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Course in Rock Engineering: Paper 2 (University of Pretoria)
From Monday 03 September 2018
To Friday 07 September 2018
Contact Mpolokeng Rammutloa -

This is a general module covering basic rock engineering practice applicable in all types of mining environment. The rock engineering knowledge required here is thus of a fundamental nature, and is not specific to any particular type of mining. Topics include:

a. Geotechnical characteristics,
b. Rock & rockmass behaviour,
c. Fundamental principles of mining layouts and mining layout design,
d. Mining support and mining support design,
e. Investigation and evaluation,
f. Drilling and blasting,
g. Legal compliance and general management


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