Blast-free mineral mining technology based on the application of hydraulic breakers

A.A. Medenkov

The author presents a comparative analysis of advantages and shortcomings of mineral mining technologies with the application of drilling and blasting development methods and those with mechanical methods of development based on the application of mounted hydraulic breakers. Data is also provided on the economics of the two technologies.

№3 (109) 2013

Key words: mineral mining, Hammer hydraulic breakers, saving, excavators, open pits

Mining Industry Journal №3 2013, p.65