Planning of Underground Metal Mining Projects

Course Name: 

Planning of Underground Metal Mining Projects (MN465)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Planning and scheduling of insets, shaft bottoms, winding and transportation systems. Surface lay outs including mill and concentrator plants. Determination of number and dimensions of stopes. Planning and scheduling of a cycle of operations. Concept of ore blending. Overall planning and scheduling of activities in metal mining and processing. Case studies of planning of mining operations.


Agoshkov M., et. Al., Mining of Ores and Non- Metallic Minerals, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1983.


Mining Engineering

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Karnataka, India.

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