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Definition of Mining

Mining

  1. of Mine
  2. The act or business of making mines or of working them.
  3. Of or pertaining to mines; as, mining engineer; mining machinery; a mining region.

Mining Quotations

Space exploration promised us alien life, lucrative planetary mining, and fabulous lunar colonies. News flash, ladies and gents: Space is nearly empty. It's a sterile vacuum, filled mostly with the junk we put up there.
Graham Hawkes

The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped. It has one of the world's largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.
Benigno Aquino III

The reality is gas prices should be much more expensive then they are because we're not incorporating the true damage to the environment and the hidden costs of mining oil and transporting it to the U.S. Whenever you have an unpriced externality, you have a bit of a market failure, to the degree that eternality remains unpriced.
Elon Musk

I'm actually writing history. It isn't what you'd call big history. I don't write about presidents and generals... I write about the man who was ranching, the man who was mining, the man who was opening up the country.
Louis L'Amour

Ferdinand was a gold trader. He was a lawyer for mining companies. When he entered politics in l949, he had tons and tons of gold. When Bill Gates was a college dropout, Ferdinand already possessed billions of dollars and tons of gold. It wasn't stolen.
Imelda Marcos
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Mining Translations

mining in Afrikaans is mynbou
mining in Dutch is mijnbouw
mining in French is minier
mining in German is Bergbau
mining in Swedish is bergsbruk, gruvdrift