Coal Mines And Collieries

A Brief History of Coal mining

A Brief History of Coal mining

Derbyshire Coal mining history – Derbyshire had so many collieries and small mines that it is beyond the limited scope of this website to discuss them in depth. Therefore only a brief history of coal mining is given and a few of the unusual mines are presented. Coal mines mentioned here represent an important element of local history.

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1973

1973

Since the accident at the colliery, near Chesterfield, all similar rods in the winding gear at five other collieries have been changed by the National Coal Board. The report, by the Chief Inspecto9r of Mines and Quarries, Calder, says the cracks in the rod could have been detected before it broke by a .

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Durham Mining Museum

Durham Mining Museum

Feb 07, 2010 · 1935 List of Mines Government report from the Mines Department; 1940 Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory published by Louis Cassier Co. Ltd. 1945 List of Mines Government report from the Mines Department; 1947 The Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory. Published by The Louis Cassier Co. Ltd., from a copy held in the Scottish ...

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Coal Mining and Railway History

Coal Mining and Railway History

The collieries that once dominated many parts of North East England have now gone and the pit heaps have been reclaimed and naturalised into the landscape but there is no doubting the important influence that coal mining has had upon shaping the modern character of North East England.

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Dorrance Colliery

Dorrance Colliery

Underground mining in the Wyoming Valley coalfield ceased at 11:42 AM on January 22, 1959. 4 Miners working in the Knox Mine north of the Dorrance Colliery broke through the rock separating the mine from the Susquehanna River, drowning twelve miners. Despite frantic efforts to dam the flood, water soon inundated all of the mines in the Northern ...

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Delmas Colliery coal mine

Delmas Colliery coal mine

Apr 07, 2021 · Background. Delmas Coal (PTY) LTD operates the mine, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuyasa Mining. The mine was purchased by Kuyasa from BHB Billiton in coal produced as Delmas is consumed entirely by customers in the South African domestic market.

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Collieries of the British Isles

Collieries of the British Isles

Collieries of the British Isles. The database behind this mapping arose from a much larger project, by Mike Gill, to establish a database of British Collieries. It began in 2003, partly in response to a suggestion by Alison Henesey, then librarian at the Yorkshire Coal Mining Museum, that .

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The Colliery (Coal Mine) at Beamish Living History Museum

The Colliery (Coal Mine) at Beamish Living History Museum

Nov 23, 2016 · I had never seen a coal mine before. As previously mentioned in Part 2, coal mining was a big industry in northeastern England at the beginning of the 20th century. Coal mined in the Northumberland/Durham areas supplied about 1/4 of the country's need. Peak production was in 1913, when over 165,000 men and boys worked in 304 Durham coal mines.

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The Colliery photographs of John Cornwell | National ...

The Colliery photographs of John Cornwell | National ...

The Colliery photographs of John Cornwell. John Cornwell was a freelance photographer who took many photographs of collieries, mostly in south Wales and the English Midlands, both underground and on the surface, during the 1970s and early 1980s. He perfected a method of underground photography using the standard colliery lighting and was able ...

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Kemira Colliery

Kemira Colliery

Apr 23, 2018 · 1937 January 26 th, the AIS Ltd purchases the OsborneWallsend Colliery and Keira Pleasant Tunnels Colliery (Mt Pleasant Mine) from Ebenezer Vickery and Sons to supply coal to its' rapidly expanding steelworks at Port Kembla. The coal haulage to Belmore basin is discontinued and replaced by endless rope haulage to the screens and by Gov ...

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The Lanarkshire Mining Industry

The Lanarkshire Mining Industry

The 1800's saw a massive rise in the amount of coal and iron mines as the industrial revolution swung into full effect. In 1879 there were 314 ironworks with 5149 puddling furnaces and 846 rolling mills in operation in Lanarkshire and in 1881, 392 coal pits and 9 fireclay pits.

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Vista Coal Mine Project, Alberta

Vista Coal Mine Project, Alberta

The Vista coal mine has an estimated life of 30 years. Image courtesy of Coalspur. Coalspur's Vista coal project is loed near Hinton in Alberta, Canada. It is one of the largest undeveloped coal mines in North America. Spread over an area of 9,984ha, the project is estimated to have a mine life of 30 years.

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Vanilla Circus

Vanilla Circus

The reports covered deaths and some injuries in coal, oil shale and metal mines as well as quarries. The names were recorded officially from and there are over 90,000 entries a staggering number.

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The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (A Government ...

The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (A Government ...

Sep 12, 2021 · The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is a Government coal mining company jointly owned by the Government of Telangana and Government of India on a 51:49 equity basis. The Singareni coal reserves stretch across 350 Km of the Pranahita – Godavari Valley of Telangana with a proven geological reserves aggregating to whopping 8791 ...

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Coal · Mining and Energy Western Australia · Exhibitions

Coal · Mining and Energy Western Australia · Exhibitions

By 1920, coal mining had increased from 120,000 to 470,000 tonnes. The industry employed over 800 men, yet the small companies struggled to survive. In 1920 Amalgamated Collieries Company of WA Ltd was formed to acquire all existing coal mining companies to establish a monopoly. The state government then awarded them a contract to supply all ...

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Coal 4 Kent

Coal 4 Kent

Shakespeare Colliery. This colliery was loed in West Hougham on the site of the original Channel Tunnel workings. Coal had been discovered at a depth of 300 metres (980 ft) below Shakespeare Cliff on 15 February 1890. The first shaft was stated on 21 August 1891. A mining .

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Coal Mining

Coal Mining

Coal Mining Dunston, Gateshead, Tyne Wear. Wagonways Coal Mining In Dunston. .. The land between the River Team and the River Derwent lay some of the richest coal seams in the North East, the village of DunstonOnTyne in he 17th Century was a cluster of small dwellings the people of the village numbering perhaps several hundred were ...

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Betteshanger Colliery

Betteshanger Colliery

Betteshanger Colliery was the biggest colliery in Kent. Most of the Betteshanger miners lived three miles away from the Colliery at Mill Hill. Coal was found in the Lydden valley near Deal on December 12th 1912 at 1476ft. Following the end of the First World War, Dorman Long Co. purchased mineral rights to .

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: Coal Mining in County Tyrone in the Eighteenth ...

: Coal Mining in County Tyrone in the Eighteenth ...

County Town: Population. (2001): 4,917 Town: Rural: Coalisland (Oileán a'Ghuail in Irish) is a small town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, with a population of 4,917 people (in 2001 Census). As its name suggests, it was a centre for coal mining and is also known as the birthplace of Dennis Taylor.

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West Virginia Coal Mines

West Virginia Coal Mines

New River Co. LONGACRE (Fayette) Kanawha Hocking Coal Coke Co. SemetSolvay Co. LONG BRANCH (Fayette) CCB Smokeless Coal Co. MacDONALD (Fayette) MacDonald Colliery Co. MAHAN (Fayette) Christian Colliery Co. Kreb's Mine MARTING (Fayette) Columbus Iron Steel Co. MEADOW BRIDGE (Fayette) Beelick Knob Coal Co. Pocahontas Smokeless Coal Co ...

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Main Collieries in North Staffordshire after 1870

Main Collieries in North Staffordshire after 1870

Collieries. Since coal was mined in North Staffordshire, there have been hundreds of collieries established, closed, and new ones opened again until the last deep mine Silverdale colliery ceased in December 1998. The map below shows the main collieries and their loions since the 1860s.

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Maritime Colliery, Near Pontypridd.

Maritime Colliery, Near Pontypridd.

At the time of closure it was working two Coking Coal seams, the Six Feet and Upper Four Feet. The closure probably coincided with the completion of a £9 million pound reconstruction between 1952 and 1960 linking Cwm and Coedely Collieries and also the construction of a new Coal Preparation Plant at Cwm Colliery.

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Free of charge coal mining information

Free of charge coal mining information

Oct 09, 2014 · The Coal Authority holds coal mining data in a national database. This provides information on past and present coal mining. The Interactive Map Viewer and the Web Mapping Services are provided ...

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