Typical Surface Mining Equipment

SKU: C-545

Train your employees about the equipment, buildings and structures typically found at a surface mine.
Training Time: 36 Minutes


Mining operations require the use of many different types of equipment and structures. This course discusses the most common types of mobile and stationary equipment used in the mining industry, such as dozers, dredges, backhoes, and shovels, as well as haulage and human transport vehicles. Information on stationary equipment, such as conveyor systems, generators, bins, hoppers, feeders, crushers, screens, and classifiers is also provided. This course also briefly describes commonly used buildings and structures, such as maintenance shops, truck scales, and equipment washing facilities.

Topics Covered:

  • Identify and describe common mobile excavation and hauling equipment
  • Identify and describe common stationary processing equipment
  • Describe common types of conveyors
  • List common buildings and structures at a mine

Based on:

  • 30 CFR Part 46.5.b.1

36 Minutes (22 min. video + 14 min. test)

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