Sentence Examples


  • The ore is mined in the ordinary way, by pick and shovel if soft, or by the aid of powder if necessary, and the funnel-shaped bottom of the pit is maintained at such an angle that little or no shovelling is required to bring the excavated material to the shaft.
  • In this method of mining the different stopes must be kept close together; otherwise there is much added labour in shovelling the broken ore down to the main level.