January 2001
Volume 53    Issue 1

Backfill -- Whatever it takes

Mining Engineering , 2001, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 33-35
Kump, Dan

Most of the ore from Barrick Gold’s Bullfrog Mine was mined using the underhand cut-and-fill method. The Bullfrog ground conditions required the use of backfill — a cemented rock fill product — to replace the void that resulted from the removal of the ore.

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