a. A remotely controlled device for moving single wagons at a mine surface over a short distance. The device runs on a narrow-gage track alongside the main rails and uses a pair of roller arms, which extend to engage on either side of a wagon wheel. Propelled by a guided chain engaging a power-drive chain wheel, the charger can position a wagon exactly where required. Nelson
b. In the iron and steel industry, one who loads steel ingots into a furnace for heating, withdraws white-hot ingots from the furnace, and positions them on the bed of a mill for rolling, using a traveling electric charging machine. DOT
c. See: lidman
Source:
Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms












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