ore pass

ore pass

[′ȯr ‚pas]
(mining engineering)
A vertical or inclined passage for the downward transfer of ore.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Pushing Of Loaded Waste Rock Tubs From Main Haulage Road To Ore Pass At 13.
On the night shift of June 8, 2011 Jason Chenier and Jordan Fram were working at an ore pass on the 3,000 foot level of Stobie Mine.
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony) regrets to advise that following an ore pass accident and subsequent rescue efforts, an employee and two members of an external rescue team were fatally injured yesterday at its Evander mine in Mpumalanga.
An interior working shaft and an ore pass with a crushing and loading station at its bottom were raised from the 2200L adit to the Fairview mine 1148 feet (350 m) above (primary crushing continued to be done underground until the 1940s).
The ore pass and primary crushing facilities were commissioned in late April 2009, although processing of ore at Gualcamayo began in late December 2008.
The current mine plan reduces the ore haulage distance and related expenses by dropping crushed ore approximately 350 feet down a vertical underground ore pass where it will then be transported via conveyor belt through a 3,400-foot tunnel to a secondary crusher.
Limited Tenders are invited for Ore Pass Concreting At Munsar Mine
Penguin's robots are being tested with the goal of removing hazardous jobs from the mine, including taking scans of an ore pass after blasting or working near areas of liquefaction.
Our management team is working hard to try and understand the ore pass situation better and aims to find a solution as soon as possible.
A typical example is Anglo Technical Services' mudrush control chute in an ore pass, which in the past took up to 40 hours to mesh and analyze.
Slone had been drawn into an ore pass and buried in an area of the mine in which he was working.
67 grams/tonne) from an open cut which was connected to a 225 meter adit by means of an ore pass.