A. Kirichenko, A. Kartavy
The article describes the mining pattern and configuration of equipment for a conveyor-based cyclic-continuous ore loading and transportation system. This conveyor has been designed by ZAO NKMZ for Muruntau open pit belonging to Navoi GMK. The authors present basic specifications and design features of the KNK-270 conveyor, data on the transported mined material and operating environment. A brief historic review of the conveyor R&D is included.