mining town

mining town

[′mīn·iŋ ‚tau̇n]
(mining engineering)
A town that has arisen next to a mine or mines.
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Government geologists and mine engineers have temporarily relocated 12 families from the vicinity of an old tunnel outlet that began discharging an unusually high volume of water last week in the Benguet mining town of Itogon.
A 1950s mining town in Cape Breton is the setting for this compelling story told from the viewpoint of a young boy whose father digs for coal deep under the sea.
Former mining town Bodie, in Northern California, has been used as the inspiration for Altonville Mine Tours - a new hair-raising immersive maze.
Emma has to decide if she will risk everything to stand with the miners and fight against child labor in this mining town.
In his book, Leonard Gereau has amassed an amazing collection of photos, stories, and ephemera from the once vibrant mining town of Tahawus.
The former mining town of Treharris, which falls in the Merthyr Tydfil county borough, was shown to be the leafiest area of Wales with 30% tree cover.
Second was fellow former coal mining town Abertillery in the Blaenau Gwent borough with 27% tree cover.
Development of Hybrid Energy Project in the small mining town of Coober Pedy, South Australia.
A source in the northern mining town of Bria told Xinhua the presence of Seleka fighters are posing a serious security threat to local people, who are being held hostage.
New Taipei City will on Saturday unveil a 60-meter-long covered pedestrian overpass connecting a small cluster of houses in northeastern Taiwan to its neighbor across the tracks, the old coal mining town of Houtong.
AQIM is holding four Frenchmen seized in a Niger mining town in 2010 and two others kidnapped in Northeast Mali in late 2011.
I WAS born 68 years ago in the small mining town of Whitburn, West Lothian.