chute system

chute system

[′shüt ‚sis·təm]
(mining engineering)
A method of mining by which ore is broken from the surface downward into chutes and is removed through passageways below. Also known as glory-hole system; milling system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The dual transfer chute system that loads the GLC1 conveyor is a 7- to 8-m (approximately 25-ft.) dead drop onto a troughed 600-mm (24-in.) wide belt.
Shura Council member Ahmed Bahzad argued a rubbish chute system, in which garbage is disposed of in underground tanks for collection, should be introduced.
The ragged chute system, developed in Cobalt at the turn of the 20th century, used a small waterfall to produce compressed air that supplied oxygen underground.
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It had also diversified into new areas of the materials loading market and was about to launch a fixed angle chute system for which it had international customers already lined up.
A management buyout of CCL was led at the start of this year by Mr Barnard, one of the two inventors of the Cascade Chute system, which is used in 39 countries.