coal mining terminology

Glossary of coal mining terminology - Wikipedia

This is a partial glossary of coal mining terminology commonly used in the coalfields of the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields, some are historic and some are local to the different British coalfields.

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Glossary of Coal Mining Terms - DOL

of Coal Mining Terms Abandoned areas - section, panels and other areas that are not ventilated and examined in the manner required for work places. Active workings - any place in any mine where miners are normally required to work or travel.

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Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.

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Glossary of Mining Terminology - Miners' Museum

Glossary of Mining Terminology After Damp - Gasses resulting from underground combustion, normally carbon monoxide. This is a loose term implying any fatal gas in a mine after an explosion or fire. Air Shaft - A vertical opening into a mine for the passage of air. Airway - Any passage in a mine along which an air current moves. Some passages are

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Coal Mining Terms Dictionary | The Coal Fields™

Dictionary of terms related to Coal Mining, Coal, Lease, geography, maps, the Bureau of Land Management, and The Coal Fields™.

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Coal Mining Terminology

Illinois Coal & Coal Mining History & Genealogy; Terminology Some of the terms used in the Coal Mining Industry Adit: A horizontal passage-way, open on both ends ~ usually called a tunnel Adze: A curved tool for dressing timber Afterdamp: Gas formed from the products of an explosion of fire-damp,

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Coal Mining Terminology

Illinois Coal & Coal Mining History & Genealogy; Terminology Some of the terms used in the Coal Mining Industry Adit: A horizontal passage-way, open on both ends ~ usually called a tunnel Adze: A curved tool for dressing timber Afterdamp: Gas formed from the products of an explosion of fire-damp,

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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. In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine is a 'pit', and ...

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Pit Terminology

Pit Terminology - Glossary. Glossary of words that are generally specific to the mining industry: Some have a two or three fold meaning, some have gone out of use, some are local to Derbyshire, Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and to Nottinghamshire, and others are general to the British Coalfields.

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A glossary of terms used in coal mining : Gresley, William ...

A glossary of terms used in coal mining by Gresley, William Stukeley. Publication date 1883 Topics Coal mines and mining Publisher London, New York, E. & F.N. Spon Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate 2007-03-02 18:34:47 Call number

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A Glossary of the most common mining terms

May 04, 2018 · Having trouble understanding mining terminology? Here’s a comprehensive A-Z guide of mining terms you need to know if you are considering investing in the mining industry or are just curious about how mining works. AC drilling: Air core drilling; Air blast drilling technique with limited coring capability.

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Circular 891 - Glossary of Coal Classification System and ...

GLOSSARY OF COAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AND SUPPLEMENTARY TERMS. ... lost-in-mining.--Coal remaining in the ground after all extraction is completed. Lost-in-mining includes coal that is (1) left to support mine roofs, (2) too thin to mine, (3) unmined around oil, gas, water, and disposal wells, (4) unmined around shafts and electrical and water ...

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Coal mining - Underground mining | Britannica

Coal mining - Coal mining - Underground mining: In underground coal mining, the working environment is completely enclosed by the geologic medium, which consists of the coal seam and the overlying and underlying strata. Access to the coal seam is gained by suitable openings from the surface, and a network of roadways driven in the seam then facilitates the installation of service facilities ...

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Glossary - Coal Mines, collieries, drifts, welsh mining ...

Glossary. Some mining terms and their meanings, please note that some terms varied from colliery to colliery even within the same area. ... believed to be caused by the above strata settling after the removal of the coal. More frequently heard at night. Bunkin/Bonkin. A soft layer of black shale usually found at the bottom of a coal seam.

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CoalSpeak: Dictionary of the Coal Region

Comes from the mining days when ham for lunch was a treat. hard coal : the Anthracite Coal that the coal region of Eastern Pennsylvania is famous for. Bituminous, or "soft coal" is mined in Western Pennsylvania. To be "from da hard coal" is to be from the Coal Region of Eastern PA.

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Coal mining terms | Engole

T his is a partial glossary of common coal mining terms used in the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields, some are historic and others are local to the different British coalfields. A. Adit: an underground level or tunnel to the surface for access or drainage. [1] [2] Afterdamp Damps is the collective name given to all gases other than air found in coal mines in ...

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Glossary of coal mining terminology - WikiMili, The Best ...

This is a partial glossary of coal mining terminology commonly used in the coalfields of the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields, some are historic and some are local to the different British coalfields.

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Mining Acronyms and Abbreviations

Browse the list of 4.6k Mining abbreviations with their meanings and definitions. List of most popular Mining terms updated in February 2021

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coal mining | Definition, History, Types, & Facts | Britannica

Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth from underground. Coal has been used since the Bronze Age, 3,000 to 4,000 years ago, and was the basic energy source that fueled the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Glossary of Mining and Geordie words.

A. Adit:-Entrance to a mine, usually a drift which sloped from the surface down to a coal seam.Advanced Head : -A roadway heading which is in front of the coal face line. Advance Face: -A face where the coal is extracted as the face and roadways advance inbye.Opposite to retreat mining. AFC:-An armoured flexible conveyor, used to transport coal off a face, coal cutting machines were often ...

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Coal Terminology: Resource & Reserve

Further Reading. Coal Resources of the United States (USGS, 1975) This is the most recent comprehensive estimate of coal total resource in the United States and includes the definitions at that time for many of the terms above. Note: Requires free DjVu viewer to read.; Coal Resource Classification System of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS 1983) Note: Requires free DjVu viewer to

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coal mining | Definition, History, Types, & Facts | Britannica

Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth from underground. Coal has been used since the Bronze Age, 3,000 to 4,000 years ago, and was the basic energy source that fueled the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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An Archaeologist's Guide to Mining Terminology

The authors present a glossary of mining terminology commonly used in Australia and New Zealand. The definitions and useages come from historical and contemporary sources and consideration is given to those most frequently encountered by archaeologists. The terms relate to alluvial mining, hard rock mining, ore rlll9 processing, and coal mining ...

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CoalSpeak: Dictionary of the Coal Region

Comes from the mining days when ham for lunch was a treat. hard coal : the Anthracite Coal that the coal region of Eastern Pennsylvania is famous for. Bituminous, or "soft coal" is mined in Western Pennsylvania. To be "from da hard coal" is to be from the Coal Region of Eastern PA.

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Glossary - Coal Mines, collieries, drifts, welsh mining ...

Glossary. Some mining terms and their meanings, please note that some terms varied from colliery to colliery even within the same area. ... believed to be caused by the above strata settling after the removal of the coal. More frequently heard at night. Bunkin/Bonkin. A soft layer of black shale usually found at the bottom of a coal seam.

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Coal mining terms | Engole

T his is a partial glossary of common coal mining terms used in the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields, some are historic and others are local to the different British coalfields. A. Adit: an underground level or tunnel to the surface for access or drainage. [1] [2] Afterdamp Damps is the collective name given to all gases other than air found in coal mines in ...

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Coal mining hub Shanxi leads the nation's green movement ...

Mar 02, 2021 · Shifting from coal to green energy. Shanxi, which used to be a key producer of coal in China, is trying to shake that reliance on traditional coal usage and making efforts to supply green energy, such as developing green coal mining and increasing

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Mining Glossary - Energy Glossary | Australian Shares

A. Abutment - A coal mining term to describe the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway transfering to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway.; Angle of dip - The angle at which strata or mineral deposits are inclined to the horizontal plane.; Anorthosite - A plutonic rock composed almost entirely of plagioclase, which is usually ...

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Top ten mining terms you should know - MINING.COM

Jul 28, 2014 · We’ve “mined” the nuggets on this list from social news site Reddit, where various contributors posted the terms and definitions in answer to a question about miners’ slang.

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Glossary of Mining and Geordie words.

A. Adit:-Entrance to a mine, usually a drift which sloped from the surface down to a coal seam.Advanced Head : -A roadway heading which is in front of the coal face line. Advance Face: -A face where the coal is extracted as the face and roadways advance inbye.Opposite to retreat mining. AFC:-An armoured flexible conveyor, used to transport coal off a face, coal cutting machines were often ...

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Introduction Overview | Introduction | underground COAL

Where mining terms are used for the first time they are typed in bold within quotation marks. There is also a glossary available at Coal glossary - an explanation of coal & coal mining terms. The information provided is from limited resources and therefore is unlikely to be exhaustive.

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Appendix G: Glossary of Mining Terms - The Strip Mining ...

Highwall: "The face of the exposed overburden and coal seam in an open cut of a surface coal mining activity or for entry to underground mining activities." 30 CFR 701.5. "Hot": A term applied to a mine or part of a mine that generates methane in considerable

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Mining Terms - Scottish Mining Website

Mining Terms Barrowman's Glossary of Scotch Mining Terms. Please click here to view a complete transcription of "Glossary of Scotch Mining Terms" by James Barrowman, 1886.This work contains definitions of occupations, words commonly used by miners and technical terms.

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Coal mining definition and meaning | Collins English ...

Coal mining definition: the act, process, or industry of extracting coal from the earth | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples

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