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the entrance to a coal mine

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As of March, pithead stocks had mounted to 69 million mt, up from around 49 million mt in May 2016.
Other positive factors for the rating include the pithead nature of the project with captive lignite mines, the good project implementation track record of the project's technical consultant and the award of all project packages to reputed agencies.
It is a vivid picture of industrial Britain at work and leisure showing whippet racing, pit ponies, underground camaraderie, miner's clinics and clubs, pithead baths, poor pay and frequent' safety issues; the evolution of miners tools and the singing of their songs--many by Ewan MacColl.
The Big Pit museum stands on the edge of Blaenafon and visitors can tour both the Pithead facilities and the underground mines.
When the strike was over part of the 'A' team -Eddie and Joyce Blackburn and I, Chris Carter -went back to the 'Maerdy' to march alongside the miners and their families to the pithead.
different to the regular visits to the pit ponies madly enjoying their summer break at the pithead.
THE local inn next to the village duck pond is a perfect site for the resting place of the pithead winding wheel from the old Baxterley colliery.
As night fell 1,000 relatives and mine-workers joined in a pithead service, weeping bitterly as they sang hymns.
In order to meet the requirement of thermal power plants (TPPs), Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) have offered coal through road mode from available pithead stocks to TPPs which are located within 50 kms to 60 kms from the nearest mine.
Strangely, when we got to that part of the street he always guided me to the other side of the road and we would literally "pass by on the other side" of The Gordons, walking past the pithead baths, opposite, instead.
The Indian government will continue to push for higher coal production in the 2017-2018 fiscal year despite sluggish demand, piling up of pithead stocks and missed targets.
HOW close do you live to a former pithead and should you be worried about it?
The minutes of the meeting noted: "It was agreed that it might be necessary at some re e, stage to examine more radical options for extending endurance, including the use of servicemen to move pithead stocks to power stations by rail and road.
This is now the slate museum Miners leaving the Gresford Pithead.
The rating also factors in pithead nature of project with captive lignite mines, memorandum of understanding with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam for purchase of 100% power for 25 years, sound project implementation track record of the technical consultant and award of major project packages to reputed agencies.