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Anthracite Heritage Foundation

In 1925 from September to February was the longest coal strike lasting 176 days While on strike or work stoppage the men did not receive any financial help One of the worst mine disasters in the history of Anthracite mining occurred at the Avondale mine at Plymouth...

Alpha Natural Resources

Alpha Natural Resources is a large American producer of metallurgical coal met coal for the industrial production of steel and iron and low-sulfur thermal coal steam coal to fuel steam boilers for the production of electrical power In November 2018 the company was acquired by Contura Energy The company also provides industry services relating to equipment repairs road construction...

PA Mining History

As of 2015 the Anthracite Region produced total of 4 614 391 tons of coal predominately from surface coal min Bituminous Coal Bituminous mining operations are active in 21 counties in the southwest region of Pennsylvania and is the most abundant coal found in our state Its primary uses are for electricity generation and metal production...

Glossary of Coal Mining Terms

Anthracite - coal with a volatile ratio equal to 012 or less Anticlinal axis - the ridge of an anticline Anticline - an- upward sold or arch of rock strata Aquifer - a water bearing bed of porous rock often sandstone Arching - fracture processes around a mine opening leading to stabilization by...

Frequency Distribution of the pH of Coal

Frequency distribution of the pH of coal-mine discharges in Pennsylvania A Data for 252 coal-mine discharges in the anthracite coalfield source Growitz and others 1985 B Data for 793 surface coal-mine discharges in the bituminous coalfield source Hellier 1994 Class intervals for pH 025...

Alpha Natural Resources Corporate Rap Sheet Corporate

Alpha Natural Resourc by Philip Mattera Alpha Natural Resources is the non-descript name of a leading US coal producer put together through a series of acquisitions that included two of the most controversial names in mining Pittston Coal and Massey Energy each of which were known for environmental disasters deadly mine accidents and union-busting...

Anthracite mine flushing projects in Scranton Pennsylvania

Formed in 1956 by a sale of land on Scranton s west side from the Moffat coal company It began mining anthracite in 1957 at the same time most mines were closing Bucking a trend of decline that began in the 1920 s Joseph Giovannani was president and founder The center of operations was the No 15 slope located off the 2100 block of...

Mining Anthracite

In the Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902 or the Great Strike mining communities rallied in support of the drive to organize cooperating in order to survive during the dreaded but necessary strike Owners asserted their right to manage their property as they pleased and demanded their workers be subservient to the business of mining...

Collieries and Coal Breakers

Partial List of Name Anthracite Coal Breakers and Collieries As anthracite mining got underway it was realized that coal did not come out of a mine in uniformly sized and clean piec As it was blasted loose from veins deep underground the coal fell in all sizes mixed with...

Hard Coal Pennsylvania Anthracite coal mining history

Mar 25 2019 0183 32 Video made by volunteers Van Wagner Mark Temple and miners from the Pioneer coal mine in Ashland PA...

Mined Anthracite Coal Market to Reach US 688 Bn by 2027

Anthracite coal mining operations negatively impact both the society and environment on a large scale In order to mitigate the negative impacts of mining governments and regulatory authorities are implementing several laws to protect the environment Moreover increasing number of environment-related laws imposed on coal consumption are...

Anthracite coal demand surge triggers more supply search

Dec 07 2016 0183 32 Seeking Alpha points to Germany in particular where the production of anthracite coal has been rebounding and is enjoying a peak for the first time in 20 years India also remains another significant potential market for anthracite coal and its manufacturers...

History of anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania

Apr 23 2014 0183 32 There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania anthracite the hard coal found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg also called stone coal rock coal in the 1800s and bituminous soft coal found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives...

The Greatest Strike Ever Pennsylvania Center for the Book

Fellow mine operator Markle demanded I now ask you Roosevelt to perform the duties vested in you as president of the United States to at once squelch the anarchistic condition of affairs existing in the anthracite coal regions by the strong arm of the military at your command The meeting failed to resolve the strike...

ANTHRACITE COAL MINES AND MINING eHISTORY

ANTHRACITE COAL MINES AND MINING BY ROSAMOND D RHONE Cutting coal- robbing a pillar Props on the right THREE ink blots on the eastern end of the map of Pennsylvania between the Delaware and the Susquehanna rivers represent all the anthracite coal in the United Stat They cover an area of 488 square miles and produced last year...

Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Mining

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Knox Mine disaster

The Knox Mine disaster was a mining accident on January 22 1959 at the River Slope Mine in Jenkins Township Pennsylvania The disaster occurred when workers were ordered to dig illegally under the Susquehanna River without proper safety precautions creating a hole in the riverbed which caused the river to flood into the many interconnected mine galleries in the Wyoming Valley between the...

Pennsylvania

The first recorded use of anthracite coal was in 1768 In 1775 mining of anthracite started in northeast Pennsylvania The mine was located near Pittston Wilkes-Barre saw the start of anthracite mining in 1776 with the mining occurring from outcrops along the banks of the Susquehanna River...

Jindal Africa

Jindal Africa is involved in the mining of Metallurgical Grade Anthracite Coal in South AfricaThe Anthracite Coal from Kiepersol mine has low sulphur and phosphorus contents due to which the mine has carved a niche for itself as the preferred supply source of coal...

Scranton Pennsylvania

Mining Anthracite Anthracite was first quarried from outcrops When quarrying became impractical the miners went underground When the geology and topography would permit access to the coal beds was obtained through horizontal tunnels adits drifts which also provided drainage...

Stockton Anthracite Opencast Coal Mine PA USA

9250 loading Euclid R85 with Mammouth seam coal...

Coal Region

The Coal Region is a historically important coal-mining area in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the central Ridge-and-valley Appalachian Mountains comprising Lackawanna Luzerne Columbia Carbon Schuylkill Northumberland and the extreme northeast corner of Dauphin counti Academics have made the distinction between the North Anthracite Coal Field and the South Anthracite Coal Field...

Registers of Mine Accidents PA for the Anthracite

About This Collection Mine accident registers providing documentation on mining accidents for the numerous Anthracite Coal Districts Information provided within each report includes name of the inspector name of mine name of the injured miner mine district number date of the accident cause of accident whether fatal whether the accident occurred inside or outside the mine citizenship...

Ashland Pennsylvania

Video footage of our tour through an anthracite Coal Mine...

History of anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania anthracite the hard coal found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg also called stone coal rock coal in the 1800s and bituminous soft coal found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives...

Anthracite mining remains vital in northeast Pa

Jun 12 2015 0183 32 Of the anthracite mined usually only 80 000 to 100 000 tons come from underground the rest of production is split between refuse coal processing and surface mining...

Coal and Coal Mining in Washington

embraces every rank of coal from anthracite to subbituminous D Wake Geo T Annual report of coal mines Washington p 7 1942 6 Report of Investigations No 4 The various ranks are to a large degree segregated as co location the the first coal mine in the State was opened here by Captain Howard Sam Brannan and others Io 1853...

Coal mining in the United States

Coal mining in the United States is an industry in transition Production in 2017 was down 33 from the peak production of 1 1627 million short tons 1 055 million metric tons in 2006Employment of 50 000 coal miners is down from a peak of 883 000 in 1923 Generation of electricity is the largest user of coal being used to produce 50 of electric power in 2005 and 27 in 2018...

Mahanoy Area Historical Society

Anthracite coal mine production continues it steady fall to 92 million tons There are 043 fatalities per million tons of coal mined 1976 Anthracite coal production continues to shift from deep mining to surface mines and the reworking/recycling of culm banks and...

Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Mining

Apr 29 2013 0183 32 Discover the Delaware Lehigh Canal a National Heritage Corridor Visit delawareandlehighorg/talesofthetowpath to learn about the recreational...

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