References: Mine Haul Road Maintenance and Management

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These references cover general issues related to mine haul road maintenance and management.

Bennett, F.L. 1994. Gravel Roadway Maintenance in Cold Regions. Institute if Northern engineering, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska. 160pp

Collins, J. L. Fytas, K. and Singhal, R. K. 1986. Design, Construction and Maintenance of Surface Mine Haulage Roads. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geotechnical Stability in Surface Mining, Calgary, Alberta. Pp 39-49

Davey, T. and McLeod, M. 2002. Assessing Haul Road Condition using Application Severity Analysis (ASA) – Version 8, 16 October, Cat Global Mining Asia Pacific

Deslandes, J.V. and Dickerson, A.W. 1989. A New Concept for Mine Haul Route Surface Maintenance. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Off Highway Haulage in Surface Mines. Edmonton, Alberta. Pp 247-254

Kaufman, W.W. and Ault, J.C. 1977. The design of surface mine haul roads a manual. USDOI Information circular 8758.

Kolada, R. J. 1989. The Analysis of Mine Haulage Economics using Direct Rolling Resistance Measurements. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Off Highway Haulage in Surface Mines .Edmonton, Alberta. Pp 239-246

Long, G. 1968. Road and property maintenance. Surface Mining, ed. Pfleider, E. P., Seeley W Mudd Series, American Institution of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, Inc, New York, NY., pp678-682.

Miller R.E., Thompson R.J. and Lowe N.T. 2004. A GPS-based system for minimizing jolts to heavy equipment operators. Society of Automotive Engineering, SAE Transactions, Journal of Commercial Vehicles, SAE 2004-01-2726, ISBN 0-7680-1641-X, pp850-855.

Tannant, D. and Regensburg, B. 2001. Guidelines for mine haul road design. School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Thompson, R.J. 1996. The design and maintenance of surface mine haul roads. PhD Thesis, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Thompson, R.J and Visser, A.T. 1999. Management of unpaved road networks on opencast mines. Transportation Research Record (TRR) 1652, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.

Thompson R.J. and Visser A.T. 2003. Mine haul road maintenance management systems. Jnl. of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 103:5, May/June.