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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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Wansbeck Business Park is located where Ashington Colliery stood for 121 years
Later strikes were less successful amid an atmosphere of increasing violence between unionised miners, non-unionised rival workers and the colliery owners.
As a result, the effective date of the implementation of the transaction will be 30 June 2017, when CoAL will take over ownership, control and management of PAR CoAL and the Uitkomst Colliery.
Lea Hall Colliery in Rugeley began full production in 1961
The Point of Ayr band, a 25 piece outfit, was formed in 1967 after the closure of the Llay Main Colliery.
In November 2007, miner Paul Milner was fatally injured at Welbeck Colliery, Meden Vale, near Mansfield.
If anyone has any information can they please contact the Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Solway Road, Kells, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9BG (email root@haigpit.
Until these safety men return, their work will be carried out by members of management and colliery officials.
Our older image shows Ashington Colliery shortly after it closed in 1988 - a forlorn symbol of a rapidly vanishing industrial landscape.
Matching each production line with its colliery counterpart based on statistics such as the mine's weekly tonnage versus the production line's capacity, each line now has a name linked to its manufacturing performance.
SMILING Emley Moor Colliery miners pose for the camera on what is thought to have been the last working day at the pit.
Dear Editor, I wonder if your readers can help me with my hobby, which is collecting Brass Embossed Colliery Lamp Checks or Tokens and Tallies as they are sometimes called.