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Author International Conference on Hoisting and Haulage (2010 : Las Vegas, Nev.)

Title Hoist & Haul 2010 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Hoisting and Haulage / Edited by Peter Brokenshire & Susan Andersen
Published Littleton, Colo. : Society for Mining Metallurgy, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 333 pages) : illustrations
Contents Brake control strategy reducing after-stop conveyance oscillations / Klaus Kacy -- "Nx2" configuration for a mine hoist multi-channel braking system / Klaus Kacy -- Winding rope life and safety on incline winders / Malcolm Greenway -- Extending traditional limits in shaft steelwork design / Geoff J. Krige, Christo Croeser -- Improving inspection and maintenance of old vertical mine shafts / Geoff J. Krige, David Blitenhall -- Design of overwind arresting systems / Rodney Hamilton -- Hoisting by float chamber / Ross Guenther -- A case study with rope life record of 54 mm ropes operating on a South African double-drum rock winder / Kevin Willemse, Bodo Schmitz -- Overview of shaft sinking methods / A.E.A. Northcote -- Minimizing coincident peaking in a multi-hoist mine system / Julian B. Fisher -- Reduction of network peak power and power swing demand in mine hoist applications / Borje Johansson -- Life assessment and life extension of the U62 winder motor at Xstrata Mount Isa Mines / Bob Kyte, Ron Scollay -- Induction motors and PWM drives -- the ideal solution for large hoist applications / Simon W. Mulley -- The use of Koepe winders for the sinking of a deep vertical shaft / G.L. du Plessis [and others] -- Emergency braking system for use with steel mine shaft guides / Andre du Preez, Steve Hill -- Influence of high airflow velocity on the balance rope behaviour / Graeme Medhurst, Steve Grobler, Greg Connolly -- High-speed load-out conveyors / Michael J. Peden -- Compensating sheaves -- are they necessary? / Bob Townsend -- Hoisting equipment cost estimation in underground mines / Ahmad Reza Sayadi [and others] -- Improving safety and efficiency of mine hoisting / Darrell Gillis, Phil Joggerst, Mike Beus -- Innovative techniques and methodology at the Lake Mead intake #2 connection modifications / Greg Cowley, Boodie Hurd, Michael Feroz -- Impala platinum no. 16 shaft project to hoist in excess of 3 Mt of ore per annum / Wendy Naysmith, Socrates Vakalis -- Safety and efficiency benefits of automated Koepe winder rope handling systems as employed on the Impala Platinum no. 16 and 17 shaft projects / Timothy G. Keegan -- Friction hoisting in North America -- a historical perspective / Tim Gartner, Paul Henri -- The role of simulation in ground handling optimization at the Grasberg Block Cave Mine / Iain Ross [and others] -- Understanding underground ore handling and shifting bottleneck identification using discrete-event simulation / Kim Hindle, Valerie Limmer -- Lift and production rate characterisation of hoists and belt conveyors for underground mass mining / J.C. Spreadborough -- Motorized rail cars -- models to estimate comparative capital and operating costs / Scott A. Stebbins -- Optimizing the balance rope weight -- a method to increase the practical hoisting distance for single conveyance friction hoists / Tim Gartner, Borje Johansson, Sigurd Grimestad -- Radial pressure damage analysis of wire ropes operating on multi-layer drum winders / Gerhard Rebel, Roland Verreet
Summary Hoist and Haul 2010 is a compilation of the papers delivered at the prestigious "2010 International Conference on Hoisting and Haulage." It provides the most current, cutting-edge insights into important issues faced by today's mining professionals, including the ever increasing challenges of larger, more efficient, and safer ore handling systems, new developments in technology, and the design decisions greatly influenced by these advancements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hoisting machinery -- Congresses.
Mine hoisting -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Andersen, Susan.
Brokenshire, Peter
LC no. 2011414052
ISBN 0873353382 (electronic bk.)
1613440375 (electronic bk.)
9780873353380 (electronic bk.)
9781613440377 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Hoist and Haul 2010