Caving 2018 Proceedings

Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving

Editors: Yves Potvin and Jarek Jakubec

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The Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving was held in Vancouver, 15–17 October 2018. The Caving 2018 Symposium peer-reviewed proceedings contain 66 papers representing 13 countries globally.

The key themes covered by these papers include:

• Draw control / material flow
• Caving mechanics
• Ground support
• Geotechnical monitoring
• Fragmentation
• Mine equipment
• Numerical modelling
• Planning and design of caving mines
• Preconditioning
• Seismic monitoring of caving mines
• Subsidence
• Caving mine closure

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