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Glossary of coal mining terms and coal miners" jargon

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Published by The Association in [Sydney, N.S.W.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Dictionaries.

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    Cover title.

    Statementprepared by NSW Coal Association, Training & Safety Committee.
    ContributionsNSW Coal Association. Training & Safety Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN799.95 .G58 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2291018M
    LC Control Number86159982

    factor of coal depends on a number of factors such as the method of coal mining used, but in general is considered to be about 50% of the reserve base. Sometimes also called "proved reserve" or "proven reserve". Additional considerations Calculating how much of a given region's demonstrated coal resources shouldFile Size: KB. Coal mining definition: the act, process, or industry of extracting coal from the earth | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. 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.


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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. An adit is an underground level. Full text of "A glossary of terms used in coal mining" See other formats.

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 areFile Size: 93KB. Dictionary of terms related to Coal Mining, Coal, Lease, geography, maps, the Bureau of Land Management, and The Coal Fields™.

D-E. Deep Mine An underground coal mine. Demonstrated Reserve Base A collective term for the sum of coal in both measured and indicated resource categories of reliability that represents percent of coal in place as of a certain date.

Includes beds of bituminous coal and anthracite 28 inches or more thick and beds of sub-bituminous coal 60 inches or more thick that occur at depths of up to. 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.

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.

Adit at the Lucky Tiger Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada. Click for prints & products. Adit – An entrance to a mine, generally a horizontal tunnel. Alluvial or Bench Deposits – An ancient river-washed rock and gravel bar that may be thousands of feet from the nearest stream, creek, or river.

Alluvial or bench deposits contain untapped. COAL-FIELD, An extent of country having coal-bearing strata; the area of coal comprised in a winning. COAL-FAULD, A storing place for coal.

See also Coal-Rith. COAL-HEUGH, A place where coal is dug; a coal pit. COAL-HEWER, A person who digs coal; a collier. COAL-HILL, Ground occupied at a pithead or mine-mouth for colliery purposes.

Coal. Coal is a sedimentary rock, which is an essential raw material in the production of steel, cement and power generation. The coal found in the Southern Coalfields is of a high quality and is approximately million years old.

Coal Mining (underground) Underground coal mining in Australia is done by either the bord and pillar or longwall.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Glossary of coal mining terms and coal miners' jargon by,The Association edition, in English - [2nd ed.].Pages:Glossary of coal mining terms and coal miners' jargon / prepared by NSW Coal Association Training & Safety Committee NSW Coal Association Training and Safety Committee Sydney Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Glossary of coal mining terms and coal miners' jargon / prepared by NSW Coal Association Training & Safety Committee. Other Authors. New South Wales Coal Association. Training and Safety Committee Edition. 2nd ed. Published. Sydney: NSW Coal Association Training and Safety Committee, Physical Description.

46 p.: ill. ; 21 cm. Subjects. 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.

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.

Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms The following is a list of some common terms used in coal mining and processing. This list has been compiled from posts written in the former glossary section – removed late Comes from the old days when miners held boxing matches.

The winner got money, the loser got a ham and egg meal. ham in yer bucket: an expression meaning you've got a good or full lunchbox. 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.

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. Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content and since the s, 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 – a pit, and the. The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a first attempt to improve Inuktitut terminology in the resource development field.

The aim of the glossary is to clarify some technical words associated with resource development using everyday language. The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a living document that will continue to be improved as the industry develops and Inuktitut speakers become.

Glossary of Terminology Commonly Used In Mining and Reclamation Technology waste materials, minerals, or coal have been removed and placed. It also includes tailings ponds, waste dumps, roads, conveyor systems, leach dumps and all similar excavations or coverings that.

Many learning activities could be designed around visiting the exhibits, walking through a company house, taking a virtual modern mine tour, traveling an underground mine, and talking to experienced coal miners. One of the historical cornerstones of industrial Cape Breton, and to an extent, Cape Breton in general, is coal mining and its legacy.

coal miner slang hi there- i saw the post from a couple years ago from a sci-fi writer looking for jargon. i'm a song writer looking for help with how miners actually speak to each other. in particular west virginia miners. the song centers around the upper big branch mine disaster.

A plat representing the lines surveyed, established, retraced or resurveyed, showing the direction and length of each line; the relation to adjoining official surveys; the boundaries, descriptions, and area of each parcel of land; and the topography, culture and improvements within the limits of.

Glossary of Mining Terms and Pitmatic: The following list of words gives an explanation of some common terms used by the mining communities in the North East of England. Please click on a letter below to jump directly to that section: Hewer - A miner who actually cuts the coal.

Hoggers - Shorts worn by miners underground. Coal definition: Coal is a hard black substance that is extracted from the ground and burned as fuel. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

jabrodie, jabronie: slang for a stupid person. Also "Joe Jabronie", kind of a "John Doe" thing. "Some jabrodie drove his car into the strippin' pit." jahafta: Did you have to.

"jahafta put yer shoes up on da coffee table?" jamoke: slang word for a guy, usually a not so. 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.

A Glossary of Terms used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham By G. Greenwell, F.G.S., C.E., Colliery Viewer, Past President of the North of England Institue of Mining and Mechanical.

Mining Illustrations. Drift mines have horizontal entries into the coal seam from a hillside. Slope mines, which usually are not very deep, are inclined from the surface to the coal seam. Shaft mines, generally the deepest mines, have vertical access to the coal seam.

Th e U.S. has about billion tonnes of recoverable coal reserves or about 27% of the world total, more than any other country (See FigureChapter 2) [2]. Our coal reserves consist of about 48% anthracite and bituminous coal, about 37% subbitu-minous coal, and about 15% lignite.

Th e distribution of coal reserves in the U.S. is shown in. 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, This work contains definitions of occupations, words commonly used by miners and technical terms.

Appendix Y - Glossary of Mining Terms as used in this Report 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; other mine or.

Coal miners synonyms, Coal miners pronunciation, Coal miners translation, English dictionary definition of Coal miners. coal mining. Translations. English: coal mining n estrazione f del carbone. Glossary of Mining Terms and Pitmatic Bait A packed meal.

Bank The surface or above ground. Brattice Screens used to direct currents of air in the mine. Buzzer Electrical signalling or warning device.

Cage Lift in which men travelled down the mine-shaft. Canch Stone that is above or below a seam of coal that has to be removed to get at the Size: 59KB.

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Books shelved as coal-mining: Gray Mountain by John Grisham, Fall of Giants by Ken Follett, Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, How Gre. The act of consuming alcohol at a drinking establishment during day time hours, or immediately after a work day, usually in solidarity or a small group.

Conversation is nonexistent or light, and the participant(s) need to appear preoccupied in thought, typically staring into the bar top. coal meaning: 1. a hard, black substance that is dug from the earth in pieces, and can be burned to produce heat.

Learn more. Coal miner – One who is engaged in the extraction of coal. In81, coal miners in the United States produced about tons of coal per hour each. Coal reserves – Measured tonnages of coal that have been calculated to occur in a coal seam within a particular property.

Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment (PDF files at Princeton) Filed under: Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain.

In bituminous coal mining, one who recharges steel shells, (tubes), known by the trade name, Cardox, with metal shearing disks, electrical firing elements and liquid carbon dioxide to prepare them for blasting coal.

Cardox Shell Steel shell used in carbon dioxide blasting. Chair. Miners slang for a cage. Coal seam.Sometimes the terms open-pit, open-cast, or surface mining are used in the same sense, although they usually refer to metalliferous mining or the mining of other minerals.

Underground coal mining is the extraction of coal from below the surface of the earth.