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noun as in excavating

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The decision has drawn widespread criticism from environmentalists who now fear the coal mining activities will harm the environment and worsen human-wildlife conflict as animals move location to get away from disturbances to their habitats.

From Quartz

Second, coal mining is winding down as an activity, and new mines in these regions would give them a much-needed economic boost.

From Fortune

He adds that as the crypto industry grows, it is likely American firms will begin manufacturing mining equipment.

From Fortune

So, we need this incentive to make recycling and reusing and recreating much more interesting for a producer than raw mining.

In the 1900s, coal mining, natural gas and other fossil fuel sources raised methane levels in the atmosphere.

Fracking, in this regard, is no different from gypsum mining, or some kinds of industrial agriculture.

So, Schmidt followed the gold rush to the El Paso mountains and claimed an area of mining land.

Resolution is majority owned and controlled by Rio Tinto, a global mining conglomerate.

That is approximately the same year the BBC predicted Moon mining could become commercially profitable.

Eventually, he said, he spoke with a former official who had worked on a contract for the mining company.

But since this has little or nothing to do with the story, I pass by my mining adventures and come back to the hotel.

By their agreement with the owner, the Company have the right of mining under an area of 185 acres, at a royalty of 6d.

A practical mining engineer who was recently sent to examine and report on this property says that it is 100 per cent.

The trial was attended by the principal mining agents; the result was about ten millions by each engine.

It is not only in the mining part of the business that the want of skill is prejudicial to the result.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mining, such as: drilling, boring, burrowing, digging, null, and pitting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.