How often had she heard how dangerous abandoned mines were?
That's when I knew what everyone says about old mines being dangerous is true.
All the spaceships, computers, and weapons within the Five Galaxies were made from ore from Anshan mines-- even the swords, the only weapons sanctioned by the Planetary Council as fair and appropriate for man-to-man combat.
If they didn't own the ore mines, they'd be using rocks to fight.
My forefathers rigged the mines on the planet to explode.
The mines were rigged, and he'd never wanted to think he'd need to destroy his home in order to rid it of the blight affecting it.
"And the mines give us nothing we can use to barter for more food and water," his uncle added.
Long ago, his ancestors had rigged the planet to blow the mines and turn the atmosphere into a toxic mix no one would survive.
Long ago, it had been a negotiating point with the Council: allow Anshan to control its own mines without Council peacekeepers' presence, or the planet would be too polluted for anyone to mine at all.
The mines will chain-detonate.
I miss Frenchie and Joy-Jill and our morning coffee but they've been sent up to Red Mountain Town as the mines there are working through the winter and the men are in need of the leisure the girls are able to provide.
I can't say if I knew the deceased but the Wanaka and all the mines send us so many of their workers I may have.
Parkside's economy was less than spectacular, but at least it didn't require dependency on the fickle business of mines, steel or manufacturing for its fiscal survival.
Extensive coal mines are in the vicinity, and there are manufactures of iron and steel, mill machinery, door and sash factories, &c., as well as several shipbuilding yards.
There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.
There are mines of silver, copper, lignite and salt, and many hot springs, including some of great repute medicinally.
He died on the 26th of February 1608, leaving a large fortune from lead mines discovered in the Mendip Hills.
Mines and Quarries.
Most of the mines are operated under " non-union " rules.
Coal.The principal mines of France are coal and iron mines.
The more important mines are those of Cobar, where the Great Cobar mine produces annually nearly 4000 tons of refined copper.
But what is best of all," he went on, his excitement subsiding under the delightful interest of his own story, "is that the sergeant in charge of the cannon which was to give the signal to fire the mines and blow up the bridge, this sergeant, seeing that the French troops were running onto the bridge, was about to fire, but Lannes stayed his hand.