Mining Publication: 60 Years of Rockbursting in the Coeur D'Alene District of Northern Idaho, USA: Lessons Learned and Remaining Issues

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Original creation date: February 2002

Conference Paper - February 2002

109th Annual Exhibit and Meeting, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Feb. 25-27, 2002, Phoenix, AZ. Preprint 02-164; :10 pp

Sixty years of rockbursting in the Coeur d'Alene district has taught painful lessons and led to a number of practical advances in controlling rockburst hazards. This paper summarizes those lessons, concentrating on practical measures that have been successfully adopted to reduce hazards. These lessons are explained in the context of district mining history and current understanding of rockburst phenomena. Overall, the paper provides the practicing mine engineer with an appreciation of rockburst hazards and an overview of practical measures that can be used to control these hazards in the context of Coeur d'Alene district experience.

Authors: JK Whyatt, W Blake, TJ Williams, BG White

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Conference Paper - February 2002

109th Annual Exhibit and Meeting, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Feb. 25-27, 2002, Phoenix, AZ. Preprint 02-164; :10 pp


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