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The bottom-slice caving system of mining begins at the bottom of a hundred-foot block of ground, a floor being excavated under the whole area, leaving pillars of sufficient size to support the ground above.
While the mine workings are small the overlying rocks support themselves of and the full pressure does not come upon the mine Caving p i llars.
Deidre paced for a moment before caving.
In the latter case the top-slice caving method will usually be employed for the working of such intervening pillars.