mine foreman

mine foreman

[′mīn ′fȯr·mən]
(mining engineering)
The worker charged with the general supervision of the underground workings of a mine and the persons employed therein.
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The former mine foreman Luis Urzua urged the rescued children to stick close to their families and avoid their heads being turned by financial offers.
The mine foreman used to signal the start of the working day by pounding a mallet on the board, creating a timbre heard throughout the village.
The mine foreman and face boss were present and knew about the conditions.
Norma, who was inspired to write the book because she lives in the old mine foreman's cottage in Gwaelod y Garth, said she was very excited the film is now going ahead.
Norma, who was inspired to write the book because she lives in the mine foreman's old cottage in Gwaelod-y-Garth, said she was very excited the film is now going ahead after a previous attempt stalled.
Stories and folklore from the African oral tradition will be performed by Andre Keitt in Keys to the Keepers, and Kelvin Todd will tell the story of Guy Scott, a 19th-century African-American mine foreman in Sturbridge.
25 "due to the lapses in judgment of the company mine foreman who was tasked to drain water from silt pond no.
He worked in a mine to feed his family and cut his political teeth in the labour movement as a mine foreman. In 1999 he helped found the MDC and stunned the ruling party by winning 57 of 120 seats in a parliamentary vote in 2000.
Family members say a mine foreman has told them that a dozen men have survived.
At least two family members in the church said they received cell phone calls from a mine foreman.
At least two family members in the church said they received mobile phone calls from a mine foreman.
Earlier there had been hugs and tears among the crowd outside the church near the mine, about 100 miles north east of Charleston A relative at the church said a mine foreman called relatives there, saying the miners had been found.