Mechanical Loading vs Grizzlies at the Sladen-Malartic Mine

AT the Sladen-Malartic mine, a number of orebodies have been mined, some by shrinkage and others by open sub-level scopes, from which the ore is handled either through a grizzly system or by mechanical loaders. This paper deals with the comparative costs and relative merits of the two handling arrangements. The facts brought out in this comparison have a bearing on the selection of a proper handling method.
Keywords: Cost, Costs, diorite, greywacke, Grizzly system, ore, stope, Loading, Mechanical, Ore, Ores, stope, stopes, Systems
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