mining mining  /ˈmaɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
  2. (n) laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But townsfolk fear this water could be contaminated if uranium mining, or even exploratory drilling, is permitted.
  2. In Peru, locals are resisting foreign-owned mining companies, even at the price of continuing poverty.
  3. A moratorium on mining the nuclear fuel may end if a commission decides that it is safe to extract it.

News

  1. This Mining Option Appears Worth Digging Into

    This Mining Option Appears Worth Digging Into        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Chinapintza Mining Corp. announces closing of its qualifying transaction

    Chinapintza Mining Corp. announces closing of its qualifying transaction
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    Mining (Gold) Update & Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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Quotes

  1. "To reach a consensus, we need do more than consult. We need to negotiate," she said. "We must end this uncertainty, which is not good for this nation. That is why today I am throwing open the government's door to the mining industry, and I...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. In a statement, Alcoa CEO Alain Belda said, "We have long believed that Rio Tinto has a world-class portfolio of assets and is very well positioned to prosper in the current mining cycle. This investment, made in partnership with Chinalco, allows us...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Alain Belda Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

  3. In a December op-ed piece, Byrd wrote that the West Virginia coal industry had to change in order to survive, and acknowledged: "It is also a reality that the practice of mountaintop-removal mining has a diminishing constituency in Washington."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Tribune Review

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