Service, Slope, & Escape Hoisting Systems

Longview Mine Turn-Key Projects
PROJECT DETAILS:
LOCATION: Volga, WV

MARKET: Coal

MINE: Longview Mine

OWNER: Century Mining, LLC

CONTRACTOR: FKC-Lake Shore

START DATE: October 2019

END DATE: Est. March 2022

FKC-Lake Shore and Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc. were contracted to supply Century Mining, LLC with complete, turn-key packages for Longview Mine's new service and slope portals. The contract was later amended to add the construction of a 16-ft. diameter, raise-drilled ventilation shaft equipped with a used Emergency Escape Hoist. FKC-Lake Shore's scope of work includes:
  • Service Hoisting System
    • 5-Ton, Tower-Mounted Friction Hoist
    • 24-Man Service Cage
    • Headframe
    • Shaft Steel
    • Electrical Controls
  • Slope Hoisting System
    • 125-Ton Slope Hoist
    • 16-Man Brakeman Car
    • 5-ft. Deflection Sheave
    • Hoist House
    • Electrical Controls
  • Emergency Escape Hoisting System
    • Used FKC-Lake Shore Unitized Escape Hoist
    • 4-Man Escape Cage
    • 12-ft. Diameter Sheave
    • Guide Ropes w/Spring Tensioning
    • Electrical Controls
In addition to the turn-key work, FKC-Lake Shore was awarded a design-build order for the Service Hoist in Longview's Prep Plant. Scope of supply includes:
  • Prep Plant Service Hoisting System
    • 3-Ton, Unitized and Tower-Mounted Winder
    • 20-Man Service Cage
    • 3.3-ft. Diameter Sheave
    • Shaft Steel
    • Electrical Controls

Click here to view the shaft and slope construction for the project.



PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Underground Mine Service Hoisting System
Underground Mine Decline Hoisting System
 Mine Emergency Escape Egress Hoisting System
Underground Cage
Mine Headframes
Hoisting System Sheaves
Mine Brakeman Cars
Electrical Controls
underground engineering and shop services
CONTACT INFO:
FKC-Lake Shore
1695 Allen Road
Evansville, IN 47710

Phone: +1 (877) 554-8600
information@frontierkemper.com