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Understandably, mine planning departments appreciate a visual overview
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Description: The chart is an overview of
a typical modern diamond mine that
includes the surface and underground mining
infrastructure, process plant
and process flow diagram.
The chart features
Kimberlite vertical ore body mining, alluvial mining, coastal
the Kimberlite Mining infrastructure is the development, mining,
extraction and ventilation levels.
Open bench mining, Sub-level caving, Mechanised block caving,
block caving, Vertical crater retreat, Mechanised fissure mining, etc.
Feed preparation plant, Primary scrubbing, screening and de-gritting plant,
plant, and Flocculant plant. Vertical shaft infrastructure,
Open cast mining,
Alluvial mining, Marine mining, Ship based recovery plant.
ore-body mining infrastructure, Ore & waste bins/silos, Shuttle conveyors,
Rail hoppers, Tipping station, Ore skips, Access ramp, Underground crusher,
Grizzly, Impact hammer,
Ventilation shaft, Return airway, Long hole drills,
Load haul dumper (LHDs),
Radio-controlled LHDs, Locomotives,
Cross-cut, Crown pillars, Undercut drifts, Workshop,
Ore draw-off points,
Winch, Scrapers, Haulages, Trackless mining methods,
Transfer house, Primary stockpile, Primary crushing, Ore tip,
Tamrock long-hole drill and more.