March 2001
Volume 53    Issue 3

Drilling and blasting in hot, reactive ground at Meikle

Mining Engineering , 2001, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 12-18
Proulx, Remi; Scovira, Scott

Barrick Gold’s Meikle Mine is a high-grade, underground gold mine located near Elko, NV. The mines uses primary-secondary longhole open stoping with delayed backfill to produce 2.7 kt/d (3,000 stpd) of ore.

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