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One of the worlds deepest mines

Postby bertvorgon » 13 Dec 2016 19:04

As my business is mining related, I though you might like to read this, very staggering to say the least.

I had just read about some of the deep mines where the illegal miners go back and try to mine what may be left, just incredible about what they may face.....

I have personally been back 3,500 feet in an old mine in the Cascades, so I know what that is like, I cannot imagine 2.5 miles and that sort of heat in claustrophobic circumstances.

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Re: One of the worlds deepest mines

Postby RONSLYCHUK » 13 Dec 2016 19:43

That was very interesting Keith. I can't imagine working in that depth let alone the stifling heat.

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Re: One of the worlds deepest mines

Postby 510rob » 13 Dec 2016 19:47

yeah, there must be some fascinating engineered systems for the ice cooling and air delivery systems, not to mention the super-elevator system as both an engineering challenge and a security challenge.


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