open-cast mining

open-cast mining

[′ō·pən ‚kast ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
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The damage and disruption caused by open-cast mining to the ecosystem will be devastating.
Open-cast mining of flat seams of limestone with slides of restricted power has the specifics, and technological schemes of conducting mining operations when developing such deposits have the features.
Bonds to pay for post open-cast mining clear-up have turned out to worth significantly less than the projected cost of restoration work.
The open-cast mining sector is already reeling from the liquidation of Scottish Coal, with the loss of 600 jobs.
Rescuers dug out the bodies of the victims from the landslide at the open-cast mining area in Caluya town in Antique province, 300 kilometres south of Manila.
A FORMER director of Cardiff City has appeared in court charged with involvement in a multi-million-pound fraud conspiracy linked to the sale of four open-cast mining sites.
To make it even more representative of the emerging British and, not least, Kirklees landscape the Olympic Committee should include wind turbines; planning notices for inappropriate industrial units; a housing estate with lots of 'for sale' notices, and for good measure, allow some open-cast mining (which on the face of it looks to most people like it will provide a huge quantity of coal and jobs, but in reality would keep Drax Power Station running for a mere five days and provide only a handful of temporary jobs, not necessarily for local people).
The Banks Group say open-cast mining methods have changed markedly in the last decade and that the project can be made to work with little impact on the surrounding area.
POLICE yesterday called off a search of a former open-cast mining site where a man was spotted dragging a young girl along an access road.
Mr Gerrard, 65, of Coed-y-Nant, Pen-y-Cae, Wrexham, said: ``I worked at the Hafod Colliery in Ruabon until about 1960 and then went into open-cast mining until 1964.
Coastal Goa is still lovely, though environmentally damaging and health-threatening open-cast mining for iron ore and manganese is practiced in the interior.
The city of Cottbus in Germany is running an International Design Competition to redevelop a former open-cast mining area to the east of the city.