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Raw Material Investigation

3.1 Phase I: The Preliminary Raw Material Investigation Scope Including:

  • Providing of all the drilling equipment, tools, materials, core boxes, personnel, and supervisory staff needed for drilling execution.
  • Directing the investigation, and ensuring maximum core recovery, correct sampling and required drilling depth.
  • Performing lithologic description of the cores and preparation of well logs.
  • Dropping and platting of the drill holes location by ground surveying.
  • Performing sampling, chemical analysis, and physical testing of core samples.
  • Supervising the analysis in the laboratories, and recording the result.
  • Full interpretation of the drilling data, lithological logs, chemical analysis results, physical testing results, and site geologic information.
  • Preparation of the report for the preliminary row material investigation, including all data, records, measurements, well logs, analysis and tests results, full interpretation of data, and assessment of investigated deposits in terms of quality, suitability and potential sufficiency.

3.2 Phase II: The Overall Geological Investigation Scope Including:

  • Surveying of the deposit area and the plant site by ground surveying, and the production of contour maps to the scale 1:1000 or 1:2000, and contour interval 0.5 – 1.0m.
  • Establishing the core drilling program for each raw material deposit and preparation of the drilling specifications for each deposit.
  • Preparation of the technical specifications for the core treatment and sample preparation.
  • Preparation of the technical specifications for physical testing and chemical analyses.
  • Core treatment, sample preparation, physical testing, and chemical analysis in the laboratories.
  • Reviewing and analyzing of all the field data, measurements, chemical analysis results and physical testing data.
  • Establishing of the electronic data base for the project raw material information.
  • Calculation of the weighted averages composition of the members and of the deposits.
  • Chemical correlation of strata or members in each deposit.
  • Establishing the block modeling for each deposit.
  • Estimation of the grade reserves for each deposit.
  • Preparation of best raw mix designs for the production of OPC and SRC with minimum possible components.
  • Preparation of the overall raw material investigation report with main guidelines and recommendations for opening the quarry in each deposit.
  • Preparation of the technological samples to be handed over to the bidders or to the successful supplier.

3.3 Phase III: The Detailed Investigations and Mining Plan Scope Including:

  • Preparation of the plan for core drilling, sampling, analyses, and tests.
  • Supervision of drilling and sampling.
  • Supervision of sample preparation, chemical analysis, and physical testing.
  • Interpretation of the survey data, chemical analysis, and physical testing results.
  • Preparation of the detailed mining plan.

3.4 Phase IV: Quarry Opening Scope Including:

  • Preparation of production access roads to crusher and with-in quarry service roads.
  • Stripping and disposal of over burden.
  • Disposal of waste and gang rocks.
  • Construction of quarry floor platform.
  • Benches opening to required heights.
  • Face splitting as required by mining plan design.
  • Preparation of selection yard.
  • Transporting usable material to selection yard.
  • Quantity surveying and billing control.
  • As built quarry map.

3.5 Phase V: Long Term Quarry Operation Scope Including:

  • Designing the blasting rounds, performing bench drilling, also charging the blast holes with explosives, initiating detonation, and inspecting the muck piles.
  • Assigning certified blasting engineers to carry out the bench blasting and secondary blasting in the quarry.
  • Performing regular maintenance of the quarry access roads, working benches, working faces.
  • Constructing and maintaining fuel, lubricants, and vehicle service facilities on site.
  • Providing all, equipment, vehicles, installations and facilities necessary to maintain daily delivery needs of the crusher.
  • Ensuring the operations of the quarries are carried out with due regards to safety, ecological and environmental factors.
  • Following and adhering to the mining plan provided to ensure material quality and optimum utilization of the deposit.

8th Arab International Conference and Exhibition on "Environment Protection in Cement & Building Materials Industries"

28-30 November 2011
Le Meridien Amman, Jordan
Meet us at stand number 67.