Haulage arrangement is that which operates between the working faces and the main loading points. A hoist or winder is used to raise and lower the man & materials. The transport system must be designed, considering the many other elements of the
mining operation, and we must take into account the number of possible steps from the extraction site (face) to the shaft or ramp portal. As a combination of various types of equipment - such that it is most applicable to the coal seam being mined, the mining methods employed, and the mine plan. As prescribed in CMR2017 Haulage roadway shall be of adequate dimensions and, as far as practicable, shall be straight and of regular gradient and have tracks properly laid with rails of adequate section. Pulleys, sheaves, and rollers that alter the direction of a rope shall be securely fixed.
The objective of this course is to improve the safety, knowledge, and skill of persons engaged in Haulage Operation and Maintenance. They will be learned different types of haulage, main components of haulage, Installation & preparation of haulage, the safety of haulage tubs & safety devices of haulage roadway, etc.