Surface Mine Production (2142206)   Old Code : 152202

3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Zeal to learn the subject


The subject surface mine production gives general plan, design & extraction of mineral in surface mine workings. It gives knowledge of Drilling, Blasting, Excavation and loading of minerals which further extends the idea about development and transportation of mineral including the safety of environment and human kind.

Course Outcome

After learning the course the students should be able to:

  1. To know about opening different surface mine with its suitability & its cycle of operation of excavating Minerals like drilling, blasting etc.
  2. To know different transportation system adopted in Surface mine with its suitability.
  3. To have an idea about reclamation work & drainage system.

Active Learning

Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.