Remote Shotcrete Lining of Raised Shafts

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Title: Remote Shotcrete Lining of Raised Shafts

Author(s): David A. Monaghan, David J. Hoadley, and Grant L. Anderson

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 54

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 225-240

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Date: 1/1/1977

Abstract:
A raised-shaft lining systems has been developed through a Bureau of Mines contract, "Development of Raise Boring/Shotcrete Support System" (Contract H0252003), awarded to Foster-Miller Associates, Inc. . .This system is specified to operate in raise-bored shafts 9 to 12 feet in diameter, be operated and monitored from the surface, place linings 2 to 6 inches thick, be operable to 1,000 feet deep and place linings at rates of up to 30 feet per hour.