headframe


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headframe

(ˈhɛdˌfreɪm)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) mining the structure supporting machinery at the entrance to a mine
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Caption: The headframe for the production-scale shaft at the Pumpkin Hollow copper mine in Nevada.
The Davis Campus is accessed via the Yates Shaft, a tunnel that descends vertically from the above-ground headframe to the 4,850 level.
Today there are new treasures being mined in this little Big Sky town: pure Montana-distilled gold from Headframe Spirits, each bottle named for Butte's most famous mines.
The Township of Coleman will use a CIP 150 investment of $22,500 to transform the local headframe into a rest stop with bathrooms that include a self-serve visitor information kiosk.
The headframe for the production shaft will be constructed from concrete.
So is the affordable cost of living that allows people to pay their mortgages while bootstrapping a business, says Courtney McKee, co-owner of Headframe Spirits, a distillery in Butte (see sidebar, page 9).
Arqiva transmitting station, installation of two antennas on tower and ground base feeder gantry, relocation of antennas, and removal of three sections of steel headframe to tower (listed building) Jagger Lane, Emley Moor.
She was very pleased when we told her that treatment on Varian's Trilogy machine would not require this kind of bolted headframe immobilization.
Cllr Steve Kay observed: "It's better to have a very slim pole almost in the trees than extending the size and headframe of the other mast.
They climbed up the pit headframe -the structure with the wheel that winds the workers down to the coalface -and blocked it with girders so we couldn't go down to work.
4 m diameter, construct the headframe, 14 off-shaft station excavations and rock loading facilities and two 180 m deep ventilation shafts.
The doctors were going to make a headframe that would screw on to the giant radiation machine, locking me in place while the tumour received a massive dose, killing off any living tissue it touched.