The Critical Path Method and its Application at Mcintyre Porcupine Mines Limited

CIM Bulletin, 1966

P. 0 . Parfitt Chief Mine Engineer, Mcintyre Porcupine Mines, Ltd., Schumacher, Ont.

The Critical Path Method has proved its usefulness at Mcintyre Porcupine Mines Ltd. This paper illustrates the techniques of network construction and analysis, and the application of the method at the Mcintyre copper mine to various projects in the gold mine. C.P.M.'s use in a mill maintenance project is also discussed.
Keywords: bar chart, Critical Path Method, diamond drilling, scram, stope, Mine, Mines, mining, Projects, Raises, stope, stopes, Stoping