Growing Up in Coal Country [Susan Campbell Bartoletti] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inspired by her in-laws' recollections of working in coal country, Susan Campbell Bartoletti has gathered the voices of men
The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.
The majority of fossils recovered in Cape Breton can be traced to coal areas or coal fields. Fossils have been found ranging from whole or partial tree trunks and branches to shrubs and vine growth.
Coal mining: Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy.
Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic luster.It has the highest carbon content, the fewest impurities, and the highest energy density of all types of coal and is the highest ranking of coal.
Two dominant methods account for the vast majority of underground coal mining: "room and pillar" and "longwall" mining.. In room and pillar mining, seams of coal are partially mined, leaving large pillars of coal intact to support the overlying layers of rock.
How to deal with covenants and legal requirements contained in title deeds which refer to the Coal Authority and its predecessors.
The Reading Anthracite Company is a leader in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal industry and a source for energy, carbon, and media products and solutions.
Shanxi Jincheng Anthracite Coal Mining Group on the Global 500 via @FortuneMagazine
Abandoned Coal Mine Research and Mine Equipment Restoration.
Encyclopedic reference of Pennsylvania's Northern Anthracite Coal Field. Use one of the selections below to generate a tabular report of mining activities of the Northern Field.
CMS Coal Marketing, national distributor of coal, anthractite and related carbon products throughout the African continent.
By the Civil War era, coal was king in the United States. Success and prosperity, however, were not shared by all in the anthracite region. The new and often rough-hewn coal communities that sprouted up during the anthracite boom became rigidly defined places, where elite and often arrogant coal operators built magnificent Victorian mansions ...
Links to PDF versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation on mining accidents for the commonwealth's anthracite and bituminous coal districts, are listed above.
The Anthracite Heritage Museum serves the educational needs of the public regarding the story of hard coal mining, its related industries, and the immigrant culture of northeastern Pennsylvania.
1800s. At the start of the 19th century, coal mining was almost all bituminous coal.In 1810, 176,000 short tons of bituminous coal were mined in the US, versus 2,000 tons of anthracite.
Jeddo Coal Company began as Sullivan Trail Coal Company, a mine previously thought to be uneconomical due to extensive water problems. However, by using the newer technology of the day and better pumping, the mine proved to be very successful.
Located in Pennsylvania, Lehigh Anthracite produces up to 500,000 tons of the highest quality anthracite coal per year. We also have retail coal for sale.
Nostalgia, dialect, recipes, etc. of the Coal Region of Eastern Pennsylvania
Responsible Affordable Energy. Anthracite coal is environmentally friendly. All mining is done on previously mined land that is completely reclaimed and restored.