Jele, R & Sullivan, T 2016, 'Slope design at Mt Rawdon gold mine ', in PM Dight (ed.), APSSIM 2016: Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference
, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 353-364, https://doi.org/10.36487/ACG_rep/1604_20_Jele
This paper deals at a practical level with the evolution of slope designs at Mt Rawdon gold mine. The focus of the paper is on the interaction between rock structure, mine equipment, final wall blasting practices and bench design. The aim of the paper is to illustrate the important technical facets and the engineering design solutions developed to achieve steep overall pit walls in difficult conditions, while focussing on maintaining stability and safety.
Keywords: slope design, blasting, practical bench design, struture
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