shaft station

shaft station

[′shaft ‚stā·shən]
(mining engineering)
An enlargement of a level near a shaft from which ore, coal, or rock may be hoisted and supplies unloaded.
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Shaft works in the Department of CZOKPart IReplacing the shaft reinforcement in the shaft BangEw - pumping SiemianowicePart IIReplacing the shaft reinforcement in the shaft Station I - Pump Siemianowice Part IIIReplacing the main girders GWSz shaft shaft reinforcement Staszic - 10 pcs.
Above tenth level, there were several escape routes but 625 feet below, where the shaftmen mucked, drilled and blasted the shaft deeper, there was no other way out than to climb the ladders through the smoke and past the fire which started right at the shaft station.
3 Shaft Station in the immediate footwall of the Polaris Fault, and is potentially related to an existing resource of 10,200 tons grading 25.
Excavation of the Level 6 shaft station and loading pockets is underway, to be followed by drifting along the level and stope preperation.
In addition, related underground infrastructure such as shaft stations, loading pockets and drift access will be completed.