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mucker

[′mək·ər]
(mining engineering)
A worker who loads broken mineral into trams or pushes them from stope chute to shaft. Also known as groundman.
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Like the firm's first two funds, Mucker III will invest in Internet-enabled software and services startups, with a focus on companies based in the greater Los Angeles area.
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His work as a mucker is backbreaking and dangerous, but Walker and his fellow laborers accept both conditions.
Ron Robison, UMR's experimental mine supervisor, saw the competition as a way to "get back to your roots, let you know how far you've gone." A Montana Tech mucker said it was about keeping "the tradition of mining alive and meeting people," because, he said, miners tend to be a tight-knit group.
"The building was known as 'The Mucker' and money would be raised there for poor children," says Carl.
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