Mining Durable flow measurement solutions for the harshest

The mining industry faces some of the harshest industrial environments. Accurate, reliable and durable flow monitoring is crucial to maintain well balanced and optimized minerals processing. The flowing media, most often abrasive mineral slurries, corrosive leach solutions, toxic chemicals and others, should better stay inside the pipe to ...

Coal Mining and Production - MIGA

Strip mining is one of the most economical surface processes. Here removal of overburden and coal extraction proceed in parallel strips along the face of the coal deposit, with the spoil being deposited behind the operation in the previously mined areas.

How is coal seam gas extracted? - NSW Resources and Geoscience

The process depressurises the coal seam, allowing the gas in the pores of the coal to be released and flow to the surface. The gas and liquid are brought to the surface via a pipe which is encased in layers of concrete and metal to prevent any leakage into permeable layers, including aquifers. On the surface, the gas is separated from the water.

Chemical Engineering, Mining Operations, & Process Flows

Instead of this being a simple flow rate model, it was a complex thermo-hydraulic flow vector. An international manufacturer of heavy duty mining equipment built a custom library of blocks in ExtendSim. Each block represented a different piece of their rock crushing equipment.

Machines Used in Coal Mining | Career Trend

Coal mining has been performed since the arrival of the Industrial Revolution in the mid-18th century. Coal is used as a fuel primarily for steam-generated electrical power plants, as well as being a component of certain industrial applications, such as steel manufacturing.

Commonly used mining techniques to extract coal | IEA

Jan 25, 2018 · In case of strip mining, coal seams are reached by removing the surface above them. The surface, which is referred to as overburden, is removed in long strips in this coal mining technique. The overburden taken out from the first strip is deposited outside the mining place. This process is referred to as out-of-pit dumping. The void resulting ...

PDF Coal Mining and Production - MIGA

Coal Mining and Production 342 Loads Per Unit of Production* Parameter Surface mining (t/1000t coal produced) Underground mining (t/1000t coal produced) Mining Techniques Contour Area Conventional Longwall Liquid effluents 0.24 1.2 1 1.6 Solid waste 10 10 3 5 Dust 0.1 0.06 0.006 0.01 Source: Based on Edgar, 1983

The coal mining life cycle - Mining for schools

Coal can be extracted from the earth either by surface mining or underground mining. In open-pit coal mining, a pit is dug in an area and this pit becomes the open-pit mine, sometimes called a quarry. Open-pit mines can expand to huge dimensions, until the coal deposit has been mined or the cost of transporting becomes too great.

Copper Mining & Extraction Process Flow Chart

This flowchart made of machinery icons explains or expresses in simple but clear terms the step of the Copper Mining and Copper Extraction Process. Starting from either open-pit or underground mining and using a different relevant treatment method for oxide or sulphide copper mineral (ore). Having a quick look now at how porphyry ores are treated and the metals extracted. There are two main ...

Coal preparation plant - Wikipedia

From the overflow orifice, the coal goes into the overflow chamber, and is discharged to the next stage of the process. Fluid on entry commences in the outer regions of the cyclone body. This combined with rotational motion to which it is constrained creates an outer spiral.