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My grandfather wrote a book about the mining industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The squad requested today's jerseys be embroidered with details after they visited the former coal mining village. The Sun (2016)To return coal mining jobs to West Virginia would mean erecting massive barriers to imports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mining of gold and silver was not essentially different from the mining of coal and iron. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Making coal mining safer would only injure coal miners. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Everyone longs to escape the claustrophobia of this mining village. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The battalion is based at a former mining academy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gold mining company is coming to the end of a heavy investment programme. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the mining sector coal is an output. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)The gold and uranium mining exploration company said drilling has stopped during the current fire season. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It also wants to diversify out of minerals as protection against the cyclical nature of the mining industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Mining of the valuable mineral in eastern Congo has been the source of much conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's going to mirror the mining industry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She is cared for at home in an old mining village near Lille. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Moreover, our concept can be adapted by former mining regions all over the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are no representatives in mining, engineering or technology. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Australia's mining industry attacked the plans. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was meant to give sick and dying men recompense for the irreparable damage to their health caused by years of mining coal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)OLD mining and steel towns top the league for overweight people on an obesity map of England. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was brought up in a mining village with a work hard, play hard mentality. The Sun (2012)The unemployment is high, the steel industry and mining haven't been going well. The Sun (2008)If you want to sell me something in steel or mining, let's discuss it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'mining'
British English: mining /ˈmaɪnɪŋ/ NOUN
Mining is the industry and activities connected with getting valuable or useful minerals from the ground, for example coal, diamonds, or gold.
...traditional industries such as coal mining.
- American English: mining
- Arabic: تَعْدِينُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mineração
- Chinese: 矿业
- Croatian: rudarstvo
- Czech: dolování
- Danish: minedrift
- Dutch: mijnbouw
- European Spanish: minería
- Finnish: kaivostyö
- French: exploitation minière
- German: Bergbau
- Greek: εξόρυξη
- Italian: industria mineraria
- Japanese: 鉱業
- Korean: 채광
- Norwegian: gruvedrift
- Polish: górnictwo
- European Portuguese: mineração
- Romanian: minerit
- Russian: горная промышленность
- Spanish: minería
- Swedish: gruvdrift
- Thai: การทำเหมือง
- Turkish: madencilik
- Ukrainian: гірнича промисловість
- Vietnamese: ngành mỏ
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