1st Edition

Rock Support and Reinforcement Practice in Mining

Edited By A.G. Thompson, E. Villaescusa, C.R. Windsor Copyright 1999

    The text broadly covers recent developments in ground control techniques, and their at operating mines, worldwide. Specific topics include: design and analysis of support and re-inforcement in metalliferous mines, mesh, shotcrete and membrane support systems, and strata control in coal mines.

    Distinguished lectures, The evolution of support and reinforcement philosophy and practice for underground mining 3 excavations, Support for very weak rock associated with faults and shear zones, 1 Design, analysis, testing and monitoring applications, Keynote lecture: Systematic design of reinforcement and support schemes for excavations in jointed rock, Formulating a site specific support system design methodology, Corrosivity classification of the underground environment, A study of corrosion in underground reinforcement at Mount Isa Mines: Australia, An Australian perspective to grouting for cablebolt reinforcement, The performance of grouted split tube rock bolt systems, Performance of the Swellex bolt in hard and soft rocks , Reinforcement of underground excavations using the CTBolt


    A.G. Thompson