mining camp

mining camp

[′mīn·iŋ ‚kamp]
(mining engineering)
A term loosely applied to any mining town.
References in classic literature ?
In this snow many of the shanties of the abandoned mining camp were obliterated, (a sailor might have said they had gone down) and at irregular intervals it had overtopped the tall trestles which had once supported a river called a flume; for, of course, "flume" is flumen.
During that time she ran free in a mining camp and wandered through woods or mountains, so that her education has come from Nature rather than from the schoolmaster.
When he was a lad in the mining camps of the West, men had always done that.
It had a rusty flint lock; it was ringed and barred and plated with silver from end to end, but it was as desperately out of the perpendicular as are the billiard cues of '49 that one finds yet in service in the ancient mining camps of California.
Indeed even now the ballads and ballad-making are not altogether dead, but may still be found nourishing in such outskirts of civilization as the cowboy plains of Texas, Rocky Mountain mining camps, or the nooks and corners of the Southern Alleghenies.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 28, 2017-Slam Acquires Bathurst Mining Camp Mineral Properties in Canada
Slam Exploration Ltd is a project generating resource company that holds an NSR royalty on the Superjack and Nash Creek zinca[euro]leada[euro]coppera[euro]silver deposits and owns a portfolio of base metal properties in the Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick.
Wolfden Resources Corporation announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement of a large strategic land situated in the Bathurst Mining Camp.
The contract has been signed on the company's Main Block Gold Property in the Shining Tree Mining Camp.
More specifically, it is to show why a mining camp is or was important to the economic and social development of Canada.
This junior miner has an accumulated land holding of approximately 14,000 hectares representing the largest land package in the Kirkland Lake Mining Camp.
Djimon Hounsou is a hostage working in a gem mining camp in ``Blood Diamond.

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