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Bituminous Coal Mining Vocabulary of the Eastern United States (Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 59)

Denis Preston

Bituminous Coal Mining Vocabulary of the Eastern United States (Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 59)

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Published by University of Alabama Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
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ISBN 100817306595
ISBN 109780817306595

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Coal mining vocabulary, Coal mining word list - a free resource used in o schools to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin & Greek roots. Reserve base of bituminous coal and anthracite for underground mining in the eastern United States.

[Washington, ] (OCoLC) Online version: United States. Bureau of Mines. Reserve base of bituminous coal and anthracite for underground mining in the eastern United States.

[Washington, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Get this from a library. Coal recovery from bituminous coal surface mines in the eastern United States: a survey. [Edwin S Secor; United States. Bureau of Mines.]. Coal was discovered in in North America, but it was not utilized until Bythere was numerous small mining operations.

Coal mining soon spread over the eastern United States and was quickly utilized for the new processes in iron making. Appendix E Coal Mining in the United States HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. Coal is widely distributed around the world and the United States has approximately 21 percent of the world’s coal resources ().The coal industry in the United States is mature, tracing its origin to the first commercial exploitation of coal in the Manakin area, near Richmond, Virginia, in ic / the united states zinc industry: a historical perspective, pb, $ 30 ic / ground control aspects of coal mine design, pb, $ 35 ic / basic estimated capital investment and operating costs for underground bituminous coal mines (mines with annual production of to million tons from a inch coal bed), pb, $ National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement (Agreement),' is sui 1.

The Bituminous Coal Operators Association (BCOA) and United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) have had a collective bargaining relationship since The BCOA represents primarily eastern United States underground coal. carries natural gas from gas fields near Keystone, South Dakota, to the eastern United States was a hotly debated oil pipeline that would have passed through Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona carries petroleum from northern Alaska to the Gulf of Alaska would have allowed Canada to.

Industrialization has had a huge impact on the American landscape; perhaps nowhere experienced such resounding change as Appalachia. Prior to industrialization, Appalachia subsisted mainly on family farming. From the late s to the early s, the amount of.

Coal mining in the United States is an industry in transition. Production in was down 33% from the peak production of 1, million short tons (1, million metric tons) in Employment of 50, coal miners is down from a peak ofin Generation of electricity is the largest user of coal, being used to produce 50% of electric power in and 27% in Read Volume 59 Issue 1 of The Publication of the American Dialect Society.

About the Collection The Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania were created by the Works Progress Administration from Workers transcribed information about the extent of underground bituminous coal mines on to these maps, as well as locations of oil and gas wells.

Bituminous coal, found mostly in western Pennsylvania and surrounding states, polluted the air to the extent that it was banned in most large cities. Anthracite coal is more environmentally friendly coal, and, insold for four times as much as bituminous coal. Dissertation: Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States: A pilot study in the collecting of geographically distributed occupational vocabulary, Frederic G.

Cassidy director,University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of English. The method of driving gangways and the chute-and-pillar method of steep-pitch mining was highly developed in the anthracite coal basins of the eastern United States (Buch and Corgan,p. 44; Otto,p. @article{osti_, title = {Reserve base of bituminous coal and anthracite for underground mining in the eastern United States}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The coal reserve base is defined for coalbeds having sufficient thickness for underground mining within a depth range compatible with economic recovery.

The reserve data are compiled by the Federal Bureau of Mines by updating and. Metallurgy, AIME Transactions, Coal Technology, and. Mining Technology. Section 2. Monographs (Monographs are what one usually thinks of as "books." They can be checked out of the library.) BITUMINOUS COAL.

Johnson, James P. The Politics of Soft Coal: the Bituminous Industry from World War I through the New Deal. Urbana: University of Illinois. The history of coal mining in the United States goes back to the s, when the Hopi Indians used coal. [citation needed] The first commercial use came inwithin the Manakin-Sabot area of Richmond, was the dominant power source in the United States in the late s and early s, and although in rapid decline it remains a significant source of energy in NAICS Code Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining.

NAICS Code Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining. By siza On 0. Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United. Bituminous coal underground mining United States 1 40 2 35 74 1 7 3 9 Alabama 1 10 7 2 2 4 38 Colorado – 6 5 1.

Anthracite (or "hard" coal), clean and smokeless, became the preferred fuel in cities, replacing wood by about Bituminous (or "soft coal") mining came later. In the mid-century Pittsburgh was the principal market. After soft coal, which is cheaper but dirtier, came into demand for railway locomotives and stationary steam engines, and was used to make coke for steel after   Most bituminous coal is mined in the eastern United States.

Because of its higher content of sulfur and other impurities, government regulations impose expensive "scrubbing" equipment on power plants that use it, and even those thai don't.

Sub-bituminous: This lesser grade of bituminous is used almost exclusively for power generation. Cost Analyses of Model Mines for Strip Mining of Coal in the United States. IC, pp. Strippable Reserves of Bituminous Coal and Lignite in the United States. IC, pp. The Reserve Base of Bituminous Coal and Anthracite for Underground Mining in the Eastern United States.

IC, pp. The Hardgrove grindability index is a measure of this property that indicates the ease of grinding the coal and gives a measure of its friability. Lignites have low HGI values and are difficult to grind. A high volatile A bituminous coal may have an HGI of ab while a low volatile bituminous coal may have an HGI of over Coal mining was essential to the economic welfare of Scranton during the early s.

The two most prominent types of coal used in the s and s were bituminous and anthracite. Bituminous coal, found mostly in western Pennsylvania and surrounding states, polluted the air to the extent that it was banned in most large cities.

Page - The Reserve Base of Bituminous: Coal and Anthracite for Underground Mining in the Eastern United States": US Bureau of Mines Information Circular, p. Appears in 47 books from History of Coal Mining - United States.

United States. Anthracite (or "hard" coal), clean and smokeless, became the preferred fuel in cities, replacing wood by about Bituminous (or "soft coal") mining came later.

In the mid-century Pittsburgh was the principal market. After soft coal, which is cheaper but dirtier, came into demand. Dialects of American English by Carroll E. Reed; The Phonology of the Conjure Tales of Charles W.

Chessnutt by Charles W. Foster; A Phonological and Lexical Study of the Speech of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama by Lawrence M. Foley; Bituminous Coal Mining Vocabulary in the Eastern United States by Dennis Richard Preston; The Speech of the Central Coast of North Carolina: The Carteret County.

Because of the growth of coal mining, coal-fired power plants and coal-burning industries, the increase of the emission of particulates (coarse, fine or ultrafine) is of great concern. Bituminous coal basin. In: Prediction of Water Quality at Surface Coal Mines, R.L.P.

Kleinmann, ed. p Acid Drainage Technology Initiative (ADTI). Morgantown: West Virginia University, National Mine Land Reclamation Center.

Capp, J.P. Power plant fly ash utilization for land reclamation in the eastern United States. THREE ink blots on the eastern end of the map of Pennsylvania, between the Delaware and the Susquehanna rivers, represent all the anthracite coal in the United States.

They cover an area of square miles, and produced last y, tons,--truly infinite riches in a little room. Saraji coal mine, Australia; 1. North Antelope Rochelle, US – billion tonnes. The largest coal mine in the world by reserves is the North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, US.

The mine was estimated to contain more than billion tonnes of recoverable coal as of December The company was formally established in and headquartered in Cumberland, Maryland for the first 85 years (), where the company became the largest bituminous coal company in the eastern United States.

InConsolidation Coal Company was merged with Pittsburgh Coal Company and its headquarters were moved to Western Pennsylvania). CONSOL Energy, a high-Btu bituminous coal and natural gas company, is a member of the Standard & Poor's Equity Index and the Fortune It was recently named one of the "Top Most.

Figure Coal fields of the United States. (Coal rank not distinguished in Alaska.) The United States has major reserves of all ranks of coal: lignite, subbitumi­ nous, bituminous, and anthracite; their geographical occurrence is shown in Fig­ ure Table is a summary of demonstrated U.

coal reserves classified by. The campaign of the United Mine Workers of America against the coal mines of Alabama in and the United Mine Worker's warfare of violence to extend its monopoly and impose the closed shop on the state of Alabama / submitted by the Bituminous Operators' Special Committee to the United States Coal Commission July 30 [Leather.

Sub-bituminous coals are the second division of low-rank are transitional between lignite and bituminous coal. In the U.S. rank classification, sub-bituminous coals and their subdivisions (A, B, C) are supposed to be based on calorific ASTM standards, sub-bituminous coals have calorific (heating) values of 8, to 11, Btu/lb (ASTM, ).

The Coal and Coke Heritage Center at Penn State Fayette has just published a book by John A. Enman that examines Pennsylvania coal and coke communities in such detail as to bring to light a great deal of information that was nearly lost.

The book, titled "Another Time Another World: Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal, Coke, and Communities," will be available Dec.

10 at the Coal and. The rank of coal tends to increase from the western to the eastern United States, with anthracite occurring primarily in eastern Pennsylvania [Schlick and Fannick ].

Most of the coal currently mined in the United States is bituminous [Given ]. A classification of the coal in the United States is provided in Table   When the average person considers “types” of coal, they are generally referring to terms that relate to coal rank (lignite, bituminous, etc.) or coal grade (low-sulfur coal, steam coal, met-coal, etc.).

Coal type is a specific geologic classification based on the general appearance of coal.Introduction. The Appalachian region of the eastern United States is an important source of fossil fuel to meet energy needs.

Within the region, surface production of coal accounts for two thirds of total production, while underground mining contributes about one third of total production [].Regional coal resources include steam coal used in electric power generation, and (to a lesser extent.