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coal·field

 (kōl′fēld′)
n.
An area in which deposits of coal are found.

coalfield

(ˈkəʊlˌfiːld)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) an area rich in deposits of coal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coalfield - a region where there is coal underground
field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
Translations
مِنْطَقَة مُسَْوْدَعات فَحْم حَجَري
uhelná pánev
kuldistriktkulfelt
szénmedence
kolanámusvæîi
uhoľná panva
kömür havzası

coalfield

[ˈkəʊlfiːld] Nyacimiento m de carbón, cuenca f minera

coalfield

[ˈkəʊlfiːld] nbassin m houillercoal fire nfeu m de cheminée (avec charbon)coal industry nindustrie f charbonnière

coalfield

[ˈkəʊlˌfiːld] nbacino carbonifero

coal

(kəul) noun
a black mineral burned for fuel, heat etc.
ˈcoalfield noun
an area where there is coal to be mined.
ˈcoalmine noun
a mine from which coal is dug.
haul (someone) over the coals
to scold.
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As the only organisation dedicated to supporting the coalfield communities for the benefit of future generations, I am pleased to announce my commitment to them.
Although this system was beginning to operate in the anthracite coalfield in the 1920s, mass unemployment and starvation wages were never a feature of life in the West as they were in the East.
Development of the Bel-Alma coalfield will annually bring nearly $1 million to the public budget, said Head of the State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources Duishenbek Zilaliyev during the session of the bids commission for the coalfield.
South Wales Miners leaders were called to a special meeting today at the East Wales coalfield are headquarters, Ystrad Mynach.
The report for the charity, set up to "champion coalfield communities, generate resources to respond to their needs and deliver programmes that make a positive and lasting difference", Ellington Colliery The closure of Ellington Colliery in Northumberland brought to an end centuries of deep-coal mining in the North East The closure of Ellington Colliery in Northumberland brought to an end centuries of deep-coal mining in the North East From Page 15 revealed deprivation, ill-health and poor employment, with just 50 jobs for every 100 people of working age, 11.
The State of the Coalfields report, commissioned by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust and carried out by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University, showed the employment rate in coalfield areas is lower than elsewhere after the pit closures of the 1980s.
One third of its coalfield communities were among the most deprived areas in Scotland.
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Opposition members in parliament - particularly the right-wing nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- are demanding that Singh step down in the wake of revelations that the government lost about $34-billion by selling off coalfield properties to private companies at vastly below-market prices.
Briefing the meeting Mohammad Sohail Rajput informed that presently work in four Blocks of Thar Coalfield was at its advance stage.
The three estate temple managements, Tuan Mee, Coalfield and Kg Kuantan have expressed shock at the theft, the Tamil Nesan and Star reports.
COALFIELD communities face significant health problems and economic difficulties even decades after pit closures, according to new research.