Underground mining costs have increased over the years, but it is difficult to quantify the increase because they also vary according to mining rate and the mining method, particularly where cemented backfill is used AMC has recently completed an analysis covering the period 1980 to 2016, using data from 82 Australian min...

Fixed rate component will bottom out your costs Direct Mining ITH, Blasting, mucking is variable and difficult to reduce costs on supplies and parts Mining is material handling and rock breakage exercise only,streamline processes to reduce ore and waste handling Labour cost is difficult to change...

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Mar 08, 2018 0183 32 Bringing down mining operating costs is not very difficult However, its sustainability is a different challenge altogether To bring down costs so that they stay down, companies can try the following Create processes and methods that improve operations that can sustain for a long time...