Quarrying and Sizing Limestone For Metallurgical Purposes at Irish Cove and ..... The Use of Sized Limestone in Steelmaking

This paper reviews t he basic reactions of the blast furnace and t he open hearth furnace, and t hen discusses t he quarrying and sizing requirements of t he limestone feed for each. Particular emphasis is placed on t he limestone at Irish Cove, now being mined under an agreement between Scotia Limestone Limited and Dosco Steel Limited. The drillin g and blasting operations a re described, a long with loading and haulage, plant flow, water supply, power supply and transportation facilities.
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