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Surface mining is used to extract about 70 percent of the coal in the United Stat Surface mining can be used when the coal is buried less than 200 feet underground In surface mining the topsoil and layers of rock are removed to expose large deposits of coal

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Surface Mining Process

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coal mining physical extraction of coal resources to yield coal also the business of exploring for developing mining and transporting coal in any form Strip mining is the process in which the overburden earth and rock material overlying the coal is removed to expose a coal seam or coal bed

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This mine is an open pit mine producing 5 000 tonnes ore and 5 000 tonnes waste per day Rock characteristics for both ore and waste are typical of those of granite or porphyritic material Operating conditions wage scales and unit prices are typical for western US mining operations All costs listed are in US$

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