headhouse

headhouse

[′hed‚hau̇s]
(mining engineering)
A timber framing located at the top of a shaft and receiving the shaft guides that carry the cage or elevator.
A structure that houses the headframe.
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The vent, as well as a headhouse and autotransformer station, were previously earmarked for playing fields at what is now Manchester Enterprise Academy Central , which opened two years ago off Lytham Road.
The first new gates will open later this year as work continues on the new centralized headhouse (check-in and baggage claim) and roads.
In October 2018, Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined the City of Chicago's partners in the redevelopment of Chicago's historic Union Station to highlight the next phase of work in the project, the addition of a new entrance on Clinton Street that will open the west side of the Amtrak-owned station's Headhouse for development as a food court and retail space.
Furthermore, current delays have had no impact to date on achievement of the Headhouse milestone.
The collection and recycling process will be highlighted at an interactive fan zone located on Lincoln Financial Field's HeadHouse Plaza.
It, like Terminal B, has a curved main headhouse with three circular satellites around which gates are arranged.
RPA's plan calls for Newark Airport to create a Northeast Rail Corridor terminal headhouse, thereby shifting the front door of the airport to the Northeast Corridor and creating the region's premier intermodal facility that would be served by an extended PATH.
They also built a longhouse and a baluh headhouse or baruk.
After being weighed and inspected at the headhouse, coal was transported down the slope, by haulage car or conveyer, to the riverside, where it was loaded onto trains or processed into coke onsite.
The utility spent $1 million on improvements that included joint hardening, slab sealing and headhouse fencing.
Organizationally, the project consists of two distinct zones: the headhouse and the biocontainment zone.