CONVENTIONAL SHAFT SINKING

What is Conventional Shaft Sinking?

Conventional Shaft Sinking is a Drill-and-Blast excavation method that requires no restrictions on shaft depth or diameter. Frontier-Kemper has sunk more than 100 Production, Ventilation, and Service Shafts for mining projects in all types of geological conditions.

CURRENT & RECENT SHAFT SINKING PROJECTS:
Gibson County Shaft & Slope
CONSOL Vent Shaft #13
Fredonia Underground Drilling Facility

SHAFT SINKING TRACK RECORD:

Completed: 65,904 VF
Under Construction: 1,838 VF
Years of Expertise: 42 years

PROJECTS INCLUDE:

  • Drill & Blast (Jumbo Drill)
  • Mucking & Hoisting
  • Shaft Lining
  • Dewatering
  • Ventilation
  • Ground Freezing

SHAFT LINING:

  • Cast-in-Place Concrete
  • Pre-Cast Concrete Segmental
  • Steel
  • Shotcrete
  • Steel Supports & Rock Dowels
  • Grouting