Ground support to major depths

Shotcrete is not often in the headlines, but it is a necessary part of any underground mine's ground-support system. Nadav Shemer talks to industry leaders

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Shotcrete seen in action through Putzmeister's SPM 500 Wetkret

It doesn't bring to underground mining that same feeling of innovation as, say, new hard-rock cutting technology, nor represent spraying with the same panache as graffiti.