mineworker


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mine·work·er

 (mīn′wûr′kər)
n.
One who works in a mine; a miner.

mineworker

(ˈmaɪnˌswiːpɪŋ)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) a person who works in a mine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mineworker - laborer who works in a minemineworker - laborer who works in a mine    
coal miner, collier, pitman - someone who works in a coal mine
gold digger, gold miner, gold panner - a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
placer miner - a miner who extracts minerals from a placer by washing or dredging
prospector - someone who explores an area for mineral deposits
strip miner - a miner who does strip mining
References in periodicals archive ?
In August 2006, mineworker Paul Hunt, from Swadlincote, Derbyshire, died at Daw Mill after falling from a poorly maintained underground transporter into the path of a moving 'train.' UK Coal accepted failing to prevent unsafe man-riding on the transporter and failing to replace the decaying system.
Mineworker Wango Junsho was help up as an example for all to follow.
The shooting incident occurred on 16 August, after a group of striking mineworker began protesting for better pay.
In November 2007, mineworker Paul Milner, from Church Warsop, Notts, died at Welbeck colliery, Meden Vale, Nottinghamshire when he was crushed under approximately 90 tonnes of rock after a roof area collapsed.
The picture, recently presented by a former mineworker to the site's photographic gallery, depicts a steam locomotive crossing a road, and some local folk believe it to show a colliery engine crossing the main A5 trunk road outside Birch Coppice Colliery near Tamworth.
The events in Marikana resulted in a nationwide wildcat mineworker strikes across the country, which has had negative effects on the country's economy.
They relate to the deaths of Trevor Steeples, a supervisor at Daw Mill, mineworker Paul Hunt, who died in 2006, and Tony Garrigan, a contractor's mineworker, who died in 2007.
Calling a spade a spade is what you'd expect from a former mineworker.
In 2013 the organisation's North East branch began a pilot scheme aimed at increasing awareness of the help available to every former mineworker getting a pension from the Mineworkers Pension Scheme.
One of the 10 charges facing the firm relates to a fourth mineworker who died at Welbeck colliery in Nottinghamshire in November, 2007.