Reducing compressed air wastage in underground mines

December 3rd, 2013, Published in Articles: Vector

by SJ Cloete and DF le Roux, BBE Energy, and RT Buhrmann, Rumeg Systems

An investigation into compressed air wastage at the stopes in underground mines shows that rock drill operators (RDOs) leave manifold valves open due to negligence and for purposes of ventilation.

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