Codes & Standards - Purchase
This document adopts a limit states design philosophy.
Typical underground structures covered by this document include, but are not limited to:
— box front structures at the bottom of rock passes;
— conveyor gantry and transfer structures;
— chairlift support structures;
— crusher support structures;
— fan support structures;
— fixed or retractable arresting structures for ramps (see ISO 19426-5);
— foundations for pumps, fans, winches and underground winders;
— high-pressure bulkheads;
— overhead crane gantries for workshops, pump stations and sub shaft winder chambers;
— settler structures;
— silo bulkhead structures;
— silo structures;
— structures supporting loose rock;
— tip structures, including dump structures;
— underground head frames;
— ventilation control doors and other ventilation structures;
— walls and floors for safety bays, refuge stations and sub-stations;
— water control doors;
— water retaining structures.
This document does not cover matters of operational safety or layout of the underground structures.