Authors: Jele, R; Sullivan, T
Editors: Dight, PM
Conference: First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference, 6–8 September, Brisbane
Published: Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference, pp.353-364, Perth
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
Jele, R & Sullivan, T 2016, 'Slope design at Mt Rawdon gold mine ', in PM Dight (ed.), Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference
, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 353-364.
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