mining effect

mining effect

[′mīn·iŋ i‚fekt]
(ordnance)
Violent upheaval or movement of earth and the destruction or damage resulting therefrom, generally caused by an explosion below the surface of the earth; mining effect may be contrasted with the blast effect produced by an explosion on or above the surface of the earth.
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* The Field Experience: Measuring the Mining Effect
"This is mainly the mining effect - the baseline assumption is that we recover in the second quarter, that the mines sort of recover even with the rationing of electricity consumption."
However, due to the movement of strata and adjustments to stress in the rock strata above and below the panel after mining, the inclined cross-measure boreholes drilled in the retaining roadway suffered severe mining effects such that the extraction boreholes tend to fracture, and the gas extraction rate is poor.
As the mining impact leverage points are more horizontally distant from the centre of the plot compared to that of flood impact, it shows that the mining effects exert more influence than the flood effects.
Residual mining effects and positional errors of the DTMMO could therefore have manifested within the last 18 years.
Position of the Pfivoz cadastral district is suitable for testing of residual mining effects that could negatively impact positional accuracy of DTMMO.
The MPI claimed that, through assessments of a representative who visited the island late last year, Misima Mines Ltd (MML) and, therefore, parent company Placer Dome were avoiding responsibilities for significant mining effects on ocean habitat and villagers' water supplies, as well as for the full inclusion of all legitimate stakeholders and claimants in the mine closure process.
The court ruled farm stands are an agricultural practice that must be taken into account when evaluating mining effects.
Even after treatment with chemicals, it tastes lousy." The tanks are no solution for the aquatic lire that lived in the now-ruined springs, or the animals that drank from them, notes the Raymond Profitt Foundation, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit group that studies mining effects.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has delayed the start of a federally mandated environmental impact study on mountaintop removal coal mining effects due to a decision in a West Virginia case that could be used to block the practice, according to a report in American Metal Market.
And in the East, where most mining effects are associated with coal, Don Barger, NPCA's Southeast regional director, notes that acid drainage from past coal mining is having an impact on such sites as New River Gorge National River in West Virginia and Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Tennessee.