Loveridge Mine Fire - A Chronology of Events


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Week of July 5

Work was completed on the installation of remote plugs in the 8 North entries of the mine the week of July 5. A total of 1590 tons of material had been injected, filling the seven 8 North entries.

Injection equipment was moved to the St. Leo injection site, and 360 tons were injected into the three holes on July 9-10. Below are views of the St. Leo injection site and the St. Leo staging area where the flyash and concrete were dry mixed before being transported to the injection .

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