Pit coal


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coal dug from the earth; mineral coal.

See also: Pit

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This metal, in fact, is the most tenacious, the most ductile, and the most malleable, and consequently suitable for all moulding operations; and when smelted with pit coal, is of superior quality for all engineering works requiring great resisting power, such as cannon, steam boilers, hydraulic presses, and the like.
These furnaces, constructed of fireproof brick, were especially adapted for burning pit coal, with a flat bottom upon which the iron bars were laid.
But, as in many other parts of Britain, deep pit coal mining in the area declined during the 1980s and 1990s leaving just one colliery, Ellington, which closed in January 2005.
The place of performance is the tourist route pits closed down Main Key Hereditary Adit (Next: GKSD) and connecting with her pit coal mine "Queen Louise" (after 1945.
Three people were killed and six others were still unaccounted for when an open pit coal mine in the central Philippines collapsed on Friday due to heavy monsoon rain
AN PS8m Government loan will support the managed closure of one of the UK's last remaining deep pit coal mines.
The measure will allow a normal pace of work at the coal-mining companies supplying coal to the Bobov Dol TPP, namely Open pit Coal Mining a Pernik (Otkrit Vagledobiv Mines EAD), Stayantsi, Beli Breg, and Chukurovo.
And in light of a court battle playing out over a proposed open pit coal mine on the border, we also added "Coal War" by Joshua James.
Tremblay has diverse and extensive management experience in open pit coal mining and a proven track record of achieving operational targets.
EVENT: Aspire Mining (AKM) reported it had established a maiden 178 million tonneJORC Code compliant open pit coal reserve for its Mongolian Ovootcoking coal project.
UPP: I got interested in the mining industry through my dad, who worked for a utility company that owned a large open pit coal mine.