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From the ground up...Engineering a Mine !

Presented by Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. at CC&V Visitor Center, Cripple Creek CO

Apr 18 2015
From the ground up…Engineering a Mine ! presented by Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. at ,

Imagine designing a building that encompasses over seven square miles. Imagine the building has a height of 800 feet, and basement that is over 1000 feet deep. Now imagine that trucks weighing over 430 tons each need to drive in and out of nearly all of this building, and that these trucks will relocate around 60 million tons of the building’s materials every year!

This thought experiment provides a good way to consider what a mining engineer does. Of course, he or she, is not designing a

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