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Analysis of men, material and supplies handling systems in underground metal and nonmetal mines - 3 volume set. Volume 2 - phase I report, present systems study.
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0241085, 1975 Sep; :1-172
The work documents the productivity and safety aspects of the existing equipment and systems utilized in transporting personnel and supplies from the surface to the underground production work place. This report documents the productivity and safety of existing men and material movement systems for six representative underground metal and nonmetal mines. Identification of common problem areas was defined using recognized industrial engineering techniques.
Underground mining; Logistics management; Systems engineering; Metalliferous minerals; Nonmetalliferous minerals; Mine haulage; Personnel management; Safety engineering; Materials handling; Supply management; Stope mining; Explosives; Mining engineering; Vertical transport operations; Personnel movement; Surface to underground; Cut and fill mining
CP; Final Contract Report
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Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0241085
Theodore Barry and Associates, Los Angeles, California
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