What are the advantages and disadvantages of subsurface mining?
Disadvantages: It is harder than surface mining and it also costs more money and takes more time
Advantages: Leads to more minerals and ore, also creates less pollution.
Surface mining is safer and easier than subsurface mining. Surface mining does more damage to the environment than subsurface. Surface mining creates more of a mess then subsurface or open cut mining. ON TH OTHER HAND- Subsurface mining is very dangerous. Subsurface mining allows you to retreive minerals from underground. Subsurface mining requires you to go underground, where you will have very little air.