"We are a nominally snobby society and it is such a rich seam
. The middle class is so funny.
. Full story - Page 4 The most trusted news brand in the business A NETWORKING group is set to help firms mine a rich seam
of new contacts.
Christian Aid's 2007 report "A Rich Seam
: Who Benefits from Rising Commodity Prices?" indicates that mining companies that extract raw commodities--such as oil, nickel, or copper--turn the "trade" relationship between the mining industry and particular countries into one giant sucking sound.
Alan Parker, chief executive of Whitbread plc, said: 'We see acquisition and conversion opportunities such as this as a rich seam
to exploit for future growth.'
Pixies frontman Frank Black explores a rich seam
of Americana on Honeycomb, his first solo album since 1996's The Cult of Ray.
SCOTLAND struck a rich seam
of gold and silver at the Olympics.