Brunswick Mining Operations

CIM Bulletin, 1971

F. J. GREBENC. Mine Suoerintendent. R. J. R. WELWOOD, Chief Engineer, Brunswick Mining and Smelting Corporation Limited, Bathurst, New Brunswick

Brunswick Mining and Smelting Corporation Ltd. (controlled by Noranda Mines Limited) operates two lead-zinccopper- silver mines approximately 20 miles inland from Bathurst, N.B. The principal No. 12 orebody is mined by underground methods; the second, the No. 6 orebody (6 miles away), is recovered by open-pit mining. No. 12 underground operations ar•e in two parallel massive sulphide orebodies about 400 ft apart, dipping at 75 to 80 degrees and plunging almost vertically.
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