpendicular to the rock face or mine opening.
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The purpose of these longer closures is to facilitate and accelerate progress with rock bolting, mesh placement, earthworks, wall construction, hydroseeding on multiple sites.
Over 14 weeks, the classes of six to seven students learn staging, rock bolting, scaling, lock and tagging, blasting, mucking, drilling and other essential skills.
While a hydraulic rock bolting jumbo had been purchased to help reduce risk to drillers, management determined that handheld drills would still be required in the shafts.
As soon as the rock bolting method was developed in the 1920s, it was proposed as a systematic method for weak roof support by Weigel (1943).
Rock bolting and soil nailing for luxury villa construction on Peter Island, British Virgin Islands, by Keller Group
Applications for the CPA include pipeline trenching, utility work, anchoring and rock bolting, rough terrain construction, and long reach work.
We have done a lot of rock bolting, but when you are handling heavy equipment and people 40 to 50 feet up on a rock face, safety is No.
TAMROCK, GLOBAL LEADER IN SURFACE AND UNDERGROUND DRILL RIGS, UNDERGROUND LOADING AND HAULAGE EQUIPMENT, CONTINUOUS MINING SYSTEMS AND SPECIALISED UNDERGROUND COAL MINING AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, MANUFACTURES TOP QUALITY MECHANISED EQUIPMENT FOR, AND IS WIDELY EXPERIENCED IN, CABLE BOLTING - CABOLT H 520 AND H 530 - AND ROCK BOLTING - ROBOLT H 320 AND H 330.
Rehabilitation of the tunnel will include removal of loose rock, rock bolting to secure unstable rock blocks, repair of the existing concrete tunnel liner, installation of a membrane liner that will provide a continuous tunnel waterproofing system, installation of CCTV cameras at both portals, and installation of a lighted pedestrian path inside the tunnel that extends a minimum of 50~ beyond both portals.
Common core training is mandatory for all underground miners in Ontario and includes including drilling, mucking, blasting, scaling, rock bolting, slushing, tramming, timbering and ventilation.
Besides cemented filling of mine voids, adequate reinforcement of the crown pillars, weak hangingwall and other geologically weak ground through cable bolting and systematic rock bolting were also carried out.