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The Pottery Industry in the 1960s

In the 1960s, The Potteries was a hive of industrial activity. Skilled crafts-persons living and working in the six towns created the best pottery in the world. 313 more words

Stoke-on-Trent

Glamorgan’s Blood: Health and Welfare Records in the Coal Industry Collections - Pneumoconiosis Registers

The current cataloguing and conservation of the National Coal Board and pre-vesting colliery company records held at Glamorgan Archives has been made possible by a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant. 226 more words

FEATURE: MINE Magazine - Mining Illinois: is it time up for coal mining?

The Illinois coal basin is one of the oldest and most productive in the US, but as the coal market continues to slump, and new mine closures are being announced, many are beginning to wonder, can the industry overcome this latest challenge? 410 more words

Energy And Climate Change

Heritage Open Days 2019, Part the First

Saturday 14th September 2019

With summer drawing to a close, and the Great Return to school, September heralds the prospect of Autumn, and with it of course, the fabulous arrival of Heritage Open Days! 769 more words

General

Coal and the Price of Prosperity

Working as a miner has long been one of the most perilous occupations on the planet. As the ancient Romans famously conquered lands near and far, they sentenced the slaves they took prisoner to a life of back-breaking labor in their mines. 2,304 more words

Environment

Glamorgan’s Blood: Health and Welfare Records in the Coal Industry Collections - Accident and Compensation Registers

The current cataloguing and conservation of the National Coal Board and pre-vesting colliery company records held at Glamorgan Archives has been made possible by a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant. 350 more words

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm

Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mine

Philip Oltermann | The Guardian | 30 September 2019  631 more words

Human Rights