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Tools of the Trade National Coal Mining Museum for England

Some of the large mining machinery and vehicles are housed in Hope Store. These include underground locomotives, BJD coal cutters, a 1967 NCB Morris ambulance used at Markham Main Colliery, South Yorkshire, and our seventeen-tonne Dosco Roadheader that

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The Association of British Mining Equipment has a history dating back almost 100 years. Its role as an Association is to provide a service to its members in order to help promote sales, growth and gather market intelligence.

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Coal mining in the United Kingdom Wikipedia

Coal mining in the United Kingdom dates back to Roman times and occurred in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, the Scottish Central Belt, Lancashire, Cumbria, the East and West Midlands and Kent.After 1970, coal mining quickly collapsed and had practically disappeared by the 21st century.

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Anderton Shearer Loader Wikipedia

The Anderton Shearer Loader is a coal cutting machine which was used in the UK coal industry after 1953. The Anderton Power Loader with its cutting drum up to five feet in diameter was patented in 1953. It was successfully used throughout the British coalfields and by 1966 cut half the coal produced and by 1977 it produced 80% of the coal mined in Britain.

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About Us Clayton Equipment

The decline and eventual demise of the British coal mining industry had a huge impact on Clayton Equipment Ltd. It reshaped the business from an organisation heavily geared towards the domestic customer, to a company able to compete on the global stage.

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History of coal miners Wikipedia

The effect on the British coal-mining industry was profound. By the late 1930s, employment in mining had fallen by more than one-third from its pre-strike peak of 1.2 million miners, but productivity had rebounded from under 200 tons produced per miner to over 300 tons by the outbreak in 1939 of the Second World War.

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Kellingley mining machines buried in last deep pit BBC News

Dec 18, 2015· The UK's last deep-pit coal mine is closing and buried in its cavernous darkness will be tens of millions of pounds of advanced mining machinery, which is now effectively worthless.

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Striking 1900s Photos of Coal Miners in Europe and

Jul 12, 2017· These miners, known as “Bevin Boys,” worked in the Markham Colliery, Yorkshire, England in 1943. Bevin Boys were young British men drafted into the coal mining industry after the start of the

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History explorer: Britain’s coal industry HistoryExtra

Dec 03, 2015· Coal mining was one of the most dangerous industries in Britain throughout the period. “Most people tend to think of its dangers in terms of the terrible pit explosions,” says Curtis, who has been involved in a recent disability history project focusing on three British coalfields between 1780 and 1948.

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62 UK Coal Mines ideas coal mining, coal, colliery

Apr 6, 2020 Various images of the once mighty UK coal mining industry....now a shadow of its former self, thanks to Margaret Thatcher and the Tories and a few Green Hippies. See more ideas about coal mining, coal, colliery.

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A brief history of British coal mining in pictures

Dec 18, 2015· A brief history of British coal mining in pictures. By 1700, British coal output stood at about 3m tonnes, increasing to meet demand for fuel to power steam engines. Photograph: Alamy.

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Improving the ergonomics of British Coal's mining machinery.

1. Appl Ergon. 1992 Aug;23(4):233-42. Improving the ergonomics of British Coal's mining machinery. Mason S(1). Author information: (1)Technical Services & Research Executive, British Coal Corporation, Ashby Road, Stanhope Bretby, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, UK. British Coal Corporation now require ergonomics evaluations to be undertaken on many major items of underground machinery before

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About Us Clayton Equipment

The decline and eventual demise of the British coal mining industry had a huge impact on Clayton Equipment Ltd. It reshaped the business from an organisation heavily geared towards the domestic customer, to a company able to compete on the global stage.

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain’s Coal

Dec 18, 2015· As Kellingley Colliery coal mine closes in North Yorkshire this week, marking the end of centuries of deep coal mining in Britain, we take a look at

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History of coal miners Wikipedia

The effect on the British coal-mining industry was profound. By the late 1930s, employment in mining had fallen by more than one-third from its pre-strike peak of 1.2 million miners, but productivity had rebounded from under 200 tons produced per miner to over 300 tons by the outbreak in 1939 of the Second World War.

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Kellingley mining machines buried in last deep pit BBC News

Dec 18, 2015· The UK's last deep-pit coal mine is closing and buried in its cavernous darkness will be tens of millions of pounds of advanced mining machinery, which is now effectively worthless.

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