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overhand cut and fill
overhand cut and fill[′ō·vər‚hand ′kət ən ′fil]
A method of mining ore in which material removed from the roof of a drive drops through chutes to a lower drive, from which the material is removed.
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The majority of the mineral reserves will be mined by longhole open stoping (58% stoping plus 25% stope development) on 15-m sublevels and overhand cut and fill
The mining method will be primarily overhand cut and fill
combined with some underhand cut and fill.