Extraction of the crown pillar separating the open pit from the underground mining was to be conducted as a part of the transition from open pit to underground mining at the Kittilä mine. Itasca carried out a study of crown pillar mining on the stability of the open pit and underground infrastructure.
FLAC is numerical modeling software for advanced geotechnical analysis of soil, rock, groundwater, and ground support in two dimensions. This course is great for beginners are well as those wanting to brush up on basic skills.
Mike Yetisir has a background in computational geomechanics with experience modeling complex and large-scale rock mechanics problems in the mining and petroleum industries. His areas of expertise include large open pit design, fracture mechanics, finite difference and discrete element methods, as well as computational homogenization. Additionally, Mr. Yetisir has significant experience in software development with a focus on data management frameworks, computational geometry, and web technologies.
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