What is mine monitoring?

What is mine monitoring

Proper mine monitoring improves the safety and productivity in a mining site. Geological formations may seem solid but they’re heavily impacted by mining. Any shift or direction the mining site takes, can potentially cause rocks to shift and the chance for collapse. The movement is one of the most the new thickened threats to monitor as it can introduce tunnel collapses, rock falls, and more. Underground mine monitoring as well as open pit monitoring instruments can check on the status of groundwater, load, stress, and the formations in the mining site.

Mine monitoring comes quietly after that can be placed on a mining site and offer high-performance route mining operation. They provide ongoing reports as well as quantitative data on the behavior of rock and groundwater systems. With insights into the safety and stability of the underground mining and excavation process, it’s possible to move a mine in new directions and prevent dangerous incidents.

Mine monitoring technology comes with advanced simulations today including 3-D deformation monitoring, 3-D modeling for various groundwater, laser scanning, and the chance for aerial surveys. Aerial surveys using drones and helicopter equipment can stand true groundwater and deposits to improve the efficiency of mining and also prevent shifting or disaster.

Monitoring mines improve safety and also offers the chance to strategize for designs in underground mining operations. This type of monitoring is regulation compliance for many standards in the industry and provides a future understanding of various slope behaviors and rock in a mining site. In order to preserve mining sites for the greatest longevity and to get the maximum return on investment from any mining site, these tools are crucial.

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This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker Mining Systems! For nearly half a century, Becker Mining has been at the forefront of industry safety. Becker/SMC is the industry’s leader in E-House Manufacturers USA increasingly more sophisticated electrical control systems. Most of the major innovations, design features, and specialized electrical components have been developed by Becker/SMC.

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