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Rules of Thumb Ed 3 World of Stocks

Hard Rock Miners Handbook Rules of Thumb Introduction This document contains a list of over 680 Rules of Thumb gathered over 30 years of hard rock mining service provided by Jack de la Vergne McIntosh Engineering and predecessor firms We have endeavored to provide Rules of Thumb for every applicable area in the industry The list is

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Drilling in mining LinkedIn SlideShare

Drilling in mining 1 Introduction to Drilling Technology for Surface Mining Prof K Pathak Dept of Mining Engineering IIT Kharagpur721302 1 Introduction Drilling is the process of making a hole into a hard surface where the length of the hole is very large compared to the diameter

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Blaster s Training Modules Module 4 Blasthole Drilling

Surface Mining U S Department of the Interior located in Denver Colorado The module is an example of the technical assistance the Federal government furnishes States to assist them in meeting the requirements of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 upon which their State surface coal mine regulating programs are based

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Sub level open stoping QueensMineDesignWiki

Blast sequencing will differ for every mine however there are a few general rules of thumb to keep in mind Each ring should be set off as a unit This removes a panel of ore from the working end of the drift allowing for retreat away from broken ore The second blast will use the open space from the first blast to

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Rules of Thumb for Junior Mining Speculators A Light at

Rules of Thumb for Junior Mining Speculators A Light at the End of the Tunnel by Brent Cook www explorationinsights com As we all know for most speculators and investors the past few years in the mining and exploration sector have been disastrous

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Designing Blast Patterns Using Empirical Formulas

Designing blast patterns using empirical formulas a com parison of calculated patterns with plans used in quarrying limestone and dolomite with geologic considerations Washington U S Dept of the Interior Bureau of Mines 1972 33 p illus tables U S Bureau of Mines Information circular 8550 Includes bibliography 1

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Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of

2011927 ensp 0183 enspBleiwas D I 2011 Estimates of electricity requirements for the recovery of mineral commodities with examples applied to subSaharan Africa U S Geological Survey OpenFile Report 2011–1253 100 p

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Edumine Mining courses Professional Development

Edumine is the world s leading provider of training and eduion to the mining industry We offer individuals corporations and eduors effective solutions Upcoming Sessions Unscheduled Topics Register Your Interest 01 03 2020 12 00 AM 31 12 2020 11 00 PM Multiday Session 4 Day Short Course Valuation of Mineral Projects Based

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DETERMINATION OF SHOVEL TRUCK PRODUCTIVITIES IN OPEN PIT

In the open pit mines in order to improve productivity they used to large numbers of heavy equipment Due to the huge investments involved no mine can afford to have invested then its equipment

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World Class Molybdenum Deposits INN

Usually these mines are open pit operations when the ore bodies are close to the surface General Moly TSE GMO AMEX GMO is currently developing the world s largest molybdenum mine the Mount

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Sublevel open stoping QueensMineDesignWiki

2019628 ensp 0183 enspSublevel Open Stoping originated in the early 1900 s in iron ore mines in Michigan USA It was developed over the years from a method originally known as short hole bench and train mining Generally a large scale open stoping method it is often referred to as long hole or blast hole stoping A Typical Sublevel Open Stoping Operation

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Open Pit Dewatering How It Works and What Pump to Use

 · The wall of an open pit wall will consist of a series of stacked benches Geotechnical engineers will normally provide the pit slope design criteria based on the inter ramp angle IRA for various sectors around the pit The IRA represents the toe to toe slope angle as shown in the diagram below The inter ramp angle can be

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How to mine for gold – American Mining Rights Association

Finding a vein of gold rich enough to justify opening a mine is another thing entirely But if you do you could experience the legendary wealth of mine owners around the world Finding A Vein Worth Mining Prospecting for gold is easy to start and hard to finish The old rule of thumb is to look for gold where it s already been found

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Mineral Processing Metallurgy Rules of Thumb

A mill at the mine and related facilities accounts for approximately 85 of the total electrical power consumption for an open pit operation but only about 45 for a typical underground mine Source Alan O Hara Crushing Rules Grinding Rules Froth Flotation Rules of Thumb For a typical underground mine the cost for electrical power

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Designing Blast Patterns Using Empirical Formulas

201442 ensp 0183 enspDesigning blast patterns using empirical formulas a com 173 parison of calculated patterns with plans used in quarrying limestone and dolomite with geologic considerations Washington U S Dept of the Interior Bureau of Mines 1972 33 p illus tables U S Bureau of Mines Information circular 8550 Includes bibliography 1

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Blast design rules of thumb Mining and Blasting

BLAST DESIGN RULES OF THUMB Given Hole depth Rock type and Distance to structure HOLE DIAMETER d hole depth H divided by 5 to 10 d in H ft 5 to 10 Typically 7

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An Open Pit Design Model

ill annual maps of the pit and annual production statistics for the mine concentrator and smelter Additionally summaries are printed of the block mining sequence and cash flow A special feature is an option to include dump leaching operations Stockpiling

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Optimized design of drilling and blasting operations in

In this paper a hypothetical open pit copper mine is considered which needs to produce 30 million tonnes of waste and 25 million tonnes of ore based on its annual planning This mine works 340 days a year on which the drilling and blasting operations can be carried out Thus the time scale of the dynamic model is set as these operational days

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Integrated mine planning AusIMM Bulletin

The floor of an open pit can be advanced quickly but as a rule of thumb the open pit production limit is around eight benches per year or 80 m vertical advance using ten metre benches though some very large pits and small short life gold pits can achieve over 100 m per year within the operating area

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Montana DEQ gt Mining gt opencut

The Opencut Section reviews permit and amendment appliions within its statutory timeframe to ensure Opencut minerals bentonite clay scoria soil materials peat sand or gravel are extracted in accordance with the act and rules to ensure adequate protection of environmental resources and successful reclamation of the affected land back to a productive postmining land use

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PDF Optimisation of Drill and Blast Parameters Using

Optimisation of Drill and Blast Parameters Using Empirical Fragmentation Modelling an open pit mine in Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana using Split Desktop Software for fragmentation

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Edumine Mining courses Professional Development

Edumine provides online courses short courses and live webcasts in support of professional development and training for the mining industry Sign In Shopping Cart 0 ADVANCE YOUR CAREER Edumine is the world s leading provider of training and education to the mining industry We offer individuals corporations and educators effective solutions

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Mining Surface mining Britannica

Open pit mining Pit geometry Deposits mined by open pit techniques are generally divided into horizontal layers called benches The thickness that is the height of the benches depends on the type of deposit the mineral being mined and the equipment being used for large mines it is on the order of 12 to 15 metres about 40 to 50 feet

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Ground Control In Open Pits Virginia Department of Mines

Ground Control In Open Pits DMME Division of Mineral Mining Height Of Pit Banks Walls ØThe ØBenches with roads and berms shall be wide enough to allow safe operation and passage of equipment Rule of thumb for roads at least 1 5 times the width of the largest vehicle single lane

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Sampling Considerations at Mining Sites expanded version

there is no general rule that can or should be followed such as a given number of samples per ton of tailings per acre of impoundment or per foot of drillcore Each facility is different and the adequacy of sampling must be tailored to the facility Pitard 1993 p 187 As a rule of thumb based on numerous

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Explosives Engineers Guide Dyno Nobel

2020422 ensp 0183 enspRules of thumb used in mass blasts Rock type 3PF kg m Hard 0 7 – 0 8 Medium 0 4 – 0 5 Soft 0 25 – 0 35 Very Soft 0 15 – 0 25 Typical powder factors used in presplit and smooth blasting Hole diameter PF kg m2 Hard 0 6 – 0 9 Medium 0 4 – 0 5 Soft 0 2 – 0 3

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Homepage SRK Consulting

We are an independent international consultancy providing focused advice and solutions to clients mainly in the earth and water resource industries For mining projects we offer services from exploration to mine closure Our specialists are leaders in fields such as due diligence technical studies mine waste and water management permitting and mine rehabilitation

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A Simplified Economic Filter for Open Pit Mining and Heap

A Simplified Economic Filter for Open Pit Mining and Heap Leach Recovery of Copper in the United States By Keith R Long1 and Donald A Singer2 Open File Report 01 218 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U S Geological Survey editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic Code

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Geotechnical Engineering Services

Geotechnical stability of mine waste structures pit walls and underground workings is critical to project success Our associates have completed numerous designs for these facilities from conceptual level through detailed engineering and construction using advanced state of the art characterization and analysis methods

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Mining Modules quiz cards Flashcards Quizlet

Start studying Mining Modules quiz cards Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools Surface mining Mechanical open pit open cast and aqueous borehole mining leaching What is the rule of thumb in truck shovel operations

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Guidelines for Mine Haul Road Design UBC Library Open

UBC Library s Open Collections include digital photos books newspapers maps videos theses and more These publiclyaccessible collections are constantly growing and reflect the research interests of the UBC community and beyond

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Openpit mining Britannica

202056 ensp 0183 enspmining Openpit mining Deposits mined by openpit techniques are generally divided into horizontal layers called benches The thickness that is the height of the benches depends on the type of deposit the mineral being mined and the equipment being used for large mines it

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7 Rules of Thumb for Open Bit Blast Pattern

 · 7 Rules of Thumb for Open Bit Blast Pattern April 8 2018 Drilling and blasting are all about putting the right amount of energy in the right place at the right time at minimum cost to achieve maximum control over the shot rock volume and the resulting particle size distribution in the muck pile

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Blast Training Course Guide Orica Mining Services

Blast Training Course Guide Duration 4 Hours Who Will Benefit Those on a mine site or in a quarry or construction blast Candidates sitting for the Open Cut Examiners ticket Course Objective Workshop – Rules of Thumb for Blast Design Charging Methods Initiation Systems – General

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BREAK EVEN ANALYSIS OF MINING PROJECT

break even analysis of mining project a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of bachelor of technology in mining engineering by faraz ahamad 10605034 hemant kumar chauhan 10605037 under the guidance of prof b k pal department of mining

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Truck Haulage MiningInfo

Rule of Thumb A 10 gradient is a typical safe haul road gradient in open pit mines for rigid body haul trucks The running surface of a two lane haul road should be 3 5 ties the width of the largest truck operating on that road A single lane road should be twice the width of the largest truck

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The World s 10 Most Prolific Gold Fields CMI Gold Silver

Imagine gold mining shafts nearly two and a half miles below the surface and it taking two hours for miners to get to their work stations Imagine a pit so large that it can be seen from outer space No reason to imagine those are the realities in the mining of gold revealed in The World s 10 Most Prolific Gold Fields

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SURFACE COAL RPMGlobal

use of dozers for bulk earth moving mining SURFACE COAL ©2018 RPMGlobal www rpmglobal com MINE PLANNING Overview The purpose of this course is to teach the concepts that underpin efficient and effective mine planning for open cut coal mines From the fundamentals of open pit mining to economic and operational

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Underground Mine Backfilling in Australia Using Paste

Underground mine backfilling is a form of ground improvement that has to be carried out in the mine sites The backfilling provides ground support and regional stability thus facilitating ore removal from nearby regions The large underground voids created by the ore removal are backfilled with the waste tailings in the form of paste fills hydraulic fills and others

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Blasting and Explosives Quick Reference Guide 2010

These rules provide a first estimate in the absence of any better data Blast hole diameter in mm ≤ 15 x Bench height BH in metres Bench height Rules of thumb Rock type PF kg m3 Hard 0 7 0 8 Medium 0 4 0 5 Soft 0 25 0 35 Very Soft 0 15 0 25 Typical powder factors

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Mine Water Flow between Contiguous Flooded Underground

mines will help clarify and improve predictions of the mine flooding process Such information will benefit post closure operations by allowing more robust sizing design and location of mine water extraction rule of thumb Stoertz et al 2001 to calculations that are based on discharge volumes Winters and

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Determining waste mining capacities for open pit mines

There are existing empirical guidelines for determining typical waste mining rates for open pit mines however these guidelines are based on mining rates that have been historically achieved and do not consider the upper limits of practically executable mining rates which is the focus of this paper

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Montana DEQ Mining opencut

The Opencut Section reviews permit and amendment applications within its statutory timeframe to ensure Opencut minerals bentonite clay scoria soil materials peat sand or gravel are extracted in accordance with the act and rules to ensure adequate protection of environmental resources and successful reclamation of the affected land back to a productive post mining land use

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International Journal of Science Technology Reference

mines Nchanga Open Pit mines are located in Chingola in the Copperbelt province of Zambia Open Pit mining at Nchanga started in 1938 in the main Nchanga Open Pit More than a decade ago Nchanga Open Pit was the largest base metals open cut in the world It is still among the top five largest open cuts in the world The mine s core

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Google Traductor

El servicio gratuito de Google traduce al instante palabras frases y p 225ginas web del espa 241ol a m 225s de cien idiomas

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Estimation of the potential production rate

Long and Singer further studied Taylor s rule in 2001 and calibrated it to 45 open pit copper mines The open pit copper model proved to have a curve halfway between the 1998 gold silver curve and Taylor s Rule This is due to base metal mines having less aggressive production rates than precious metal mines

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Open Pit Optimisation and Design A Stepwise Approach

imported into Whittle for the open pit optimisation based on geotechnical and economic parameters derived from calculations or assembled from mines operating in Ghana The optimal pit is then imported back to Surpac for detailed pit design incorporating a ramp and berms The designed pit contains 5 03 Mt of ore at an average grade of 1 7063 g t

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Mining Basics The Critical Investor

Open pit A mine that is entirely on surface Also referred to as open cut or open cast mine Ore A mixture of ore minerals and gangue from which at least one of the metals can be extracted at a profit Orebody A natural concentration of valuable material that can be extracted and sold at a profit

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Blast Training Course Guide Orica

2010429 ensp 0183 enspBlast Training Course Guide Duration 4 Hours Who Will Benefit Those on a mine site or in a quarry or construction blast Rules of Thumb for Blast Design Charging Methods Initiation Systems – General formats for Open Cut Coal Open Cut Metal Underground and Quarry Services Safe amp Efficient Blasting Duration

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Design of Stable Slope for Opencast Mines ethesis

In Indian mining conditions slope design guidelines were not yet formulated for different types of mining practices and there is a growing need to develop such guidelines for maintaining safety and productivity Till date most of the design methods are purely based on field experience rules of thumb

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Rock Crushing Rule of Thumb Mineral Processing amp

202054 ensp 0183 enspHere is a list of Rules of Thumb often used in Rock Crushing and around Crushers For a hard rock mine appliion below 540 tonnes hour a jaw crusher is more economical Above 725 tonnes hour jaw crushers cannot compete with gyratory crushers at normal settings 6 10 inches Source Lewis Cobourn and Bhappu Source Jack de la Vergne

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MINE DEVELOPMENT – ACCESS TO DEPOSIT

shaft system so the mine engineer planner must consider the entire mineral resource or potential to increase the resource at depth Figure 1 depicts a typical access strategy for platinum mine where the initial orebody is exploited by means of an incline or decline shaft system and later accessed by

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Principles of rockbolting design ScienceDirect

Principles of rockbolting design Author links open overlay panel The mine drift was parallel with the strike of the tabular ore body and the boreholes were drilled in the wall of the drift on the side of the ore body that was approximately 150 m apart from the drift A rule of thumb is to set the bolt spacing equal to 3–4 times the

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Mining Quarrying Britannica

Mining Mining Quarrying Although seldom used to form entire structures stone is greatly valued for its aesthetic appeal durability and ease of maintenance The most popular types include granite limestone sandstone marble slate gneiss and serpentine All natural stone used for structural support curtain walls veneer floor tile roofing or strictly ornamental purposes is

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Optimized design of drilling and blasting operations in

Drilling and blasting are the two most significant operations in open pit mines that play a crucial role in downstream stages While previous research has focused on optimizing these operations as two separate parts or merely in a specific parameter this paper proposes a system dynamic model SDM for drilling and blasting operations as an interactive system

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Haul Road Design Guidelines MiningInfo

and efficient mine roads for fast and economical transportation of the mined product to its destination By maintaining good mine roads both truck and equipment maintenance will be kept to a minimum resulting in reduced mining costs and subsequently higher profits Haul roads and ramps are the lifeline of the open cut mine

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In China Gang Run Illegal Rare Earth Mines Face a

 · And so Beijing intent on maintaining its global chokehold on all rare earths has begun an energetic campaign to crush the crime syndicates that dominate the open pit mines in this part of

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Abstract USGS

OPEN PIT MINE MODELS Two open pit models were developed a small tonnage and a large tonnage model The small tonnage model is valid for operations with daily capacities of 500 to 20 000 st d of material moved ore and waste For the large tonnage model applicable capacities are 20 000 to

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Pit Wall Angles and Bench Width – How Do They Relate

The wall of an open pit wall will consist of a series of stacked benches Geotechnical engineers will normally provide the pit slope design criteria based on the interramp angle IRA for various sectors around the pit The IRA represents the toetotoe slope angle as shown in the diagram below The interramp angle can be Continue reading

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The Silver Pit and Archie s Rule StreetWise Reports

Archie s Rule is an excellent way to demonstrate the relationship between metals price and grade but we should also point out that Archie s Rule is general and can be applied to open pit or underground mining and you can apply it to silver gold copper or any other commodity that you want

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Blasting Drilling of Open Pit Mining Hardrockdrills com

 · Lecture Overview Introduction Pit Geometry Interaction deposit geometry Design and management Overall process Interaction of distinct operations Machinery – Drill Rigs Loaders Excavators etc General appraisal History From ancient times to now Classifications By operation size By material By level of mechanization Operation Size Huge operations 50 Mio t and more Big operations

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Hard Rock Miner s Handbook Stantec

Handbook may be controversial its Rules of Thumb and Tricks of the Trade sections capture the art experience of the mining industry I encourage you to use the Handbook and use it wisely RESPONSE Mining industry response to the book continues to be incredible Thanks in large part to the efforts by John Chadwick of the Mining

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Stripping Ratios What are They and Why are They Important

Stripping Ratios What are They and Why are They Important or stripping ratio is an important measurement related to the open pit mining process It represents the amount of waste material

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Duties of blaster LinkedIn SlideShare

Duties of Blaster in Open Pit Mines in India under MMR 1984 Mines Act 1952 Mines Rules 1955 Mines Voional Training Rules 1966 and only against their signature or thumb impression Such requisition shall be preserved by the person in charge of the magazine or store or premises 4 The person in charge of the magazine or store

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Lightning Safety Procedures Lightning Surge Technologies

Lightning Safety Procedures The purpose of this document is to provide a guide for personal safety during thunderstorms A brief review of common medical problems encountered with a lightning strike and appropriate first aid treatment is also included

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