active mine


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active mine

A mine actuated by the reflection from a target of a signal emitted by the mine.
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program is to inform the public, particularly young people, about the dangers of abandoned and active mines.
The illegal diggers also sometimes invade active mines.
Once the leading producer of rare-earth metals--used in sectors ranging from the automotive to clean energy to national security--the United States now imports all of its supplies and does not have any active mines.
With an emphasis on sustainability, contributors describe hazardous waste generation and management in Europe, the need for underground disposal and the supply of underground mines, criteria for selecting repository mines, engineered barriers, stability analysis of mines, risk assessments using numerical modeling of flow and transport in fractured rock, and a series of case studies and reports on active mines and mineral production as well as inactive mines from EU member states.
This area contains several active mines, such as the Bouchard-HE[umlaut]bert (Mobrun) mine (2,775,600 t at 0.
With current projections at $40 per pound over the next 3-5 years, there may be active mines in Elliot Lake again.
The second more traditional geometric method (as employed at active mines in the past) uses large geometric panels, containing multiple drill intercepts, projected onto the same vertical longitudinal section indicates an inferred resource of 2.
Today, there are around 1,700 active mines in Brazil; many are foreign owned and internationally financed.
Global Mineral Resources Corp is in the business of commercializing silver bearing properties that had been active mines in the past but weren't fully exploited.
Parties interested in reviewing all of Miranda's property holdings in the Cortez Trend and their relationships to active mines and competitor holdings are referred to the updated land map at our website www.
Despite a concentrated global effort during the last several years to stop the proliferation of landmines, it is estimated by the United Nations that there are currently between 60 and 70 million active mines throughout the world, and that as many as 26,000 civilians are killed or injured by landmines each year.
Mining and Critical Ecosystems: Mapping the Risks reports that three-fourths of the world's active mines and exploratory areas are located in vulnerable watersheds and biologically-rich ecosystems.