RAILWAY TUNNEL WORK PACES MINE CONSTRUCTION

An 18-mile railroad, 17 miles of it running through the base of the Andean slopes is under construction in Southern Peru to transport copper ore concentrate from grinding mill 11,600 ft above sea level. Tunneling, which includes one 9-mile bore plus four shorter ones, is described.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Publication Date: 1972-3-16

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 30-31
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Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Tunneling; Tunnels
  • Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Railroads;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046882
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1974 12:00AM