Optimization of Blasting Parameters in Opencast Mines

  • CHINMAY KUMAR PARIDA
  • Published 2007

Abstract

Drilling and blasting are the major unit operations in opencast mining. Inspite of the best efforts to introduce mechanization in the opencast mines, blasting continue to dominate the production. Therefore to cut down the cost of production optimal fragmentation from properly designed blasting pattern has to be achieved. Proper adoption of drilling and… (More)

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