The U.S. Forest Service determined that the haulage routes for a new underground gold mine near Butte, Montana, would have a negligible environmental impact, and approved their construction. Haulage roads are critical to mining operations, and require careful treatment and maintenance.
Minnesota Boy Scouts were treated to a day of mining education as part of an industry effort to promote community engagement and sustainable initiatives.
Mine haul roads begin at the loading face and often end at the waste dump — they can be used to transport products from the mine to waste disposal units, port facilities, and preparation plants along with ramps, haul roads are the lifeline of open pit mines. With these haul roads, however, come certain issues having to do with design …
What considerations should the Cline Group take into account when deciding whether to construct a trucking route to the Donkin Mine?
Experts say the future of metal mining looks bright, despite the recent drop in metal and precious mineral prices over the past few years.