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open cut

An excavation, open to the sky, which has been cut from the ground surface downward, in contrast to tunnel excavation.
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A longer term underground opportunity is present to the immediate south of the open cut target area; however the Company intends to focus on the open cut area to fast track production activities.
United Kingdom-based Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) has approved the development of the Ravensworth North open cut mine in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia.
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A longer term underground opportunity is present to the south of the open cut target area.
Drilling is continuing in the Swizzler area, between the Tropicana and Havana open cuts, and at Havana Deeps.
Open cut construction called for a three phase plan that included paving in the median and diverting traffic from one side of the highway to the other to keep traffic flowing at all times.
But it was not enough to save the former world No.1 from missing his sixth Open cut in a row.
work includes approx 498 lf of 8" awwa c-900 dr-18 pvc water line by open cut; 74 lf of 10" pvc sdr-26 sanitary sewer pipe by open cut w/ class iii embedment; 2,149 lf of 12" pvc sdr-26 sanitary sewer pipe by open cut w/ class iii embedment; 51 lf of 12" awwa c-900 dr-18 (green) restrained joint sanitary sewer pipe by open cut; 71 lf of 24" steel casing by other than open cut with 12" awwa c-900 dr-18; 3,324 lf of 8" sanitary sewer to prop.
Brisbane, Australia, Jan 31, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND) is pleased to announce that AMCI, the manager for the South Galilee Coal Project (SGCP) Joint Venture and 50% participant, has provided a JORC compliant Coal Reserves Estimate for open cut mineable reserves prepared by Echelon Mining Services.
"The lateral was only 75 feet long, but because of the depth, the shoring alone was estimated at more than $50,000 if the job had been open cut," said Rynearson, "This quickly moved the mood toward a different solution."
work includes approx 5 ea of relocation of exist water meter; 29 ea of cutting and plugging of existing water main; 15 ea of connection to existing water main; 15 ea of connection to existing water service; 2,203 lf of 12" pvc water pipe by open cut with std.
The first proven and probable Ore Reserve estimate for the Pearse open cut mine was completed in