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Goldcorps Borden project to be first all electric mine

Goldcorps Borden project to be first all electric mine

Goldcorp is building what could be called a stealth mine, if your definition of stealth includes the words underground, no mill, small footprint, diesel free, and environmentally responsible.

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Glossary of Mining Terms   rocksandminerals

Glossary of Mining Terms rocksandminerals

Back The roof or upper part in any underground mining cavity. Backfill Mine waste or rock used to support the roof after coal removal. Barren Said of rock or vein material containing no minerals of value, and of strata without coal, or containing coal in seams too thin to be workable. Barricading Enclosing part of a mine to prevent inflow of noxious gasses from a mine fire or

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Mining health safety  7 common risks to protect yourself

Mining health safety 7 common risks to protect yourself

The mining industry has a reputation for being a risky business, with health risks that are varied and often quite serious, and it is important for miners to protect themselves accordingly. Nevertheless, mining doesnt have to be unsafe. With the introduction of strict safety legislation and

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Scarce Skills  Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)

Scarce Skills Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)

Occupation Code Occupation 112101 Executive Director 121101 Finance Manager 121201 Employee Relations Manager / Personnel / Human Resource Manager

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Glossary of Mining Terms   Kentucky Coal Education

Glossary of Mining Terms Kentucky Coal Education

A. Abutment In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.

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CDC   Mining   NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology

CDC Mining NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology

The NIOSH Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award recognizes mines and companies that have made an extraordinary effort to apply technology or improve processes in innovative ways, above and beyond mandatory requirements, to improve mine worker safety and health. In mining, technology

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West ia Fatal Mining Accident Report Summaries

West ia Fatal Mining Accident Report Summaries

2000 Fatal Mining Accidents Back to Top of Page (9) December 27, 2000 Tug Valley Processing, Tug Valley Prep. Plant, Mingo County. A mine foreman suffered fatal injuries while unplugging a frozen slurry line at this preparation plant.

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Crandall Canyon Mine

Crandall Canyon Mine

Coordinates The Crandall Canyon Mine, formerly Genwal Mine, was an underground bituminous coal mine in northwestern Emery County,. The mine made headline news when six miners were trapped by a collapse in August 2007. Ten days later, three rescue workers were killed by a subsequent collapse.

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Mining

Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.

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Dual Fuel Mobile Mining  Mine Energy Solutions

Dual Fuel Mobile Mining Mine Energy Solutions

World Leading Substitutionwhile maintaining performance levels. HDCNG mine truck dual fuel conversions are designed to deliver engine and machine performance that is equal to or better than 100% diesel operation. Watch Video

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