coalfield


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a region where there is coal underground

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MPs accused the Arts Council of failing to invest in arts and culture in the coalfield communities of the North and the Midlands.
To another question, Khuhro said that Geological survey of Pakistan is carrying out survey at Badin coalfield and its adjoining areas.
DRD has explored block-IIIB, block-VII, block-VIII, block-IX, block-X, block-XI and block-XII at Thar Coalfield.
The recession had a disproportionate impact on coalfield communities and we need to address this in order to make long-term changes.
Consequently, you see, you had lambs roaring like lions in the anthracite, but they had to be a lion to bloody well roar like a lion in the steam coalfield.
On 3 March, Coalfield Resources said it had agreed terms with the Pension Protection Fund for the 75.
Dave Anderson, Labour MP and chairman of the Coalfield Communities All-Party Parliamentary Group, said: "This report confirms what those of us who still live in the coalfields know only too well, that as always it's the people at the sharp end of society who get hit the hardest in times of austerity.
More than half a million people, 10 per cent of Scotland's population, live in 13 local authority areas in the four former coalfield areas of Ayrshire, Fife/Central, Lanarkshire and the Lothians.
However, the CAG document also exonerated the Prime Minister, citing that the coalfield sales were done at the recommendation of state ministers.
The findings reinforce calls for increased Government assistance, particularly in poorer, predominantly rural coalfield communities.
LN), a coal focused African energy exploration and development company, has announced that it is scheduled to complete the preparation work for drilling at its Rukwa Coalfield project.
I am surprised by this decision, as all evaluations of our activities have always been excellent and I feel that our role in the former coalfield communities is needed now more than ever.
In a hard-hitting report, the all-party Public Accounts Committee committee said pounds 630million spent trying to transform 54 coalfield sites had achieved poor results.
Towards a comparative history of coalfield societies.
With reference to long-term investigations at two sites in Illinois, USA, he then illustrates the application of the derived general conceptual model and demonstrates that different responses could result from minor variations in geological setting within the same coalfield.