open-pit, open-cast or open cut mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow. this form of mining differs from extractive methods that require tunnelling into the earth, such as long wall mining . list of open-pit mines extraction waste pollutants untopping rehabilitationtalk:gold mining
in this particular case, i would propose that the given section be altered to discuss the pros and cons of gold mining, explain the existence of controversy, and to provide links without specific endorsement of any sort to organizations on both sides of such issues. --pmetzger 15:01, 24 october 2005 utc
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an advanced gas-cooled reactor agr is a type of nuclear reactor designed and operated in the united kingdom. these are the second generation of british gas-cooled reactors, using graphite as the neutron moderator and carbon dioxide as coolant. they have been the backbone of the uk's nuclear generation fleet since the 1980s.
chemical waste is a waste that is made from harmful chemicals mostly produced by large factories .chemical waste may fall under regulations such as coshh in the united kingdom, or the clean water act and resource conservation and recovery act in the united states.in the u.s., the environmental protection agency epa and the occupational safety and health administration osha , as well as .
the mir mine russian: кимберлитовая алмазная трубка «мир kimberlitovaya almaznaya trubka 'mir'; english: kimberlite diamond pipe 'peace' , also called the mirny mine, is an open pit diamond mine located in mirny, sakha republic, in the siberian region of eastern russia.the mine is more than 525 meters 1,722 ft deep 4th in the world , has a diameter of 1,200 .
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the chino open-pit copper mine in new mexico. chalcopyrite specimen from huaron mine, peru copper extraction refers to the methods used to obtain copper from its ores .
open pit mining destroys the boreal forest and muskeg, while in situ extraction technologies cause less significant damage. approximately 0.19% of the alberta boreal forest has been disturbed by open pit mining. the alberta government requires companies to restore the land to 'equivalent land capability'.
there is less waste material removed from underground mines than open pit mines, however this type of mining exposes underground workers to the highest levels of radon gas. underground uranium mining is in principle no different from any other hard rock mining and other ores are often mined in association e.g., copper, gold, silver . once the .
renewable energy debate jump to . part of the senftenberg solarpark, a solar photovoltaic power plant located on former open-pit mining areas close to the city of senftenberg, in eastern germany. the 78 mw phase 1 of the plant was completed within three months. unlike fossil fuel based technologies, solar power does not lead to any harmful emissions during operation, but the production of .
while the exact scope of proposed mining activities have not been finalized, the general outline of the plan is known. pebble west would probably be mined as an open pit. the open pit might reach 2 miles 3.2 km wide and several thousand feet deep. most of the rock removed from the pit would become waste, amounting to as much as 10 billion tons.