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English translation: temperament

18:57 Feb 14, 2012
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / copper and cobalt mining
French term or phrase: tempérament
This refers to open-pit mining.

Ainsi, les paramètres géométriques du design minier sont les suivants:
- Hauteur des buttes: 10 m
- Largeur des banquettes: 12 m
- Angle des talus des gradins: 40°
- Largeur de l’incliné: 15 m
- Profondeur maximale de la fosse: 90 m
- Extension maximum Est – Ouest: 1635 m
- Extension maximum Nord – Sud: 296 m
- Tempérament: 2.04 m3/Ts
Paul Sadur
Local time: 13:51
English translation:temperament
Temperament is the total excavation (in m3) compared to the tons of ore (ts).
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Yuting HE
Local time: 02:51
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Temperament is the total excavation (in m3) compared to the tons of ore (ts).

Yuting HE
Local time: 02:51
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neutral  philgoddard: So we just have to take your word for this?
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neutral  rkillings: *Very* obscure. Google Books returns one relevant hit in English, in The Mining Engineer, vol21 (1903, GB), in which the term is borrowed from a Prof. Maquet of the School of Mines at Mons. My advice: keep looking.
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