The viability of the high angle conveyor system appliion lies in the degree of economic advantage it offers over the conventional truck system it is to replace. For economic comparison both the high angle conveyor system and the truck haul system are developed for the same mining sequence, pit configuration and production schedule.
are transferred directly as surges in the entire conveyor system. A trade off of design capacity in the conveyor system must be worked out between the miner and the materials handling engineer. As a starter, the mining engineer should estimate how many pieces of .