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In construction and excavation work,to fill something with additional dirt.When building foundation walls or retaining walls,one excavates a space large enough to build the walls and provide a comfortable work space,and then backfills with additional rock and dirt afterward.
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All ore mined at the San Acacio was oxide ore and the dumps and backfills
are considered, metallurgically, to be representative of unexplored and unmined ore in the mine.
This lease commences in February and backfills
the space vacated by IXL Inc.