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adj.
noting or pertaining to a type of surface mining in which coal and other flat-lying mineral deposits are removed by the excavation of long, narrow trenches.
[1880–85]
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On February 9, in the Neftekumsk and Grachevsky districts, area meetings were held on the issue of growing open-cut vegetables in the Stavropol Territory.
The Carmichael project is an open-cut and underground operation with an anticipated yield of 60 million metric tons per year (mtpy) and is one of the largest thermal coal pit-rail-port projects currently under development worldwide.
The project originally was planned to be mostly open-cut, but ended up with new pipe being installed primarily by pipe bursting.
Full details of the Reserve Statement and assumptions used for the economically open-cut mineable portion of the coal resource can be found on the Company's website at http://www.
In August 1969 work started on the open-cut copper mine at Panguna amidst protests from local landowners.
The scope of work will also include the launch and receiving shafts, and installing roughly 3,400 feet of 3- to 6-foot-diameter pipes using micro-tunnel and open-cut trenching.
Tenders are invited for work includes cured-in-place pipe (cipp) lining, pipe bursting and open-cut removal/replacement of various storm mains and tunnels, and sanitary mains.
Last month, Integra laid off 500 workers from the Glennies Creek underground and Camberwell open-cut mines near Singleton in New South Wales, Australia, blaming coal prices.
In the first location 1,762 LF of 54-inch sanitary sewer improvements crossing Lake Arlington will be designed using open-cut, trench less and CIPP rehabilitation methods.
ZYL Limited (ASX:ZYL) announced conceptual open-cut designs for the North and South Pits at Kangwane Anthracite Project.
802 lf of 8" sanitary sewer line by open-cut, which includes 67 lf of 8" sanitary sewer line in 14" steel encasement pipe by bore under us highway 377 and 55 lf of 8" sanitary sewer line in 14" steel encasement by open cut within state right-of-way.
The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (13MA) announced recently it would close the Gregory open-cut mine, which is part of the Gregory Crinum complex near Emerald, during 2012.