Case Study – Dragline Design

CASE STUDY – DRAGLINE DESIGN   INTRODUCTION MEC Mining enabled a productive open cut coal mine to optimise an existing dragline operation, thereby decreasing truck and shovel use and maintaining coal targets. The company approached MEC to provide an analysis of options that would maintain budgeted coal uncovery while maximising dragline efficiency in a key operational…

How to Plan Dozer Push

How to Plan Dozer Push   The 5 P’s are important in Bulk Dozer Push. Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.   Simply pegging out the pivot point and letting the dozers loose can result in lost opportunities. One of the most effective ways to design dozer push is using sections, then joining the sections to…