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miner

Zoology
1. any of various insects or insect larvae that bore into and feed on plant tissues
2. Austral any of several honey-eaters of the genus Manorina, esp M. melanocephala (noisy miner), of scrub regions

miner

[′mīn·ər]
(mining engineering)
A person engaged in removing ore, coal, or minerals from the earth.
A machine designed for automatic mining of an ore.
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Its two main constituencies are the users who hold balances and engage in electronic transactions, and miners who maintain the system's infrastructure.
He added that a rescue operation is under way to recover the five miners still trapped inside the mine.
Of the eight coal mining fatalities so far in 2017, seven involved miners with one year or less experience at the mine, and six involved miners with one year or less experience on the job," said Patricia W.
But after they were exposed for withholding monies, miners then signed up with new firms to help them recover the cash they were owed.
Retro Miner is available as a free download in the App Store for iOS and on Google Play for Android devices and is approved for all ages.
I am proud to be a miner," said 40-year-old Serkan Hot, who has been on the job for 10 years.
On the other hand, if MSHA believes that the miner made a valid section 105(c) claim, it will file the complaint with FMSHRC on behalf of the miner.
She and her hatchet man Ian MacGregor accused the miners of holding the nation to ransom for a grubby fistful of cash.
Miner worked for Dewhurst at the state Capitol from 2003 to 2006.
With enforcement of the exposure limit, the prevalence of CWP among underground coal miners declined from 11.
But the events were marred by scuffles between riot police and students, teachers, environmentalists and other miners, all trying to make Mr Pinera bow to their pressure on issues from reforming public education and increasing miners' pay to stopping controversial dams and power plants.