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TUNNEL FACE [1 record]

Record 1 1999-10-21


Subject field(s)
  • Underground Mining

The working face in an excavation or tunnel or other working place from which driving is carried out.


  • Exploitation minière souterraine

Face où s'effectue l'avancement des ouvrages souterrains.


Endroit du terrain où l'on commence les travaux de creusement d'une galerie, de percement d'un tunnel.

Key term(s)
  • front d'attaque de tunnel


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Explotación minera subterránea
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