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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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November 1970 - Christine Smith was one of a party of miners' wives who had a taste of their husbands' lives at the Point of Ayr colliery
In the First World War over 1,400 men enlisted from Whitburn Colliery. Gold 'Marsden Miners Welcome Home' medals on show were presented to Edward Stephenson and Edward Grimes by the Marsden Miners' Lodge at a ceremony in January 1920.
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
He said: "I am a great supporter of the band and think that all colliery bands are an integral part of our mining heritage and should never be allowed to slide into obscurity.
The HSE is also taking court action after a fourth man died at Welbeck colliery, Meden Vale, near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in November 2007.
* EXTRACTION: Dave Lofthouse with an example of coalface cutting machinery house Colliery, in one (tmcHUD020909gallery) WELL SUPPORTED: Guide Dave Lofthouse at Caph the galleries * UP AND DOWN: Harold Taylor with the Caphouse Colliery steam winding gear (tmcHUD020909wind) * AT A SLANT: Caphouse Colliery drift mine's entrance with museum guide Harold Taylor (tmcHUD020909drift) * ALL MINE: The former Caphouse Colliery near Grange Moor in 1983, now the Natio onal Mining Museum for England (tmcHUD020909cap)
We do know that Chatterley Whitfield before it was closed was familiar with his work, and also Woodhorn Colliery in Ashington.
Located between Battle Hill and Benton, the first coal was extracted at the colliery - which was owned by Wallsend and Hebburn Coal Company - in 1908.
He moved to Jarrow Colliery, and then Hetton Colliery before forming The Colliers of the United Association of Durham and Northumberland, colloquially known as Hepburn's Union.
Abercynon Colliery was opened in 1889 by the Dowlais Iron Company, at a cost of PS270,000, to feed the steelworks in Cardiff.
SMILING Emley Moor Colliery miners pose for the camera on what is thought to have been the last working day at the pit.