Mining 320

Module code PMY 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Mining 320 provides an overview of mining by covering the following subject-matter: history of mining in South Africa, underground mining systems, and a brief overview of mine environmental control and mine strata control.   Then the module covers general mine layouts, mine plan reading, mine surveying, electricity supply, transport systems, water management systems, and mine fires. This feat is achieved through the study of various mining methods and case studies.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites PMY 311, PPY 220
Contact time 2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mining Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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