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  • About coal mining impacts | Greenpeace International

    Jul 01, 2016 · Underground mines, which provide the majority of the world's coal, allow coal companies to extract deep coal deposits. About 40 percent of the world's coal mines are the more damaging strip mines (also called open cast, open pit, mountaintop or surface mining).

  • Coal mining - Choosing a mining method | Britannica

    Coal mining - Coal mining - Choosing a mining method: The various methods of mining a coal seam can be classified under two headings, surface mining and underground mining. Surface and underground coal mining are broad activities that incorporate numerous variations in equipment and methods, and the choice of which method to use in extracting a coal seam depends on many .

  • Underworld: Our Underground Coal Economy | GQ

    May 01, 2007 · Why do we even have coal mines? That question is what led Jeanne Marie Laskas to spend a few weeks 500 feet underground, getting to know the men behind the invisible economy this country couldn't ...

  • A new underground auger mining system - SAIMM

    develop a prototype underground auger mining system aimed at developing and demonstrating an underground auger mining system able to provide economic access to thinner (<1.8 m) coal reserves of South Africa. Data concerning the performance of modern coal augers under South African coal mining conditions were gained from a proven

  • South Africa - Glencore

    was the year we started operating in South Africa. ... South African provinces. ... coal and ferroalloys. Latest news. Glencore statement on Astron closing - 08.04.2019 Boshoek Smelter unveils soccer field and water storage system at local primary school - 14.02.2018 Glencore .

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  • Coal Mines - YouTubeClick to view on Bing43:44

    Jun 17, 2016 · In the United States, United Kingdom, and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery. In Australia, "colliery" generally refers to an underground coal mine.