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block caving

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  • block caving — Mining. a method of mining a large block of ore by systematically undercutting so the ore will cave. Cf. cave (def. 5a). * * * …   Universalium

  • block caving — Mining. a method of mining a large block of ore by systematically undercutting so the ore will cave. Cf. cave (def. 5a) …   Useful english dictionary

  • block-caving — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : a mining in which sections of a large ore body are undercut by working places and then permitted to cave in, the ore so crushed being recovered through drifts …   Useful english dictionary

  • mining — /muy ning/, n. 1. the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, etc., from mines. 2. the laying of explosive mines. [1250 1300; ME: undermining (walls in an attack); see MINE2, ING1] * * * I Excavation of materials from the Earth s… …   Universalium

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  • Codelco — Type Government owned Industry Mining Founded (1955) Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Underground mining (hard rock) — A three dimensional model of an underground mine with shaft access Underground hard rock mining refers to various underground mining techniques used to excavate hard minerals, mainly those containing metals[1] such as ore containing gold …   Wikipedia

  • Mining — This article is about the extraction of geological materials from the Earth. For the municipality in Austria, see Mining, Austria. For the siege tactic, see Mining (military). For name of the Chinese emperor, see Daoguang Emperor. Simplified… …   Wikipedia

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  • Argyle diamond mine — The Argyle diamond mine (coord|16|42|44|S|128|23|51|E|type:landmark region:AU|display=inline,title) is a diamond mine located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The Argyle mine is the largest diamond producer in the world by volume,… …   Wikipedia

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