Lining of Bored Raises at Inco Manitoba Division

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 798, 1978

Richard N. Zimmer, Project Assistant, Inco Limited, Thompson, Manitoba

This paper discusses the installation of corrugated steel linings in bored raises at Inco's Thompson Mine. The procedure for the installation of these linings is outlined and the relative advantages are compared with conventional methods of ground support. Future trends in the use of corrugated steel products are then discussed.
Keywords: Underground mining, Linings, Raise boring, Thompson Mine, Steel linings, Sloping, Timbering.