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Improvement strategies for mine dewatering process

conference contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Mohammad RasulMohammad Rasul, P Vermeulen
A Coal Mine in Australia has experienced inefficiencies and reliability problems with the current dewatering process. This study investigated and discussed the causes for the inefficiency. The optimum conditions relating to functionality, as well as financial and environmental sustainability are discussed. Mapping of water flow is done to identify hazardous areas within the mine. Dewatering process modelling and calculation, and methods of water quality improvement are presented and discussed. Strategies for efficient dewatering system is developed and recommended for the mine authority.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Parent Title

FLUIDS '07 : proceedings, the 4th WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, January 17-19 2007.

Start Date

01/01/2007

ISBN-13

9789608457584

Location

Gold Coast, Qld.

Publisher

WSEAS Press

Place of Publication

USA

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health;

Era Eligible

Yes

Name of Conference

WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics