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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the corresponding market will consist on the one hand, to replace (machine room, basement, in the headframe and in the well) on the other hand, to motorize and secure the east and west landing doors of the day recipe and those recipe background.
The concrete foundation (hitch) for the headframe was completed in mid-July.
Construction of Platreef's Shaft 2 headframe foundation has successfully been completed.
The hoist buildings have been completed and the headframe is being installed.
Its logo--comprised of a headframe, a leaf and an electricity plug--represents the "struggle, understanding and acceptance that, as a mine advances, it will inevitably require more energy and resources, such as ventilation, dewatering, and compressed air, to extract our reserves," he said.
The headband is flexible, and pulling or pushing on the stainless steel rod (which is contained inside a hollow portion of the headframe) allows for a fit that works best for your head shape and size.
The Davis Campus is accessed via the Yates Shaft, a tunnel that descends vertically from the above-ground headframe to the 4,850 level.
NEAR THE turn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana, was famous for "The Atlantic," a bar spanning the length of a city block staffed by a dozen bartenders slinging redeye to thousands of miners who pulled silver, zinc, and copper ore from mountains that made Butte the "richest hill on earth." 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.
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).
Unfamiliar terms and jargon slowed down this reader; terms like "stope," "headframe," "natural attenuation," "manway," "heap leach operation," and "winze," the terminology at times making the read somewhat of a struggle.
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.