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Introduction

  • What is the purpose of the rules?
  • Who do the rules apply to?
  • What other documents need to be read in conjunction with the rules?
  • Who has responsibility for maintaining those rules?
  • What are the mechanisms for their upkeep?

Quarry Overview (May be covered in part by accompanying plan(s))

  • Sequence of development.
    • Reference to plan/documents that help show / describe the detailed phasing of the site.
  • Extraction strategy.
  • Solid waste/tip strategy.
  • Liquid waste/tip strategy.
  • Storage of stockpiled materials.
  • Haul route strategy.

Excavation

  • Method of extraction.
    - Reference to machine selection documents (If not detailed in E&T Rules).
  • Design Criteria.
    - Reference to specific design documents (If not detailed in E&T Rules).
    Angle of face(s).
    Face height(s).
    Bench widths.
    Stand offs.
    Rock fall protection measures (catch bunds).
    Edge protection.
  • Supervision.
    - Appointed responsible people.
    - Duties.
    - Frequency of inspections.
    - Notification of defects.
  • Stockpiles.
    - Design Criteria.
    - Reference to specific design documents (if not detailed in E&T Rules).

Solid Tips

  • Design Criteria.
    - Reference to specific design documents (if not detailed in E&T Rules).
  • Supervision.
    - Appointed responsible people.
    - Duties.
    - Frequency of inspections.
    - Notification of defects.

Liquid Tips

  • Design Criteria.
    - Reference to specific design documents (if not detailed in E&T Rules).
  • Supervision.
    - Appointed responsible people.
    - Duties.
    - Frequency of inspections.
    - Notification of defects.

Haul Routes

  • Design Criteria.
    - Reference to specific design documents (if not detailed in E&T Rules).
  • Supervision.
    - Appointed responsible people.
    - Duties.
    - Frequency of inspections.
    - Notification of defects.