GIBSON SOUTH SHAFT & SLOPE

Shaft & Slope

Frontier-Kemper Constructors recently completed the design and construction of one (1) dual compartment, concrete-lined, 30-ft. diameter Shaft and one (1) dual compartment, over/under Slope for Gibson County Coal's Gibson South Mine. The shaft was excavated using conventional shaft sinking methods, while a Continuous Miner was used to excavate the slope. The project was completed in March 2014.

FKC-Lake Shore Hoisting Systems

To complete the turn-key package, FKC-Lake Shore provided design-build-install services for a 20-ton Service Hoist, 5-main Auxiliary Hoist, and 80-ton Slope Hoisting System complete with Headframe, Cages, Counterweight, Brakeman Car, Ropes, and Attachments.

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FAST FACTS:

LOCATION: Owensville, IN

MARKET: Coal

OWNER: Gibson Co. Coal LLC

CONTRACTOR: Frontier-Kemper Constructors

START DATE: October 2011

END DATE: March 2014