Title

Mine-Plant Design Philosophy Evolves from St. Joe's New Lead Belt Operations

Abstract

Recently developed Fletcher mine in the Missouri Lead Belt serves as a case-in-point to outline the philosophy of the mine plant design which encompresses: detailed exploration of the orebody; determining the mine plant ccapacity; designing the underground structures in interrelationship with those on the surface; the symmetrical development of the mine; setting up criteria for selecting underground equipment which should be time tested; designing a flexible, versatile haulage systems, planning of the mine drainage system etc.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Document Type

Article - Journal

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Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1973 American Mining Congress, All rights reserved.

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