Category:Mining

The science, technique and business of mineral discovery and exploitation. Strictly, the word connotes underground work directed to severance and treatment of ore or associated rock. Practically, it includes opencast work, quarrying, alluvial dredging, and combined operations including surface, underground and ore treatment.

Subcategories

  • Mining infrastructure - Topics related to the necessary infrastructure needed to maintain and operate mines
  • Mining methods - Various methods employed to extract minerals from the earth