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Opencast Mining (Forest of Dean) (Hansard, 31 July 1981)

Opencast Mining (Forest of Dean) (Hansard, 31 July 1981) Search Help. HANSARD 1803–2005 → 1980s → 1981 → July 1981 → 31 July 1981 → Commons Sitting Opencast Mining (Forest of Dean) HC Deb 31 July 1981 vol 9 cc1441-6 1441 3.57 pm ...

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MINING EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR A TYPICAL

Africa, 1981). The bulk of South Africa's coal both for the inland market and for the ' various overseas users, is produced from the well-known Witbank coalfield. Mining methods have, until the past decade, been restricted to underground mining using conventional bord and pillar methods.

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The afforestation of open-cast mining spoils in the United ...

Proceedings of the 5th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in Cranbrook, BC, 1981. The Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation THE AFFORESTATION OF OPEN-CAST MINING SPOILS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM – SOME TECHNIQUES AND OBSERVATTQNS by D.F. Fourt Forestry Commission Farnham, Surrey, U.K. 113 Proceedings of the 5th Annual British

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Groundwater recovery problems associated with opencast ...

HENTON, M.P. (1981), The problem of water table rebound after mining activity and its effect on ground and surface water quality. Proc. Int. Symp. Quality of Groundwater, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, 1981, pp 111–116. Google Scholar

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OPERATION OF HUNTLY POWER STATION INCLUDING

Proceedings ORSNZ August 1981 In this paper the operation of Huntly power station is discussed in terms of its projected role within the New Zealand electricity system. Aspects of coal supply including underground and opencast mining and coal stockpiling are considered ufeing linear programming and Monte Carlo modelling techniques. 1. Introduction

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OPENCAST COAL MINING IN WALES

there are many other mining sites “absorbing better quality agricultural land, or affecting areas of higher landscape value” (Commission on Energy and the Environment, 1981, p.86). The Council for the Protection of Rural England has declared opencast coal mining to be “one of

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Optimum Colliery, South Africa - Mining Weekly

Opencast mining started in 1971 because of the shallow depth of the coal seams in some areas. The underground operation was progressively phased out and replaced by opencast mining

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Opencast coal mining in England and Wales: A review of ...

Jan 01, 1991  Opencast mining provides only a fifth as many permanent jobs as equivalent deep-mine production, with most of the work being on short-term contracts.14 Most of these workers are not members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), and it is important to note that in March 1984 the overtime ban which preceded the lengthy miners' strike of ...

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(PDF) Opencast coal mining in England and Wales Ralph ...

Opencast coal mining in England and Wales A review of legislation and policy Ralph Horne and Stan Frost The UK government is promoting grea- In the UK opencast mining is a relatively recent practice for the ter private involvement in the coal in- extensive winning of coal, although it has a long history in the mining of dustry in a move towards full privatiza- tion.

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Management of Opencast Restored Land for Cereal Production

Jan 01, 1987  DESCRIPTION OF SITES Field trials were initiated on three sites in Northumberland during the autumn of 1981. Two of these were located on the progressively restored Butter- well Opencast Mine, one of which being drained immediately following restoration (BD) and the other, on an adjacent area of land, left undrained (BUD).

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The afforestation of open-cast mining spoils in the United ...

Proceedings of the 5th Annual British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium in Cranbrook, BC, 1981. The Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation THE AFFORESTATION OF OPEN-CAST MINING SPOILS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM – SOME TECHNIQUES AND OBSERVATTQNS by D.F. Fourt Forestry Commission Farnham, Surrey, U.K. 113 Proceedings of the 5th Annual British

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Note: The potential for stratabound copper(-silver ...

1981). These metals commonly add considerable value to copper deposits. This note examines the potential for the discovery of copper mineralisation suitable for ex-ploitation by opencast mining in central Namibia. Mining and exploration history of the Rehoboth-Dordabis-Witvlei area There are a large number of late-Proterozoic sedi-

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Optimum Colliery, South Africa - Mining Weekly

Opencast mining started in 1971 because of the shallow depth of the coal seams in some areas. The underground operation was progressively phased out and replaced by opencast mining

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Wirtgen Group - Wikipedia

In 1981, Wirtgen built the first surface miners for opencast mining and routing operations in hard rock. From 1987 onwards, Wirtgen introduced cold recycling as an economical method of road rehabilitation. Two years later, ...

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(PDF) Impact of Opencast Coal Mining on the Quality of ...

The present study relates to the impact study of opencast coal mining on the quality of both surface and groundwater as well as on vegetation in the Simlong coal field area of Jharkhand.Study Area: The present study was undertaken in the Simlong area, where coal is being worked since 1981.

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Opencast Mining (Hansard, 23 July 1987)

§Mr. Cummings. asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list, by county, for each year, from 1976 until 29 February 1984, inclusive, every opencast coal mining application for authorisation that he considered, stating in each case whether or not the relevant local authority formally approved the application and whether or not the application was authorised.

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Opencast coalmining and the politics of coal production ...

Focusing on the general picture, as well as the specific changes in the Northeast, the authors consider the ramifications of an expanding opencast sector in British coal mining. They draw attention to the intersecting politics of employment and environment and suggest that a basis for opposition campaigns may be constructed.

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Singareni Collieries Company - Wikipedia

The Singareni Collieries Company or SCCL is a government-owned coal mining company in India.One of the public sector undertakings, the company is jointly owned by the Telangana government (51 percent) and the Union Government (49 percent). The Union Government's administration of the company is through the Ministry of Coal.SCCL is currently operating 48 mines where 19 opencast

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Groundwater problems in surface mining in the United ...

An outline of ground water problems in surface mining in the United Kingdom is presented. Sources of mine water in surface mining are described together with the operational problems created by adverse groundwater conditions. The effects of groundwater on the stability of excavation slopes, spoil slopes and superficial deposits are described with the aid of case histories.

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SafetyinSouthAfrican mines:Ananalysisof accidentstatistics

1981 1,6 1,3 0,92 0,14 1982 1,6 1,4 0,70 0,17 1983 2,5 2,2 0,49 0,15 TABLE V PUBLISHED (SURFACEPLUSUNDERGROUND) FATALITYRATES(PER 1000'INSERVICE')ANDUNDERGROUND RATES(PER1000'ATWORK' PERYEAR)INCOALMINES usuallyworkeitherunderground oronthesurface,and onlyveryrarelyalternate betweenthetwo,thereisno actual mining activity

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Mr.Japie Gouws - Operations Manager - HIGHPOINT Opencast ...

Chamber of mines Advanced Certificate for Rescue Brigadesman(1982 - 10 years service). MSR Zone commander(1987).Mine Record for single shift development at Annan shaft(1985), Doornfontein.Courses - Group Safety, Supervisors Safety , Advanced Loss control(1984), Conflict handling(2001), Middle management Safety and Health leadership(2005),incident Lead Investigator(2005), First line

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John Brazil - Production Superintendent - downer EDI ...

Management of Survey Team for Opencast and Underground Mining Activities Survey Cadet / Mine Surveyor Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd Mar 1982 - Feb 1992 10 ... 1978 - 1981. St Cancies -1976 - 1977. View John’s full profile See who you know in common Get introduced Contact John directly ...

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Sean Pellow - Head of Technical Services Division ...

Opencast diamond mine, 20 million tonne waste and ore mining operation using electric shovel and truck mining equipment. De Beers and government ownership. Produce yearly, 5, 10, 15 and life of mine plans. Monitor earthmoving machinery performance. Alternative mining methods. Using Datamine for mine design and optimization.

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Coal Action: Opencast Mining Communities National Coal ...

In 1981, the same year the Easington colliery in County Durham closed, 827 Wayuu people were forced from their lands to make way for the Cerrejon mine, in La Guajira peninsula, North East Colombia. The guaranteed supply of cheaper Colombian opencast coal aided Thatcher´s Government in ending the British deep coal mining industry. Coal Use Today

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OPERATION OF HUNTLY POWER STATION INCLUDING

Proceedings ORSNZ August 1981 In this paper the operation of Huntly power station is discussed in terms of its projected role within the New Zealand electricity system. Aspects of coal supply including underground and opencast mining and coal stockpiling are considered ufeing linear programming and Monte Carlo modelling techniques. 1. Introduction

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Optimum Colliery, South Africa - Mining Weekly

Opencast mining started in 1971 because of the shallow depth of the coal seams in some areas. The underground operation was progressively phased out and replaced by opencast mining

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Wirtgen Group - Wikipedia

In 1981, Wirtgen built the first surface miners for opencast mining and routing operations in hard rock. From 1987 onwards, Wirtgen introduced cold recycling as an economical method of road rehabilitation. Two years later, ...

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(PDF) Impact of Opencast Coal Mining on the Quality of ...

The present study relates to the impact study of opencast coal mining on the quality of both surface and groundwater as well as on vegetation in the Simlong coal field area of Jharkhand.Study Area: The present study was undertaken in the Simlong area, where coal is being worked since 1981.

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Singareni Collieries Company - Wikipedia

The Singareni Collieries Company or SCCL is a government-owned coal mining company in India.One of the public sector undertakings, the company is jointly owned by the Telangana government (51 percent) and the Union Government (49 percent). The Union Government's administration of the company is through the Ministry of Coal.SCCL is currently operating 48 mines where 19 opencast

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Opencast coalmining and the politics of coal production ...

Focusing on the general picture, as well as the specific changes in the Northeast, the authors consider the ramifications of an expanding opencast sector in British coal mining. They draw attention to the intersecting politics of employment and environment and suggest that a basis for opposition campaigns may be constructed.

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(PDF) Slope Stability Acceptance Criteria for Opencast ...

A new technique for selection of acceptable FoS and PoF for opencast mine slope design is presented based on the explicit consideration of uncertainties in the slope design, the consequences of ...

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Nickel mining in New Caledonia - Wikipedia

Nickel mining in New Caledonia is a major sector of the New Caledonian economy. The islands contain about 7,100,000 tonnes of nickel which is about 10% of the world's nickel reserves. With the annual production of about 107,000 tonnes in 2009, New Caledonia was the world's fifth largest producer after Russia (266,000), Indonesia (189,000), Canada (181,000) and Australia (167,000).

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Ishmael Katanda - Chief Mine Surveyor - Skorpion Zinc Mine ...

Started as underground senior surveyor and later transferred to opencast mining operations as Sectional Surveyor. I was accountable for all Opencast operations. Initiated updates of all old underground plans to digital format using Surpac Software and HP A0 digitizing Tablet. I was part of the commissioning of Aquilla Drill Navigation systems.

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Optimisation of Overburden Dump Capacity using Limit ...

Open cast mining allows easy access to workers and machinery along with a safer working environment. Upon comparing the results of the statistical analyses of the mining methods given by Hedberg (1981), it can be said that materials and supply costs of underground mining are 50% more than those of opencast mining along with five ...

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A geochemical Survey of Opencast Mine Water in the United ...

Opencast coal mining in Great Britain is administered by British Coal in six geographical regions, namely; Scotland, North-East, North-West, Central-East, Central-West and South West. ... 1981 the compliance with water discharge consent conditions, (governing the quality of the discharged water), for the North-west was 59% compared ...

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Benhaus Mining

The group unbundled leaving Benhaus Mining (Pty) Ltd (originally Benhaus NW) to operate in the opencast mining industry: 1994: The group commenced with opencast mining operations primarily in the chrome industry: 1989: Further expansion occurred in the construction industry: 1984: The group branched out into civil construction work: 1981

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A new lake is being created – the Cottbuser ... - LEAG

The lignite seam in this mine was about 45 metres deep and up to 11 metres thick. The first preparations for the exploration of the opencast mine, including the lowering of the groundwater level, began in the mid-1970s. On 8 April 1981, the first coal train entered the

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