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.
Wolfden Resources Corporation announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement of a large strategic land situated in the Bathurst 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.
V: ELN; OTCBB: ELNOF; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce the diamond drilling program on the Bathurst Zinc Base Metals Mining Camp has resumed after a brief holiday break.
Djimon Hounsou is a hostage working in a gem mining camp in ``Blood Diamond.
The prevalence of HIV infection among men in a gold mining camp in the Amazon region of Guyana was 6.
Hired support staff such as cook, mechanic, carpenters for the mining camp

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