hoisting compartment

hoisting compartment

[′hȯist·iŋ kəm‚pärt·mənt]
(mining engineering)
The section of a shaft used for hoisting the mined mineral to the surface.
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When the shaft reached a depth of 1,420 m, a bulkhead was installed over the cage hoisting compartment and temporary loading facilities were installed below the 1,340 m level.