This paper discusses: (1) the need for Western Canadian coal in eastern Ontario Hydro plants; (2) design parameters--unit trains, year-'round receiving from trains, and shipping (Great Lakes season); (3) equipment chosen--dumper-indexer, outhaul conveyor, yard belt, stacker, reclaimer, surge-bin feeders, shiploader, docking system and dust control; (4) foundation and soil conditions--dumper house, yard belt, surge bin and dock-piling-runway; (5) winter conditions--thaw shed, feeder, lump breaker, beltings (oil), and dust control and disposal; and (6) operations to date.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

    906-1117 Ste Catherine Street, West
    Montreal 110, PQ  Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Carr, J
  • Publication Date: 1979-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 68-75
  • Serial:
    • CIM Bulletin
    • Volume: 72
    • Issue Number: 808
    • Publisher: Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00310652
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1980 12:00AM