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MIME 419 Surface Mining (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mining & Materials Engineering : Choice of a surface mining method. Analysis of soil and rock mass properties related to surface mining. Calculation and monitoring of stripping ratios, ultimate pit depth, slope stability, rock reinforcement, bench and berm dimensioning and ramp design. Loading and hauling systems. Surface layout and development. Water drainage systems. Production and cost analysis. Computerized design techniques.

Terms: Summer 2013

Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Summer)

  • (3-3-3)
  • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 322, MIME 333 and MIME 325