mining town

mining town

[′mīn·iŋ ‚tau̇n]
(mining engineering)
A town that has arisen next to a mine or mines.
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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.
Costing about pounds 5 entry per person, you can look around this former silver mining town, tour the houses and a replica of the mine and visit shops and restaurants close to it.
Women and girls who cannot speak English, or who have a very low level of English, and a very low level of education, who are basically being trafficked for sex, from one mining town to the next," The Age quoted Biggin, as saying.
Summary: Seven people have been killed and more than 100 injured in fierce tribal clashes in the southern Tunisian mining town of Metlaoui, authorities said Sunday.
Persistent memories; Pyramiden--a Soviet mining town in the high Arctic.