GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

Tipping the scales

Ailbhe Goodbody examines the role of scaling in underground mines, and talks to equipment providers to find out what is new in this product area

Brokk is a natural scaler with its hammer and flexible arm geometry

Brokk is a natural scaler with its hammer and flexible arm geometry

The primary function of scaling in underground mining is to remove any loose rock; for example, there may be loose material from the back and side walls and the face after blasting and mucking the material....

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