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
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slag heap

ncumulo di scorie
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"All the gravestones were black and there were slag heaps 150ft high at the entrance.
South Bank has been known for a long time as Slaggggy Island because of the slag heaps that surrounded the town.
was (https://www.tau.ac.il/sites/tau.ac.il.en/files/media_server/imported/662/files/2013/08/ShaarETAL11_Timna30_EPSL.pdf) first identified  from copper slag heaps located in (https://www.wired.com/2010/12/magnetic-copper-slag/) Jordan and Israel .
And Pantglas was just a small part of Aberfan, Aberfan just one of hundreds of villages in the shadow of similar slag heaps, right across the South Wales coalfield.
Tests will begin this summer, and these will see boreholes drilled down to depths of 45 metres in the landscaped slag heaps on the north west corner of the site.
But now a Cardiff University scientist will lead a project which looks into possible ways of intervening in global warming using a by-product from mining these materials - slag heaps.
In spite of the dangerous and unhealthy working conditions and the blot on the landscape of slag heaps and mine workings, politicians on both sides were blamed for closing what were deemed unworkable or unprofitable pits.
The love these owners feel for their horse, who they had seen grow up on a sparse allotment at the foot of Welsh slag heaps, is shown with truth and sincerity, even if for some viewers it comes with an uneasy flipside.
"It is too expensive to properly locate and/or treat mine tailing and slag heaps."
Summary: Lens:The Louvre museum opened a new satellite branch among the slag heaps of a former ...
River, take what I lose to slag heaps, What remains all the way to salt