A Mining Method For Large Ore-Bodies

CIM Bulletin1940
THE use of the diamond-drill hole as a means of breaking clown ore and waste is not new. Years ago, the method was adopted in mines in northern Ontario and in the western United States to reach out to bad pillars, or to remnants of ore left on walls, the winning of which by any other method might be dangerous or too expensive. The practice is still in vogue and has generally proved a success.
Keywords: blasting, Cost, Costs, diamond, ore, Primacord., rhyolite, Stopeite, Drilling, mining, Ore, Ores
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