miner miner  /ˈmaɪ nər/


  • (n) laborer who works in a mine


  1. A coal miner carries a sack of coal back home after his shift at a small mine in China's Shanxi Province on November 29, 2006.
  2. He knows the miner's medal was not given to him without a purpose.
  3. His father was a hard-drinking miner, and his mother took in washing from local brothels.


  1. Nano profile: Stephen Miner

    Stephen Miner
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

  2. Coal miner Bumi says share trading to restart only after AGM

    LONDON (Reuters) - Indonesia-focused coal miner Bumi Plc said on Friday its shares would resume trading later than originally indicated but "as soon as possible" after what is set to be a stormy ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Gold Miner ETFs Take a Header

    Gold miner stocks and exchange traded funds plunged Thursday with bullion prices after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday indicated the Fed may taper its bond purchases. Speculation the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "If they don't go to work, they're not honoring our fallen heroes," Manchin said. "I don't think there will be a mine or a miner that won't honor those fallen heroes."
    on Apr 14, 2010 By: Joe Manchin Source: ABC News

  2. He added: "I never thought of being a miner because so many bad things happen to them - the accidents, the hours my mother had to spend agonising in hospitals. I would never have become a miner unless I was starving to death."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Sun

  3. "The Upper Big Branch tragedy highlighted significant problems in our nation's miner safety laws and need substantial reform. Mine operators who callously and repeatedly put their workers in danger must be held accountable," said US Rep. George...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: George Miller Source: IowaPolitics.com (press release)

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