Mining - Wikipedia
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.US Mining has mines, mining companies, mine owners and,,US Mines, mining, mining claims, mining operators, mining companies and mining statistics. US Mining provides information on mines, mine operators, and minerals mined in the United States.Welcome to the Mining Association of Canada | The Mining,,Mining companies in Canada were the first in the world to develop an externally-verified performance system for sustainable mining practices. Our TSM program reflects a deep commitment to environmental protection, safety and transparency about how we operate.