Conveyor systems design and application for surface mining

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 84, No. 955, 1991

A. Richmond, Huwood Ltd., Gateshead, England T. Atkinson, Atkinson Mining Services Ltd., Nottingham, England, and M. Scoble, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

This paper reviews the development of new designs in extensible and high angle conveyor systems. These aim to overcome the limitations of prior alternative concepts in design. The application of such systems in strip, terrace, open pit and mountain mining is reviewed.