waste filling

waste filling

[′wāst ‚fil·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Material used for support in heavy ground and in large stopes to prevent failure of rock walls and to minimize or control subsidence and to make it possible to extract pillars of ore left in the earlier stages of mining; material used for filling includes waste rock sorted out in the stopes or mined from rock walls, milltailing, sand and gravel, smelter slag, and rock from surface open cuts or quarries.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sajid said WSSP had recently shifted to Mashoo Khel area for dumping of solid waste as the Peshawar High Court (PHC) had issued stay orders from waste filling at Bahadar Khalley near Ring Road.
Add in glue bottles, old test papers and left-over lunch, and it's no wonder schools are looking for ways to reduce both the amount of waste filling trash bins and the money spent to have it hauled away.
Talking to reporter, Sajid said WSSP had recently shifted to Mashoo Khel area for dumping of solid waste as the Peshawar High Court (PHC) had issued stay orders from waste filling at Bahadar Khalley near Ring Road.
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