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mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

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Mining (1).
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Equilibrium between many small miners ensures that all miners are in consensus, and only legal transactions are processed.
Last month, according to media reports, three coal miners were killed after poisonous gas accumulated inside a coal mine in Harnai.
MSHA personnel may ask operators to allow miners with more experience at the mine to accompany agency personnel during interactions with miners who have less experience.
y profes-Robat " The scandal, which also involves miners who worked at Bersham colliery, was uncovered by professional negligence expert Robert Godfrey, a partner at Cardiff-based Simpson Millar solicitors, who has now set up a specialist unit to help ripped-off colliers.
Euzel said nothing has changed since a tragic accident in 2010 that killed 30 miners in the province of Zonguldak.
Whether the claim is brought by MSHA or the miner, the ALJ will evaluate the following: (1) whether the miner was engaged in an activity protected under section 105(c); (2) whether the miner suffered an adverse employment action; and (3) whether the adverse employment action complained of was motivated in any part by the miner's protected activity.
It was these much maligned miners who fuelled the war effort against fascism.
During 2010-2011, the Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program mobile surveillance unit traveled to 16 of the 17 states * with active surface coal mines to offer chest radiographs to miners.
Some of the activists threw oranges and apples at the miners, accusing them of getting too cosy with Mr Pinera's government and trying to cash in on their fame.
Manila Some 60 miners were trapped by a hectare-wide landslide in a mining village in the southern Philippines, prompting authorities to increase the type of equipment used by rescuers, sources said.
Rescuers pulled out the first trapped miner at about 12:25 (04:25 GMT).