Mining Conveyors Make Transitions. October 2020 | Features. A construction photo shows the transfer building where Chuquicamata's 11,000mt/h conveyor system, which travels a ramp from the underground ore storage bins, discharges on to another conveyor that transports the ore to a processing facility 5 km away.
Underground safety of conveyor belts. Conveyor belts represent a high risk, because they have the ability to spread a fire over long distances. Fires on belt conveyors are mostly ignited by mechanical .