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Blasting & Mining Operations


ISBN: 9788179064498
ISBN 9788179064498
Name of Authors Chand Chandna
Edition 1st
Book Type Hard Back
Year 2015
Pages 160
Language English

This book is written with the view to help the mining learning and the students appearing in mining exams to have clear concept of the subject. I hope this book will be helpful to those appearing in mining foreman, Manager, degree & diploma examinations and also to new Mining Learners.

Mr. Chand Chandna is retired as CEO mines from Bundi Silica Group of mines Bundi Rajasthan where he worked for twenty four years. He graduated from Institution of engineers (India) by passing section B in Mining Engineering and passed First Class Managers Certificate of competency (Restricted) along with surveyors certificate of competency both in opencast and underground mines separately in each. He was Recognized RQP as per IBM statute, Chartered Engineer IE (I) and life Member of MEAI. After serving Eight years in mines and geology Department of Rajasthan, he worked in a managerial capacity at different Emerald, soap stone, feldspar, quartz and lime stone mines of Associated Stone Industries (ASI) Ramgani Mandi. There he successfully introduced controlled blasting which was a challenge. At ASI mines, a group of twenty female labours were trained and mate examination of female candidate was successfully organized by him at a first time in India which opened a memorable, appreciable scope of women workers or further development in mining. At Bundi silica mines Mr. Chanda introduced total wet crushing & screening and auto washing of silica sand to arrest the harmful silica dust and manage skillfully water recycling and silt management which was a big challenge. He also introduced an economical and eco-friendly air deck blasting using empty west plastic water bottles or west cement bags. Mr. Chandna has invented very economical & Eco-friendly system of Jackhammer wet drilling without input loss of air pressure and has credit of demos given at number of mines. He has also invented a handly gauge to guide the gradient of workings, just a gauge like a railway track line man keeps. His new concept of fly rock'Danger zone' is weighted widely and his way od controlling of seeping and mine water is a new thought to manage. Mr. chandna is a practical amn from field enjoyed the mine working for a long period of 51 years. He has on his credit the presentation of number of papers in mining seminar.


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