horizon mining

horizon mining

[hə′rīz·ən ‚mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
A system of mining suitable for inclined, and perhaps faulted, coal seams; main stone headings are driven, at predetermined levels, from the winding shaft to intersect the seams to be developed.
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Former miner Gerwyn Williams, who owns Horizon Mining, is leading the project.
However, the mine's new owner, Horizon Mining, has a licence to start coal extraction again.
Horizon Mining LLC, and Grand Valley Coal Company, including the White Oak and Horizon Mines in Utah and the Munger Canyon and McClane Canyon Mines in Colorado.
We look forward to fully apprising our shareholders of our progress with Gold Horizon Mining at our annual meeting to be held in June 1997.
Abbey Mine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Mining, made a new licence application after the withdrawal of an offer of a licence to Modal Mining in 2004.
BULLETIN BOARD: AWSR) , a domestic coal producer with mining operations in Central Utah, is pleased to announce that the Company has officially commenced coal production in Section II of its Horizon mining operations.
In January its parent company, Horizon Mining, aims to have active mining under way at the Unity Mine in the Neath Valley.
The acquisition was made from Gold Horizon Mining Company, a Nevada mining corporation.
Horizon Mining plans to open five mines in the region including one in the Vale of Neath that is expected to start producing coals within weeks.
Owners Horizon Mining plan four more in the region.
Dan has been the driving force behind turning around our Horizon mining operations, expanding our reserve base and cultivating long-term relationships in the industry for our Company.
As well as reopening mines, Horizon Mining would like to create small-scale power stations, with modern equipment to minimise emissions, as close to the pithead as space and planning regulations will permit.