A Method for Controlling Induced Seismicity in the Development of Mineral Deposits


In conditions of intensive development of mineral deposits, a significant induced component arises, which significantly increases the overall seismicity of the region. This entails the relevance of the problem on a global scale. 
Scientific and patent analysis of domestic and foreign research shows that there is no information in the open press in the field of induced seismicity management. The proposed and tested method for controlling induced seismicity largely solves this problem.
The coefficient characterizing the increase in the cost of a facility planned for construction in a regional context in a seismically active area using the developed method is reduced by 3–5,8 %. This provides a significant technical and economic effect on a large scale. Thus, a new method for controlling induced seismicity in the development of solid mineral deposits using drilling and blasting technologies is more than technically feasible and economically beneficial.

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DOI: 10.24000/0409-2961-2023-10-54-62
Year: 2023
Issue num: October
Keywords : geodynamic safety field development твердые полезные ископаемые control method induced seismicity drilling and blasting technologies Orenburg region
  • Vladov Yu.R.
    vlladov@mail.ru, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Prof., Laboratory Head OFRC UrO RAN, Orenburg, Russia Lead Researcher NOTs, Orenburg State University, Orenburg, Russia
  • Nesterenko M.Yu.
    Cand. Sci. (Geol.-mineral.), Head of the Department Orenburg Federal Research Center, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Orenburg, Russia
  • Vladova A.Yu.
    Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Lead Researcher ICS RAS, Moscow, Russia Prof. Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
  • Belov V.S.
    Researcher, OFRC UrO RAN, Orenburg, Russian Federation