Definition of deep mining in English:

deep mining

noun

  • See deep-mined

    • ‘However, the health risks associated with deep mining were becoming apparent.’
    • ‘In England about 6,000 people are still employed in deep mining and about 575 in Wales.’
    • ‘Proponents of a ban also argued that their more radical proposal would increase employment by requiring an expansion of deep mining.’
    • ‘Veterans of deep mining call the open-cast workers ‘sunshine miners‘.’
    • ‘James Brooks, another surface miner and District 28 official, stressed the hazards of deep mining.’