Mine planning and design integration

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 86, No. 970, 1993

Earl Gebhardt, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., Lanigan Division

The planning and design of mining panels in the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., Lanigan Division mine Block B involved a number of investigative techniques. The techniques utilized to gain insight into the viability of mining included 2-D and 3-D seismic surveys, longhole drilling, exploration wells, photolineament, magnetic and gravity surveys, and actual room excavation.
Keywords: Geophysics, Mining panels, Ore reserves, Geological anomalies, Fracture lineament.
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