Day wage work, minimum wage.
Work for which the miner is not paid.
Workings below the level of the pit bottom or main levels
extending there from.
Technically, the angle that any inclined stratum makes
with a horizontal line. Often loosely used to describe
the seam dip or to follow the dip.
The passage through which air is drawn through the mine.
A mine worker or official, engaged in mine rescue while
wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus.
The passage through which air is drawn into the mine.
Any tool used for boring holes underground.
To excavate a passage.
A workman, usually a boy, who drives an underground work
A revolving cylinder on a stationary hoisting or hauling
engine, around which the hoisting or hauling cable is