active workings

active workings

[′ak·tiv ′wərk·iŋz]
(mining engineering)
All places in a mine that are ventilated and inspected regularly.
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for the purpose of expanding its Golden Wonder Mine exploration beyond LKA's active workings.
Major artisanal workings located - active workings extending greater than 2km x 100m in the Nangalasso Project highlight excellent gold potential.
Artisanal miners have exploited placer gold within the Project area for more than 60 years, and active workings are observed in at least five separate areas.
Active workings are between the 4,250- and 7,050-foot levels.
Samples from individual mineralized intervals from the active workings returned values ranging from 0.
Perttu states: "The first stage is primarily focused on providing "close-in" targets for immediate exploratory mining adjacent to the northeast end of the active workings on the 600 level.
At the Amayapampa project, assay results for an additional three step-out holes indicate lower gold grades beyond the area of historic and active workings.
5 km south-southeast of the nearest active workings active and/or development on behalf of the Company (see News Release dated February 7, 2013).