Mining Division

Since the establishment of Mining Engineering Department Mining Division has been conducting education, research and development activities. Mining Division of Hacettepe University Department of Mining Engineering is comprised of highly developped laboratories. Laboratory analysis, scientific and industrial projects in reserve estimation, underground and open pit mining methods, rock mechanics, tunneling, marble and quarry mining fields are being conducted.



Engineering Services given by Mining Department

MODEST Team (Mineral Resource Estimation and Mine Design Team) gives wide range of commerical engineering services every phases of mine life starting from mineral resource estimation to closure of the mine including open pit and underground mining applications. The team experienced in feasbility studies also have well developed experiences in assessment, design and development of mining projects. The intersets of the team is listed below:


Resource Modelling

  • Database creation and validation
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Variogram modelling and 3D modelling,
  • Block Kriging,
  • Geostatistical Simulation,
  • Resource Estimation
  • Rezerv Estimation
  • Optimum drillhole site selection

Open Pit Mining
  • Open Pit Design and Optimization
  • Slope stability analysis
  • Production method and equipment selection
  • Plast Design
  • Cost Estimation and Analysis

Underground Mining
  • Production methos selection
  • Underground design
  • Ventilation design
  • Blasting Design
  • Excavation and Support Design
  • Cost Analysis

Production Planning
  • Numerical Modelling (FLAC 3D, PFC3D, Rocscience)

Rock and Soil Mechanics
  • Aggregate and Fill technologies
  • Ventilation laboratory and applications
  • Ventilation Optimization
  • Auxillary Ventilation and Optimization
  • Slope stability

Hacettepe University Mining Engineering Department
06800 Beytepe Ankara