Mining of the Ming orebody by The Consolidated Rambler Mines Limited

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 809, 1979

H. SAHAY, Eng., Department of Mines and Energy St. John's, Newfoundland, J. SULLIVAN, Superintendent of Mining, Consolidated Rambler Mines Limited, Bale Verte, Newfoundland

This paper summarizes the history and ore-grade statistics of mining the Ming orebody, and then details the mining methods. Included are raising, sloping, drilling and blasting techniques. Particular attention is paid to ground support, ventilation and pumping requirements.
Keywords: Underground mining, Ming orebody, Consolidated Rambler Mines, Raising, Sloping, Drilling, Blasting, Decline development, Haulage, Ventilation, Ground support, Pumping.