ore bin

ore bin

[′ȯr ‚bin]
(mining engineering)
A receptacle for ore awaiting treatment or shipment.
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Workers drill or blast to release the ore, load it into trucks, and drive it underground to an underground ore bin. A conveyor belt transports it to an aboveground bin, where it is moved to the mill, which can process 3,500 tons of ore daily.
It included the installation of two new separator stages to increase the yield and of an ore bin in front of a crusher for optimised crushing.
Writing in 1976 for The Ore Bin, a publication of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, two geologists described it this way: "Steens Mountain, in Harney County, is Oregon's highest and scenically grandest fault-block mountain.
'' The picture shows Mr Michaeliones and his mine manager Hugh Edwards who is pushing blocks of quartz along the narrow gauge railway to tip them into an ore bin to be crushed and pulverized.
Some specimens of massive, sheared galena, picked up from the ore bin at the millsite, were found to have vugs lined with meneghinite crystals up to 2 mm in length.
This project included the installation of two new separator stages to increase the yield and the installation of an ore bin in front of a crusher for optimised crushing.
Two ground bins will be excavated -- a 2,500 t coarse ore bin after the gyratory crusher and a 4,000 t run-of-mine bin before the crusher.
The five ready to use SmartModules in the current version of SmartGrind include: a power surge predictor; a spillage controller; a particle size measurement throughput optimiser; sensor validation and control reconfiguration; and low ore bin controller.
Once completed, low grade ore will be introduced into the crusher and the fine ore bin will be filled.