Use of. Concrete Floors in Cut-and-Fill Stopes at Madsen

CIM Bulletin, 1966

J. E. Grainger and R. Gutray Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines Ltd., Madsen, Ontario

This paper deals with the use of a cement-deslimed mill tailings mixture for a scraping floor in cut-and-fill stopes at Madsen Red Lake Gold Mines Limited. It describes the mixing and placing procedures and the precautions used with respect to the floor while mining in the stopes. Details of the mix are presented, and advantages and disadvantages discussed. The paper concludes with a brief outline of the costs
Keywords: Backfill, Backfills, Concrete, lative, mixing, Poplar Lagging Plank Cement Material, stope, Mill, Mills, mixture, stope, stopes