east of the present inn building the mining and history society of the mining town of lautenthal bergwerks- und geschichtsverein bergstadt lautenthal von 1976 e.v. built a working model of mining equipment between 1992 and 1998 in order to show the original function of the area. the water wheel at a scale of 1:2 with a six-metre diameter is .
cut and fill mining is a method of short-hole mining used in steeply dipping or irregular ore zones, in particular where the hanging wall limits the use of long-hole methods. the ore is mined in horizontal or slightly inclined slices, and then filled with waste rock, sand or tailings.
in february 2004, j.r. simplot company agreed to pay the united states environmental protection agency $525,000 and install $2 million in air pollution control equipment to resolve violations of the federal clean air act at its silica sand mining facility in overton, nevada. the violation occurred in 1988 when the company removed equipment .
a large part of oil sands mining operations involves clearing trees and brush from a site and removing the overburden— topsoil, muskeg, sand, clay and gravel – that sits atop the oil sands deposit. approximately 2.5 tons of oil sands are needed to produce one barrel of oil roughly ⅛ of a ton .
beach nourishment: this is mining sand offshore and placing on a beach to replace sand eroded by storms or wave action. this enhances the recreational and protective function of the beach, which are also eroded by human activity.
bucyrus is a global manufacturer of large-scale surface and underground mining equipment used for mining coal, iron ore, copper oil sands and other minerals. its products include huge cranes with .