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  • History of coal mining - Wikipedia

    The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity.

  • Coal mining - Wikipedia

    Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

  • Coal mining | Britannica

    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.

  • Coal mining: West Virginia's coal industry has a …

    In West Virginia, coal mining's dominance has come as a blessing and a curse. Learn about coal mining industry's dark past and how it shaped--literally and figuratively- …

  • iLoveMountains.org — What is mountaintop removal coal …

    iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.

  • Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (PA) …

    Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (PA) (Images of America) [John Stuart Richards] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Four distinct anthracite coal fields encompass an area of 1, 700 square …

  • Coal Mining in Powder River - Coal Diver

    Information about coal mines in Powder River, mine production, accidents, violations, maps, photos, news, documents

  • ExplorePAHistory - Stories from PA History

    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 …

  • Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy …

    Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future (.) [Jeff Goodell] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the tradition of Rachel Carson and Eric Schlosser, the veteran journalist Jeff Goodell examines the danger behind President George W. Bush's recent assertion that coal is America's economic destiny.

  • Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining …

    Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining town over US$160 million in bribes

  • Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy …

    Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future (.) [Jeff Goodell] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the tradition of Rachel Carson and Eric Schlosser, the veteran journalist Jeff Goodell examines the danger behind President George W. Bush's recent assertion that coal is America's economic destiny.

  • Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining …

    Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining town over US$160 million in bribes

  • English-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    Despite the collapse of the copper mining industry in 1866, the tin industry was still riding high producing 10,000 tons of tin a year - about half the world's production.

  • Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy …

    Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future (.) [Jeff Goodell] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the tradition of Rachel Carson and Eric Schlosser, the veteran journalist Jeff Goodell examines the danger behind President George W. Bush's recent assertion that coal is America's economic destiny.

  • Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining …

    Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining town over US$160 million in bribes

  • English-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    Despite the collapse of the copper mining industry in 1866, the tin industry was still riding high producing 10,000 tons of tin a year - about half the world's production.