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Minesa to use TBM at Soto Norte

Colombia-focused company Minesa plans to use a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in what would be one of the world's largest underground mining projects.

Paul Harris in Medellin, Colombia

Exploration / Development > Feasibility

Minesa to use TBM at Soto Norte

Colombia-focused company Minesa plans to use a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in what would be one of the world's largest underground mining projects.

Paul Harris in Medellin, Colombia

Minesa to use TBM at Soto Norte

Not so boring: Minesa is looking to use TBM technology at Soto Norte

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The private company intends to use the TBM to create double 6km underground transport tunnels with a 7.5m diameter at its Soto Norte gold project in Santander, chief executive Darren Bowden told delegates at the Colombia gold symposium in Medellin this week.