Typical Surface Mining Equipment
Mining operations require the use of many different types of equipment and structures. This course discusses the most common types of mobile and stationary equipment used in the mining industry, such as dozers, dredges, backhoes, and shovels, as well as haulage and human transport vehicles. Information on stationary equipment, such as conveyor systems, generators, bins, hoppers, feeders, crushers, screens, and classifiers is also provided. This course also briefly describes commonly used buildings and structures, such as maintenance shops, truck scales, and equipment washing facilities.
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