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Underground & Open Pit Mining - Coal Mine 2021

Completely installed rockfall barrier GBE-100A-R

Underground & Open Pit Mining - Coal Mine 2021

Rainfall washed out the soil, causing rockfalls

Underground & Open Pit Mining - Coal Mine 2021

Anchor of the barrier

Underground & Open Pit Mining - Coal Mine 2021

Upper part of the rockfall protection fence

Underground & Open Pit Mining - Coal Mine 2021

Inspection - 461 meters of rockfall fence were installed

 

Systems

 

Year of installation

2021

Initial situation

The mine has an impressive safety record and has won the group Chairman’s Safety Shield for its consistent improvement and the group CEO Safety Award for the best safety record of all group operations worldwide.
Required was a protection of the portal / entrance to the underground operation against rockfalls and masses of soil from erosion of the upper benches.

Description

It was decided to install GBE-100A-R rockfall barriers; height is 2 meters, total barrier length of the five barriers is 461 meters.

  • 1 GBE-100A-R, 77 m long
  • 2 GBE-100A-R, 108 m long
  • 3 GBE-100A-R, 24 m long
  • 4 GBE-100A-R, 120 m long
  • 5 GBE-100A-R, 132 m long 

Customer

n.a.

Contractor

Protected object

Mine / Quarry

Corrosion protection

GEOBRUGG SUPERCOATING

Other installed applications

Underground & Open Pit Mining

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