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  • Confirmation and delineation of these 'headframe' type targets is priority 1, to be followed by detailed trenching and Trado work to prepare our Marudi North and Toucan prospects for drilling.

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  • The sink, which Haddad had identified as most probably a wildcat operation, was in the middle of a small clearing a quarter mile north of the headframe for the Number Six shaft of the Vermilion One Mine.

    Vermilion Drift

  • Haddad, Dross, and Cork huddled in the old Mine Rescue Room next to the headframe.

    Vermilion Drift

  • They were dominated by the headframe, a steel tower a hundred feet high and covered with rust, which stood above shaft Number Six and supported the hoist for the mine elevator.

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  • * A fair amount of heavy equipment is necessary, such as metal forms and wench and tripod headframe, to construct the shaft and intake, or to lower precast rings into place.

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  • Set up and locate a tripod or headframe if it is necessary to provide support for the upper end of the drill stem.

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  • - Construction of the headframe at Shaft #2 resumed in early August and sinking is expected to start in Q4'11.

  • The toll also rose to six after a mine headframe collapsed at the Bazhanova pit in the town of Makiyivka in the neighbouring Donetsk region, while rescuers continued to search for five missing miners.

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  • This short video depicts the construction of our new potash mine's headframe in New Brunswick, - Business News

  • This short video depicts the construction of our new potash mine's headframe in New Brunswick, a fourteen-day process captured in time-lapse photography - Business News


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  • "But the job had not gone forward at all, for all of them quit. They had come out of the bunkhouses and up out of the drifts and the shaft's bottom and some had flung their gear into the bush at the headframe's site, the wrenches, still in the miner's belts, clanging on to the stone of the hardened Canadian Shield. Some of them had collected their pay before they left, while others had not bothered."

    - 'No Great Mischief', Alistair MacLeod.

    February 19, 2008