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soft rock

[′sȯft ′räk]
(mining engineering)
Rock that can be removed by air-operated hammers, but cannot be handled economically by a pick.
(petrology)
A broad designation for sedimentary rock.
A rock that is relatively nonresistant to erosion.
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Microseismic monitoring technology is being applied with increasing frequency to various projects at present, but it is the first time that it has been applied to a soft rock tunnel for the monitoring and early warning of soft rock instability and failure in the world.
With regard to model materials to simulate soft rock, the majority of past work has mainly been concerned with mixtures of cement and fine aggregates such as sand or kaolin (e.g., [1-3]).
For geotechnical engineering, large deformation generally occurs before macro failure happens, especially of the soft rock mass.
Shaggy, George Benson, Kool & the Gang, and soft rock duo Air Supply headline the 25th St Lucia Jazz and Arts festival from April 29 - May 8.
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It's easy to forget just how big soft rock was in the 1980s - but bands with big hair were big business - bona fide household names in fact.
Taking the concept of bringing the machine to the material one step further, ALLU has developed a system for processing soft rock. The ALLU M-Series Screener Crusher attachment, for use on excavators from 50 tons to 160 tons or wheel loaders from 30 tons to 90 tons, is allowing some mining companies to combine three or four separate processing steps (crushing, screening, mixing and loading).
The mural will include images illustrating the history of the neighborhood, including members of the soft rock group Orpheus, which was founded on Crown Hill in the late 1960s and has reunited.
The Soft Rock Cafe, in Liscard, has been contacted by lawyers acting for the Hard Rock Cafe saying its name and logo are too similar to the chains's branding.
ThoroughTec Simulation has been working on simulation for underground soft rock mining--developing and customizing technology in accordance with specifications from client BHP Billiton.
Este, Danielle and Alana Haim's 1970s soft rock meets 1990s R&B mash-up is propelled by precision bass rhythms, smooth guitar licks, incredibly catchy vocals and sun-drenched harmonies.
Time then to reclaim that classic song from the Glee generation and rightly celebrate it as some of the best middle-of-the-road soft rock ever penned.