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metal mining

[′med·əl ‚mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The industry that supplies the various metals and associated products.
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Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the support activities for metal mining? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets?
IFR had previously reported that China Nonferrous Metal Mining was cleared by the Hong Kong bourse to float the assets in a USD1bn (EUR763m) deal.
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd, was established in 1950 and is a leading producer of copper, gold, nickel and other non-ferrous metals in Japan.
Among stocks that were sold off, Sumitomo Metal Mining shares tumbled 9.7 percent to 1,741 yen and zinc smelter Toho Zinc dropped 5.4 per cent to 509 yen.
In any case, the 312,000 pounds of lead in all cell phones owned in 2005 should be put into the context of the estimated 350 million pounds of lead released in 2002 by the coal and metal mining industries, or the 8.8 million pounds released by the electric-power-generation industry.
Bear Creek is a junior mining firm engaged in metal mining,
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California recently adopted the nation's toughest restrictions on open-pit metal mining. The regulations require mining companies to refill all new open-pit mines and reclaim the land to the conditions of the surrounding natural landscape.
Its work is performed in two sectors, coal mining and metal mining. The ADTI's Metal Mining Sector (MMS) has developed a website, located at http://www.unr.edu/mines/adti/index.html, to disseminate the information gathered through its programs.
Kitani will be succeeded by Tomoyuki Inami, a managing director of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., and Koshijima by Chuzaburo Tanaka, head of the company's Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Project's Aomori Office, the officials said.
The industry refuses to deal with abandoned mines (some abandoned as recently as the 1980s), preferring to simply sit back and wait for the taxpayer to foot the bill.The WWF indicates that the metal mining industry has not been forthcoming with information about the location of existing, let alone abandoned, storage sites for mining waste, forcing the European Commission to attempt to compile an inventory.