coaldust


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coaldust

(ˈkəʊldʌst)
n
fine particles of coal
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Tenders are invited for Cleaning and removal reloading of spilled coal coaldust slurry at transfer points below conveyors and walkways etc in main chp
Also offered in the sale is a vivid depiction of a miner by artist Chris Griffin, in the unusual medium of fibreglass and coaldust.
It used to disintegrate more rapidly when you used to get the coaldust blowing onto the premises.
My father used to tell me that story and how when he went home black with coaldust from his first day in the pit, his mother stood at the door in tears to welcome him.
This still thriving market town, complete with gorgeous coaching inn, boutiques and upmarket restaurants, is a throwback to the days when the Vale of Glamorgan was the realm of wealthy landowners and industrialists, keen to find a little rural bolthole to take the smog and coaldust out of their lungs.
Godber draws on memories of his own childhood in the enjoyable play which is impressively directed by Paul Viles, and you can almost taste the coaldust as the action moves from a colliery tragedy to dreams of a better life for May's university-bound son, Paul.
Barbara Kruger and Glenn Ligon have embedded messages in their political art--Kruger in her "Your Body is a Battleground" (1989), and Ligon in his devastatingly effective, Johns influenced coaldust stencil series, with passages reproduced from James Baldwin's "Stranger in the Village" (1953).
The lung tissue analysis supported the findings- the greater the concentration of coaldust in the lungs, the more severe the emphysema.
Amazingly, the building was uncovered from beneath coaldust and dirt at the former Ffos-y-Fran mining site in Merthyr Tydfil as work was carried out to return the land to its natural state.
Zubrycki refers to this heritage in Kemira's opening scenes sourced from Hewers of Coal, a 1956 film that the wharfies made for the Miners' Federation, and the Eddie Allison film Coaldust (1946).