abandoned mine


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abandoned mine

[ə′ban·dənd ′mīn]
(mining engineering)
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Beyond rose the wall of the valley, every crease and wrinkle of which Dede and Daylight knew, and at one place, where the sun struck squarely, the white dump of the abandoned mine burned like a jewel.
A huge driving-wheel and a shaft half-filled with rubbish showed the position of an abandoned mine.
According to the unconfirmed reports, a body of another person was pulled out from the abandoned mine.
DEP is pleased to approve funding to support these partnerships in abandoned mine cleanup efforts, said Secretary Patrick McDonnell.
A heat pump takes energy from a source such as water within an abandoned mine and "lifts" it to a more useful temperature.
Of the almost $11 billion that the coal industry has paid into the Abandoned Mine Lands fund since its inception in 1977, only $2.
Ontario's updated Mineral Development Strategy offered a few "glimmers of hope" by addressing abandoned mine rehabilitation, but is short on details, contends Mining Watch Canada.
The Abandoned Mine Lands Program is part of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining, Land & Water.
John Kretzmann, manager of the department's Abandoned Mine Land Program, has worked to identify and remediate abandoned mines in the state for decades.
The General Mining Act, signed into law by President Ulysses Grant, provides few environmental protections and allows hard-rock mining companies to remove billions of dollars of minerals from public lands without paying royalties needed to cover the $72 billion cost of cleaning up the nation's abandoned mine sites.
The story begins in December 2013 with a hiker in Southern California who stumbled upon an abandoned mine and a seemingly insignificant old tractor.