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Open Pit Mining

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Surface mining

Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels...

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Copper Mining Market

Copper mining market can be segmented on the basis of mining methods used into Open pit mining and Underground miningThis research report analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends...

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Philippine Metals Inc

Open Pit Mining Open-pit mining starts from the earth's surface and maintains exposure to the surface throughout the extraction period A pit or oval shape is excavated over time to access the copper ore deposits and this excavation usually has stepped, or benched, side slopes and can reach depths as low as 400 meters The excavation is ....

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Open Pit Mining

open-pit mining Mining a method of mining in which the surface excavation is open for the duration of mining activity, employed to remove ores and minerals near the surface by first removing the waste or overburden and then breaking and loading the ore Used to mine thick, steeply inclined coalbeds and also used extensively in hard-rock mining ....

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Morenci Copper Mine, Arizona

The Detroit Copper Company started mining at Morenci, 16km south of Silver City, Arizona, in 1872 Copper Queen Consolidated Mining bought the property in 1885, with the company name changed to Phelps Dodge in 1917 Ninety years later in March 2007, Phelps Dodge merged with Freeport McMoRan Copper ....

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Open pit copper mining

Open-pit mining is used when the orebodies are extensive and relatively close to the surface The sterile/ore ratio is one of the factors which defines the exploitation method and the final dimensions of the mine cuts In general, open-pit mining consists of a system to exploit open pits with multiple bench Operations start with drilling and ....

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2 Mining Methods

Open pit mining is a technique used to extract copper ore near the earth's surface Open pit mining is the most widely used technique of mining copper today It is accomplished by creating and using benches or terraces to gradually reach deeper under the earth's surface Underground mining is used when the copper ore is not near the earth's ....

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The World's 20 Largest Copper Mines

The world's 20 largest copper mines produce nearly 9 million metric tons of the precious metal a year, about 40% of the world's total copper mine capacity Chile and Peru, alone, account for more than half of the copper mines on this list The US makes the cut, as well, with two mines among the top 20...

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Basics of an open pit mine

Open pit mines can be used in coal mining, and they are used extensively in "hard rock" mining for ores such as metal ores, copper, gold, iron, aluminum, and many minerals In a open pit coal mine, the pit bottom would be the bottom mined coal seam elevation, since it is usually feasible to extract multiple seams when surface mining coal In a ....

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The Mining Life: Open Pit vs Underground

Open pit and underground mines are often in remote locations that require miners to work and live on mining camps for long periods of time, which can cause psychological problems that manifest themselves in dangerous situations These camps are usually tightly regulated in terms of drugs and alcohol, which can exacerbate feelings of isolation ....

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Giant shovels in open pit copper mine in Uath

04022013· Giant shovels in open pit copper mine in Utah The dump trucks fully loaded can weigh over 1 million Pounds The visitor center will be close until 2014 at least due to the ground shifting so I ....

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