Gibson County Shaft, Slope, & Hoisting Equipment

Project Details

TUTOR PERINI AFFILIATES

Frontier-Kemper / FKC-Lake Shore
Design-Build Contractor

OWNER
Gibson County Coal, LLC

LOCATION
Owensville, IN

COMPLETION
2014

Project Description

Shaft & Slope: Frontier-Kemper Constructors recently completed the design and construction of one (1) dual compartment, concrete-lined, 30-foot 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-man Auxiliary Hoist, and 80-ton Slope Hoisting System complete with Headframe, Cages, Counterweight, Brakeman Car, Ropes, and Attachments.