Authors: Morissette, P; Hadjigeorgiou, J; Thibodeau, D


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Morissette, P, Hadjigeorgiou, J & Thibodeau, D 2012, 'Validating a support performance database based on passive monitoring data', in Y Potvin (ed.), Deep Mining 2012: Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 27-39,

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This paper reports on an on-going analysis of support performance at Vale’s Creighton Mine covering the period from January 2000 to September 2011. A database was constructed of 133 rockbursts and the associated damage to support systems at 191 locations. The main source of information has been obtained through the seismic systems and on-site assessments. This work validates the information collected on site in order to quantify the performance of different support systems in a seismically active mine.

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