Mines Statement Volume 1902

Mines Statement Volume 1902

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...funds for development, the mine has been locked up and no further work done. ACCDIENTS. Quartz-mines. Non-fatal. Two slight accidents were reported to me during the year, neither of which happened underground. 20/5/1901.--William Baird, mine-manager for the Table Hill Quartz-mining Company, was heating some water (in which dynamite had previously been thawed) in a tin on the smithy fire for the purpose of thawing dynamite when an explosion occurred and inflicted slight injuries to Baird's abdomen and hands. The tin was not suitable for the purpose, and I wrote the general manager of the company drawing his attention to paragraph (-) of subsection (2) of section 206 of "The Mining Act, 1898"" 17/7/1901.--Thomas Harrison, Barewood Quartz-mine, was leaning over the cam-shaft talking to the battery-feeder when he got caught by the crank on the end of the shaft. Nature of injuries: Fractured forearm. Hydraulic And Alluvial Mines. Fatal. Loo Sok, a Chinese miner, was found dead under a fall of dirt in the face of his claim, at Ophir, on the 2nd December, 1901. Non-fatal. D. O'Brien Waipori, while working alone in his claim on the 4th February, 1901, was caught by a fall from the face. Nature of injuries: Fracture of one leg and several ribs. GOLD-DKEDGES. Fatal. 23/9/1901.--Arthur Cormack, fireman, Teviot dredge, Rosburgh, was caught by the clothing on a couplmg on the elevator-shaft; while oiling, machinery being in motion. 26/9/1901.--Herbert Blatch and H. Ferris, engineer and fireman respectively on the Dunstan Lead dredge, Alexandra, were drowned. Coal-boat swamped owing to boat taking too much sheer, and the crew jumped into the river. The two other members of the crew got ashore safely. 8/10/1901.--Archibald McLean, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565045
  • 9781236565044