MIME 424 Underground Mining Methods (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mining & Materials Engineering : Fundamentals of underground mining methods; orebody characteristics and host rock; drilling and blasting procedures; general and specialized equipment; mining method selection criteria; cost estimation; calculation of cut-off grade, ore recovery and dilution; mine developments and underground infrastructure: raises, chutes, loading pockets, dump points, raises, and ore bins; mine safety practice.

Terms: Summer 2017

Instructors: Shnorhokian, Shahe (Summer)

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