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(Civil Engineering) civil engineering an excavation made in the open rather than in a tunnel. See cut-and-cover
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2017-10 which banned the open-pit mining method in the country claiming that, on the contrary, the mining method is 'accepted worldwide as the efficient and safe method for harvesting mineral deposits near the surface.
Even if it would result to lower government revenues, the President said he has opposed open-pit mining given the environmental damage.
Environmental group Kalikasan-People's Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) on Tuesday urged President Duterte to issue a clear-cut policy to outlaw surface or open-pit mining activities in the Philippines.
Environment Secretary Regina Lopez continues her crackdown on mining in Philippines, having previously ordered the closure of more than half the country's open-pit mining projects.
Russian diamond mining company Alrosa has initiated development of a new open-pit mining operation on the Zarya pipe at its Aikhal Mining and Processing Division in north-central Russia.
Open-pit mining has increased around the world, having detrimental impacts on surrounding environments as vegetation is stripped and topsoil is removed.
The open-pit mining at the Udachnaya pipe is expected to be fully finished by 2015, until then underground mining and operations in the open-pit mine will run in parallel.
noting individual laws in Latin America); Zambo Norte Ordinance vs Open-Pit Mining Lauded, The Env't Report (Jan.
The Bharti School of Engineering at Sudbury's Laurentian University is establishing a research chair in open-pit mining and Iamgold Gold is assisting with a donation of $1.
In this exclusive relationship, McConway & Torley will provide castings from its newly renovated Anniston, Alabama foundry for Wear Products' longwall and open-pit mining products, which include: longwall conveyor sigma sections, flight bars, rack bars, bow bars and adapters.
have all confirmed the area holds potential for near-surface, large-tonnage, low-grade, uranium deposits amenable to open-pit mining methods.
Even if it would result in lower government revenues, the President said he has opposed open-pit mining given the damage that it inflicts on the environment.