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To effectively utilize the Shiftbulk platform, access the navigation tree on the left side of the interface. Click on the different components in the tree to interact with them, view their properties, and make adjustments as needed. This user-friendly menu ensures efficient and seamless management of your conveyor system components.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

The table below covers typical abbreviations and acronyms on a bulk material handling project.

Abbreviation Description
FRD Fine Residue Disposal
PFD Process Flow Diagram
BSP British Standard Parallel
DFT Dry film thickness
EIA Environmental impact assessment
GGBS Ground granulated blastfurnace slag
IBR Inverted Box Rib
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ROM Run of Mine
APW Anglo Project Way
CAPEX Capital Expenditure
FS Feasibility Study
LoM Life of Mine
OPEX Operating Expenditure
WBS Work Breakdown Structure
C&I Control and Instrumentation
u.n.o Unless noted otherwise
GA General Arrangement
MCC Motor Control Centre
PFS Pre-Feasibility Study
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BH Brinell hardness
EMP Environmental Management Plans
EN European Standards
P&ID Process and Instrumentation Diagrams
MRM Mineral Resource Management
SIB Stay in Business
SoW Scope of Work
AGMS American Gear Manufacturers Association
O.D Outside Diameter
SANS South African National Standards
EDL Engineering Document List
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
VDRL Vender Document Requirement List
DMR Department of Mineral Resources
MHSA Mine Health and Safety Act
SMP Structural, Mechanical and Plate-work
FEL Front End Loader
BMH Bulk Materials Handling
NGL Natural Ground Level


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