opencast mining

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the mining of ore or coal from an open mine


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Call for tenderplanning services for the construction of farm roads on the strmthaler see in the opencast mining area espenhain 12/20/17
The idea of opencast mining in the Derwent Valley and across Durham is almost a dead issue now and we would like to make it the same in Northumberland.
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].
It is a matter of history that opencast mining was responsible for the major desecration of this part of Northumberland.
A WELSH government minister has promised a review of the rules that enforce buffer zones around opencast mining sites.
blom hill wastewater treatment plant work tunnels, mikkelEnn opencast mining and tunnel.
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.
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.
CALLS for a moratorium on opencast mining have been rejected by a Welsh Government minister - despite AMs giving the plan their backing during a Senedd debate.