Alberta cancels controversial coal leases but mining could
Alberta’s decision last May to open up parts of the Rocky Mountains and foothills to coal mining made allies of ranchers First Nations environmental organizations and country music stars as they turned to the courts and social media to raise the alarm over threats to lands at-risk species and Indigenous ways of life.
Challenging reductive stereotypes of rural Appalachian life
In the coal-mining towns of southeastern Ohio nestled in the Appalachian mountains photographer Rich-Joseph Facun has worked on a visual study of a region that has been stereotyped for decades.
Mining identity still runs deep in Cape Breton where coal is
GLACE BAY N.S. — Is a coal mining town still a coal mining town once its mines are all closed? Yes and no says a local academic who studies the cultural legacy that the industry has left on
North Korea enslaved South Korean prisoners of war in coal
The report is based on the accounts of 15 people who have first-hand knowledge of North Korea& 39;s coal mines. The BBC interviewed one of the contributors and we have independently heard from four
Coal mining case: High Court stays rider for CBI probe
A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday stayed the order of the court’s single bench that had allowed the CBI to continue its probe against Anup Majhi alias Lala and others in an illegal coal mining case only after taking the approval of the state government. Justice Sabyasachi
African Americans in Appalachia fight to be seen as a part of
While black people have found themselves excluded by the stereotypes of a majority-white Appalachia Frank X. Walker a writer and professor at the University of Kentucky has offered some an
Negative Effects of Coal Mining - The World Counts
Coal provides 40% of the world’s electricity and it produces 39% of global Carbon Dioxide emissions. It’s one of the drivers of our current issue with Global Warming. It’s a dirty source of fuel and it’s destructive to people and the environment from the moment it is mined. The effects of mining coal on the environment
Mining activities continue to dispossess black families in
Mining companies and some heritage consultants don& 39;t understand the sacredness attached to ancestral remains and the meaning of land in African communities.
Sorry St Greta but you know little about the realities of
I know mining communities and I know working class people and this Whitehaven project is being used as a symbol by middle-class climate campaigners and middle-class MPs to curry favour in their middle-class constituencies all while peddling and perpetuating the myth of the dirty working class body and the dirty working-class community.
Coal mining: West Virginia& 39;s coal industry has a dark past
Coal industry associations and lobbying groups quickly countered the negative publicity by rallying mining families against a “war on coal.” Coal company associations adapted their marketing to the culture of mountain people and sponsored local and collegiate sporting events racing teams and Boy Scout Jamborees.
Diversity and inclusion at BHP BHP
How an Indigenous Traineeship program is transforming a coal mine. Since its inception the Mines Traineeship Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at BHP Mitsui Coal BMC Poitrel in Queensland Australia has seen 43 Indigenous workers join us over 70 per cent of those .
Landscape Legacies of Coal Mining About University of
The aims of the ‘coal app’ project are to provide a dynamic record of the rapidly disappearing landscape features and industrial archaeology and to increase local cultural understanding of mining heritage and of the social and economic significance of the coal industry.
Spain& 39;s coal miners still waiting for their country& 39;s & 39;Green
The San Nicolas mine in Spain& 39;s northern region of Asturias is the last working coal mine in all of Spain. At its peak it employed around 2000 people — today about 200 people work there.
How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed From
The Campbell Act was officially enacted on August 21 1897 and the coal operators quickly passed along the tax to the non-naturalized coal miners. This was the latest in a series of insults.
Culture of Wales - history people traditions women
Mining especially of coal has been the chief economic activity of Wales since the seventeenth century and is still very important to the economy and one of the leading sources of employment. The largest coalfields are in the southeast and today produce about 10 percent of Great Britain& 39;s total coal production.
First Nations Seek To Intervene In Court Challenge Of Coal
It’s come to attention as a result of Australian company Riversdale Resources’ planned open-pit coal mine in Crowsnest Pass’s Grassy Mountain on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
Mozambique: Going Deep Into Mozambique& 39;s Cabo Delgado
The dark side of coal mining. about 3680 people to make way for the Benga coal mine. It provides an insight into how poorly planned and chaotic these processes can be when there is a surge
Global Mining Market Report 2021 - prnewswire.com
The mining market consists of sales of minerals metals and other valuable materials such as sand and gravel coal and stone extracted from the earth crust by entities organizations sole traders
SC verdict on coal mining people& 39;s victory: Meghalaya CM
"The recent verdict of the Supreme Court lifting the 2014 ban on coal mining is a big victory for the people of the state. The court has upheld the government& 39;s contention that the indigenous
Our culture - Glencore
Our people think and act like entrepreneurs. We have built a culture that rewards dedi ed people with a can-do spirit who take responsibility and who have the drive to be leaders in their field. Operating in more than 50 countries with a diversified business structure we can offer high levels of responsibility to the right people.
As coal ends in the Ruhr a cultural renaissance hits full
Arts As coal ends in the Ruhr a cultural renaissance hits full steam . With Germany& 39;s last black coal mine closing today near Bottrop in the Ruhr industrial belt the former mining region
Pittsburgh& 39;s Long History With Coal Mining Isn& 39;t So Buried In
Maps as early as 1761 note a “coal pit” on what became Mt. Washington. For decades the neighborhood was known as Coal Hill. James Kenny was a young Quaker merchant who lived at Fort Pitt from
Community Economic Identity: The Coal Industry and Ideology
The coal-mining industry ensures its sustainable development by forming the complex regional environment embracing urban social cultural linguistic and academic components.
Blast from the past — how coal mining’s rebirth turned toxic
Blast from the past — how coal mining’s rebirth turned toxic Plans for the first deep coal mine in three decades have unleashed a fierce row over jobs versus pollution as Britain prepares to
The Coal Mining Culture
Not even the wives relatives and fellow community business people knew about the dark dusty tunnels of the coal mines the machinery and tools that mined the coal nor could they share in the culture of coal miners at work. It was a brotherhood in which we all shared a common life style and were proud of our identity as coal miners.
Our social identity shapes how we feel about the Adani mine
Debate over Australia’s coal industry is fraught and involves entrenched attitudes. AAP Identity matters. The Stop Adani convoy took place in April and May 2019.
Why The Mining Industry Needs More Women - Forbes
The mining industry has a long history built on hard labour grit and perseverance reinforcing a system that disproportionately reveres masculine identity. This identity has waning relevance in
Charlton 1 Catherine Charlton Ms. Crooks
177 . I will argue that the community identity of the coal-mining town of Springhill can be divided into two distinct sections: pre-1960 and post-1960.2 Representations of Springhill from its inception to 1960 were driven by outward forces—namely the press and popular culture— and projected onto the town.
Commodifi ion culture and tourism - Robert Shepherd 200
2Picard Michel 1997 ‘Cultural Tourism Nation-Building and Regional Culture: The Making of a Balinese Identity’ pp. 181-214 in Picard and Wood eds Tourism Ethnicity and the State in Asian and Pacific Societies. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. Google Scholar
The Canary in the Coal Mine - Identity Dixie
The Canary in the Coal Mine February 11 2021 Identity Dixie Guest Articles Home 5 comments Dixie our home has gone though a significant and unprecedented demographic shift in the past few years as the native Southern population declines and others be they from Mexico India or the North surge in numbers.
11 miners rescued: Is China& 39;s mining industry becoming safer
In 2019 the proportion of the national coal output produced by these mines fell to 5 per cent – down from 22 per cent in 2010 according to the mining safety watchdog. This story was reported
Coal Is Dying–Coal Country Doesn’t Have To: Creating The Post
A trip through West Virginia and eastern Kentucky to meet the people who are striving to create a new economy that can keep the region and its culture alive as its major industry goes under.
Immigrants in the Coalfields
"Immigrants in the Coalfields" focuses on the immigrants and migrants who came to live in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky between 1890 and 1940. The exhibit includes photographs oral histories maps and other archival records from Special Collections at the University of Kentucky.
Appalachian cultural consequences from the War on Poverty
Despite strong evidence from scholars Abell and Lyon 1979; Billings 1974 that a culture of poverty model is not viable the myth persists. For well over a century now central Appalachia has been ruled by absentee landowners only interested in making the highest profit available from natural resource extraction primarily coal.
BHP hiring Supervisor Coal Mining - Blackwater in Bowen Hills
The mine has one of the largest coal reserves in Australia and the world. The Supervisor reporting to the Superintendent Coal Mining will be responsible for the management and oversight of a large production crew including ensuring the safe execution of the mine plan in accordance with operating standards procedures and defined processes to
Former Miner Explains Culture Of Mining : NPR
Former Miner Explains Culture Of Mining In 2006 when a coal mine explosion trapped 13 miners for two days in Sago W.Va. only one man emerged. The eulogy for those lost miners was delivered by
The Secret Political Power of Fossil Fuels - The Atlantic
A decade ago the American coal industry began to die. From 2011 to 2016 more than 39000 jobs eroded away. At a scientific conference last year I met a group of researchers at the Swiss Federal
220 Early Miners ideas coal mining history old photos
Dec 13 2017 - Explore Tracey Graham& 39;s board "Early Miners" on Pinterest. See more ideas about coal mining history old photos.