Research and Technical Development in a Mining Operation

This paper describes the function of the research and development department of a large mining organization and the benefits which can be derived over the years. Examples are given of work done in rock drilling, ventilation, noise control and the development of backfill stowing machinery.
Keywords: Cominco, department, noise control, research and development, sort of, Drilling, Explosives, mining, Research, Research and Development, Rock, Rocks, Sullivan Mine
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