opencast mining

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the mining of ore or coal from an open mine


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Carl Sargeant held a summit to discuss the challenges of restoring opencast mining sites when operations come to an end.
Blom Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant, MikkelEnn opencast mining and tunnel, excavation contract.
However, the proximity of the site to Druridge Bay prompted the creation of the Save Druridge group with the aim of "saving" the site from the "destruction of opencast mining.
Clr Paul Kane, chair of the planning committee said: "I can't see any special circumstances for opencast mining.
The diggers struck in a bid to thwart Scottish Coal opencast mining in Lanarkshire's Douglas Valley.
He said: "I campaigned against opencast mining in North Warwickshire, and was even criticised by the Union of Democratic Mineworkers as a result.
In spite of the small depth of the oil shale bedding underground mining spread instead of opencast mining because excavators were quite a rarity at that time [3].
Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant suggested a moratorium on opencast mining would not resolve problems around the issue.
THANKS to a leaflet provided by the Liberal Democrats we are informed that Gateshead Council has agreed to allow opencast mining to take place at Marley Hill.
Coun Jonathan Wallace, who is leading the campaign, said: "This is one of two applications for opencast mining in the area.
Contract award: Delivery of 6-kV and 30-kV trailing cables for opencast mining Reichwalde
NORTH Warwickshire MP Mike O'Brien has been accused to being hypocritical over the issue of opencast mining.
COAL protesters who marched against controversial plans for Wales' biggest opencast mining site today pledged: "Our protest is not going to stop.
A MINISTER yesterday rejected coal bosses' claims that new planning controls would decimate Scotland's opencast mining industry.
The Chibuluma South development project commenced during May 2000 whereafter opencast mining contractors and metallurgical plant contractors were appointed.