The training was developed to provide a common understanding of the application of mechanical cutting / excavation machines.
The course has the following objectives and outcomes:
The training should give the participants a common theme about the application of mechanical excavation machines in mining and tunnelling – from the assessment of rock mass cuttability, over the basic principles and methods of mechanical cutting to machine types and technologies. The training will end with application examples referring to real field cases.
The course is combining classroom lectures with a laboratory and company tour (location of the lectures and laboratory tour will be Montanuniversität Leoben, the company tour will be at the premises of Sandvik Mining and Construction GmbH).
This course has been designed for professionals from the mining and tunneling industry.