C O N T E N T
Description: This is an overview of modern surface and underground coal mine.
Various mining methods are incorporated into the illustration.
Open Pit Mining, Surface Auger Mining.
Conventional drill, blast & loading, bord & pillar mining, seven lane continuous
haulage systems, longwall / shortwall mining system. High,
medium & low seam mining.
The surface detail includes the complete materials handling route from the tip,
primary crushing, screening, stockpile stackers and reclaimers, plant and
route to load-out stations.
Open pit mining features overburden removal of soil by bucket wheel excavator,
Inter-burden removal by dragline, Seam mining by rope shovels, hydraulic shovels
and excavators. Other equipment includes long hole drills, haulers, bowsers and
rehabilitation with a cross pit spreader,
Surface auger miner up against high wall is also featured.
The typical shaft and administration buildings further enhance the overview.
Includes detailed Process Flow Diagram.
The underground section features three coal seams. High, medium and
Low seam mining. Conventional mining with Drilling, blasting and loading.
Bord & pillar mining with continuous miners, shuttle cars, seven lane
continuous haulage systems, Battery haulers and articulated tractor trailers,
Conveyor systems, Feeder breakers, Roof bolting, Stone dusting,
Electric power reticulation, Pillar extraction and more.