GEOG 000

Lesson 5.1 Summary


Lesson 5.1 Summary

There is, of course, much more that we could say about materials handling systems. Indeed, we have an entire course on their design! For our purposes here, this brief overview will help us to understand the sequence of operations in the mining methods that we will be studying.

Knowledge Check 

In Lesson 5.3, we’ll take a look at the difference between batch and continuous operations, and the evolution of the so-called “continuous mining systems.” However, before talking about that topic, we will look at auxiliary operations next.