British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985

British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985 is available directly from the publisher, Old Pond Publishing (ISBN: 9781910456071). Or there's that online bookshop here.. The price is £

Opencast coal statistics Mines & quarries MineralsUK

This survey, previously known as 'the Opencast Coal Survey', has been renamed to 'Survey of Surface Mined Coal' to better reflect modern methods used to extract shallow coal and align with terminology used by the Coal Authority and the coal extraction industry. The change came into

(PDF) Soils development in opencast coal mine spoils

Soils development in opencast coal mine spoils reclaimed for 1–13 years in the West-Northern Loess Plateau of China March 2013 European Journal of Soil Biology 55:40–46

Opencast coal mine planned for Northumberland

2016-6-22  A new surface coal mine could be created on the scenic Northumberland coast if an application is approved next month. Banks Mining wants to

Druridge Bay Opencast Coal Mine Rejected

Banks Group wanted to extract 2.765 million tonnes of coal by opencast methods. The original application was submitted in October 2015 for coal for combustion at power stations. The application was rejected by Sajid Javid in October 2018. The UK government is now planning on phasing-out coal by 2024, earlier than the original date of 2025.

Opencast Mining an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Opencast mining operations involve huge quantities of overburden removal, dumping and backfilling in excavated areas. A substantial increase in the rate of accumulation of waste dumps in recent years has resulted in greater height of the dump for minimum ground cover

Coal applications set to be rejected by Welsh BBC

2018-10-17  The main driver of the coal industry in Wales in recent years has been opencast. Production peaked at 3 million tonnes in 1995, which fell to 1.2 million in the early 2000s.

Plenmeller opencast coal site: a geotechnical and

Plenmeller is a remote upland opencast site in Northumberland designed to produce just over 2 million tonnes of coal during eight years of production. The complex ground conditions comprise thick peat and glacial deposits, overlying much faulted and steeply dipping Coal Measures strata.

(PDF) Soils development in opencast coal mine spoils

Soils development in opencast coal mine spoils reclaimed for 1–13 years in the West-Northern Loess Plateau of China March 2013 European Journal of Soil Biology 55:40–46

Opencast coal statistics Mines & quarries MineralsUK

The results of the Surface Mined Coal Survey for 2014 are available to download. View the Surface Mined Coal Survey for 2014 (146 kb, pdf) View the archive of previous years. Comprehensive statistics on surface mined coal have, in the past, been collected and published by the Planning Officers' Society. This series ceased in 1999.

Opencast coal mine planned for Northumberland

2016-6-22  A new surface coal mine could be created on the scenic Northumberland coast if an application is approved next month. Banks Mining wants to create a three million tonne (Mt) opencast

(PDF) Successful Ecological Regeneration of Opencast

The reclamation of surface (opencast) coal mines is not always successful; there remains a legacy of degraded land that burdens local communities. but 14 years of forestation reduced the

Soils development in opencast coal mine spoils

2013-3-1  This study was conducted on reclaimed mine spoils in the largest opencast coal mining area in China Pingshuo, which includes 3 mines: AnTaibao, Anjialing and East opencast mines ().The Pingshuo opencast mine area is located on the borders of Shanxi Province, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia in the east of the Loess Plateau, west-north of China, with geographical coordinates: 112°11′–112°30

Successful Ecological Regeneration of Opencast Coal

The reclamation of surface (opencast) coal mines is not always successful; there remains a legacy of degraded land that burdens local communities. This article evaluates a community-oriented, low-cost means of geoecological regeneration, the “Cradle for Nature” strategy, which uses mosaic tree planting to foster positive natural ecological processes.

No New Opencast Coal Mine in County Durham

An opencast coal mine is set to open in County Durham, UK. We are fundraising for the cost of legal support to help the community to challenge the decision to open this mine. “For 50 years we have battled to save the Derwent valley, against ten appeals by mining companies,which were dismissed as each inspector said the environment is more

Opencast mine that has been almost six years in the

Plans for an opencast mine site in the Neath Valley have been refused almost six years after the application was first submitted. The plans to extract coal and sandstone from Unity Mine at

Concerns over opencast mine scars HeraldScotland

2013-4-15  Scottish Coal said last month that because of financial difficulties it was axeing 450 of its 758 workforce, and closing four of its nine opencast pits.

British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985

British Opencast Coal: a photographic history 1942-1985 is available directly from the publisher, Old Pond Publishing (ISBN: 9781910456071). Or there's that online bookshop here.. The price is £

(PDF) Successful Ecological Regeneration of Opencast

The reclamation of surface (opencast) coal mines is not always successful; there remains a legacy of degraded land that burdens local communities. but 14 years of forestation reduced the

Druridge Bay Opencast Coal Mine Rejected

Local resident Lynne Tate said, “Save Druridge have been fighting against Banks Group trying to open a coal opencast at Druridge Bay for the last seven years. We are extremely pleased therefore that once again a Secretary of State, namely Robert Jenrick, has rejected this application. Druridge Bay is a beautiful area consisting of a seven

Opencast Coal Mining Induced Defaced Topography

With the advent of mining activities at Raniganj coalfield in India, the natural topography has been defaced in some elongated tracts by either excavation or dumping. This paper deals with opencast mining induced defaced topography of Raniganj coalfield, which needs to be reclaimed properly right after mining. This paper investigated intensity of defacing topography, magnitude of topographic

Opencast mine that has been almost six years in the

Plans for an opencast mine site in the Neath Valley have been refused almost six years after the application was first submitted. The plans to extract coal and sandstone from Unity Mine at

FRACKING, COAL AND PLANNING: THE IMPORTANCE

“How is it that an opencast coal site, which when first worked in 1955, is worked for 40 years and over 34m tonnes of coal is extracted. Then it’s left derelict, is then considered as a landfill site amongst other uses, with another 30 years of lorry movements in prospect before local residents mount a vigorous campaign which results in

B-grade opencast coal mine manager WorkSafe

B-grade opencast coal mine manager certificates are valid for five years and issued by the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (BoE). As a B-grade opencast coal mine manager you are expected to interpret and implement operational plans in compliance with legislation and workplace policies and procedures while having a broad operational and

Dynamic simulation of an opencast coal mine: a case

2019-12-13  Dynamic simulations are powerful tools, but only if they are developed using the correct methodology, and with information that has been verified. Mining houses rely on simulation to confirm that complex, integrated systems can achieve design capacity before investment decisions are made. Work conducted in the realm of validation can make an invaluable contribution to the success of future

Surface coal mine restoration: final report to opencast

2015-11-17  Final report on regulation by Scottish Opencast Coal Task Force's compliance and finance subgroups. Download 113 page PDF. 2.7 MB Download Accessibility: This document may not be fully accessible. This publication is available to download in other formats. which has been largely lost in recent years.

Environment Ministry clears 10 coal mining projects

2020-1-9  Other large projects of Coal India that received clearances from the environment ministry include subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields’ Lakhanpur opencast project in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district. It has been allowed to produce 21 million tonnes of coal a year for 30 years to 2050.