British Coal Wikipedia
The British Coal Corporation was a nationalised corporation responsible for the mining of coal in the United Kingdom. It existed from the 1946 Labour Government 1945-1951's Coal Industry Nationalisation Act establishing the National Coal Board (NCB) (1946−1987), until the 1997 disestablishment of the British Coal Corporation (1987−1997).
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.
Association of British Mining Equipment Companies (ABMEC)
In total, member companies represent over $1 billion worth of export mining equipment, with expertise in surface and underground mining of minerals, including coal, gypsum and potash. Their machinery and services are utilised all over the world, meeting stringent environmental requirements and extreme climate challenges. British expertise in
ZMJ GROUP 郑州煤矿机械集团股份有限公司
Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (Group) Co., Ltd (Hereafter referred to as ‘ZMJ’) was established in 1958. After over half a century’s development, ZMJ has become the largest company in the world in respect of R&D and manufacturing powered roof support used for fully mechanized coal mining.
British Council Film: The New Mine
'A modern colliery in Scotland, situated in unspoilt country instead of an ugly mining town, has up-to-date machinery, the latest ventilation and safety devices, and new methods in mining practice. The surface buildings of this model colliery are built on symmetrical lines.’ (Films of Britain British Council Film Department Catalogue 1947-50)
Five World Leaders in Underground Mining | Machinery
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