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Lisheen Project

Project Summary

Client:

Anglo America

Location:

Ireland

Date:

2006 - 2007

Scope:

Mechanised Decline and Lateral Development including fleet maintenance and workforce training

The Lisheen Mine is a lead and zinc mine located between the villages of Moyne and Templetuohy in North Tipperary, Ireland.

The mine is accessed via a 1.5km 6.3mW x 5.0mH decline with around 6,300 tonnes of ore grade material are transported from the mine to the surface every day. Room-and-pillar and drift-and-fill are the main extraction methods employed underground, with blast hole stoping used in thicker areas.

Byrnecut’s scope of works included mechanised decline and lateral development including fleet maintenance and work force training.