• Despite shift away from coal, two new mines set for West

    Sep 06, 2016Despite shift away from coal, two new mines set for West Virginia. The Elk Creek Mine and Berwind Mine could bring hundreds of jobs to

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  • Predicting public support for renewable energy policy

    Oct 10, 2018First, cultural identity may play a role especially for individuals living in communities with a long history of extractive activities like mining. Second, renewable energy may be perceived as a threat to local economies, such as jobs in coal mining or power plants.

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  • Feasibility Study

    capital, Bonn. The identity, economy and culture in Rhine - land's former Coal Mining Area have been marked by lignite extraction, power generation and refinement, and now faces a profound transformation. There are opportunities in Rhineland's former Coal Mining Area, in particular where the technologies of the future are used and rethought.

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  • Removing Mountains — University of Minnesota Press

    A coal mining technique practiced in southern West Virginia known as mountaintop removal is drastically altering the terrain of the Appalachian Mountains. Peaks are flattened and valleys are filled as the coal industry levels thousands of acres of forest to access the coal, in the process turning the forest into scrubby shrublands and poisoning

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  • A Herculean success: Managing the death of coal mining in

    Dec 18, 2017The tourism business is also well developed, with visitors attracted by the repurposed mining sites and culture trails. Of the 330 000 people employed in the renewables sector in Germany, about a sixth are based in the Ruhr area. The region has

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  • VACANCY MORUPULE COAL

    vacancy morupule coal mine. morupule coal mine is a coal mining company in botswana situated 14 kilometres west of palapye along serowe/palapye road and mines coal primarily for generation of elctricity in botswana. the company seeks to invite suitably qualified and experienced citizen candiddate for the following position:-.

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  • Predicting public support for renewable energy policy

    Oct 10, 2018First, cultural identity may play a role especially for individuals living in communities with a long history of extractive activities like mining. Second, renewable energy may be perceived as a threat to local economies, such as jobs in coal mining or power plants.

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  • A look at Appalachian culture and history in 'The Hunger

    Nov 15, 2015The most direct is mining culture. Though set in the future, District 12 vividly recalls the conditions of a century ago. "She really nailed it with regard to the first half of the 20th century

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  • Which Industries Are These US States Best Known For?

    Coal accounts for nearly 75% of all the mining done in the state, with natural gas being another 15-20%. Over 50,000 people in West Virginia work directly or indirectly with the coal mining industry here. The legacy of the coal industry is deeply embedded into the fabric of society here, even to this day.

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  • Coal mining has deep history in Southern Illinois

    Jan 07, 2018As evidence of coal's importance to the economy and culture of Southern Illinois in particular, the first mining union, the American Miners' Association, began in West Belleville in 1861.

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  • Manly Men, Oil Platforms, and Breaking Stereotypes

    Nov 27, 2006Men's masculine identity (like women's feminine identity) is a profoundly social and cultural phenomenon. In dangerous, male-dominated work settings, men's tendency to gain respect by demonstrating and defending their masculinity is costly. Efforts to appear invulnerable block precisely the kinds of actions that encourage safety and effectiveness.

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  • Lessons from Germany's transition from coal to renewable

    Aug 01, 2017In the Ruhr's soccer-mad culture, even the clubs themselves have ties to mining: Historically coal miners were recruited as players, and stadiums were frequently built adjacent to the mines. Today, this industrial culture is celebrated as part of

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  • Removing Mountains: Extracting Nature and Identity in the

    Oct 18, 2012While it is tempting to sometimes understand Central Appalachia as a space always defined book reviews by coal mining, Scott succeeds at denaturalizing and unpacking how coal mining becomes linked to various cultural identities and practices, which in turn help to sustain the dominance of mining in the region.

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  • The Dynamics of Race and Ethnicity in the US Coal Industry

    Sep 15, 2015For excerpts from the committee hearings, see United Mine Workers Journal, 1 March 1928. See also "Testimony of J.H. Reed", in United States Senate Committee on Education and Labor, West Virginia Coal Fields (Washington DC, 1921), pp. 479–482.

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  • Frontiers

    May 15, 2020People work with the historical and cultural materials and the rituals that are at hand to enact a "performative discourse" that promotes a particular identity, although this can take diverse forms (Bourdieu, 1991, p. 233). Coda. The Gala speaks of a sense of loss on the part of communities in Durham in the aftermath of the end of coal mining.

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  • Three Historic Coal Towns That Are Now Travel Destinations

    Mar 27, 2019The Tri-Cities were initially coal mines that took over this land over the years, but as many mines have shut down, these communities have had to adjust to changing times. Coal mining is still a big business in the area, and you can visit the Kentucky Coal Museum and even take a rail tour of a mine.

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  • Daily Report Friday, 9 April 2021 CONTENTS

    Apr 09, 2021those from former coal mining communities such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. As Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy I set up the Green Jobs Taskforce, which is working in partnership with business, skills providers, and unions, to help us develop plans for long-term, good quality green jobs, and support

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  • Coal and art: an unlikely pair

    May 08, 2018Coal may be a depletable resource but art is endless. But what do the two have to do with each other? In Germany's Ruhrgebiet, the country's coal capital, 17 museums take on the task of tying coal

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  • Kevin Williamson Appalachia

    Dec 16, 2013There is still coal mining — which, at $25 an hour or more, provides one of the more desirable occupations outside of government work — but

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  • ASSESSING THE SAFETY CULTURE OF UNDERGROUND COAL

    Office of Mine Safety and Health Research, Pittsburgh, PA INTRODUCTION In recent years, coal mining safety has attained national attention due to several highly publicized disasters. Despite these threats to worker safety and health, the U.S. relies on the mining of coal to meet its need for electrical power, with42% of electricity in the U.S.

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  • Coal country cleanup: U.S. plan sketches out possible

    Jul 29, 2021Coal country cleanup: U.S. plan sketches out possible future for former miners. CLINCHCO, Virginia – Cosam Mullins mined coal in the western hills of

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  • Blackball Coal Mine

    to support coal mining in the local area, and its population peaked during the early 1950's when 188 men and three boys are recorded working in the mine. Three main coal mines operated: 1. Blackball Creek Coal Mining Company (BBCMC) at Blackball, 1890-1939. The entrance to this mine and associated structures are the subject of this report.

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  • The European coal curse

    Mar 04, 2021Coal-mining employed huge numbers of workers and its costs were largely composed of wages. Footnote 14 Further, it was mechanized relatively late: in 1913 in the UK less than 10% of coal was cut by machine. In 1923—at the peak of coal employment in the UK—1.2 million people were employed in coal mining.

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  • Campaigners hail end of opencast coalmines in UK after

    Jul 14, 2021Opencast or surface mining is a quarrying technique in which coal seams relatively near the land's surface (normally under 100 metres in depth) are exposed by

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  • Aint that Something?

    May 24, 2016Coal mining, unemployment, drug addiction, and religious fervor dominate the landscape and the culture. It is, in other words, straight-up Appalachia. But as Trampoline embraces its Appalachian-ness, it also questions commonly held notions of what it means to be Appalachian.

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  • SC verdict on coal mining people's victory: Meghalaya CM

    Aug 16, 2019Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as people's victory the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining and said the verdict has upheld the rights of indigenous people on land and mineral deposits. Addressing the 73rd Independence Day function at Polo Grounds here, Sangma said the judgment will have a positive impact on the economy

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  • Living on Earth: Saving Chestnut Trees to Reclaim Mined

    May 30, 2014Mountaintop removal coal mining removes all the soil and vegetation off the surface of a mine to get the coal underground. (bigstockphoto) FRENCH: The old-timers used to the say that when the chestnuts were in bloom in June and July it looked like the ridge tops were covered with snow because of all the chestnut flowers.

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  • Appalachian stereotypes

    The people wanted to be part of the coal mining business and improve their living standards. Contrarily, the Appalachian inhabitants lived under low life standards due to poverty. The Appalachian economy is poor, with very low-income levels that can barely sustain a decent lifestyle.

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  • Culture — Visit Eastern Kentucky

    Culture. The explosion of the coal mining industry in the early 1900s brought people from all over the world to Eastern Kentucky. This cultural melting-pot birthed a unique brand of mountain people, music, food and traditions that continue to live on. Central Appalachia is a true American culture savored and nurtured by all that live here.

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  • Betting on Trump: Coal

    Feb 15, 2017In a region where coal mining isn't just a job but an integral part of local history, culture and identity, that message resonated with voters. On Election Day, Hillary Clinton failed to win a

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  • Business culture in Belgium: international business

    Business Culture in Belgium is characterised by business communication, business etiquette, business meeting etiquette, and work-life-balance. This page will also provide useful information on internship and student placements, cost of living, and social media guide.Click on the links to obtain detailed information on the topics.

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  • A look at Appalachian culture and history in 'The Hunger

    Nov 15, 2015The most direct is mining culture. Though set in the future, District 12 vividly recalls the conditions of a century ago. "She really nailed it with regard to the first half of the 20th century

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