The Accident Prevention Program at Consolidated Discovery Yellowknife Mines Limited

ThE property of Consolidated 1 Discovery Yellowknife Mines Limited, (Figure 1) is situated in the Northwest Territories, approximately 50 air miles north of the town of Yellowknife. The mine is reached by a shaft which extends from surface to a depth of 4,000 feet, with working levels established at 150-foot intervals. Stoping operations are carried on throughout a vertical range of 2,000 feet, with both shrinkage and cut and fill methods being used, depending on the ground conditions. Production started in 1950 and milling is done in a 165-ton per day cyanide plant.
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