And this one, which The Interpreter was able to geolocate, shows another column in Novoshakhtinsk, a mining city in Rostov.
Eventually, he said, he spoke with a former official who had worked on a contract for the mining company.
With pages of action and a faithful fanbase, Hollywood is mining the good book for blockbuster stories.
Think of it as Facebook putting a big fence around its mining claim.
They are mining cables and have a solid copper casing under the outer rubber.
Butty, a word used in the mining districts to denote a kind of overseer.
There is some variety in mining bauxite, for it occurs in three forms.
Gleiwitz is the centre of the mining industry of Upper Silesia.
The ship's mining equipment was on board, and the tools were self-powered.
In this we were moderately successful and we soon had our mining operations in full blast.
"pit or tunnel in the earth for obtaining metals and minerals," c.1300, from Old French mine "vein, lode; tunnel, shaft; mineral ore; mine" (for coal, tin, etc,), of uncertain origin, probably from a Celtic source (cf. Welsh mwyn, Irish mein "ore, mine"), from Old Celtic *meini-. Italy and Greece were relatively poor in minerals, thus they did not contribute a word for this to English, but there was extensive mining from an early date in Celtic lands (Cornwall, etc.). From c.1400 as "a tunnel under fortifications to overthrow them."
explosive device, by 1850, from mine (v.2).
to dig, c.1300, "to tunnel under fortifications to overthrow them," from mine (n.1) or from Old French miner "to dig, mine; exterminate." From mid-14c. as "to dig in the earth" (for treasure, etc.). Figurative use from mid-14c. Related: Mined; mining.
"lay explosives," 1620s, in reference to old tactic of tunneling under enemy fortifications to blow them up; a specialized sense of mine (v.1) via a sense of "dig under foundations to undermine them" (late 14c.), and miner in this sense is attested from late 13c. Related: Mined; mining.
The process of mining is described in Job 28:1-11. Moses speaks of the mineral wealth of Palestine (Deut. 8:9). Job 28:4 is rightly thus rendered in the Revised Version, "He breaketh open a shaft away from where men sojourn; they are forgotten of the foot [that passeth by]; they hang afar from men, they swing to and fro." These words illustrate ancient mining operations.