the coal mines of newcastle

  • BBC - Tyne - History - Coal mining... past and present

    Aug 06, 2008 · Coal mining... past and present. Coal was King and it fuelled industries like steel and heavy engineering. At its peak in 1913, the Great North Coalfield employed almost 250,000 men, producing over 56m tons of coal every year from about 400 pits. The North East produced 25% of Britain's coal in 1913, and the nation was heavily dependent on 'carboniferous capitalism'.

  • Ikwezi Mining - Projects - Newcastle phase 1

    (NEWCASTLE PHASE 1) Key Figures. Ikwezi Mining Limited Ownership. 70% ; Locality: Northern KwaZulu Natal ; Tenure. Mining Right; Size: 12 182 hectares ; Resource: Initial JORC Reserve 16Mt; JORC Resource 294Mt ; Product: Export grade thermal coal; Sized Coal; Local domestic supply; Generally has elevated sulphur levels and slightly lower ...

  • liE GDll IIIIEI

    THE COAL MINES OF N EWCASTLE; present time 6,873 men are directly employed in the forty mines which are in actual work in the Northern district. T he present average price of Newcastle coal is '9s. rod.vper ton, and results show it to be equal for all purposes to the best English mineral. The coal measures are divided into four groups, namely: the

  • List of collieries in Newcastle (Australia) - Wikipedia

    Newcastle. Sea Coal Pit (later known as New Winning Colliery), Cooks Hill (1886-1916)- Australian Agricultural Company Brown's Colliery (also known as New Tunnel Colliery, Brown's Merthyr Colliery & Back Creek Colliery), Minmi (1876-1924, 1930-1934) - J & A Brown.

  • NSW Mining History - NSW Mining

    NSW mining history M ining has been part of NSW for more than 200 years, providing jobs, independence and wealth. No state has played a more prominent role in the history of Australian mining than NSW. Coal mining in Australia began near Nobbys Head in Newcastle in the 1790s, with the first coal shipm ent leaving Newcastle in 1799. This was Australia's first commodity export.

  • Newcastle & Hunter Valley Coal Trains 2010 - Australian ...Click to view on Bing6:01

    Aug 23, 2010 · The Hunter Valley Coal Chain (HVCC) is the chain of coal delivery in New South Wales, Australia from (mainly open-cut) coal mines in the Hunter Valley to the Port of Newcastle and to domestic coal ...