The Tasu Mine Operation

CIM Bulletin, 1968

J. E. DODGE, Open-Pit Superintendent, The Tasu Mine, Wesfrob Mines Ltd., Tasu, B.C

Tasu, currently an open-pit operation, services the primary crusher from two areas by ore-pass raises. The problems encountered and advantages gained are discussed. Mine equipment and operating practices are covered, together with blasting practices, line drilling and the pre-shearing necessary to stabilize the pit walls.
Keywords: adits, iron ore, limestone, open-pit, Crushers, Drilling, Ore, Ores, Pits, Waste, Wastes, Water, Waters