Operational Aspects of the Granisle Pit

CIM Bulletin, 1971


A brief description is given of the history, location and geology of the Granisle Copper Limited operation on Copper I land in Babine Lake. Detailed information is given with regard to pit design, planning, drilling, blasting, excavation and haulage. Equipment maintenance and mining costs are also presented.
Keywords: blasting, copper, Copper Island, diamond drilling, Granisle Copper Ltd., porphyry, primacord, Drilling, Limited, Mine, Mines, Pits