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Big Times Big Mines!! PHOTOSZZ!!11

July 4, 2010, 3:23 p.m.
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Well I was working up at Highland Valley Copper in Logan Lake for a bit and somehow squeezed in time to take pictures. And the only real reason to take pictures ever is to put them on the internet right?

Hooray

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July 4, 2010, 3:39 p.m.
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Pffft……call that a truck?

yeah bro!!

July 4, 2010, 3:45 p.m.
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What's the story of the 793 with no bin on it?

Pulling scrapers?

July 4, 2010, 4:12 p.m.
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What's the story of the 793 with no bin on it?
Pulling scrapers?

Yea its a big tow rig. There's some big flatbed trailers that hitch into the back which can be loaded up if say a Haul Truck breaks down somewhere in the mine.

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July 4, 2010, 6:37 p.m.
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awesome shots, i'm fascinated by large scale industry.

July 4, 2010, 8:14 p.m.
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What were you doing for them up there?

That's one of the few tourneau's left out here so awesome. Regardless this thread needs more euclid.

July 4, 2010, 8:20 p.m.
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What's the story of the 793 with no bin on it?

Pulling scrapers?

It was originally designed to haul 2 D11R's at once, then tested it out and it held over 1500 tonnes… The fab shop is crazy, and mobile. Since they build them onsite.

http://www.philsystems.com/component/trailers_lowboy.html

July 4, 2010, 9:25 p.m.
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I thought you could only use chains on tires during the winter?

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July 4, 2010, 9:39 p.m.
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Nice photos.

July 5, 2010, 9:40 a.m.
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Quarrys are really cool, quarrys when they are doing blasting are even cooler. I used to get to visit them as a kid when my dad did site visits.

July 5, 2010, 10:21 a.m.
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July 5, 2010, 11:21 a.m.
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nice photos
you probably have but in case not check out
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manufactured_Landscapes
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July 5, 2010, 5:15 p.m.
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Amazing photos!

http://buysell.nsmb.com/showproduct.php?product=20017
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaru72/

July 5, 2010, 6:18 p.m.
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Awesome pictures. The photos don't really capture the size of the Valley pit. I'm also surprised you have no pictures of the tailings 'pond'

July 5, 2010, 9:02 p.m.
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quality shots.

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