Mining Net steel mesh support a new approach to the enhancement of the mineral mining efficiency in conditions of strict compliance with safety rules and equipment operation procedures

M. Tashiro

Based on the analysis of the personnel and equipment safety risks at open pits the author substantiates the importance of the implementation of special engineering and technological solutions. One of these solutions, namely, Mining Net steel mesh support for bank slopes and pit walls, has been developed and implemented by engineers of TOKYO ROPE MFG. CO., LTD. The article describes the structural components of mesh support, and case studies of its application in open pits.

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Mining Industry Journal №1 2012, p.54