alluvial mining


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alluvial mining

[ə′lüv·ē·əl ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The exploitation of alluvial deposits by dredging, hydraulicking, or drift mining.
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The patients were most likely infected during alluvial mining and use of water from the Kwango/Cuango River for domestic activities.
In any exploration of the historical significance of Chinese at the diggings, there are a number of key questions to consider: what motivated them to come; how long did they stay; and did they remain in alluvial mining or turn to other forms of employment?
It is not calling for sanctions or a boycott against a country which has just emerged from a cruel civil war, but it does express the needs of the 30,000 workers of the alluvial mining sector of Sierra Leone.
Preventing these alluvial mining leases is a significant and historic action to help protect nature and the tens of thousands of jobs reliant on the Great Barrier Reef.
Exumax, established in 2010, is focused on the alluvial mining industry.
Existing infrastructure at the site from the previous alluvial mining operation is being exploited and has resulted in substantial savings.
The course will embrace the following: project evaluation and management (RSM), mining technology and economics (HUT), minerals and economics (TUD), mine production management (RSM), applied rock mechanics (RSM), applied rock mechanics for hard rock mining (HUT), geostatistics (TUD), open-pit mining (RWTHA), mining automation and maintenance (HUT), environmental issues (RWTHA), plant design (HUT), alluvial mining plant (TUD), and equipment and machinery.
LIMA, Peru -- The Graystone Company (OTCQB: GYST) announced today it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire mining equipment for its alluvial mining properties in Peru.
First alluvial mining to commence before the end of August 2017
The exploration agreement secured the exploration and management services of Exumax, a Colombian based alluvial mining company, in respect of a planned 24-month exploration and development programme for the company's near surface platinum and gold assets located in the Choco Region of Colombia over which it holds certain options.
for their alluvial mining operation located near Kumasi, Ghana.
A huge informal trade based on small-scale alluvial mining is well established.