mine development

mine development

[′mīn di‚vel·əp·mənt]
(mining engineering)
The operations involved in preparing a mine for ore extraction, including tunneling, sinking, crosscutting, drifting, and raising.
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US-based mining royalty financing company Preston Corp (OTC: PSNP) has signed an agreement to acquire a gold production royalty from an Arizona mine through its exclusive agent Western Mine Development LLC, the company said.
Cyprium Mining Corporation ("Cyprium" or the "Company") has signed an agreement with Chihuahua, Mexico based mining contractor Bergmann Mexico SA de CV ("Bergmann") in regards with mine development and other mining operations to include drilling, blasting and extraction of mineralized material at the Potosi silver mine.
It is involved in exploration and mine development activities.
Mine development for MMG Limited's Dugald River project continues to progress ahead of schedule, bolstered by what is believed to be a new world record for mine development.
Limited (TCC) has delivered the Feasibility study report of the Initial Mine Development of the Reko Diq project to the Ministry of Minerals & Mine development, Government of Balochistan.
New Dawn Mining Corporation (TSX: ND), a Canada-based company that explores for mineral resources, has announced that the Turk Mine in Zimbabwe is moving from care and maintenance to active mine development.
But there are other factors at play in mine development.
The company notes that the surface infrastructure is complete and that "sufficient progress has been made" to allow its own development crews to complete the underground infrastructure and mine development sufficient for the 900 t/d production rate.
As well, he has managed the acquisition, permitting and construction of four successful domestic mine development projects costing nearly $500 million.
The company acted through its agent, Western Mine Development LLC.
He has written numerous papers on the environmental impacts of mine development in Northern Ontario.
With a scoping study for potential mine development in progress, this strategic mineral rights acquisition advances prospects for the Indian River Placer Project considerably", says Hans Boge, P.