Mining

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  1. Extraction of solid mineral resources from the earth.
  2. The process of moving mineral resources like ores from the deposit to the mineral processing plant. The ores are first fragmented by blasting and then transported by trucks or conveyor belts.

Methods

  • Surface mining techniques such as strip mining, open-pit mining, quarrying
  • Underground mining techniques such as drift mining, slope mining and shaft mining.
The ore is blasted and transported by trucks and conveyor belts
The ore is blasted and transported by trucks and conveyor belts
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