Innovations and Practices at Opemiska

CIM Bulletin, 1968

F. G. COOKE, Manager, Opemiska Copper Mines (Quebec) Limited, Chapais, Que.

This paper describes a medium-sized copper mine's results in making innovations and changing operational practices to combat increasing expenditures due to higher labour and supply costs, extended workings, scarcity of experienced manpower and problems created by deteriorating ground conditions.
Keywords: Drifts, Haulage, if...., ore, Quebec, sill, stope, Mine, Mines, Ore, Ores, stope, Veins