primary haulage

primary haulage

[′prī‚mer·ē ′hȯl·ij]
(mining engineering)
A short haul in which there is no secondary-or main-line haulage. Also known as face haulage.
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In South Africa, Mining Rehabilitation and Pollution Control (MRPC), mining contactor for the Longridge mine, recently purchased an 810 Un-A-Hauler for primary haulage from the face to the section conveyor.
The remainder of McCoy's primary haulage fleet is made up of 10 Cat 785A trucks and six Cat 789A trucks.
Six Caterpillar 789A trucks and ten 785As make up the rest of the McCoy primary haulage fleet, loaded by four Hitachi EX-3500 hydraulic shovels and one Caterpillar 994 wheel loader, all equipped with 21 |m.

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