Definition of Mineral extraction
1. Noun. Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques.
Generic synonyms: Extraction
Examples of category: Activating Agent
Derivative terms: Beneficiate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineral Extraction
Literary usage of Mineral extraction
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Industrial Minerals, Today and Tomorrow: The Raw Materials to Build the edited by G. B. Sidder (1993)
"However, most mineral extraction activities close to the surface are increasingly being subjected to a variety of local regulations. ..."
2. Oecd Territorial Reviews by Oecd (2001)
"... gas and water production mineral extraction, chemicals and synthetic Metals, machinery and means of transport, electrical and electronic machinery Food, ..."
3. Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities by National Research Council (2006)
"The mineral extraction industry is a major end user of geotechnology, but its involvement in geoengineering research has been restricted to development of ..."
4. Ukraine: Energy Policy Review 2006 by International Energy Agency (2006)
"Likewise, the share of some energy-intensive industries such as mineral extraction and utilities contracted. However, as Figure 4.3 shows, ..."