open pit blasting operations and building safety

Characterisation of blast vibration generated from open-pit blasting …

 · Characterisation of blast vibration generated from open-pit blasting at surface and in belowground openings P. K. Singh* and M. P. Roy The safety and stability of underground coal mine workings may be affected by opencast mines operating in close proximity. A ...

Best Practices Guide for Close Proximity Blasting Operations

Proximity Blasting Operations and will update this document on an as and when required basis. ... Proximity environments such as quarries, open pit mines, demolition, fireworks, special effects, etc. are outside the scope, intent and application of this any and ...

CBD-63. Blasting and Building Damage

CBD-63. Blasting and Building Damage Originally published March 1965. T.D. Northwood and R. Crawford When blasting operations are undertaken in a settled area, the occupants of the surrounding buildings often become aware of the accompanying ground ...

Vibration Safety Criteria for Surficial Rock Mass of Open Pit …

Combined with the field blasting operations during the open-pit to underground mining in Daye iron mine, the blasting vibration safety criteria is calculated. It is obtained that the blasting vibration safety criteria for the north slope and the south slope are 11.08cm/s and 10.20cm/s respectively.

ON-BENCH PRACTICES FOR OPEN CUT MINES AND QUARRIES

significantly across open cut coal operations, open pit metal mines and quarries, and Edition 1 November 2015 Australian Explosives Industry and Safety Group

Blasting precautions you must take

 · Blasting precautions you must take. Ensure all of your personnel are at a safe distance when a blast is set to occur. Photo courtesy of Dyno Nobel. Blasting is essential to the mining industry. Explosives provide the energy to break and loosen the rock necessary for processing. To effectively blast rock, a tremendous amount of energy must be ...

Continuous Monitoring and Improvement of the Blasting Process in Open Pit …

Blasting is a key activity in the mining cycle, commonly used in both open pit and underground mines to fragment the rock mass into rock boulders that can be handled by mine equipment. The resulting range of blasted block size distribution (BBSD) has important implications on

Open-Pit Mining Definition | Anglo American

Open-pit Mining Operations Open-pit mines are dug on benches that are between four and sixty-meters in size, depending on the size of machinery used to excavate. The walls of most open-pit mines are dug at an angle and include steps to prevent avalanches from occurring inside the build site.

GEOTECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN OPEN PIT MINES

Guideline August 1999 Geotechnical Considerations in Open Pit Mines Version 1.0 Department of Minerals and Energy Page 4 of 49 2.0 LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS (WA) The Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 contains regulations (in Part 13), that

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Applicable OSHA Standards and Safety and Health Topic Pages The following table provides links to several OSHA standards (not all-inclusive) that may contain requirements that apply to abrasive blasting operations. For example, the removal of lead paint by ...

HSE: Information about health and safety at work

SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMISSION FOR THE MINING AND OTHER EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES Doc. No 5995/2/98-EN Amended by the SHC on 25.3.99 (Doc. 1175/01-EN) Committee on Surface Workings GUIDANCE FOR CARRYING OUT RISK

EXPLOSIVES & BLASTING

Building on more than 140 years of experience and innovation in blasting, we have enhanced our ability to deliver value for customers by adding world-class digital expertise and solutions to our existing suite of market-leading products ...

Characterisation of blast vibration generated from open-pit blasting …

 · Characterisation of blast vibration generated from open-pit blasting at surface and in belowground openings P. K. Singh* and M. P. Roy The safety and stability of underground coal mine workings may be affected by opencast mines operating in close proximity.

Controlling the Adverse Effects of Blasting

Controlling the Adverse Effects of Blasting This module addresses the control of offsite impacts that result from blasting, namely: • vibrations, • airblast, and • flyrock. Much of the information in the module is derived from the Surface Mining Control and

Short-Term Planning for Open Pit Mines: A Review

Keywords: open-pit mining, short-term planning, operations research 1 Introduction An open-pit mine consists of a set of pits, in which horizontal layers of material (benches) are extracted from the top down. ...

Publishing Open Access research journals & papers | …

 · With the increase of open-pit and underground combined mining and the occasional need of open-pit mining, several underground workings may be located in close proximity to an operating open-pit mine. In these cases, ground vibrations generated due to open-pit blasting may be hazardous to the stability of adjoining underground workings as well as surface building structures and …

OPEN PIT MINING THROUGH UNDERGROUND WORKINGS

OPEN PIT MINING THROUGH UNDERGROUND WORKINGS 2.0 LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS (WA) The Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 includes a provision (Regulation 13.8) relating to surface mining operations where mining is being

JAn 203 1 of 21 Surface Blasting Safety Procedures

oitted to Ecellence in Mining Safety Last Modified: Page: JAN 2013 2 of 21 MODULE 12 (C ONT.)Surface Blasting Safety Procedures Blasting Materials Surface delays, detonators or blasting caps, boosters, safety fuse, down-line and other

10. Noise Effects

construction equipment, open pit mining activities, haul vehicles, and vehicle traffic. The objective of this chapter is to provide noise modelling results that can be used to assess potential noise effects to wildlife receptors (Chapter 16), human receptors (Chapter 21), commercial and non-

The Open Civil Engineering Journal

628 The Open Civil Engineering Journal, 2017, Volume 11 Jiang et al. research object. The mathematical models for blasting vibration safety criteria are proposed based on the ultimate tensile stress criterion, ultimate shear stress criterion and Mohr-Coulomb

Safety • AMS

AMS conducts all contract open pit mining operations including drilling, blasting, loading and hauling under the QMS that addresses all aspects of our business activities. The QMS is a key quality business driver and is deployed across all offices and sites.

Blasting Safety – Revisiting Site Security

a construction blasting operation near Marlboro, NY, flyrock was showered on passing motorists on Route 9 W about 180 feet from the blast pit. This incident resulted in property damage and injury. There are numerous instances where the bounds of the blast

SELECTION THE OPTIMAL PARAMETERS OF DRILLING AND …

AND BLASTING OPERATIONS AT THE OPEN PIT OF STONE COAL "PROGORELICA" - BALJEVAC Abstract Blasting is an integral part of excavation in the field "Progorelica". The quality of blasted mate-rial depends on proper selection of drilling and blasting

GUIDELINES ON SAFETY BUND WALLS

Safety Bund Walls Around Abandoned Open Pit Mines Department of Industry and Resources Document No. ZMA048HA In cases where the mine owner wishes to locate the abandonment bund closer to the edge of the open pit than specified by this guideline

Safety in Open Pit Mining

 · Rock falls pose a significant risk in both underground and open pit mines. They could be responsible for a substantial number of fatalities, and serious injuries, infrastructure damage, and financial loss, meaning the production should be stopped for safety issues. Rock fall safety …

7.2.3: Pit Terminology | ABC 123: Testing Site / Course

There are two types of benches in each open pit mine: working benches and safety (catch) benches. Working Benches Working benches are where unit operations (drilling, blasting, loading, and hauling) are performed. Working benches are wider than safety

Optimized design of drilling and blasting operations in …

 · Drilling and blasting are the two most significant operations in open pit mines that play a crucial role in downstream stages. While previous research has focused on optimizing these operations as two separate parts or merely in a specific parameter, this paper proposes a system dynamic model (SDM) for drilling and blasting operations as an interactive system.

Abrasive Blasting Operations, Engineering Control and Work …

ABRASIVE BLASTING OPERATIONS Engineering Control and Work Practices Manual Enviro-Management & Research, Inc. Washington, D.C. 20001 FINAL REPORT Contract No. 210-75-0029 U.S " DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE

PROCEDURES FOR BLASTING

in blasting safety and blasting techniques, and are available to provide assistance during all phases of the blasting operations. Prior to blasting the Contractor shall submit a written blast plan to the Engineer for conditional approval. The Engineer ...

Assessment of backbreak due to blasting operation in …

 · One of the major problems related to blasting operations in open pit mines is the formation of cracks on the benches behind the last row of blast holes (backbreak). Prediction of backbreak plays an important role in the safety of open pit mining and the reduction of the detrimental effects resulting from blasting operations. In this study, we have tried to develop predictive models for ...

Geotechnical considerations open pit audit guide

Geotechnical considerations open pit audit – guide Approved: 27 January 2016 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004 Postal address: Mineral House, 100 Plain Street, East Perth WA 6004 Telephone: (08) 9358 8002 [email protected] >[#]

Drill And Blast Best Practices Part One: Bench …

 · The operations of drilling and blasting are critical to mining operations. The safety of a blast, the quality of the material fragmentation, the roads'' conditions, and the resulting slope stability all strongly depend on the proper execution of these jobs.