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colliery

[′käl·yə·rē]
(mining engineering)
A whole coal mining plant; generally the term is used in connection with anthracite mining but sometimes to designate the mine, shops, and preparation plant of a bituminous operation.
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We have several AkzoNobel employees that used to work in the local collieries so naming the lines after the pits at Ellington, Lynemouth, Linton, Bates, Newbiggin, Woodhorn, Bedlington, Ashington and North Seaton seemed like a fitting tribute to what was once a huge part of peoples' lives in the North East.
I would very much like to hear from anyone who once worked at and can remember these collieries working and any help they can give me in trying to obtain lamp checks from them would be very much appreciated.
I would like to hear from any one who once worked at and can remember these collieries working and any help they can give me in trying to obtain lamp checks would be appreciated.
I would very much like to hear from any one who once worked at and can remember these collieries working and any help they can give me in trying to obtain any lamp checks from them would be very much appreciated.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council's cabinet member for culture and recreation, Robert Bevan, said: "The Friends are a remarkable group and we owe them a debt of gratitude for their perseverance in ensuring the collieries weren't demolished and forgotten.
Coal from Caphouse Colliery, now the site of the museum, and other collieries owned by the Lister Kaye family, had to be delivered to customers throughout Yorkshire and beyond.
He's looking for tokens from Lepton Edge, Grange Ash, Old Roundwood, Emley Moor, Park Mill, Thornhill, Hartley Bank, Crigglestone, Shuttle Eye, Caphouse, Bullcliffe Wood and Denby Grange Collieries.
I have listed below the names of some of the collieries I am trying to obtain a lamp check from.
I would very much like to hear from anyone who once worked at these collieries and offer any help.
Betws Colliery and other similar collieries need an announcement as soon as possible.
I am trying very hard to obtain some lamp checks from the collieries that once operated in the Gateshead and Blaydon areas of the Durham and Northumberland coalfields.