conventional mining

conventional mining

[kən′ven·chən·əl ′mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The cycle which includes cutting the coal, drilling the shot holes, charging and shooting the holes, loading the broken coal, and installing roof support. Also known as cyclic mining.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The process is effective and cheap, requiring fewer workers than conventional mining. That's why, as satellite photos show, miners have decapitated mountains throughout the Appalachian area in West Virginia and Kentucky, one range after another.
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He pointed out that his ministry has exerted considerable efforts to organize and develop this important sector, where the strategy of this development is based on the transformation of conventional mining into structured mining through well-detailed plans.
Figure 3(b) is the numerical calculation model under conventional mining condition.
In press statements following the signing ceremony, the Director General of Geological Research Authority of Sudan Mohamed Abu Fatima said investments would be implemented at certain blocs after conducting the necessary studies, pointing that environmental and technical studies would be developed to treat the waste in the conventional mining sector.

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