British Coal Mining Industry by A.R. Griffin

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Published by Moorland Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Great Britain

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8289490M
ISBN 100903485419
ISBN 109780903485418

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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 andcoal mining quickly collapsed and had practically disappeared by the 21st century.

Benson, J., Thompson, C.H. & Neville, R.G. Bibliography of the British coal industry. ; British Library Coal mining [permanent dead link] (Social Sciences Collection Guides: Topical Bibliographies) Galloway, R.L. Annals of coal mining and the coal trade.

- v1 of the reprint has a bibliography in the introduction. Linsley, S.M. The coal industry was privatised in Miners are pictured at the top of the Clipstone pit shaft in January when the pit was taken over by RJB mining. It.

Well beforeBritain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. This book traces the production and trade of coal from the intermittent small-scale activity which prevailed in the Middle Ages to the rapid expansion and rising importance which characterized the early modern era.

Coal mining in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia. This is the first volume which completes the definitive five-volume History of the British Coal Industry. Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coal mining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries.5/5.

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From the casual reader whose grandfather was a collier to the expert researching the coal mining industry this book is essential.

A must for serious students of the coal industry. Well written. I bought it to study coal mining in onwards. It was recommended to me by the Beamish Open Air Museum. I have found it very by:   From this side of the Atlantic, it seems that the most comprehensive history of coal mining in the U.K.

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This is the eagerly awaited first volume of the definitive History of the British Coal Industry. Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries.5/5(1). A comprehensive report of an inquiry, headed by Lloyd George, into the British mining industry and the future of electric power.

£ Lloyd George, David Coal and Power - The Report of an Enquiry presided over by The Rt. Hon D Lloyd George, Hodder & Stoughton,pp with 16pp of plates illustrating the appalling housing conditions. 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. It was the basic energy source that fueled the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th.

A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining. the experience of coal miners' lung diseases and the attempts at voluntary and legal control of dusty conditions in British mining from the late nineteenth century to the present.

In this way, the book addresses the important issues of occupational health and safety within the mining Cited by: Martin, the author of The Government and the Control of the British Coal Industry, () pointed out: "The decline in the amount of coal extracted per man-shift and the reduction in the number of shifts worked per year were part of a common cause, namely the decline in the physical ability of the male workers in the industry.

To a. Coal Mining and the Great War, likes. EducationFollowers: The nationalized coal industry should be roundly praised for recognizing the importance of history and supporting this magnificent project."--Journal of Economic History "An important book that is the first truly comprehensive treatment of the nationalized coal industry.

Recommended for undergraduate and research libraries."--ChoiceAuthor: William Ashworth. The miners' strike of –85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.

It was led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) against the National Coal Board (NCB), a government agency. Opposition to the strike was led by the Conservative government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who wanted to Goals: Ridley Plan, Prevention of pit closures.

The Story of the Real Canary in the Coal Mine it was the latest of many changes in the British mining industry, which was a source of great strife in the country through the s. Pit ponies. This is the eagerly awaited first volume of the definitive History of the British Coal Industry.

Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Redmayne, Richard Augustine Studdert, British coal-mining industry during the war.

Oxford, Clarendon Press. During the 1st Plan period itself, the need for increasing coal production efficiently by systematic and scientific development of the coal industry was being felt.

Setting up of the National Coal Development Corporation (NCDC), a Government of India Undertaking in with the collieries owned by the railways as its nucleus was the first. The apparent indifference of the Crown and Parliament to the growing social problem resulting from the division between capital and labour in coal mining, and the scarcity of statutes dealing with the ownership and exploitation of minerals, might convey the impression that the new industry developed during the seventeenth century under conditions of virtual laissezlaire.

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British Opencast Coal is an illustrated history of coal mining by surface methods from to Written by Keith Haddock, a leading authority on the subject, this book details the origins of the industry and documents the types of earthmoving machines employed during the first forty years.

Originally published inthis book is a straightforward account of the British nationalized coal industry in the first half of the twentieth century. An introductory chapter gives the history of the industry during the inter-war years and subsequent chapters discuss the complex organization by which coal is marketed at home and overseas.

Miners' Lung is an outstanding book that succeeds in the authors' aim of a 'synthesis of medical history, business history, labour history and oral history'. The book could well represent a turning point in coal historiography through its use of the body as an exploration of miners' identity, culture, and politics.’.

British Industrial & Mining Heritage in Pictures. likes. This page has been set up to celebrate England’s rich Industrial and Mining Heritage through the photos I have ers: Ranging fromwhen British coal mining was at the height of its achievement, throughwhen it had become an ominous symbol of 20th-century Britain's inability to adapt to technological and economic change, this fourth volume demonstrates the extent to which the industry's problems were deeply rooted in its social, political, and economic history.

@article{osti_, title = {Bibliography of the British coal industry}, author = {Benson, J and Neville, R and Thompson, C}, abstractNote = {This first full-scale Bibliography of the British Coal Industry has been sponsored by the National Coal Board as a companion work to the forthcoming History of the British Coal Industry.

The Bibliography is in four parts: secondary sources. There has been coal mining in Scotland for over a thousand years, operating in tens of thousands of pits. Scottish mining saw its peak in the early years of the twentieth century, during which 10% of the Scottish population was involved in the industry.

Few detailed employment records exist from the period before nationalisation in File Size: KB. “Coal mining had been present in Blaenavon since the late 18th century, but by the time Big Pit opened, the British coal mining industry was experiencing an unprecedented boom,” says Ben Curtis, lecturer in modern Welsh history at Cardiff : Matt Elton.

This is the first volume which completes the definitive five-volume History of the British Coal Industry. Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coal mining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries.

Hatcher traces the production and trade of coal from the intermittent small-scale activity which prevailed in the Middle Ages to the rapid.

This book explores the emergence and growth of state responsibility for safer and healthier working practices in British mining and the responses of labour and industry to expanding regulation and control. It begins with an assessment of working practice in the coal and metalliferous mining industries at the dawn of the nineteenth century and.

Arthur McIvor and Ronald Johnston explore the experience of coal miners' lung diseases and the attempts at voluntary and legal control of dusty conditions in British mining from the late nineteenth century to the present.

In this way, the book addresses the important issues of occupational health and safety within the mining industry; issues that have been severely neglected in studies of. The use and production of coal is on the decline, pressured by cheap natural gas and policies to promote cleaner sources of energy.

In a recent article in The Regional Economist, Regional Economist Charles Gascon and Senior Research Associate Jonas Crews took a deeper look at the future of coal production as a source for both electricity and jobs in the U.S.

The British Coal Corporation (BCC) is a state-owned undertaking, which has had a virtual monopoly in the output of coal in the United Kingdom since just after World War II. Though still among the largest coal producers in Western Europe, it has for many years been shrinking in.

Coal was needed in vast quantities for the Industrial Revolution. For centuries, people in Britain had made do with charcoal if they needed a cheap and easy way to acquire fuel.

What ‘industry’ that existed before used coal, but it came from coal mines that were near to the surface and the coal was relatively easy to get to. A detailed account of "Child Labour in the Mining Industry" that includes includes images, quotations and the main facts of the subject.

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I report the assault on nature evidenced in coal mining that tears the tops off mountains and dumps them into rivers, sacrificing the health and lives of those in the river valleys to short-term profit, and I see a link between that process and the stock-market frenzy which scorns long-term investments-genuine savings-in favor of quick turnovers and speculative bubbles whose inevitable.

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