To complement the mine engineering and design stages, Dumas has the experience and capacity to recommend mining methods to complete overall mine designs. The mining method is determined mainly by the geological conditions, characteristics of the mineral deposit and the limits imposed by safety, technology, and economics.
Members of Dumas’ management and technical staff have extensive production mining experience in a variety of mining methods.
- Room and Pillar Mining
- Sublevel Stoping
- Shrinkage Stoping
- Cut and Fill
Dumas is continuously evolving its techniques for traditional exploration and looking for new innovative mining methods. Depending on the preferred production mining methods, Dumas will tailor the fragmentation, loading, haulage and the auxiliary operations.
In striving for lowest overall cost and maximum productivity, Dumas is able to recommend mining methods to optimize control and productivity of production mining within the given geological framework and the existing or suggested infrastructure.
Several of our world class clients have commissioned Dumas for complete turn-key mining projects including our full production mining service. Dumas’ production mining service is an efficient and economical method to operate your underground mine.