Noun(1) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth(2) laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
Verb(1) get from the earth by excavation(2) lay mines
(1) But like many industries, mining is affected by Australia's well-documented shortage of skilled labour.(2) Coal mining has historically been a key industry in Cape Breton, and with the government pullout miners will be left with few alternatives for work.(3) Though the rise of coal mining was critical, the process began when landowners began to think in new ways about forests.(4) Coal mining was among the fastest growing industries in the first five months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday.(5) A steep increase took place between 1981 and 1991 as the Conservative government carried out a major dismantling of heavy industry and mining .(6) So we were surprised that Rudland the once demi-hamlet with inn and chapel and primitive coal mining was ├ö├ç├┐back on the map├ö├ç├û.(7) To many, the army must have seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime and areas dominated by heavy industry and mining provided a disproportionate number of recruits.(8) coal mining(9) Many activists who had been working for federal legislation to regulate or ban coal surface mining were disappointed at the compromises the law contained.(10) Ukrainian workers are also aware of the fate of heavy industry and mining in the former East Germany and Poland, where hundreds of thousands lost their jobs.(11) Ingleton's coal mining past is remembered in a new memorial which has been put up in the village.(12) Major industries include mining and aluminum processing, forestry, and the manufacture of beverages.(13) Underground mining for coal is poised to make a comeback in Scotland with plans for two drift mines into the vast Canonbie reserves in Dumfries and Galloway.(14) New turnpike roads and canals, intended primarily to serve industry and mining , opened the way to valuable resources, linked production to markets, facilitated the division of labor.(15) New lime kilns at Swinden quarry were one aspect of the industrial boom but the potential for coal mining was also seized on.(16) Heavy industry and mining took a toll on many generations, leaving tens of thousands of men who reached their forties and fifties only to find they had been deserted both by the trade they were trained in and the strength to learn a new one.
(1) mine :: myn
1. excavation ::
3. quarry ::
4. search ::
5. defend with mines ::
verdedig met myne
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