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stop

verb abandon, abolish, arrest, bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, brake, break off, bring to a close, bring to a standstill, bring to naught, cease, check, choke, clog, close, come to a standstill, conclude, counteract, countermand, crush, cut short, dam up, delay, desist, detain, deter, die away, disallow, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, foil, forbear, forbid, forestall, freeze, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, inhibere, interrupt, lapse, lay an embargo on, leave off, obstruct, occlude, pause, plug, preclude, prevent, prohibere, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, render impassable, repress, rest, restrain, silence, sojourn, stall, stanch, stay, stem, stifle, stopper, stopple, stymie, suppress, suspend, tarry, terminate, thwart, ward off, wipe out, withdraw from
Associated concepts: stop and frisk
See also: abandon, abate, adjourn, balk, ban, bar, barrier, block, blockade, cease, cessation, check, clog, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, contain, debar, defeat, delay, desist, destination, desuetude, detain, deter, deterrence, discontinuance, discontinue, disqualify, disrupt, dissolve, dwell, embargo, encumbrance, end, enjoin, estop, expiration, expire, finality, finish, forbear, forbid, forestall, forgo, halt, hesitate, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interrupt, interruption, keep, kill, lapse, leave, lock, lodge, lull, moratorium, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, occlude, oppose, palliate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, quash, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, reprieve, reside, resist, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restrict, shut, stall, stay, stem, stifle, strangle, suppress, suspend, terminate, termination, thwart, withstand
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The FS proposes shrinkage stoping, which was the mining method historically used at Prestea, but with the application of rock bolts and timber props to support the stope walls to maintain stope stability and control waste dilution.
The commencement of stoping is an important milestone, not just in this new mine's development, but also for the company as we continue to transform our operations and production outlook," Focus Minerals Chief Executive Campbell Baird said.
The dimensions of this stoping area are approximately 50 feet high by 80 feet long by 35 feet wide, containing about 3,500 to 4,000 tons of ore at a diluted grade of approximately 0.
Using a stoping dilution at 10% at zero grade and a stope recovery of 80% mining studies estimated an extraction of 65% of this resource or 878,000 tonnes @ 7.
Initiate test stoping, employing a conventional cut and fill method.
The Pinson spiral has been developed to the 4530 level, and three ore stoping areas are available in the OG zone on the 4740, 4650 and 4600 levels.
Old stoping on the northwest edge of the SVNR on level 55 was approximately 10m thick in stockwork mineralization.
Work in 2012 at the Pinson Mine focused on the development of secondary egress, while driving the spiral deeper and completing crosscuts to ore stoping areas.