a. Work that is not directly productive--the removal of rock, debris, or other material that is not directly productive of coal--though it may be necessary for exploration and future production. Unfinished work. See also: stonework
b. Unproductive or stone work; the handling of stone or dirt as a preliminary step to winning and working the coal seam. The aim is to keep the dead work per yard of face or ton of coal to the minimum practicable figure. See also: unproductive development
c. Any kind of miner's work other than actual coal getting and transport. Mason
d. Exploratory or preparatory work, such as cleaning falls of roof, removing rock, etc., during which little or no coal is secured. Hudson
e. The development of a mine when no ore is being raised. Gordon
f. Work done by a contractor not provided for in the yardage or tonnage contract rates. Mason
g. S. Afr. Necessary work to reach and exploit the valuable portions of the mine. Shaft sinking, crosscutting, driving of levels, etc., belong to dead work. Beerman
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Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms












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