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Synonyms for colliery

a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

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But Lea Hall Colliery was the first all-new colliery that had been planned at build by the National Coal Board with a planned life of 100 years and at one point was described as being the highest producing single colliery in Western Europe.
Following procedure, the colliery will now be given three months in which to improve production.
And he also agreed to allow the band, which has had to rely on fundraising and grants since the closure of Westoe Colliery in 1993, to sell prints of the painting at a local art studio and keep the proceeds.
Listen to their rendition of the miners' hymn Gresford and I am sure you will be deeply moved, especially when you realise it was written by Robert Saint from Hebburn to commemorate the 266 men and boys who lost their lives in the Gresford colliery disaster of 1934.
The decision made by the Aber Valley Heritage Group, which is organising the memorial to colliery disasters, has come under fire.
Janet's works offer bold, literal interpretations of colliery landscapes and reveal her fascination with how these man-made landscapes are constantly changing.
december 1866: Gas explosions killed 388 miners and rescuers at Oaks Colliery near Barnsley.
The picture, recently presented by a former mineworker to the site's photographic gallery, depicts a steam locomotive crossing a road, and some local folk believe it to show a colliery engine crossing the main A5 trunk road outside Birch Coppice Colliery near Tamworth.
The Point of Ayr Colliery Band will feature on an album featuring pop and classical tunes to mark the 25th anniversary of the end of the miners' strike.
These are brass discs with the name of the colliery on them as well as the miner's number.
Scarcely a year has passed since the appalling railway disaster at Treforest, then followed by the Great Western Colliery explosion, and on Saturday at least 250 men, probably many more, were sacrificed at the Albion Colliery.
Pinel as Mine Manager at the Black Wattle Colliery ("Black Wattle") located in
Here at the Haig Colliery Mining Museum in Whitehaven, Cumbria, we have as part of our collection a series of pencil sketches, donated in 1994 by mining artist and ex-miner Ron Gribbons.
Repairing /maintenance & B/D attending of LT & HT O/H line cable work for continue power supply to F/B, Muraidih new coloney, MOCP workshop, Muraidih colliery office & filter plant & light fitting of different places of Muraidih Colliery.
The images capture sites throughout South Wales including Deep Duffryn Colliery in Mountain Ash, Naval Colliery in Tonypandy, Great Western Colliery in Pontypridd and Park Colliery in Treorchy.