subsoil


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subsoil

the soil below the plough layer, which is relatively infertile.
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The officials said the stolen water being sold as 'subsoil' water was also being marketed without any no-objection certificate (NOC) and regulation.
The ACE said that the subsoil water taking too was being done without any NOC and regulation.
In accordance with the new laws on subsoil use, all the necessary documents were sent to the government.
subordinate organizations of the Federal Agency of Subsoil Use
* Subsoil Use Department operates under the Ministry of Investment and Development, and is responsible for managing the state's mineral resources.
Clay spreading serves to increase soil surface wettability, whereas delving modifies the entire soil profile by bringing up clay-rich subsoil clods and aggregates into the topsoil sand.
* The State Agency on Geology and Mineral Resources, under the Kyrgyz government, administers the licensing of subsoil use
The document also said the bottom and subsoil of the Caspian Sea are delimited between the parties along the line, which is based on the median line taking into account the principles and norms of international law, as well as the parties' agreement.
Zilaliyev also reported to the President on execution of obligations of the tender-winning company in using Jerooy subsoil and the plans of the investor regarding the deposit's development.
Excavators, bulldozers, scrapers, front-end loaders, and trucks would be used to strip topsoil, subsoil and overburden before extracting the ore.
27 December 2012 - Russian oil company Bashneft JSCO (MCX:BANE), controlled by Sistema JSFC (MCX:AFKS), said on Thursday it had closed the takeover of two firms which own licences for oilfields and promising subsoil areas in the Republic of Bashkortostan.