A Methodology Concept for Mutual Adaptation of the Truck-and-Conveyor Transport and the Evolving Open Pit Mining Systems

DOI: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.30686/1609-9192-2022-1S-78-85
Читать на русскоя языкеA.V. Glebov
Institute of Mining of Ural Branch of RAS, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation
Russian Mining Industry №1S / 2022 р. 78-85

Abstract: Haulage of the rock mass in open pit mining of deep ore deposits remains one of the main and most time-consuming processes. This requires a scientifically justified approach to designing the transport systems and the mining equipment characteristics appropriate to the specific mining conditions of the deposit. Mining of mineral deposits is characterized with a gradual development of the transport and the open-pit mining systems, being a set of mining workings that vary in time and space Transition of the mining system from an unstable state to a steady operation with a new organizational structure, properly equipped both technologically and technically, that corresponds to the changing external and internal factors, is an adaptation process. Studies of the mutual adaptation processes of the truck-and-conveyor transport system and the mining system which is evolving with the increasing depth of the open pit, with the purpose of managing the mutual consistency of these systems is an important research issue. Its solution will help to develop the theory of transport systems that can improve the efficiency of the truck-and-conveyor application in mining of deep ore deposits. The efficiency of mining deep ore deposits using the in-pit crushing and conveying technology is ensured by the of managing the mutual adaptation of the truck-and-conveyor and the evolving mining systems by making pre-planned technical, technological and organizational decisions in response to changing internal and external operating conditions with due account of the transient processes and their development patterns.

Keywords: deep quarry, transients, mutual adaptation, in-pit crushing and conveying technology, internal and external factors, mining system, truck-and-conveyor transport

Acknowledgments: The paper was prepared within the framework of the State Contract No.075-00412-22 PR. Topic 1 (2022-2024). Methodological Basis for a Strategy of Integrated Development of Solid Mineral Reserves along with the Evolution of Mining Systems (FUWE-2022-0005), reg. No.1021062010531-8-1.5.1.

For citation: Glebov A.V. A Methodology Concept for Mutual Adaptation of the Truck-and-Conveyor Transport and the Evolving Open Pit Mining Systems. Gornaya promyshlennost = Russian Mining Industry. 2022;(1 Suppl.):78–85. DOI: 10.30686/1609-91922022-1S-78-85.

Article info

Received: 30.09.2021

Revised: 19.10.2021

Accepted: 21.10.2021

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Andrey V. Glebov – Candidate of Technical Sciences, Deputy Director, Institute of Mining of Ural Branch of RAS, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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