spoil bank

noun
a bank of excavated refuse or waste earth, as of shale from surface coal mining.

Origin:
1820–30

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The bulldozer operator had dismounted his equipment between the spoil bank and
  the equipment to examine his work area.
The mining methods employed by the operator shall be selected to insure
  highwall and spoil bank stability.
The mining methods employed by the operator are selected to ensure highwall,
  pit, and spoil bank stability.
Auger mining will be permitted only where highwall and spoil bank stability
  ensures safe working conditions.
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