Some articles on shafts, access shafts:
... Sub-surface mining consists of digging tunnels or shafts into the earth to reach buried ore deposits ... are brought to the surface through the tunnels and shafts ... mining can be classified by the type of access shafts used, the extraction method or the technique used to reach the mineral deposit ...
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