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Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States

Dennis Richard Preston

Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States

by Dennis Richard Preston

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Published by Published for the Society by University of Alabama Press in University .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Miners -- Language.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Terminology.,
    • English language -- Dialects -- East (U.S.),
    • Americanisms -- East (U.S.),
    • East (U.S.) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [127]-128.

      StatementDennis Richard Preston.
      SeriesPublication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 59, Publication of the American Dialect Society ;, no. 59.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1702 .A5 no. 59, PE3727.M54 .A5 no. 59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4938408M
      ISBN 100817306595
      LC Control Number76365635

      Coal Towns: Life, Work, and Culture in Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, General history of coal camps, including discussion of interactions between immigrant and nonimmigrant coal miners. United States Immigration Commission. Immigrants in Industry: Bituminous Coal Mining V1 (). Bituminous Coal Losses and Mining Methods in Pennsylvania including Thickness, Character and Reserves of Coal on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bituminous Coal Losses and Mining Methods in Pennsylvania including Thickness, Character and Reserves of CoalManufacturer: Pennsylvania Geologic Survey.

      Growth of th e Bituminous Coal Mining Industry in the United States -- (continued) Year 2 1/ Percentages for the years to , inclusive, are of total production, as a separation of strip mine and underground production is not available for these. 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.

      Keystone Bituminous Coal Assn., a Pennsylvania Unincorporated Association of Bituminous Coal Producers, Individually and as Represented by Certain of Its Member Companies Helvetia Coal Company, a Pennsylvania Corporation Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Company, a Pennsylvania Corporation U.S. Steel Mining Co., Inc., a Delaware Corporation, Individually and as a Trustee Ad .   Bituminous coal or black coal is a relatively soft coal containing a tarlike substance called bitumen. It is of higher quality than lignite coal but of poorer quality than anthracite.


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Get this from a library. Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States. [Dennis Richard Preston]. Current conditions. Burns, Daniel. The modern practice of coal mining (); Chirons, Nicholas P. Coal Age Handbook of Coal Surface Mining () ISBN Hamilton, Michael S.

Mining Environmental Policy: Comparing Indonesia and the USA (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, ). (ISBN ).Hayes, Geoffrey. Coal Mining (), 32 pp; National Energy Information Center. Bituminous coal, also called soft coal, the most abundant form of coal, intermediate in rank between subbituminous coal and anthracite according to the coal classification used in the United States and Canada.

In Britain bituminous coal is commonly called “ steam coal,” and in Germany the term Steinkohle (“rock coal”) is used. In the United States and Canada bituminous coal is divided. 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. Click to read more about Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States by Denis Preston.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Denis Preston. Bituminous coals are black, shiny, and generally are a medium-rank coal. Bituminous coals generally have calorific values ab Btu/lb and volatile matter below 14% (ASTM, Jackson, ).

In the Illinois Basin (and western Kentucky), however, the lower rank end of what are termed bituminous coals in the United States have calorific values of 11, to 11, Btu/lb.

Bituminous Coal Strike. United States Synopsis. In the United Mine Workers of America (UMW), an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), formed in Columbus, Ohio. At that time coal miners around the United States labored in horrendous working conditions.

Few miners were represented by labor unions, and because of that the coal owners and operators took advantage of the. Start studying Chapters 6&7: Overview and Coal.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Bituminous: Bituminous coal is a middle rank coal between subbituminous and anthracite.

Bituminous usually has a high heating (Btu) value and is the most common type of coal used in electricity generation in the United States. Bituminous coal appears shiny and smooth when you first see it, but look closer and you may see it has layers. 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. International standards applicable to bituminous coals are given, and throughout the book there is some emphasis on the vitrinite reflectance.

A number of instances where the rank of a coal and therefore its vitrinite reflectance have been raised by the action igneous rock are covered. Bruce G. Miller, in Clean Coal Engineering Technology (Second Edition), Coal Cleaning. The costs of cleaning Eastern bituminous coals for mercury removal range from no additional cost (for coals already washed for sulfur removal) to a cost of $33, per pound of mercury removed (Akers and Toole-O’Neil, ).The costs for cleaning Powder River Basin subbituminous coals are.

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 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. Subbituminous coal, also called black lignite, generally dark brown to black coal, intermediate in rank between lignite and bituminous coal according to the coal classification used in the United States and Canada.

In many countries subbituminous coal is considered to be a brown uminous coal contains 42 to 52 percent carbon (on a dry, ash-free basis) and has calorific values ranging.

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.]. Although the United States has the vast coal resource described in the previous chapter, perhaps as much as 4 trillion tons, the key issue for policy makers is the amount of coal that is economically is not a fixed quantity, but depends on the geological resource, the market price, and the cost of mining.

The particular characteristics of the coal mining industry create unique. 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.

These maps are based on minute topographic quadrangles, divided into nine sections. requires mining companies to restore most surface-mined land by grading and replanting it; Established in due to growing concerns about strip mining, it is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United States.

It regulates active coal mines and created a program for reclaiming old mine lands.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 62 1. Bituminous coal.

Bituminous coals are the most common fuel in the power sector. Their colour is black or black with layers of glossy and dull black.

Their heating values range from to KJ/Kg. They have a carbon content of 69% to 86% and lower moisture and volatile content than subbituminous and lignite coals, ranging from 2. Examples of how to use “bituminous coal” in a sentence from the Cambridge Dictionary Labs.Bituminous coal definition is - a coal that when heated yields considerable volatile bituminous matter —called also soft coal.About 44% of the coal produced in the United States is subbituminous.

Bituminous coal contains % carbon and has two to three times the heating value of lignite. Bituminous coal was formed under high heat and pressure It is the most abundant rank of coal found in the United States, accounting for about half of U.S. coal production.