slag heap

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slag heap

n
(Mining & Quarrying) a hillock of waste matter from coal mining, etc
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slag heap

nSchlackenhalde f

slag heap

ncumulo di scorie
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This will form a key contributory element in a joint coal authority and environment agency project to protect spoil heap stability and identify potential diffuse pollution sources.
Based on the expertise of KMA spoil heap study we developed structural scheme of complex monitoring of natural and technical systems of KMA mining areas, which may be presented schematically (Picture 1).
The agreement with Lloyds Bank includes loans to fund the redevelopment of the spoil heap at Rossington and construction of on-site plant, as well as hedging facilities to support the firm's overseas expansion.
In the Hungarian village of Farkaslyuk, people clambered up a 30-metre spoil heap from a disused mine to scrape together enough coal to heat their homes and cook for a few days.
The mine site has been left derelict, with portable offices, a fuel storage bowser, spoil heap and even a 2ft narrow gauge railway left on it.
It also suggests that placement of the most pyritic material at the bottom of the spoil heap would be desirable.
Betty Stobbs, 67, had stopped to give hay to animals gathered near a stone quarry spoil heap.
Tenders are invited for wexford county council requires the removal and disposal off site of a spoil heap consisting of subsoil and construction rubble.
Richard Hancox, Natural Resources Wales project manager for SBRI, said: "Our ambition is to encourage innovative methods to treat mine waters or spoil heap runoff at many of the smaller, more remote metal mine sites, to reduce the loading of metals being discharged to our river systems.
I do like it and I think that without it, from a distance, Castle Hill would look little more interesting than a spoil heap by a coal mine.