Coal field


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(Geol.) a region in which deposits of coal occur. Such regions have often a basinlike structure, and are hence called coal basins. See Basin.
(Geol.) See under Coal.

See also: Coal, Field

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You know today, without my telling you, that the Railroad Trust owns or controls the entire anthracite and bituminous coal fields.
We'll never be right in this district until Chester Wilcox has been settled, and you'll have the thanks of every lodge in the coal fields if you can down him.
He advised the course head Khawaja Shoukat to visit Thar coal field accompanied by the participants.
More than 184 billion tonnes deposits are located in Sindh province, with Thar coal field being the largest followed by Thatta-Sonda, Lakhra and Jhimpir.
Two coal fields are presently being developed - the Angren brown coal field in the Tashkent region and the Shargun anthracite deposit in the Surkhandarya region.
The coal miners were returning to the Mach coal field after a holiday,' said Deputy Inspector General Police Abdul Razzak Cheema.
Also, the lignite coal excavation work on Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company's (SECMC) Block-II Thar Coal Field at a cost of some $845 million continues at fast pace, as over 60 percent work of the project has so far been completed.
Delays to some thermal coal shipments from Newcastle port are likely after the closure of the Ulan railway used by a string of mines in the Western coal field in the Australian state of New South Wales, market sources said on Wednesday.
State-owned Barapukuria Coal Mine Company Limited (BCMCL) will now ink a deal with a group to conduct a feasibility study for the development of Dighipara coal field at Dinajpur.
The Bering River Coal Field is located approximately fifty miles southeast of Cordova.
Being a Coal technologist it was a dream come true to visit Thar coal field, the 7th largest coal reserves of the globe.
KARACHI -- In Sindh, efforts have been accelerated to develop Thar coal field to meet the national as well as provincial energy needs.