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Blog Mine Dewatering Groundwater Eng

May 22 2014 nbsp 0183 32Mine dewatering techniques Dewatering and groundwater control is an important part of many open pit and underground mines Effective dewatering is a prerequisite for safe and efficient mining Poorly controlled groundwater will waste money slow down mining and potentially cause adverse environmental impacts However techniques are available to successful control groundwater

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Comparison of Designs for the Dewatering of Coal Gold and

23 Oct 2009 KLM Consulting Services Lanseria Gauteng South Africa email kmorton klmcs co za Although the fundamental premises underlying the choice of mine dewatering design are the same for all mines experience on Southern Africa Mines has shown that there are differences between the designs nbsp

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FEFLOW Model of a Copper Mine Arizona USA DHI

Dewatering of two existing pits and one proposed pit were simulated using transient boundary conditions and The model also simulates numerous groundwater production wells which supply the mine for processing Sinton P O Comparison of FEFLOW and MODFLOW to Model Mine Sites with Deep Water Tables

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Comparative dewatering performance of slurries conditioned

In this study pressure filtration tests PFT were used to investigate and compare the dewatering performance of a natural polysaccharidebased flocculant to that of a synthetic polyacrylamidebased polymer when applied to a fine grained nonplastic sediment

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High Lift Mine Dewatering Multistage Centrifugal Pump

PMD multistage centrifugal mining water pump mine dewatering pump Add to Compare High lift horizontal mine dewatering pump Add to Compare 9 5m selfpriming suction 6 inch 8 inch Dry Running mine dewatering wellpoint slurry

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Pumping Systems for Water Management slb

Selecting the proper dewatering infrastructure such as pumps and controls is an essential part of the dewatering process Our dewatering pump systems customized to successfully handle high flow rates maintain ongoing operations for prime mineral exploitation The water produced is often used for other mining activities

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Case Studies – Bishop Water Technologies Efficient Dewatering

In the summer of 2015 Geo Dredging and Dewatering Inc was chosen by the general contractor to treat contaminated water from an abandoned mine in Central Ontario The water was contaminated DATE POSTED April 28 2016 Comparison of the Geotube® solution 39 s footprint with typical dewatering technologies

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Analytical and Numerical Simulation of the Steady State Hydrologic

crystalline rock aquifers Analytical and numerical simulations were used to estimate the steady state hydrologic effects of mining Under steady state conditions discharge to a mine reaches equilibrium with the surrounding ground water system and the extent of drawdown caused by dewatering a mine ceases to increase

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Mine Water Management SRK Consulting

Mining personnel have a different interpretation of the term mine water management For the rock experience in mining hydrogeology and engineering geological aspects of groundwater and water supply He specialises in mine dewatering and slope depressurisation additional comparison with drilling waters

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Mine Dewatering Impacts on Local Hydrology in Fractured

9 Nov 2012 MINE DEWATERING IMPACTS ON LOCAL HYDROLOGY IN FRACTURED CRYSTALLINE ROCKS By Robert G Gerber P E amp Conceptualizing the approach to analysis ▫ Impacts as a function of mining method ▫ Impacts as a function of geology and hydrology Groundwater Impact Comparison nbsp

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Hydrologic Effects of Sand Mining in Lake County Florida

Comparison of Active Sand Mines to Residential Development mining peat Pit dewatering may cause three environmental impacts that must be mitigated First dewatering tends to draw down lower water tables adjacent to the So over the years sand miners modified their dredges to mine deeper without dewatering

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Pump Performance Comparison Lifetime vs Day One PumpEng

A dewatering pump that gives an impressive performance on Day One can seem like a great choice However if the performance of that pump dramatically Take it into a tough environment like underground mining conditions and the game changes radically Tough environments introduce so many new factors that nbsp

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Cost savings on mine dewatering pumps by reducing preparation

20 Jul 2015 To enable load shifting on mine dewatering pumps preparation before and recovery after peak time of use TOU are needed for effective results Comparing the post implementation 24 hour power usage profile with the baselines the reduction in load during standard times and increase in load during nbsp

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Comparison of Designs for the Dewatering of Coal Gold and

COMPARISON OF DESIGNS FOR THE DEWATERING OF COAL GOLD AND DIAMOND MINES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA DR K L MORTON KLM Consulting Services Lanseria Gauteng South Africa email kmorton klmcs Although the fundamental premises underlying the choice of mine dewatering design are the same for all mines

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Dewatering options for management of fine gold tailings in

Dewatering tailings prior to disposal may prove a good alternative since if correctly designed a reasonably an evaluation of alternative tailings water recovery systems for a gold mine project in the discharge CTD A cost comparison between the dewatered tailings options and

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Mine dewatering Wikipedia

Mine dewatering is the action of taking unwanted water from any type of mine using different techniques Contents hide 1 History 2 Problems with mine dewatering 3 Types of dewatering techniques and systems 4 References History edit The act of taking water from a mine that is being operated has been done since nbsp

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COMPARISON OF ALTERNATIVES COMPARISON OF

Mine dewatering would extensively lower groundwater levels around the mine somewhat reducing base flow in nearby creeks potentially impacting springs and seeps within the cone of depression Operation of UIG would increase groundwater discharge partially compensating minedewatering caused by decreased baseflow

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How to Estimate the Cost of a Temporary Site Dewatering System By

temporary site dewatering system and illustrate to an estimator how to determine the anticipated cost of the temporary dewatering system consists of a series of small vertical wells called wellpoints around a given estimator must compare the stipulated rates to the company 39 s standard rates and make labor adjustments nbsp

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Challenge Pumps Dewatering Pumps Mine dewatering Mining

Challenge Pump 39 s extensive range of pumps will service all your mining de watering needs

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Dewatering Techniques for Construction Projects

Apr 20 2019 nbsp 0183 32Dewatering activities must be done properly to avoid eroding the soil on the construction site It is also important to choose the best loion for discharge even when you might be far away from water bodies or ch basins There are multiple dewatering products that can be used to remove sediment from the pumped water such as dewatering bags

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Just Add Water The Importance of Groundwater in Your Mine

ABSTRACT The capital and operating costs of mine dewatering can be appear negligible when combined with year zero of the mine translating to significant mine dewatering and capital expenditures prior Comparison of the measured and calibrated water levels observed during groundwater recovery in the most nbsp

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Valve solutions for mine dewatering systems E C Spot On

Valve solutions for mine dewatering systems By W Schoeman R Pelzer and JC Vosloo Centre for Research and Continuing Engineering Development CRCED NorthWest University Pretoria campus and A comparison was made between two cascading pump chambers with almost identical properties The result of the

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CANADIAN UNDERGROUND BULK MINES

The range of costs and efficiencies is as follows Range High Low High Low Percent Energy Cost tonne of ore hoisted 0 42 0 09 467 Energy Consumption kWhe tonne of ore hoisted 7 76 1 98 392 Unit Energy Cost kWhe 0 0646 0 0195 331 Figure 4 2 11 – Inter Mine Comparisons Dewatering per

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Diesel Driven Auto Prime Pumpsets for Mine Dewatering All Pumps

2 Mar 2015 Robust Pioneer diesel driven auto prime centrifugal pumpsets were custom built and supplied All Pumps had the opportunity to work with a big resources company in need of dewatering solutions for their mine Robust Pioneer diesel driven auto prime centrifugal pumpsets were custom built and supplied nbsp

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The differences in underground mines dewatering with the

This paper deals with 1 The impacts caused by open stoping and sub level caving in comparison to backfilling methods 2 The approximate impact of backfill on dewatering strategies and 3 The environmental benefits of backfill mining The differences in mine drainage strategies are supported by case histories from nbsp

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A comparison of the economic benefits of centralized and distributed

Optimal Mine Site Energy Supply OMSES applied to underground mine dewatering system Systems design and pump schedule based on past operating conditions were optimized Optimal system 39 s design was simulated based on Model Predictive Control MPC Centralized distributed and decentralized nbsp

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The Hermosa Mine Proposal Earthworks

His published studies on dewatering impacts associated with open pit mines are THE HERMOSA MINE PROPOSAL POTENTIAL IMPACTS TO PATAGONIA 39 S WATER SUPPLY hermosareport earthworksaction org comparison the proposed Hermosa Mine is expected to process 60 million tons of ore from its open pit nbsp

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Chef de projet NOM Prnom

below the water table level additional surface movements in relation with collapse of shallow mine workings or even The mass conservation principle is applied to each of these compartments the differences between pumping level is fixed at 30 masl and without left or with right dewatering facilities 3 2 Study of nbsp

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Economical dewatering of tailings for mine backfill with high

coal slurries The disc filter is moving more and more into applications of tailings dewatering The paper reports on the operation experience of filtration and dewatering of gold copper tailings for mine backfill with the disc filter and gives a comparison of capital expenditure operational expenditure CAPEX OPEX data 1

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Dewatering and Settlement Monitoring Plan Waihi Gold

the Martha Open Pit Favona Underground Mine Trio Underground Mine and Correnso Underground Mine require the preparation of a Dewatering and Settlement Monitoring Plan The relevant consent The water levels are corrected to the mine datum reference level to enable comparison between bores and areas

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Regulating Mining Water Use and Impacts in Ghana Comparing

30 Jul 2015 Regulating mining water use and impacts in Ghana comparing Australian and Ghanaian law for reform ideas This report is The key differences are that the Ghanaian system 9 N Sommer Mine Dewatering in the Pilbara A Legal Framework for Managing the Cumulative Impacts on Environmental

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Open Pit Dewatering at Pine Point Mines

OPEN Pl 39 l 39 MINING AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE Open Pit Dewatering at Pine Point Mines written by B now with Curacao Mining Company Ltd Presenieo by il 1 HI neer at Pine Pomt in 196 39 and 1558 and as mine engineer at the Pinehi Lake comparison with geological conditions often supplies

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Mine Water Management Overview Report BHP Billiton

Red Hill Mining Lease EIS │Appendix I2│Mine Water Management Overview Report Page iii Table of limited and as a result groundwater dewatering will be the main source of mine water generated In general Figure 7 shows a comparison between the site storage capacity for regulated dams the percentage

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Groundwater modelling for large scale mine dewatering in Chile

Two dewatering models are presented which were developed using respectively MODFLOW McDonald and Harbaugh 1996 and FEFLOW Wasy 2002 and were used to improve the design of dewatering depressurisation systems for two large open pit copper mines in Northern Chile The comparison considers nbsp

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Use of Numerical Groundwater Modelling for Mine Dewatering

minedewatering assessment by using simple analytical solutions i e scoping study However at more to be addressed 1 mine dewatering requirements 2 stability of pit walls or developments and 3 also receives recharge from the shallow groundwater system due to the differences in hydraulic head and the

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The diesel or electric dilemma World Pumps

Additionally to this when comparing to a diesel driven pump is that you have to add the efficiency loss of the electric motor of the submersible pump this is often indicated as Wire to Water calculation So in open pit dewatering eg open mines the choice of a dry installed pump can be shown to be more cost effective in a nbsp

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dewatering comparisons roosendaalcultureel

Comparison of Designs for the Dewatering of Coal Gold The term dewatering means the removal of water from a highwall or from underground It can also be used to include depressurisation Depressurisation means the reduction of pressure by lowering the head of water

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Pumping Systems for Water Management Schlumberger

Mine dewatering geothermal and industrial applications Pumping Systems for Water Management for a wide range of water based applications including mine dewater ing geothermal installations and industrial systems up to 50 in comparison with other nonfiltered VSDs and even attract carbon and efficiency nbsp

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Dewatering Active Underground Coal Mines Technical

This criterion was necessary to provide a contrast for comparison of costs between existing methods of handling mine water and interception of mine inflows by dewatering The capability of isolating a test area of the mine was important because it was not expected that a significant impact could be made on the total inflow to the mine or even

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SLUDGE DEWATERING snf us

The higher the VS the more difficult the dewatering The dryness achieved will be low the mechanical properties will be low and the flocculant consumption will be high When the VS of the sludge is high it is recommended to add a thickening stepin the process in order to achieve a better dewatering 1 3 3 The colloidal nature of the sludge

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Mining Brochure Mono Pumps

Dewatering Rigs Process pumps A LEADER IN MINE DEWATERING DEDICATED TO OUR CUSTOMERS NEEDS NOV Mono® is a leading name in the design manufacture and supply of progressive cavity pumps challenge out of your mine dewatering program When comparing to a large multistage centrifugal

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Title of paper SRK Consulting

Pit dewatering is a necessary element of any mining that occurs below the water table Pit slope depressurization is an optional method for additional reduction of pore pressure within pit walls if this is required for geotechnical reasons Table 1 shows a comparison of general mine dewatering and pit slope depressurization

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A NEW MINIMUM COST MODEL FOR WATER RETICULATION

level mine dewatering system dewatering systems By using these new techniques on only two mines the average load was reduced by 2 3 MW which realises annual savings of more than R 3 million 2008 tariffs Figure 42 Comparison between manual and evening load shift and payback period 72 Figure 43 nbsp

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mine dewatering comparisons shibangchina

Comparison of Designs for the Dewatering of Coal Gold and Abstracts of the International Mine Water Conference 19th – 23rd October 2009 Proceedings ISBN Number 978

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COMPARATIVE LIFE CYCLE COST ANALYSIS OF CENTRIFUGAL

In mining activities there is water flow to mining environment which must be removed by mine dewatering method to provide suitable working conditions One of the ways of mine dewatering is conducted via pumps there mainly two types of pumps are being used in mine dewatering operations centrifugal and positive displacement pumps

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Dewatering Equipment ThomasNet

Manufacturer of dewatering equipment including belt filter presses filter presses and sludge dryers Various appliions include continuous dewatering processes high solids mineral processing conventional industrial waste sludges lime softening residuals volume reduction of

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Hard Rock Miner 39 s Handbook Stantec

Handbook published in June 2000 to assist miners and engineers in the difficult world of hard rock mining It was his Wire Ropes Sheaves and Conveyances Headframes and Bins Conveyors and Feeders Ventilation and Air Conditioning Compressed Air Mine Dewatering Backfill MINE ENTRY COMPARISONS

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Tips on Investigating Stream Dewatering from Underground Mines

27 Mar 2013 Investigation of stream dewatering incidents with regard to underground mining activities can be challenging for a variety of reasons Not the least of which is there is often a lack of pre mining data with which to compare to present conditions and in the Appalachian Region apparent losses related to

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Coal mine 39 dewatering 39 Office of Environment and Heritage

Coal mine 39 dewatering 39 of saline wastewater into NSW streams and rivers a growing headache for water aquatic ecosystems and to the current regulatory approach controlling NSW mine wastewater discharges I conclude that the levels and all mine discharges Student 39 s t test was used to test for differences between

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Comparison of the dewatering of underground and open pit

The purpose of a dewatering system for underground and open pit coal mine is to control ground water levels and to reduce pore water pressure in the ground so dewatering systems are also important

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Page 1 Hydrogeology and Dewatering of the Galmoy Mine

Hydrogeology and Dewatering of the Galmoy Mine November 1992 Prepared at the request of ARCON International Resouces p l c 49 St Stephens Green Dubin 2 Prepared by K T Cullen dolomite aquifer does not display a particularly high magnesium calcium ratio in comparison to the limestone units There is nbsp

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A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods

A comparison of alternative tailings disposal methods the promises and realities A H Watson et al 500 Mine Waste 2010 Perth Australia Paste tailings disposal involves dewatering the tailings material in specialised paste thickeners or ultrahighdensity thickeners to achieve a slurry density that is still pumpable Target slurry

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Mine dewatering Wikipedia

Mine dewatering is the action of removing groundwater from a mine History The act of taking water from a mine that is being operated has been done since Neolithic times In the past it was done by using a shadoof digging deeper dikes so that gravity would remove the water by

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Valve solutions for mine dewatering systems E C Spot On

shafts from fissure and service water One type of Demand Side Management initiative on a mine dewatering system is load shifting Sustainability necessitates the full automation of the dewatering system to realise the full potential of load management savings Automation often requires major instrumentation infrastruc

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Pump Selection Guide fischerprocess

feed tailings disposal minerals processing mine dewatering clarifier underflow oil sands and sump services Power Generation We offer a wide variety of pumps designed specifically for uses within this industry The Model 3600 the most modern axially split multistage pump in the world is ideally suited for boiler feed service

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COMPARISON OF DESIGNS FOR THE DEWATERING OF COAL

10 Jun 2016 Historically mine dewatering design in Southern Africa has been achieved when water has become a problem during mining The low rainfall and absence of very high yielding aquifers has meant that the control of mine water inflows were often accommodated in the run of mine design Designs for coal nbsp

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2013 mine water conference csm space

6 Aug 2013 An Integrated Model for Mine Dewatering at the Bagdad Mine Dowling J Zimmerlund B Kennealy J van den Berg E Hydrogeologic Characterizaon Toxicity of Metal Mixtures to Daphnia magna Comparison of Laboratory and Field Invesgaons Williamson J Pastorinho R Ranville J Meyer J Santore nbsp

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A comparison of the economic benefits of ResearchGate

24 Nov 2017 Request PDF A comparison of the Mine dewatering can represent up to 5 of the total energy demand of a mine and is one of the mine systems that aim to guarantee safe operating conditions As mines go deeper dewatering pumping heads become bigger potentially involving several lift stages

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Dewatering Active Underground Coal Mines Technical Aspects and

CONTENTS continued 9 Cost Effectiveness of Dewatering Industry costs 99 Costs of mine dewatering using pumped wells 106 Cost effectiveness comparisons 107 References 117 Bibliography 119 vi nbsp

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Mine dewatering and impact assessment in an arid area

Oct 24 2016 nbsp 0183 32Final pit void water level was assessed through scenarios to know whether it will be consumed by evaporation and a shallow lake will form or not The optimised radius of influence was estimated which is considered as crucial information in relation to the engineering aspects of mine planning and sustainable development of the mine area

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