surface mine

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Verb1.surface mine - extract (ore) from a strip-mine
mining, excavation - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
mine - get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
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Fuel producer CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) stated on Friday that its Wiley Surface Mine in Mingo County, W.Va.
A SERIES of geological investigations into the physical make-up of the site of a proposed new surface mine in Northumberland has started.
DISADVANTAGED youngsters got inspiration for their futures at a North surface mine.
The Absaloka Mine, a 15,000-acre single pit surface mine complex located near Hardin, Montana, was recognised in the Large Mining category.
Employability charity Tomorrow's People set up T a visit to Shotton surface mine, near Cramlington, for a group of young people from nearby areas to enable them to find out how people developed their careers at the site.
In 2008, one of the most complete Iron Age settlements to be excavated in the North East, which comprised approximately 50 roundhouses in an enclosed two-hectare area, was unearthed at Banks's now-restored Delhi surface mine on the Blagdon Estate near Seaton Burn.

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