jigging conveyor

jigging conveyor

[′jig·iŋ kən‚vā·ər]
(mining engineering)
A series of steel troughs suspended from the roof of the stope or laid on rollers on its floor, and given reciprocating motion mechanically, to move mineral. Also known as chute conveyor; jigger; pan conveyor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.