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Narrowing down

Ailbhe Goodbody looks at the latest technologies for narrow-vein mining, and provides an update on the new reef-boring technique

Ailbhe Goodbody
Narrowing down

573859.mm-print-subs Narrow-vein mining differs from larger-scale mining in a number of ways. It is labour-intensive but low-productivity mining, which uses narrow drifts that are challenging...

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