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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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.
Tenders are invited for plant growth environments facility (pgef) will provide greenhouse & headhouse space, wet and dry research laboratories, growth chamber housing, and space for faculty and academic support.
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.
VIP soon outgrew the venue in Deptford, prompting him to move the show to Philadelphia's HeadHouse Lounge, on 122 Lombard St.
In concert with these passenger-related improvements, Amtrak is moving forward to create a redevelopment plan for the historic stationOs Headhouse Building and has selected Jones Lang LaSalle to conduct a feasibility study on the best plan for its use.
These designs are most evident when entering the Station's Headhouse and the impressive Grand Hall, with its sweeping archways, fresco and gold leaf detailing, mosaics, and art glass windows.
A key part of a greenhouse is a headhouse, which is a central building used for offices, storage, and workspace with attached greenhouses (Figure 14-2).
Agreements to license its name to other operators have also failed, first in the Philadelphia International Airport and Reading Terminal Headhouse.
The lowest level of the central building, or headhouse, houses baggage claim, and arrivals, as well as areas for 52 INS and 20 U.
Construction of the greenhouse and headhouse, including equipment, took just more than a year and the facility has been in production since April 1999.