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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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Summary: New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea by Coal ministry against National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to close down units of Northern Coalfields Ltd in Madhya Pradesh and ban on the transport of coal already extracted on July 1.
The TCEB meeting was informed that the licence for block-4 of the coalfield has been awarded to Oracle Coalfields, which will initiate work on the project in Year 2020.
The different coalfields of Musakhel District are located in the northeastern part of Balochistan Province and also Sulaiman foldbelt.
HYDERABAD -- The Punjab government's order to brick kilns' operators to observe a shutdown from Oct 20 to Dec 31 has set alarm bells ringing across the Lakhra coalfields, having several thousand miners and other workers associated with its over 400 mines.
Footballers from across the Stirling area will turn out for the Coalfields Community Cup this weekend.
Chapelhall is gearing up for a brighter future with the launch of its Coalfields Community Futures Action Plan, which puts tackling HGV traffic through the village and reducing air pollution among its top priorities.
Accordingly one block each have been delineated in Jharia coalfields and Raniganj Coalfields.
But Sarah Maxfield, North area director of Arts Council England, said: "The Arts Council has made the level of funding outside London a key priority in recent years and former coalfields are one example."
New Delhi: CIL's arm Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd declared an Interim dividend of Rs 2,758.45 crore for 2015-16.
Craig Tracey has announced his backing for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust which has helped more than two million people living in former mining towns since it was established in 1999.
Skelmanthorpe United Junior Football Club has received more than PS2,700 thanks to a grant from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, an organisation dedicated to supporting former mining areas.
THIS was to lead to a direct comparison between the coalfields of the East and West, for the combines of employers first established in the East formed a formidable organisational machine in which the worker was merely a cog.