muck pile

muck´ pile`

    (mŭk´ pīl`)
n.1.(Construction) The broken material at the face of a tunnel being bored, after being crushed by blasting.
2.(Mining) Muck{5} that has been placed in a spoil area.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In Bucket mode, the function is limited to retracting the boom while being lowered, which is still handy for getting the attachment in place for another bite at the muck pile.
If a mine worker walks onto a blast site too soon after a blast, the CO emanating from the muck pile poses a serious risk to the worker." In the United States, between 1994 and 2005, eight miners were injured by exposure to blasting fumes.
"There are a number of cost-effective uses for drones to improve blast optimization, including profiling and blast design, pre- and post-blast analysis, in situ and blasted volumes, and muck pile cross sections and uniformity."
While shooting with the dip back break increases, toe problem decreases resulting in a smooth floor and throw of the blast increases resulting in scattered and low muck pile (Figure 1a).
* Farmer Christopher Hanks on top of his cow muck pile, which is going to be burned to generate energy
Following the discovery of the 29 manto extension, the first raise has been driven into the 29 manto extension with a total of six samples from the muck pile returning values which averaged 17 grams per tonne gold and 355 grams per tonne silver.
THERE I was, doing the grand tour of the horses' paddock complete with barrow and poo shovel on my way towards the muck pile when Murphy, Ruth's favourite horse, came galloping up in search of solace.
Shotcrete was then applied to several areas upstream of the cave-in, including the face of the muck pile at the cave-in, and spiling bars were driven in the crown from springline to springline for additional support.
It is almost certain the muck pile made my children sick."
Left alone, that is, with the discomforting admonishment to "Look out for the ghosts, Frankie!" And another shift we laughed ourselves through eight hours of heart-breaking work was the time Big Mike Dopudja turned on the air pump suddenly behind Fat Joe Cyczicki who, normally as slow and clumsy as an ox, clambered up his life line with the agility of a chimpanzee when he imagined the sudden noise was the muck pile giving away.