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Synonyms for opencut

(of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface


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The assets consist of significant interests in four underground and three opencut mines at five locations in Australia and Venezuela.
Opencut placer miners pump water from nearby streams to run through their sluice boxes.
8 Huolinhe Opencut Coal Industry Corporation Limited of Inner Mongolia
mining solution aspires to lead to: Re-opening abandoned mines; Extensions of opencut mines which are limited by stripping ratio, hydrological or geotechnical problems; and opening of new mines in the EU.
KOPEX recommends that the option of access from an opencut highwall should be pursued as part of the future studies.
Added Savage: "The system provides excellent productivity to depths of 40 feet, can work below ground water tables, and its vacuum capability makes it an environmentally-friendly approach compared to opencut methods.
Xiamen Tungsten to Setup Sheelite Opencut and Ore Dressing