Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 504–512 | Cite as

Support Design for Mines Exposed to Rockburst Hazard

  • V. N. Louchnikov
  • V. A. Eremenko
  • M. P. Sandy
  • M. A. Kosyreva
Mineral Mining Technology


One of the approaches to reducing aftereffects of rock bursts is the dynamic support capable to stand strong dynamic rock pressure events in the form of seismic vibration and failure of adjacent rock mass. The article describes the support design procedure in use in hard mineral mines exposed to rockburst hazard. Different types of rock bolting and surface support are discussed from the viewpoint of energy absorption and yielding.


Rock burst dynamic rock bolting seismic events loading level energy absorption yielding failure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Louchnikov
    • 1
  • V. A. Eremenko
    • 2
  • M. P. Sandy
    • 3
  • M. A. Kosyreva
    • 4
  1. 1.Goldfields Mining CompanyPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Integrated Mineral Development—IPKONRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.AMC Mining Consultants LtdPerthAustralia
  4. 4.People’s Friendship University of RussiaMoscowRussia

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