Winter Operation of Heavy Equipment ... Pine Point Mines limited

CIM Bulletin, 1966

J. M. B. Scarborough Property Superintendent, Pine Point Mines Ltd., Pine Point, N.W.T.

This paper deals with measures taken to maintain effective operation of heavy-duty equipment in open-pit mining . at Pine Point, N.W.T., during periods of ext reme cold weather. The points covered include equipment modifications designed to improve cold-weather performance, effec• tive lubrication of machinery that is vulnerable to extreme cold and operating procedures designed to prevent equipment damage
Keywords: Air, black spruce, Great Slave Lake, lubrication, open-pit, Pine Point, Equipment, Lubrication, Model, Models, Operation, Operators, shovel, Shovels, Storage