alluvial mining


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alluvial mining

[ə′lüv·ē·əl ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The exploitation of alluvial deposits by dredging, hydraulicking, or drift mining.
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OTCBB: GSTP) ("Gold Standard" or the "Company"), announced today that, due to favorable weather conditions at its alluvial mining operation in Zeya, Russia, the Company has been able to extend the "summer mining season.
BDY will transfer to the new company, its rights to mine diamonds contained in alluvial gravels along the Santo Antonio do Bonito River and MRN will contribute significant quantities of mining equipment including large (2,000 tonne) bucket wheel and suction mining dredges suitable for large-scale alluvial mining operations.
While this particular program has been developed with a focus on small-scale alluvial mining, the benefits will flow to the broader mining sector.
The patients were most likely infected during alluvial mining and use of water from the Kwango/Cuango River for domestic activities.
This is particularly the case with the Chinese community at the Mount Alexander diggings, especially in regard to alluvial mining.
Trade unions have largely been ignored during the implementation of the Kimberley process of diamond certification, which aims to stem the international trade of conflict diamonds, even though the CCTU represents the interests of more than 30,000 workers engaged in alluvial mining in Sierra Leone.
Alluvial mining refers to mining precious metal deposits (particularly gold and gemstones) found in alluvial deposits - which are deposits of sand and gravel in modern or ancient stream beds, or occasionally glacial deposits.
It provides for the parties to make an application to the Resource Mining Authority for an approved Alluvial Mining Lease.
Condoto Platinum NL is pleased to announce that it has signed a Cooperation Agreement with Evelio Casimiro Martinez Asprilla ( Martinez ) in order to commence bulk sampling initiatives on the Martinez alluvial mining operation in the area of Novita, Colombia.
Existing infrastructure at the site from the previous alluvial mining operation is being exploited and has resulted in substantial savings.
LIMA, Peru -- The Graystone Company (OTCQB: GYST) announced today it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire mining equipment for its alluvial mining properties in Peru.
Once we receive Government Approval to Operate under the Alluvial Mining Lease, Kibush Capital will employ the best techniques and equipment to maximize output and profit margins.