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Glossary of mining terminology

2019626glossary of mining terminology after damp gasses resulting from underground combustion normally carbon great britain it is known as breast checkweighman the miners representative chosen by ballot who checks the weight of

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Rio puts minerals council on notice over coal and

2019411the contest over coal advocacy reveals again how climate and carbon debate has become australias brexit

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Adani mine faces potentially fatal blow

2019512the palaszczuk government has dealt a potentially fatal blow for indian energy company adanis hopes of building its 2 billion coal mine shortens push to pick up coal mining seats in

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Coal npr

June 10 2017 colstrip mont is home to the secondlargest coal power plant in the west the plants customers in other states are turning away from coal so locals are looking for support

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Asfordby colliery

201966asfordby colliery also known as asfordby superpit and asfordby mine was a coal mine located in the village of asfordby near to melton mowbray in leicestershire englandit was the last deep coal mine to be sunk in england in 1987 and

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Negative effects of coal mining

Coal provides 40 of the worlds electricity and it produces 39 of global carbon dioxide emissions its one of the drivers of our current issue with global warming its a dirty source of fuel and its destructive to people and the environment f

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Coal mining

2019628most accounts identify the alabama coal mining company acmc as the first coalmining enterprise in that area but personal records indicate that william phineas browne founder of the little cahaba iron works used slave labor to mine

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Coal mining deaths

Coal mining deaths continued some of the accidents i was reading about made me shudder if you have read some of the events on my disaster page and if you followed the links to other web sites you will be familiar with many of the heartbreaking event

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The fight over coal mining is a fight

The fight over coal mining is a fight about democracy new documentary with robert kennedy jr chronicles campaign to halt mountaintop removal lets go to another clip in the last

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North east coals future assessed 20 years after

201359twenty years ago mining at the durham coalfield that once boasted more than 200 deep shaft mines stopped for the last time easington was the last pit to close two decades on and coal has not

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North east coals future assessed 20 years after

201359twenty years ago mining at the durham coalfield that once boasted more than 200 deep shaft mines stopped for the last time easington was the last pit to close two decades on and coal has not

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Kellingley colliery miners work their final shifts as the

There wasnt a dry eye at kellingley colliery in north yorkshire and there was mixed emotions the 450 miners worked their final hours bringing an end to deep coal mining in the uk

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Were more mines closed under labour than under

Straight answer 160 mines were closed under thatchers time in office 19791990 approx 11 years 290 were closed under harold wilsons premierships alone 19651969 19741975 approx 10 years the more important detail is the number of deep pits c

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The brave women who battled to keep britains coal

201429the brave women who battled to keep britains coal mines open another factor in many breakups was the sense of liberation felt by women who were previously defined by traditional roles of

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Climate weekly oil man out oil money in

2017121britains last coal mines the uk has promised to close its last coalfired power station by 2025 its mining sector was radically slashed in the 1980s yet remarkably there are two proposals in the pipeline to expand coal production

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The billion dollar bet on european coal

2018318sometimes one mans trash can be another mans gold czech energy magnate pavel tykac is ready to spend 1 billion euros 12 billion of his own cash on aging coal and gasfired power plants

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Energy generating a culture early american coal

20171219energy generating a culture early american coal miners and coal mining culture by presently coal mining support groups both labor and management are lobbying the united states postal service for the creation of a coal mining

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5 reasons why coal is being killed off

201512135 reasons why coal is being killed off by andrew topf dec 12 the negative health effects from coal mining and coalfired powergen cannot

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Obama world leaders cut off cheap energy options

The obama administration recently dealt another blow to the coal industry reaching an agreement with world leaders to end global financing of new coal plants in a deal that will restrict cheap energy options for developing nations

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Black country

2019625another geological definition the seam outcrop definition only includes areas where the coal seam is shallow making the soil black at the surface some coal mining areas to the east and west of the geologically defined black country

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Scottish coals collapse a devastating blow says mp

2019624scottish coal was the biggest surface mining supplier in britain and biggest coal firm in scotland joint provisional liquidator blair nimmo of kpmg said in light of scottish coals poor trading and financial position we have

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Pumping the polluted water from mines

201464the authoritys job is to make sure the residues from britains mining but the coal authority deals with about three blowouts a year across england scotland and wales it says the

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History of the british canal system

2019610the canal system dates to roman britain but was largely used for irrigation or to link riversthe navigable water network in the british isles grew as the demand for industrial transport increased it grew rapidly at first and became a

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India to more than double coal mining by 2020

Good news india plans to add more fertilizer to the global air which will help feed the world there is no charge india will become the worlds number 2 miner of coal by 2020 overtaking the us there are plans to ramp up from mining 634 million

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Newcomen atmospheric engine

2019620the atmospheric engine was invented by thomas newcomen in 1712 and is often referred to simply as a newcomen engine the engine was operated by condensing steam drawn into the cylinder thereby creating a partial vacuum which allowed th

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British steel collapses in fresh blow to uk heavy

2019523british steel ltds threeyear run as a company ended on wednesday putting 5000 jobs at risk and piling fresh misery on the uks manufacturing base the company was put into liquidation by the uk high court which appointed ernst

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New blow for energy as txu europe collapses by

20021120the uk coal statement came as the electricity industry and financial markets assessed the damage done by yet another shattering blow to britains tottering energy sector txu europe was placed in administration last night attention w

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1911 encyclopdia britannicacoal

201663the questions what is the total amount of available coal in the coalfields of great britain and ireland and how long it may be expected to last have frequently been discussed since the early part of the 19th century and particular c

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Nissan blow leads to regret and defiance in a brexit

201926the car plant now britains largest turned into a mainstay of the regional economy it sustained the areas industrial heritage after the collapse of coal mining and shipbuilding led to some

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Thatchers economic legacy

2017117thatchers economic legacy an extended passage from george orwell about coal mining in the 1930s gives you a sense of what and i find it hard to argue that britains economy could have

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