Research into the opportunity of mucking process optimization in mine shaft sinking

R.O. Kachaev

Mucking (rock loading) is the most labour intensive part of the shaft sinking and hoist installation process. The level of the sinking cycle mechanization in mine construction is estimated at 90%.

№5 (129) 2016

Key words: underground construction, vertical shafts, sinking cycle, mucking (rock loading).

Mining Industry Journal №5 (129) 2016, p.64