independent mine

independent mine

A mine which is not controlled by the user after laying. See also mine.
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RMMI targets mid-sized companies and independent mine owners, one of the fastest growing segments in the industry today, and invests to operate the mines.
Nuvo has been investigating the feasibility of establishing a manufacturing facility in China, with a preference for Chengdu, which has the only independent mine and refining operations for cadmium/tellurium production in the world.
Lynemouth Pit was combined with Ellington, two miles away, after a disastrous underground fire crippled it as an independent mine in 1966.
The workers were to prove him wrong,making a profit of more than pounds 2min its first year as an independent mine.
It mines from these complexes, contracts with independent mine operators to produce from its reserves and purchases coal from independent suppliers.
Currently she is studying the change in the relationship between the anthracite mine worker and the independent mine operator, and the move to region-wide collective bargaining, in the years just prior to and after the Civil War.
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