Definition of mineworker in English:

mineworker

Line breaks: mine|work¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪnwəːkə
 
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noun

A person who works in a mine, especially a coal mine.
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  • The Hunter Valley decision comes just three months after Rio Tinto was found guilty of victimising coal mineworkers at its Blair Athol mine in Central Queensland in June 1998.
  • Billiton disposed of its precious metals assets to Gencor - which is still listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange - and many of the gold mines that the diseased mineworkers were employed at have ceased operation.
  • Pressure last night mounted on the Government to end the shame of some former mineworkers crippled by coal dust being denied proper compensation.

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