Surface Mining • Perenti Group
Surface mining Get more out of the ground. Our surface mining operations span both Australia and Africa. In Australia we offer a full suite of drilling services including exploration drilling, production drilling, blasting services and geotechnical services through our Ausdrill business.Types of Surface Mining | American Mine Services,Surface mining refers to the removal of the terrain surface to access minerals underneath. In particular, surface mining is used to retrieve sand, gravel, stones, coal, iron and other metals. There are five recognized types of surface mining, each with specific variations depending onThe Actual Difference Between Surface and Underground,In all methods of surface mining, first, the overburden is stripped off using earthmovers.Then, bucket-wheel excavators remove the ore, which is loaded into haul trucks with shovel loaders. When the deposit is exhausted, the overburden is refilled in the crater, and the land is restored with the local vegetation.