geotechnical parameters for iron ore mining

Geotechnical Engineering | Solution Services | MEC Mining

Results focused and experienced mining professional who has worked across a broad range of commodities including gold, base metals, iron ore and coal operations. Her background lies in geotechnical engineering, designing, modelling and implementing cost effective, innovative mine solutions in both site based and in consultative roles.

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Geotechnical Considerations for Mining Method Selection of ...

Geotechnical analysis plays an important role in determining mining method selection. This study presents the geotechnical design analysis of a potential U/G iron ore Mentes Mine at Yahyali province of Kayseri district in Turkey. Iron ore body is initially planned to be mined by using long hole mining …

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CHROMITE GEOLOGY OF ZIMBABWE AND RELATED MINING …

because of favourable geotechnical parameters.-Mineable seams have high quality ore, Cr2O3> 46, Cr/Fe > 2.6 but average seam thickness 11cm (unfavourable). Average friability is 30% .Seam dip 27-35 degrees. Continuity around 87 %. - Most mining in the area is underground by incline shafts, winces and adits. Unit cost of mining is high.

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Geotechnical and Hydrological Characterization of ...

In geotechnical investigations, disturbed and undisturbed samples were collected from five (5) boreholes and hydrological investigations by using water pump out test were conducted to determine the characteristics of aquifer. Rock samples were also collected from already drilled boreholes for iron ore estimation from a depth of more than 200 m.

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Iron ore

There have also been iron ore mines in Utah and Alabama; however, the last iron ore mine in Utah shut down in 2014 and the last iron ore mine in Alabama shut down in 1975. Canada. In 2017 Canadian iron ore mines produced 49 million tons of iron ore in concentrate pellets and 13.6 million tons of …

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Using laser scanner face mapping to improve geotechnical ...

invaluable geotechnical data capture tool, provided a system is in place to store mapping data in a manner that allows for meaningful rock mass and structural information to be produced. > $9817 open pit mining, geotechnical data, face mapping, terrestrial laser scanner. * Kumba Iron Ore, South Africa. † University of the Witwatersrand, South ...

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Streamlining Geotechnical Slope Reconciliation for Open ...

Geotechnical information such as rock mass shear strength parameters of the Brockman Iron Formation (BIF) in Pilbara are ... the lower grades ore from other mines of the company. Over 45 automated and manned ... geotechnical risks and economic gains of the mine. Geotechnical slope reconciliation is a continuous

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Geotechnical Characterisation and Design Processes for ...

Geotechnical logging parameters gathered on site are dependent on the classification system to be applied for the geotechnical design requirements. Rock Mass Rating system ... MRMR Mining Rock Mass Rating OFX Iron-Ore (Unweathered) OFXMW Iron-Ore (Moderately Weathered) OFXW Iron-Ore …

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International Mining Consulting | DMT GROUP

DMT also reviewed documentation regarding geological/geotechnical parameters, mine layout and applied rock support systems. After collecting the relevant data, DMT produced a 2D Finite Element model for the mine which was judged to be of a "high standard" by the bank''s engineer. ... Due Diligence of an iron ore project in Australia, which ...

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For Immediate Dissemination

 · Macarthur has been working with Orelogy Mining Consultants ("Orelogy") and Pells Sullivan Meynink ("PSM") on the mine design and road haulage aspects of the Project. Macarthur has been working with mining consultants Orelogy and geotechnical engineers from PSM on the mine design for the Lake Giles Iron Project.

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Geotechnical parameters of iron ore tailings from the ...

Geotechnical parameters of iron ore tailings from the Quadrilátero Ferrífero after different treatments and ore processing. Authors: Silva, ... The need to reconcile tailings disposal and mining activities with lower environmental and social impacts has led to the increased national importance of new methods of disposal. Among the most ...

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Why Hydrology is important to mining geotechnical ...

 · Tim holds a Superintendent role within the geoscience section of the technical services support team at Rio Tinto Iron Ore and is accountable for operational geotechnical design delivery. Since graduating from The University of Adelaide with a Geology honours degree Tim has worked in mining industry for 20 years in mine geology, structural ...

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Barr Engineering > Geotechnical assistance for mine ...

Altius Resources was considering developing an iron ore deposit at Julienne Lake in Labrador, Canada. Due to the deposit''s location, the client hired Barr to assist with the geotechnical portion of a conceptual study needed on an aggressive schedule. Our team completed a seepage and stability analysis for the proposed dyke that would surround ...

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Geotechnical | Nurizon Consulting Engineers

Nimba Iron Ore, Guinea and Liberia. Project: Preliminary Mine Haul Road Design and Geotechnical Investigation Sable Mining Africa Ltd. obtained an iron ore mining concession in the Mount Nimba region of the Republic of Guinea, with Phase 1 of the project comprising the extraction of 3Mtpa DSO (Direct Shipping Ore) from the concession area.

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Open Pit – Geotechnical

Geotechnical drill hole design for pre-feasibility and feasibility studies Rock mass and structural characterisation, domain modelling, stability analysis and pit design Project Examples Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mines (WA) – Site geotechnical support, slope stability analysis, preparation of

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(PDF) Geotechnical Considerations for Mining Method ...

Geotechnical Considerations for Mining Method Selection of a Potential Underground Iron Ore Mine in Mideastern, Turkey Levend Tutluoglu, Celal Karpuz, Hasan Ozturk, Dogukan Guner, and A. Gunes Yardimci Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey Abstract. Geotechnical analysis plays an important role in determining mining method selection.

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Prediction of rotary drilling penetration rate in iron ore ...

 · Based on the obtained results from the RES approach, Chadormalu Iron Ore Mine can be divided into three rock drillability domains in the iron ore oxides. Rock mass properties which are based on geotechnical parameters and chemical properties are considered in this classification as effective parameter on iron ore physical and mechanical properties.

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Selection of new appropriate mining method: case of ...

 · The selection of the adequate mining method is the cornerstone for mine planning and design. This selection depends on geological, geotechnical, economical, and environmental parameters. This paper''s main purpose is to select the most appropriate mining method for the south body of Boukhadra underground mine (NE Algeria). To do so, a new study is needed taking into …

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Notice to ASX

mining methods (truck and shovel) similar to other Rio Tinto Iron Ore mines were selected. The geotechnical parameters have been applied based on geotechnical studies informed by technical assessments of diamond drill holes drilled during the 2012 to 2019 drilling programmes, specifically drilled for

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SciELO

1. Introduction. Obtaining geotechnical parameters to develop stability analyses in tailings dams undergoing a deactivation process has evolved towards the deployment of site tests with direct strength measurement, whereby the Cone Penetration Test (CPT) stands out due to the array of existing correlations between cone penetration strength and undrained shear strength of saturated tailings ...

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Geophysical log applications to geological and ...

Unexpected geological and geotechnical mining conditions have resulted in ... derived parameters could provide input to control of geological and geotechnical models. This could ... metalliferous mining such as iron ore mining. Title: Face sheet… Author: Claire Stuart

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Western Range DSO Iron Ore Project Volume 3, Part 1.1 ...

Western Range DSO Iron Ore Project _____ Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Volume 3, Part 1.1: Terrain and Soils Baseline September 2010 Page 6 of 112 2. Scope of the Baseline 2.1 Technical Scope Potential effects on soils and geotechnical risks applicable to this study comprise the following. Mine area

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GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN EXPLORATION AND MINERAL ...

Table 1 also outlines physical parameters and properties, anomaly sources, and depth of investigation for ... Magnetic exploration may directly detect some iron ore deposits (magnetite or banded iron formation), and ... tailings and extent of acid mine drainage …

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Geotechnical Properties of Mine Tailings | Journal of ...

Characterization of the Tailings. The basic geotechnical properties of the four tailings are summarized in Table 1, and Fig. 1 displays the grain size distributions. The specific gravity of the coarse and fine iron tailings are 3.23 and 3.08, respectively, which are consistent with those of metal tailings but much higher than those of natural soils.

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Instrumented geotechnical monitoring of a natural cave in ...

 · 1. Introduction. Iron ore production in Brazil is part of an important contribution to keep the country''s positive trade balance in the mining industry, that represents around 4.2% of the Gross Domestic Product (IBRAM, 2019) spite its importance, mining industry faces an even more stringent environmental restriction represented by the current policies for natural caves.

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geotechnical parameters for iron ore mining

Geotechnical parameters of iron ore tailings from the - paste 2013ale has 19 iron ore the first industrial iron ore extraction in brazil occurred in the quadriltero ferrfero disposal of thickened tailings or paste as a solutionan andritz fast-opening mining filter press for iron-ore concentrate in indiaet price

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Mapping surface deformation in open pit iron mines of ...

 · Mafics are country rocks of the iron ore, which are normally covered by lateritic duricrusts. Based on geotechnical parameters, the mining nomenclatures for mafics are: unweathered mafic, weathered mafic with inferior resistance, weathered mafic with medium resistance, weathered mafic with superior resistance and semi-weathered mafic.

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geotechnical investigation in kwatebala srk mining ...

Site Investigations SRK Consulting Geotechnical. SRK Chile evaluated two production rates 30 and 55 ktpd for the copper and molibdenum processing The study included optimization and pit design selection of mining equipment analysis of the location for the waste dump operation and capital cost estimates revision of metallurgical parameters design for processing and configuration of the plant ...

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Fikile Mokgethoa

Kumba Iron Ore Geotechnical Engineering PIT Anglo American Jan 2018 - Present 3 years 5 months. ... This is a single regression analysis performed for clay properties at Sishen North Mine. Soil parameters included in the analysis are Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP), Penetration Index (PI) and moisture content (w) as independent variables, and ...

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Influence of laboratory techniques on the geotechnical ...

This paper presents results of an extensive laboratory program executed to obtain geotechnical parameters of mining and industrial wastes. Different residues from mining and industrial processing of bauxite were studied. The results of geotechnical characterization tests carried out on all materials are presented and compared.

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Geotechnical factors

1 Geotechnical factors influencing selection of mining method. 2 Mining Method Classification. 3 Change of Mining Method in a Mining Operation. 4 Thickness and Orientation of Mineralization. 5 Ore and Country Rock Strength. 6 Distribution of Mineralization within the Orebody. 7 Depth of Mineralization and Surface Conditions.

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Characterization of jointed rock masses for geotechnical ...

 · In the Divriği open-pit iron mine in Turkey, extracted ore is initially crushed in an underground chamber. This chamber was previously located 54 m below the bottom level of the mine, which was linked by a vertical shaft cause of the progression in the mine operations, the mine management decided to shift the chamber to a depth of 264.15 m below the surface.

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