1. mining industry
Wikipedia definition
2. MiningMining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, from an ore body, vein or seam. This term also includes the removal of soil. Materials recovered by mining include base metals, precious metals, iron, uranium, coal, diamonds, limestone, oil shale, rock salt and potash. Mining is required to obtain any material that cannot be grown through agricultural processes, or created artificially in a laboratory or factory.
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