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A BRUGG GROUP COMPANY
EE. UU.

South African Open Pit Mine

N/A, N/A, Sudáfrica
2018
Cliente
Undisclosed Mine
Ingeniería
Geobrugg
Subcontratista
Marshall Development
Objeto protegido
Carretera, Cantera/ Mina
Capacidad de absorción de energía
500 kJ
Altura del sistema
3.0 m
Longitud del sistema
20 m
Protección contra la corrosión
GEOBRUGG SUPERCOATING®
Otras aplicaciones instaladas
Minería / Túneles
Situación inicial

The open-pit mine is located in the Republic of South Africa. The life of mine (LOM) is planned to the end of 2021. Two ore bodies will be mined at a combined rate of 5.9 Mtpa, using sub-level cave mining techniques. The resulting ground subsidence will affect operations at the surface.

Therefore, the customer required the installation of ground support and rockfall protection systems to improve the safety of people, of machines and equipment.

Descripción

Based on attenuator 1:1 testing in 2017, a system was designed based on calculated impulse. The impulse decided on the chosen type of attenuator. The rotational component defined the mesh type.

Rockfall attenuators are an exciting new protection system, especially for open-pit mines. They are a protection solution combining rockfall drapes and flexible rockfall barriers. The system is a passive protection measure: The barrier intercepts the falling rocks, the drape guides them into the designated runout zone.

  • Post height: 3 meters
  • System width: 20 meters
  • Mesh length: 50 meters

Su contacto local

Kevin H. Coyle
Kevin H. Coyle
Regional Manager Northeast
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3 Beaudet Terr
Columbia CT 06237 / EE. UU.
Teléfono +1 860 377 3230

Formulario de contacto

Saleh Feidi
Saleh Feidi
Regional Manager California
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8921 Emperor Ave.
San Gabriel, California 91775 / EE. UU.
Teléfono +1 909 706 8964

Formulario de contacto

John Kalejta
John Kalejta
Regional Manager Central US
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3215 67th Avenue Pl
Greeley CO 80634 / EE. UU.
Teléfono +1 505 220 1404

Formulario de contacto

Bob Lyne
Bob Lyne
Regional Manager Southeast
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8004 Windspray Drive
Summerfield NC 27358 / EE. UU.
Teléfono +1 336 337 0945

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Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
General Manager Geobrugg North America
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
22 Centro Algodones
Teléfono +1 505 771 4080
Móvil +1 505 400 0796

Formulario de contacto

Tim Shevlin
Tim Shevlin
Sales Director
Protección contra riesgos naturales
Geobrugg North America, LLC
4676 Commercial St. SE, PMB 174
Salem OR 97302 / EE. UU.
Teléfono +1 503 423 7258

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