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winze

 (wĭnz)
n.
An inclined or vertical shaft or passage between levels in a mine.

[Alteration of obsolete winds, probably from wind, apparatus for winding.]

winze

(wɪnz)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) mining a steeply inclined shaft, as for ventilation between levels
[C18: from earlier winds, probably from C14 wynde windlass, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German winde; related to Danish vinde pulley]

winze1

(wɪnz)

n.
a vertical or inclined mine shaft driven downward from a drift into ore-bearing rock.
[1750–60; earlier winds, appar. derivative of wind2 in obsolete n. sense “apparatus for winding”]

winze2

(wɪnz)

n. Scot.
a curse.
[1775–85]
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Tenders are invited for Shifting and Transport of pebbles accumulated due to Sand Stowing by old open plant at 234 MRL and dfoppmg into the winze No.
The uptick in interest and demand, he said, is due to "depth of wind and required payloads ruling out friction hoists or Koepes, and they are ruling out single-rope hoists." The BMR could help a miner "avoid a winze or a subvertical machine," he said.
Machado morreu em 1939, provavelmente perseguido pela policia franquista, a mesma que no ano seguinte seria estruturada por Paul Winze, subordinado designado por Henrich Himler, apos visitar Franco.
The US$700-million project includes the construction of a winze from the 1,200-metre level laterally off the workings of Craig Mine to access some 14 million tonnes of ore 2,500 metres from surface.
An attempt was made to sink a winze to mine the lode below creek level, but this was unsuccessful due to water issues.
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.
The vein was further developed from the second level with an inclined winze (internal shaft) 30 m deep.
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Goldcrop is out to quicken it by installing an inner shaft between levels, called a winze, to dramatically cut truck haul times to the mine's underground crusher.
At Musselwhite, the company is investing approximately $90 million to develop an underground winze and associated infrastructure that will result in reduced reliance on high-cost truck haulage.