active mine


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active mine

A mine actuated by the reflection from a target of a signal emitted by the mine.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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This generous funding from Natural Resources Canada and De Beers Group will allow us to test these technologies at a larger scale at active mine sites."
"We had a good first quarter but we do not see this holding up for the rest of the year due to a number of factors, such as weak market prices, peso appreciation versus the US dollar and our dwindling nickel reserves in Berong's active mine sites," said DMCI President Cesar F.
Friese pointed out the Mine Inspector's Office is supposed to inspect every active mine every three months and every non-active one every year, but because of limited resources they aren't able to keep to that schedule.
Sudbury's two major mining companies are jointly studying if they can access nearby resources from an active mine, northeast of the city, to extend its operating life.
Operation Itogon has shut down active mine tunnels with signages of mine closure and yellow lines cordoned in the entry points.
Adobo Jr., inspected the rehabilitated areas and active mine pits.
Brimo, who's also the president and CEO of Nickel Asia Corp., said the President could visit the company's 40-year-old Rio Tuba mine in Palawan where an old mining pit was turned into a forest which now exists side by side an active mine.
Just as these words do not cover 'lands' disconnected from an active mine (even lands that might one day be purchased 'to be used' as a mine), they do not cover equipment that is not part of a working mine (even equipment that might one day be sold to someone 'to be used in a mine.'
At its peak it was a very active mine, yielding 2.5 million tons of iron ore in 1885 alone.
The project will utilize the mine gas to generate onsite power for the active mine, and is part of China's efforts to reduce the amount of methane-rich greenhouse gases that escape from the nation's coal mines.