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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-188
... Abstract One of the plans for the production of Turkey’s largest oil reserve, Bati Raman (1.85 billion barrels), is to use Mining-Assisted Heavy Oil Production (MAHOP). In this method, twin declines are excavated from the surface to the reservoir and a series of excavations (galleries...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-104
... Abstract In the context of the Saint-Martin-la-Porte survey project of the Lyon-Turin railway link, an access gallery (SMP2) was first excavated across a Carboniferous formation, where tectonized productive Houiller was met at a depth of 300 m. It exhibited a highly squeezing behavior...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-110
... Abstract Excavation and implementation of tunnel support system of T341 tunnel of Ankara-Sivas High Speed Train Project were completed recently. Throughout the tunnel excavation, serious stability problems occurred both in the entrance portal section and tunnel. The purposes of this study...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-111
... Abstract Within the scope of the Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, the T29 tunnel was opened to traffic after completing excavation and support implementation. The tunnel was excavated in weak to very weak graphitic schists causing severe face stability problems and deformations...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-114
... Abstract This paper presents the details of the approach to numerical modelling of the subvertical rock slopes resulting from the deep excavations associated with the foundations and basements for Hinkley Point C, Nuclear Power Station, in Somerset, UK. The ground model, which was based...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-118
... around drifts during and after their excavation. Particular attention has been made to the excavation induced damaged zone [2]; pore pressure distribution [3]; permeability change [4]; and rock deformation [5]. Moreover, COx claystone exhibits also time-dependent behavior, which is clearly observed...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-123
... rock engineering environmental science 833 mining operation theory excavation determination calculation Mechanics and Rock Engineering, from Theory to Practice IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 833 (2021) 012123 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/833/1/012123 Advancing...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-128
... Abstract Full-scale linear cutting test is one the most preferred and reliable methods for performance prediction of mechanical miners. Raise Boring Machines (RBMs) are one of these mechanical miners which are commonly used for drilling / excavation of shafts for different purposes in mining...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-131
... acknowledgment of the area, a new excavation design was presented for the underground phase, using Finite Element analysis, where global and local stability is assessed. Moreover, the innovative idea, for marble underground quarries, was to contribute to the circular economy and the current environmental...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-133
... Abstract The development of Turkey’s deepest coal mine is currently underway to the proposed depth of 1200 meters (m) below surface at the Soma Coal Basin. An 11 m intersection forming an access way from one of the main declines was excavated at approximately 900 m below surface collapse...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-140
... and efficient mining of mineral resources and the sustainable development of the mining industry. In-situ stress is the natural stress that existed in the stratum before mining excavation and is the fundamental force causing deformation and failure of mining engineering [1,2]. The mining process involves...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-141
... Abstract The use of Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) for tunnel excavation is widespread around the world for its capabilities and great advantages against the traditional tunnel excavation method, but sometimes this technology can be difficult to manage, requiring huge spaces for the assembly...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-068
.... Introduction For thousands of years, mining activities have been evolving over time, however the basic principals have remained constant: excavate the area of interest by means of open pit and/or underground mining, extract the material of interest and leave the waste behind. The legacy of selected methods...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-075
.... This paper discusses the rock engineering aspects of Shaft O1, including the engineering geological aspects and the methods of analysis used to design the reinforcement and support of the section of the shaft excavated in rock. Finally, the conditions encountered and the support installed during...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-091
... geology mathematics of computing reservoir geomechanics cavern practice iop publishing iop conf weakness plane upstream oil & gas europe government geological subdiscipline cavern excavation assessment investigation reservoir characterization excavation rock engineering underground...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-099
... Abstract Underground excavations for the development of infrastructure, mining operations, waste management etc. require support measures to ensure stability both during their construction and operational phases, which highly depends on the rock mass strength and deformability. Discontinuities...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-015
... Abstract Posiva Oy has conducted investigations into excavation damage, including comprehensive laboratory testing of physical properties of rock specimens from excavation damaged rock mass. Laboratory testing was conducted on drill core specimens extracted from the excavated surface...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-151
... of two new modern cableways joining each other at adjacent arrival stations founded in the 50-70° steep west face of the Klein Matterhorn, at 3’820.5 m a.s.l. Due to the steepness of the slope, construction works require extensive excavation and stabilization of the serpentinite bedrock and consequently...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium – EUROCK 2021, September 21–24, 2021
Paper Number: ISRM-EUROCK-2021-158
... the excavation works. Introduction Large caverns do exist for several decades, essentially in dam engineering for placing generators. Large underground caverns are also required for storing hydrocarbons. They look very similar in shape but their design is very different [1, 2, 3]. The most important...

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