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Excellent advice for roof control in underground mines

Sep 29, 2014

Excellent advice for roof control in underground mines

“An underground mine is a hole in the earth where Mother Nature never intended for one to be. There are inherent hazards in an underground stone mine — many created by gravity — that miners must be able to recognize ...

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Unimin’s Guion Plant: Changing With the Times

Sep 08, 2014

Unimin’s Guion Plant: Changing With the Times

      Unimin’s Guion Plant is located in the heart of the small town of Guion, Ark. in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The plant, which operates an underground mine, a surface quarry, and a sand processing plant, has quite a ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of Unimin’s underground operation in Guion, Ark.

Aug 27, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of Unimin’s underground operation in Guion, Ark.

  Unimin's Guion Plant, located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, has an underground mine, a surface quarry, and a sand processing plant. The nearly 100-year-old operation was incorporated in 1917 by the Duncan family and run by several generations ...

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Atlas Copco Chargetec UV2 ANFO charging truck

Jan 22, 2013

Atlas Copco Chargetec UV2 ANFO charging truck

Atlas Copco’s new Chargetec UV2, a multi-directional ANFO (ammonium nitrate/fuel oil explosive) charging truck, has a high-speed charging capacity of 286 pounds per minute with high density. The single-boom truck is equipped with one or two ANOL CC charging vessels ...

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Carved in Stone

Sep 01, 2011

Carved in Stone

U is for Undergrounder Underground mining offers an attractive alternative for those who can adapt to conditions of underground life. By Bill Langer Undergrounder –– Noun (1) ape-like troglodytes who live in darkness underground and surface only at night; a.k.a. Morlock; observed by ...

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