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In-pit Crushing and Conveying With Movable Crushers.
NTIS: PB/82-184714 :213 pages
This report is a summary of the work performed to evaluate the feasibility and desirability of a movable in-pit crusher combined with conveyors to substantially reduce or eliminate truck or train haulage in large open pit, nonfuel mineral mines. The report includes a background discussion of in-pit crushing concepts, the results of a multimine survey of needs and current haulage characteristics, concepts for a movable in-pit crusher that are in keeping with mine operation stated needs and requirements, descriptions of key areas of technology improvement that must be satisfied to meet mine operator requirements, economic and operational impact of such a system, and recommendations for future work to bring about the general availability of such systems.
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Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division