RUBBER-TIRED VERSUS RAIL HAULAGE AS A SERVICE FUNCTION

An analysis was conducted for a proposed Illinois mine. The factors considered were operating capabilities, capital investment, operating costs (including labor), tax considerations, cost of capital and various intangible factors. Mantrip costs and speeds were determined to be equal in both systems. The model for this study was a shaft mine projected to produce 12,000 tpd (raw) by room and pillar methods in a 6-ft seam. Panels were to be 750 ft wide by 4,000 ft deep. Average grade would be 0.5% against the loads.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Mining Congress

    Ring Building, 1200 18th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • Dwosh, D M
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

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  • Accession Number: 00178488
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM