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A Review On Slope Monitoring And Application Methods In Open Pit Mining Activities

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Mohammed Mnzool Mohammed



open pit mine; slope failure; slope monitoring; slope stability radar.



A failure at mining sites is a basic cause of death, serious injuries, economic and production losses. As open pit mines get larger and deeper with its related high risk of failure and consequences, slope monitoring methods become more important. Sub-surface methods and surface methods are common methods that have been applied to monitor stability of slope. Survey monitoring is technique of surface methods which include total station; global positioning system (GPS) and slope stability radar (SSR) are pointed as the most recent monitoring instruments in mining fields. Early detection of failure in mine slope can help implement appropriate monitoring technique and minimise failure effects. Slope monitoring in mining environment basically eliminates the residual risk associated with uncertainty in design and can play leading part of the final design implementation. Accurate monitoring program is a detailed plan of reporting procedures with a list of data collection by Geological engineer at early time, then processing and summarising the data to present it in simple format that is easy to read and identify problem area quickly.



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