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Abbreviations and Acronyms

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

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


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