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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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Present environmental regulations in BC limit placer mining and prevent hydraulic mining.
The 1998 Annual Placer Mining Application is not a 1- to 5-page form to be filled out in a few hours.
After spending about six years placer mining with her husband Karl in the Circle Mining District north of Fairbanks, Parks-Karl admits, "I think the thing that keeps you at it is that you're working independently, it's your own business, you're your own boss.
Recent placer mining activity by third-party lessees has exposed mineralized bedrock material owned 100% by EPL which assayed 51.
to acquire the gold mining rights and other mineral rights known as CLS #12 in Ridgecrest, California which includes a 160 acre placer mining claim.
pk) ("Bonanza" or the "Company"), an exploration and mining company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, successfully drills for and secures water source for its remote mountain desert placer mining operation.
Nome, a former site of successful placer mining, now is attracting prospectors intent on tapping the mother lode.
which is in negotiation to acquire the gold mining rights and other mineral rights known as CLS #12 in Ridgecrest, California which includes a 160 acre placer mining claim.
The original announcement led to concern that placer mining could damage productive sport and commercial fisheries in the area.
He is well know for: developing a revolutionary method to evaluate the gold recovery efficiency of sluiceboxes, jigs and drills with radioactive gold particles as tracers; designing, modifying and refitting dozens of successful high-volume gold processing plants including the portable high-volume "Z" screened sluice box system; designing and conducting dozens of field and laboratory research programs using nuclear tracers to evaluate the efficiency of sluices, placer drills and other gold saving and sampling systems under private and public contracts on a world-wide basis; and presenting numerous technical papers regarding gravity gold recovery and nuclear tracers at various lode gold and placer mining courses, forums and conferences in North America and South America.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- VHGI Holdings (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) VHGI Gold LLC, its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, wishes to update their investors and stockholders on the progress of the due diligence process on the Gold Creek Placer Mining Prospect in Montana.
Based on conventional mining methods and the nature of the permitting regime for placer mining, it would be feasible to bring a placer mine into production by spring of 2008.