What is in pit crushing and conveying?
In a fully mobile in-pit crushing and conveying system, an excavator located on the muck pile loads material directly into the hopper of a mobile crushing plant, instead of feeding a dump truck. Crushed rock is then transported to an in-pit belt conveyor via mobile conveyors.
What is conveying in mining?
Conveying is an efficient way to transport material and combat mining operations’ common challenges such as energy consumption, environmental impact, and safety. Metso Outotec conveying solution have proven to thrive under demanding mining industry requirements.
What is IPCC in mining?
IPCC – an alternative to conventional material transport systems. A typical IPCC system comprises fully-mobile, semi-mobile or fixed in pit crushing stations connected to a network of conveyors and spreaders (for waste) or stackers (for ore) to efficiently transport material out of a mine.
How is an open pit mine made?
To create an open-pit mine, the miners must determine the information of the ore that is underground. This is done through drilling of probe holes in the ground, then plotting each hole location on a map. The information gained through the holes with provide an idea of the vertical extent of the ore’s body.
What are the conveyor used in mining?
TAKRAF conveyor systems are employed globally from open-pit to underground mines where they generally convey crushed material from a primary crushing station to a stockyard, material processing plant or spreader from various areas within or out the pit or alternatively from underground to aboveground.
When would miners use an open pit mine?
Open-pit mines are used when deposits of commercially useful ore or rocks are found near the surface. It is applied to ore or rocks found at the surface because the overburden is relatively thin or the material of interest is structurally unsuitable for tunnelling (as would be the case for sand, cinder, and gravel).
Why is open pit mining cheaper?
Open-pit mining occurs on surface and is generally the cheapest way to extract ore. This is because rock doesn’t have to be moved far up hill against gravity, equipment used can be larger than underground, and it doesn’t require more expensive features like ventilation, communications, etc.
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Which motor is used in conveyor belts?
AC induction motors are ideal for conveyor systems that operate continuously in one direction. For conveyor systems where the load must be held in place or for vertical applications, there are a wide range of AC motors with power-off activated electromagnetic brake.