A miner was someone whose occupation was to extract ore or minerals from the ground. K9 Mark I encountered a group of ex-Tellac miners on a planet in another dimension. (PROSE: K9 and the Missing Planet) The Third Doctor and Sarah became involved in a dispute between miners and nobility on Peladon. (TV: The Monster of Peladon)

In 1984, British coal miners decided to go on strike. (AUDIO: The Reaping)