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deep mining

[′dēp ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Exploitation of mineral or coal deposits at depths in excess of 3000 feet (900 meters).
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Since most of the deep mining money will be spent in Ottawa and Toronto, it will actually suck the brains out of Northern Ontario.
Unite T&G Scottish Opencast convener Jim Walls said: "A whole generation has passed since deep mining operations were closed down.
3 million in its deep mining division in the first half of the year, hit by a halt in production at its Daw Mill mine in the West Midlands.
THE UK's biggest coal producer has almost trebled interim pre-tax profits as its move into property development helped offset continues declines in deep mining.
The group's deep mining operation was still "marginally" profitable in the fourth quarter, according to the statement.
Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) will be headquartered on the Laurentian campus and will focus on key areas of research in mineral exploration, mining tele-robotics, mine process engineering, deep mining and environmental reclamation.
Woodhorn Colliery was turned into a mining heritage museum by Wansbeck District Council in the late 1980s after the pit closed in 1982 as part of the massive rundown of the region's deep mining industry.
The moves come after the company reported a fall in sales volumes in the four months to the end of October and said its deep mining operations - at eight sites after the recent closure of the Selby complex - had been disappointing.
A research and development project to do just that was supported by the Sudbury-based Deep Mining Research Consortium and AMIRA in Australia.
CEMI will be headquartered on the Laurentian University campus and will focus on key areas of research in mineral exploration, mining tele-robotics, mine process engineering, deep mining and environmental reclamation.
NORCAT instructors are only too familiar with the half-margins of safety involved in underground deep mining.