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Major Mines & Projects | Perkoa Mine

The Perkoa mine is an underground operation, however, a small open pit was mined to reach near surface material during initial start-up to increase plant throughput as the underground mine ramped up production. The pit is now complete. Underground mining with contractors carrying out all aspects of the mining process commenced in February 2013.

Leeville Mine Deposits (MRDS #10310420) AU

Capital expenditures for the project include a surface de-watering system, offices, shaft hoisting systems, surface backfill plant and underground mining support facilities. Newmont expected to begin producing ore from Leeville toward the end of 2005, and the underground mine will produce 550,000 - 600,000 ounces of gold per year through 2020 ...

Mine dewatering | Sulzer

High-capacity dewatering with the XJ 900. The Sulzer XJ 900 brings state-of-the-art hydraulic design, an IE3 motor and innovative solutions to common mine dewatering challenges. White cast iron impellers with rubber coated volutes provide long pump life in demanding mining applications.

Dewatering Systems for Underground and Surface Mines in ...

SYSTEM FOR UNDERGROUND MINES DEWATERING Generally, water presence in the floor sandy partings is one of limiting factors in the mining process, due to hydrostatic pressure as well as high prices of water withdrawal. From the aspect of dewatering and safety at work, each locality or technology has its own specific features and requests.

Breakthrough Dewatering Solution

Garpenberg underground zinc mine and the Boliden Aitik open-pit copper mine, as well as the successful mining ... mine''s dewatering equipment to significant wear, impact-ing operations. Working to improve overall mine produc- ... time, we had access to a pumping system that could automatically adapt to its environment, working only

Overcoming the challenges of mine dewatering

Mine sites need to assess the permeability and porosity of the ground, the amount of surface water and geological features such as seasonal rainfall before starting a dewatering process.

Pump design and its effect on mine safety and ...

 · Roof support systems. While the dewatering pumps manage with water levels, so it is equally important to ensure that the roof of an underground mine remains in …

Underground Dewatering System | Mineforce Australia

As part of the infrastructure for the new underground mine, Mineforce was commissioned to fabricate and install a dewatering system that would remove underground mine water and would be capable of handling emergency inflows. This project followed on from the In Pit dewatering developments successfully installed by Mineforce the previous year.

Galmoy Lead / Zinc Mine

The mine came on stream in 1997 and was Ireland''s first new underground mine for 20 years. In May 2005, the Canadian-based company, Lundin Mining Corp., completed a merger with Arcon and in November 2006, the company further increased its zinc-mining portfolio through a merger with Eurozinc Mining.

Dewatering Mines | Pumps & Systems

 · As the landscape of a mine changes-whether open pit or underground-so do the requirements and space availability for mine dewatering equipment. Moving Water Water is a constant threat to mining, whether it enters a mine through infiltration or comes from a storm.

Tim Zuroweste

Raisbored a new shaft, upgrading a 500,000 cfm mine ventilation system and maintained 1,200 gpm dewatering system Created long term mine plans and improved productivity and equipment utilization ...

Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground ...

 · Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground Water Management System is located in the Silesian plateau of southern Poland, in one of Europe''s classic metallogenic provinces. It possesses a monumental underground water management system …

An Introduction to Design of Dewatering Systems

dewatering systems are discussed in the technical literature. Mathematical, graphical, and electroanalogous methods of analyzing seepage flow through generalized soil conditions and boundaries to various types of dewatering or pressure relief systems are presented in the technical literature.

Mine dewatering

Mine dewatering is a production critical function; inflow of waters needs to be removed to maintain a safe production environment. In order to ensure redundancy, the pumping system must include spare pumps and parts. In a three-unit system, any two pumps need to be able to provide the maximum inflow.

How to choose a mine dewatering pump

 · Diesel is used mainly in mobile dewatering pumps, such as those operating at the bottom of a mine pit, which require frequent relocation alongside the mine''s sumps as the mine develops. In these scenarios, a manually primed centrifugal pump would require a very time-consuming exercise each time it was moved.

Major Mines & Projects | Olympias Mine

The construction of a new underground magazine is planned for 2021. Steady-state full production explosives consumption is estimated at 45 tonnes per month. As an operating mine, infrastructure is well developed with existing process water, compressed air, electrical distribution, and dewatering systems.

Tarnowskie Góry, Lead-silver-zinc mine and its underground ...

The Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine is situated in the Silesian plateau in southern Poland. It lies within the northern part of the Upper Silesian Industrial District - one of traditional methalogenous regions. This lead, silver and zinc mine with an integrated underground water management system is the largest and the most significant ...

Mine dewatering techniques

 · Mine dewatering techniques for open pit and underground mines. ... installation and operation of groundwater control and dewatering systems. He is widely published on dewatering and groundwater control and is the author of the UK industry guidance on dewatering (CIRIA Report C515 Groundwater Control Design and Practice) as well as a dewatering ...

Mine dewatering techniques

 · 18. Underground Mine Dewatering Techniques • In underground mines, the conventional approach is to allow groundwater to enter the workings, effectively using the mine itself as a drain • The water entering the mine is passed along roadways (by pumping or gravity) to a deeper part of the mine (sump) or shaft bottom, to be pumped out via ...

Al Masane Project – Al Masane Al Kobra

Al Masane Al Kobra (AMAK) operates an underground copper, zinc, silver, gold mine in the Najran Province of South West Saudi Arabia. The mine is located 80km North of Najran and 220km East of Abha. AMAK is currently developing a new open pit gold mine called Guyan some 15kms from the existing AMAK mine site.

Mining and Mineral Processing Pumps

Dewatering Maintaining dry underground pits and open pit water levels requires a combination of design flexibility and horsepower that only Flowserve offers. Design options include submersible motor pumps, axially split single- and multistage pumps and reciprocating plunger pumps. Process Water Mining processes require steady and reliable delivery

(PDF) The Economic Cost of Dewatering of the "Hajvalia" Mine

In deep level mining, water reticulation systems are one of the major consumers of electricity. The refrigeration plants, together with the underground water supply and underground dewatering ...

Mine Dewatering Design and Implementation

The Mine Dewatering Design and Implementation course covers the basics and advanced detailed planning for the accurate control and management to prevent uncontrolled water ingress to open pit and underground mines. The mine types studied range from simple open pit to complex block caves and include examples from base metals, precious metals ...

Dewatering an active zinc mine

 · Dewatering an active zinc mine. The McArthur River mine is currently the largest zinc resource in the world. It is located 45 km south west of the township of Borroloola in the Gulf Region of the Northern Territory, adjacent to the McArthur River. Maintaining the mine site requires extensive water management and dewatering, and a $28 million ...

Custom Mining Solutions

Simem Underground Solutions provides advanced equipment for the production of concrete, pastefill, shotcrete, and cemented rockfill product for mining operations worldwide. Our custom mining solutions are designed specifically for your project, timeline, and specifications to ensure a mining operation moves forward without interruption.

Magma Copper Mine "Underground De-Watering Pump Project ...

 · Created in 1992, this training video was designed for Magma''s Drill & Pump Shop Team.

New Technology of Preventing and Controlling Underground ...

mining, reduce the cost of preventing and controlling mine water and protect environment and underground water resource according to the government''s policies, Changsha Institute of Mining Research Co., Ltd has developed a series of new technology of controlling underground water hazards in non-coal Mine based on the long-term development and

Mine Dewatering System Design

 · Table of ContentsDesign of an Optimal Dewatering SystemSimulation of Ground-Water LevelsOptimization of Dewatering System Using MINOSResults Dewatering of a surface or underground mine can be a significant production cost. Total costs include both the capital costs for wells, pumps, and water-disposal facilities and the operating costs for pumping, treatment and …

Tackling the complexities of mine dewatering | UNSW ...

 · Excess water produced during dewatering is increasingly used for water supply, industrial processes or agriculture, and at some mines where water is too salty or brackish, desalination is an option. But in some cases, such as Rio Tinto''s Yandicoogina iron ore mine in the Pilbara, water is discharged along natural creek lines under licence.

Wolverine mine crumbles alongside Yukon Zinc''s finances ...

 · The underground workings of Yukon Zinc''s Wolverine mine are slowly filling with water because the company can no longer afford to operate the pumps and ventilation equipment. Yukon Zinc officially suspended operations at the mine on Jan. 21, citing falling mineral prices. On March 13 the company received creditor protection on $646 million in ...

Hydrogeological Investigations for Mine Dewatering

the basis for effective planning of mine dewatering systems. ... River estuary in North Carolina and underground lead-zinc mines of the Pend Oreille district in Washingron where a hydroelectric reservoir impounded 50 feet of water directly over the mine workings.

Mineral Processing Solutions

Most zinc is used in the galvanizing steel process. Other uses include the automotive, construction, electrical, and machinery industries. Zinc compounds include agricultural chemicals, paints, pharmaceuticals, and rubber. Refining. Zinc concentration is usually done at the mine site, prior to reaching the zinc processing plant (refinery).

OSISKO METALS PROVIDES INITIAL FINDINGS ON PINE POINT ...

shallow underground mines that were included in the 2020 PEA report. The objective is to e us these estimates to optimize the integration of the dewatering strategy into the life -of-mine ("LOM") plan. This will include strategic mine planning logistics and the new dewatering cost estimates.

Metal and solute transportation through a wetland at a ...

dewatering through a wetland at the Woodcutters lead-zinc mine in the Northern Territory, Australia. Groundwater aquifers drain into the underground workings that were then pumped into an ephemeral stream, which was developed as an extended wetland system, dominated by Typha sp.

NOTES ON SOME ABANDONED COPPER, LEAD, AND ZINC …

Corporation and work at the mine began in 1914 with dewatering of the shaft. Production was continuous from about 1914 to 1918; the ore was milled at the Allah Cooper mine approximately 8 miles to the south- west. The estimated total production by the time the Valzinco mine closed in 1918 was 5,000 tons of ore assaying 12.5 percent zinc and 5 ...

Kennedy Zinc Mine Near Hazel Green, Wisconsin | The Diggings™

The Kennedy Zinc Mine is near Hazel Green, Wisconsin. Historically the site has been part of the Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District. The Kennedy Zinc Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The ore mined is composed of sphalerite with waste material consisting primarily of dolomite, calcite and pyrite.

Mine Dewatering System | Total Dewatering Solutions | Weir

Mine Dewatering Systems . Mine Dewatering Systems. Our expert engineers will work with you to understand the specific dewatering requirements of your site, whether in-pit or underground. ... Seven years of uninterrupted dewatering… When HZL''s zinc mine struggled with an unreliable dewatering system, they approached Weir Minerals to streamline ...

Dewatering

Dewatering a mine site, regardless if it involves a trickle coming out of a garden-size hose or a gusher blasting out of huge hoses or pipes, calls for the right equipment to handle the job properly and responsibly, and the units featured on the following pages are what''s new in dewatering technology to help make mining safer.

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International Mining Engineering Consultants

Tara Mines. IME Consultants (IMEC) was engaged by Boliden Tara Mines Ltd (BTML) to provide engineering design and project management services to their 0750 Underground Workshop Project. BTML operate the largest underground zinc mine in Europe (9 th largest worldwide) in Tara and as part of continuing mine development, More...