Translated title of the contribution: Emergencies at mine and concentrator enterprises and the problem of risk insurance

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The article examines possible reasons and economical aftermath for the emergency, which happened at Sokolov-Sarybai mining complex at the Republic of Kazakhstan. The emergency happened as the result of lining collapse of dryer at the factory of pellets ore dressing. Possible reasons for the emergency are analyzed: low quality of laying material, procedural violations in lining arrangement; violation of exploitation conditions; improper acceptance of a repaired section. The said reasons are analyzed not only within the context of technogenic character of the emergency, but also from the point of view of modern approach - within the limits of “corporate safety culture”. This conception represents the development of the category of “safety culture”, which is recently applied all over the world to estimate the reliability of hazardous industrial facilities in energetics, mining, mechanic engineering, etc. Economic aftermath of the emergency are estimated, the methods of risks management are examined as well as their reduction at mining and processing divisions within the limits of acceptable risk theory; with that the probability of the insured event occurrence is taken from the statistics data - from the practice of mining and processing divisions of non-ferrous metallurgy exploitation.
Translated title of the contributionEmergencies at mine and concentrator enterprises and the problem of risk insurance
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalИзвестия высших учебных заведений. Горный журнал
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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