slurry mining

slurry mining

[′slər·ē ‚mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The hydraulic breakdown of a subsurface ore matrix with drill-hole equipment, and the eduction of the resulting slurry to the surface for processing.
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The Company's patented Hemiwedge Cartridge valve product line continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2010 with new customers in lime slurry mining applications, heavy oil, products pipeline storage applications and re-orders in gas compressor applications.
The funds raised from the preferred share offering have been earmarked for the purchase of slurry mining equipment and for test mining on the Verkhotina Property.