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Description

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit. These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner.

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Organizations relating to Mining

World Mining Congress / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
Mine Action Information Center / Harrisonburg VA, USA / Est. 1996
European Association of Mining Industries, Metal Ores and Industrial Minerals / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Est. 1997
Iberoamerican Association of Geological and Mining Surveys / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1993
International Bureau of Strata Mechanics / Katowice, Poland / Est. 1958
Eastern African Power, Mining and Telecoms Industry Convention
ASEAN Federation of Mining Associations / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1984
Convention Concerning the Minimum Age for Admission to Employment Underground in Mines / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1965
Convention Concerning Medical Examination of Young Persons for Fitness for Employment Underground in Mines / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1965
Publish What You Pay Coalition / London, UK
International Mine Water Association / Wendelstein, Germany / Est. 1979
International Council on Mining and Metals / London, UK / Est. 2001
Institute of Quarrying / Nottingham, UK / Est. 1917
Latin American Mining Monitoring Programme / Bromley, UK / Est. 1998
Mines Advisory Group / Manchester, UK / Est. 1991
International Society for Rock Mechanics / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1962
Comité d\'aide aux calaminois du Tiers-Monde / La Calamine, Belgium / Est. 1978
Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization / Rabat, Morocco
Convention Limiting Hours of Work in Coal Mines, 1935 / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1935
International Energy and Mines Organization / Montreuil, France / Est. 1996
Convention Limiting Hours of Work in Coal Mines, 1931 / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1931
Agreement on the Resolution of Practical Problems with Respect to Deep Seabed Mining Areas / Est. 1987
Organismo Latinoamericano de Mineria / La Paz, Bolivia / Est. 1984
United Nations Mine Action Service / New York NY, USA / Est. 1997

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World Problems relating to Mining

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Landscape disfigurement from open-cast mining
Environmental impacts from mining
Health hazards in the mining industry
Declining mining communities
Environmental impacts of coal mining
Anthrax
Underdevelopment of mining and quarrying industries
Instability of mining and quarrying industry
Health hazards of mining radioactive substances

Action Strategies relating to Mining

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against environmental hazards from mines
Clearing land mines
Rehabilitating mining sites
Maintaining mining procedures
Mining
Reducing occupational risk in the mining industry
Promoting environmental responsibility in mining
Restricting use of land mines
Providing prostheses to mine-injured amputees
Mining seafloor minerals
Mining quarries
Drilling
Requiring mine clearing
Abandoning mines
Educating-Miseducating
Minimizing environmental destruction from open-pit mines and quarries
Preventing environmental degradation from opencast mining
Teaching intermediate drilling methods
Drilling physical prowess
Extending worked mines
Offering home arts classes
Reporting mine disasters
Averting mine disasters
Constructing mines
Initiating industrial arts training

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