After the blasting has been done the 'fillers' can tumble the coal out, break it up and shovel it on to the conveyor belt.
Of course Obama has been dealt an historically tough hand, and there is plenty of blame to shovel across the political aisle.
There are also three meditation classes to lead weekly, and lots of snow to shovel in the wintertime.
And you can bet that if need be he will be out with a shovel himself, sick or not.
Moran also pointed out straight edges where a shovel had sliced into the earth.
So you and Jan will have to do most of the digging, though I can shovel away the dirt.
I could shovel just as fast as that fat Andern boy that drove the other wagon.
Some carried packs on their backs, with pick and shovel, drill and pan.
Then he put the shovel into the wheelbarrow and went up Main Street.
There do they pick and shovel; or bend forward, yoked in long strings to box-barrow or overloaded tumbril; joyous, with one mind.
Old English scofl, sceofol "shovel," related to scufan (see shove (v.)), from Proto-Germanic *skublo (cf. Old Saxon skufla, Swedish skovel, Middle Low German schufle, Middle Dutch shuffel, Dutch schoffel, Old High German scuvala, German Schaufel). Shovel-ready, with reference to construction projects, is attested by 2006.
mid-15c., from shovel (n.). Related: Shoveled; shoveling. Cf. German schaufeln, verb from noun.