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British coal

National Coal Board.

British coal

the rebirth of an industry.

by National Coal Board.

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Published by National Coal Board in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published on the completion of the first ten years of public ownership.

The Physical Object
Pagination52p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20949770M

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The British Coal Corporation was a nationalised corporation responsible for the mining of coal in the United existed from the Labour Government 's Coal Industry Nationalisation Act establishing the National Coal Board (NCB) (−), until the disestablishment of the British Coal Corporation (−).

Herbert W, A Text-Book of Mining: For the use of colliery managers and others (London, many editions ), the standard British textbook for its era.

Hull, Edward. Our coal resources at the close of the nineteenth century () Online at Open Library. There is a chapter on the history of coal in China.

Then, the book ends with a summary/review chapter, named, "A Burning Legacy." Again, it tells us that coal took Britain from a rural nation to a world-class commercial power. It made London the largest city in the world/5(86).

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@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. In this book John Hatcher has provided readers with a superb study of the prehistory of the British coal industry. "Prehistory" is the word for it, too, for as he makes clear early in the book "There was no British coal industry before /5.

As On Barak shows in this fascinating book, British coal during the nineteenth century—and an archipelago of coaling stations designed to safeguard Britain’s seaborne links to India and beyond—triggered enormous changes in everything from high politics to diet, labor, environment, and ideas about the body in Egypt, the Red Sea, and the.

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Scribner's Sons, ca. ), by G. Henty, illust. by Gordon Browne. This book examines how the expansion of a steam-powered Royal Navy from the second half of the nineteenth century had wider ramifications across the British Empire.

In particular, it considers how steam propulsion made vessels utterly dependent on a particular resource – coal – and its distribution.

Rise of the British coal industry. London, Cass, (OCoLC) Online version: Nef, John U. (John Ulric), Rise of the British coal industry. London, Cass, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John U Nef. 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. February Miners’ wives in Wigan, a coal-mining centre since the 14th century, discuss the Coal Strike.

(Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) A double-page newspaper report, published 18th Octoberon Britain’s worst-ever mining disaster at the Universal Colliery at Senghenydd, Glamorganshire, South Wales.

miners were. See the complete The History of the British Coal Industry series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. 4 Books #2 The History Of The British Coal Industry, Volume 2: The Industrial Revolution David Stoker, Michael W.

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The essays in this volume, each written by an acknowledged expert in the field, trace the fortunes of British coal technology as it spread across the European continent, from Sweden and Russia to the Alps and Spain, and supply an authoritative picture of industrial transformation in one of the key industries of the 19th century.

In this period iron making in continental Europe was transformed. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Preface --pt.

history of British coal. 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.

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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.

By fuel, renewables accounted for a third of the net increase in power generation, followed closely by coal (31%) and then natural gas (25%). The share of renewables in power generation increase from % to %.

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Chapter 2, “Engineering Economy,” details a fascinating debate between lobbies backing bituminous coal in Maryland and anthracite coal in Pennsylvania. This had all the trappings of the state rivalries we see today. Each side sought to compete with British coal in foreign markets and win future U.S.

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By Arthur McIvor management and employers, the state and the trade unions. Throughout the book, the integration of oral testimony helps to elucidate the attitudes of workers and Cited by: 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.

Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war. At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats.

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