• Tulsequah Chief mine determined 'substantially started ...

    15/01/2015 · The C198million Tulesquah Chief project is based on a 1 100 t/d underground mining operation with an 11year mine life. Focused mainly on zinc output, it .

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  • Hocking Valley Brick Industry

    The coal measure ores, forming beds from a few inches to some feet in thickness, crop out along the hillsides over this region. The extent to which the hill can be worked into will vary with its steepness but does not exceed 20 or 30 feet. "OrtonEconomic Geology" 1884. Later Charcoal or coal furnaces of the Hocking Valley were:

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  • FURNESS VALE HISTORY SOCIETY: Hello Dolly Lane

    The coal would in future be cut from Lady Pit, which was now connected underground. The engine house remained derilict until in 1975 the local council proposed its demolition. It was saved after the intervention of Keith Holford and Gerald Haythornthwaite and .

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  • OUR ENDANGERED CENTENARIANS.? – The Anguillian .

    21/06/2021 · Credit: Source link A former Canadian Minister of the Environment was quoted as saying, 'Fire a Civil Servant and save a tree'. This statement was in recognition of the importance of trees to the nation and also a rebuke to public servants for the unnecessary generation and dupliion of documents in government offices. While this [.]

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  • Great Pinseat and the Punchard Gills

    25/08/2018 · In complete contrast to the scrambling route in Little Punchard Gill, the track up Great Punchard Gill was broad and well graded. After crossing the stream and a couple of well preserved kilns the track rose steadily towards the head of the gill. I continued on the track to reach Punchard Coal Level.

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  • Murray closes on CONSOL mine purchase | Business ...

    05/12/2013 · Save. CHARLESTON, Murray Energy and CONSOL Energy said Thursday that they had finalized a billion deal for Murray to buy CONSOL's five large underground coal mines in .

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  • Images of Wales

    There seem to be two banks of kilns here, of different designs. One bank of five round structures is the better preserved. These kilns, at the southern end of the site, are built of a mixture of imported fire bricks and Penwyllt bricks from the kilns themselves. According to Davies (1992), the last brickkiln .

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  • Oswestry Borderland Heritage

    Excellent original print from 1880 showing the underground workings of a coal mine. To the right shows a coal truck being lifted to the surface with a young boy leading the horse away from the shaft with an empty truck. This would have been a similar scene at the bottom of the Drill pit. Source Gordon Hillier.

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  • Clearfield County PAGenWeb Archives Aldrich Clearfield History

    23/04/2011 · In wells in the village a small coal is struck only a few feet below the surface, with from six to twelve feet of fireclay underlying it. Where the lowest exposed coal was struck in a well, about five hundred yards southwest of Wallaceton, it shows about two to two and onehalf feet of coal, with fireclay floor and sandy gray slates for cover.

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  • Why are ancient buildings buried deep underground?

    Answer (1 of 11): They aren't always buried. Once you realise that the concept becomes a lot easier to understand. Here is a little experiment. Find a driveway or path that hasn't been cleaned in a while. Now wash it down. Ever easier if you don't clean everything every single day then find a su...

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  • Rosedale Mines and Tramway – Subterranea Britannica

    01/07/1990 · Inferior coal has been mined in shallow pits for centuries and their small waste heaps can be seen locally. They are most numerous around Sledge Shoe (SE 687977) and the Lion Inn (SE 680995) There was a reopened coal pit during the 1926 strike at Rosedale Head (NZ 680017) with many other shallow coalpits including the following:

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  • Mining Historical Heritage

    5. Sierra Almagrera Mining District (37" 28' N I 1" 73' W) (ALMERIA) Sierra Almagrera in southwest Spain is a small, fourkilometre wide mountain range running parallel to the coast for a distance of 12 kilometres with a maximum altitude of under 400 metres in .

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  • Valley Views: Local History

    1996 Flight 800, Carrying 21 From Montoursville. 1986 A Plane Crashed On The Lock Haven Mountain, And It's Still There. 1965 Crash of a Convair CV440 Metropolitan in Williamsport. 1959, Allegheny Airlines Flight 371 Crashed Into Bald Eagle Mountain. 1954 An Airforce Plane Crashed Into a Muncy Home. 1947 When A Mini Cycline Crashed Two ...

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  • Silencing the Djinns: A dam project threatens the world's ...

    Silencing the Djinns. Hasankeyf has been inhabited since 9500 BC. A li Ayhan is a shepherd in the ancient city of Hasankeyf, nestled between the Tigris River and the steep cliffs of the Tur Abdin Plateau in southeastern Turkey, about 65 miles from the Syrian and Iraqi borders. The waters of this river gave rise to the first settlements in ...

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  • Museumssägewerk am Forsthaus Zweifall

    Especially in the coal mines of the Inde and Wurm regions, large quantities of spruce and pine were needed to build the galleries underground. When this timber could be harvested around the middle of the 19th century, a large number of sawmills were established in Zweifall for .

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  • Thornhill – an excursion

    Smaller outliers, which once formed part of a larger basin, are present to the east. The highest of these (presumed to be Coal Measures) lies some 350 m above sea level. The basin forms an important link between the Solway and Midland Valley basins (Figure 8).

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  • Farmhouse Floor Plans Designs, 1834.

    Design III A Maltkiln, with the requisite Appendages, and Directions for their Use; Design IV HopOast, or Kiln for Drying Hops; Design V Hopkiln or Oast, on an improved Principle, erected in 1832, at Teston, in Kent; Design VI An improved Limekiln; Design VII Kiln for burning Bricks or Tiles, or other Earthenware used in the ...

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  • Upper Neath and Tawe Valleys, the Industrial Archaeology ...

    Northern bank of kilns Northern bank of kilns Northern bank of kilns Northern bank of kilns ... the workings soon extended underground and the stone taken through the tunnel to the village. The mines were closed from 1921 to 1930 when a new tramway was built down the river and down the incline ramp or chute. ... 'The Silica Mines of the Little ...

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  • Iron mining | Industrial History of Cumbria

    A shortened version of the chapter by Richard Hewer and Alen McFadzean in Lakeland's Mining Heritage. The iron industry has slowly matured within the Lake Counties for centuries, with industrial growth spreading from the small bloomery and forge sites, coastal plateau workings and the narrow veins of the fells to the huge mining and iron smelting complexes of the late 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • Coalmining in Cwmgors/Waun

    Here, too, the anthracite was of high rank, and the conditions underground were less disturbed than on the Glamorgan side of the valley, and the roof of the coal seam was good." From (HPD) "Brynhenllys Colliery, in 1913, was owned by the Brynhenllys Colliery Co.

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  • Industrial archaeology

    Mining (for alum, iron, coal and jet) and quarrying (for stone, sands and gravel) have always played a part in the local economy. Alum Alum quarries have left great scars in the landscape from Osmotherley, around the northern fringes of the National Park and down the .

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