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Coal Mining Search

15/01/2013A coal search is required if you are buying a property in an area where coal mining used to take place and will identify if there is an environmental or stability risk arising from past, current and future coal mining activity. The report will include information on mineshafts, subsidence claims, reported hazards and mine gas emissions.

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Mines during the Victorian era: Why did we send children

• Some coal mines used pit ponies to move the coal around the mines. A haulier would guide the horses from the coal face to the mine shaft. Hauliers were generally aged 14 to 17 years of age, and size was important – to big and would not fit in the mine shafts.

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Unrecorded mine shaft found under road in East Lothian

28/08/2019The permanent safety solution is to excavate and cast a reinforced concrete cap over the position of the suspected unrecorded, rectangular coal mine shaft. The reinforced concrete cap will be constructed to withstand all traffic, with East Lothian Council responsible for overseeing the reinstatement of the road.

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Find out if a property is affected by coal mining

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We have found out that our house is on a mineshaft and

28/06/2014We have found out that our house is on a mineshaft and are bringing a case against our conveyancer. i bought my house in 1987. a coal board search was carried out and nothing was revealed. in 2011 i was told by the coal authority that there was a shaft in my back garden. it has been we bought a house in 2006 which had a mine shaft

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Castlebridge Colliery

20/05/2016For those of you who don't know what a colliery is, its a coal mine and and the buildings and equipment associated with it. Castlebridge Colliery was part of a larger deep coal mine complex in Fife, which is more commonly known as Longannet. The shaft was sunk at a cost of 57 million in 1978 with production starting 6 years later in 1984.

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Land Inspection Guide

of shaft fill etc). Do not enter a confined space where a mine entry is suspected; asphyxiating mine gases could be present! 10. If a former mining hazard is identified that represents an immediate danger to the public, the Coal Authority should be contacted as a matter of

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Handbook to best practices for mine shafts protection

possible failure caused by the shaft itself or due to an old closure treatment. For abandoned mine shafts, some problems linked to deterioration of the sealing structure at the shaft head, or movement of backfilling material in the shaft have been observed. It is also common to find mine shaft opened even decades after mining activity.

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What Is Coal Mining

Shaft mine – Miners and equipment are transported down vertical shafts hundreds or thousands of metres deep to access fertile coal seams. Drift mine – The simplest method of underground mining, the coal seam is accessed by digging horizontally into the side of a hill.

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Shaft Sinking at Parkside Colliery..

24/09/2008Details taken from a brochure issued with the compliments of the National Coal Board, descriptive of Parkside Colliery. 'The National Coal Board had for some time been desirous of improving the speed of shaft sinking in Great Britain and after obtaining competitive tenders it was decided to introduce the South African sinking methods at Parkside.

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Coal Mining Search

15/01/2013A coal search is required if you are buying a property in an area where coal mining used to take place and will identify if there is an environmental or stability risk arising from past, current and future coal mining activity. The report will include information on mineshafts, subsidence claims, reported hazards and mine gas emissions.

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Shaft Sinking at Parkside Colliery..

24/09/2008Details taken from a brochure issued with the compliments of the National Coal Board, descriptive of Parkside Colliery. 'The National Coal Board had for some time been desirous of improving the speed of shaft sinking in Great Britain and after obtaining competitive tenders it was decided to introduce the South African sinking methods at Parkside.

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Find out if a property is affected by coal mining

14/11/2017Geoinvestigate launches mine shaft and sinkhole helpline and adviceline . About mine shaft and sinkhole helpline. Mineshaft and sinkhole risk helpline was created by Geoinvestigate to assist the public seeking information and advice on Mine Shaft Hazard (MSH) and sinkhole hazard.

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Ten Mile Creek Country: Mather

02/01/2009The coal is used entirely by the owners in by-product plants located at Toledo, Canton, and Cleveland, Ohio, and Hamilton, Out., being transported in 70-ton capacity railroad cars owned by the Mather Collieries.The coal dips to the southeast at about an average grade of 1.5 per cent, and the cover over the coal varies from 300 feet at Ten Mile Creek to 650 feet under the highest hills.

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Properties close to mineshafts

You can find out more about this at the Coal Authority website. This does not apply to any type of mine other than coal. If you are hoping to buy a property that you believe may be close to a mine shaft, you should ensure that your conveyancer undertakes relevant searches and advises you on any risks.

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Coal Mining Search And Reports

Coal Mining Search. This is a search of the coal authority's records of past mining activity to establish whether the property is on land which is at risk from mining subsidence. This tells us whether there are any old shafts or adits within 20 metres of the property. A shaft or adit, if not properly capped, could be a major subsidence risk

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About

The National Coal Mining Museum for England is located at Caphouse Colliery, on the western edge of the Yorkshire coalfield, where mining has been carried out for centuries. A plan dated 1791 showing workings from 1789 to 1795, includes a shaft on the Caphouse site. It is probably the oldest coal-mine shaft still in everyday use in Britain today.

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Shaft Capping

Mine Exploration Forum - View Topic - UK Mine Exploration Forums - General Chat - Shaft Capping - the process Mine exploration, photographs and mining history for mine explorers, industrial archaeologists, researchers and historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Glossary of coal mining terminology

A bell pit was a type of coal mine in which coal found close to the surface was extracted by sinking a shaft and removing coal from around it until the roof became unstable. It was then abandoned and left to subside. Bind. A term used in various areas to refer to shale, mudstone, clay or sandstone overlying the seam. Bituminous coal

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Coal mining in the United Kingdom

Coal mining in the United Kingdom dates back to Roman times and occurred in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, the Scottish Central Belt, Lancashire, Cumbria, the East and West Midlands and Kent.After 1970, coal mining quickly collapsed and had practically disappeared by the 21st century.

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Mine Shaft Abandonment

Mine Shaft Abandonment Challenge: The inverted pyramid concrete cap on a Civil War-era coal mine shaft collapsed catastrophically. The mine shaft was located in the middle of a suburban golf course in Richmond, ia. The collapse was due to deterioration of timbers lining the shaft

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Ten Mile Creek Country: Mather

02/01/2009The coal is used entirely by the owners in by-product plants located at Toledo, Canton, and Cleveland, Ohio, and Hamilton, Out., being transported in 70-ton capacity railroad cars owned by the Mather Collieries.The coal dips to the southeast at about an average grade of 1.5 per cent, and the cover over the coal varies from 300 feet at Ten Mile Creek to 650 feet under the highest hills.

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A Field Trial for Sealing Abandoned Mine Shafts and Adits

A FIELD TRIAL FOR SEALING ABANDONED MlNE SHAFTS AND ADITS WITH LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE By E, H. skinner1 and L A. ~eckag An abmdoned mine shaft near Bmar, in Logan County, W, was permanently sealed through a cooperative agreement between the West ia Department of Commerce, Labor, and Environmental

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shaft filling.

06/03/2011Prior to the 1984 Act, experts in coal mining were sent on fact finding tours to the UK, USA, Germany etc to study their Coal Mining Laws. A lot of the 1984 Act came out of the MQ Act amended at that time. To be honest, the first couple of years after the 84 Act were bloody murder, we kept finding stuff that needed correcting big time.

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Properties close to mineshafts

You can find out more about this at the Coal Authority website. This does not apply to any type of mine other than coal. If you are hoping to buy a property that you believe may be close to a mine shaft, you should ensure that your conveyancer undertakes relevant searches and advises you on any risks.

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Properties close to mineshafts

You can find out more about this at the Coal Authority website. This does not apply to any type of mine other than coal. If you are hoping to buy a property that you believe may be close to a mine shaft, you should ensure that your conveyancer undertakes relevant searches and advises you on any risks.

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Mine Entry Metadata

The Coal Authority has records of over 170,000 mine entries within the UK captured in the National Coal Mining Database from a variety of sources including abandonment plans, geological and Ordnance Survey plans. After 1872, there was a requirement for a coal mine owners to deposit their working plan for the mine with the State when the mine

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A Mine of Information

If a shaft or shafts are revealed it is not automatically the end of the transaction. For a further fee (which currently at the time of writing is 120 including VAT) the Coal Authority will produce a Mine Interpretive Report. This report indicates whether or not the property or the garden is likely to be affected if the shaft

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Shaft mining

Shaft mining or shaft sinking is excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom. [1] Shallow shafts, typically sunk for civil engineering projects differ greatly in execution method from deep shafts, typically sunk for mining projects.

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shaft filling.

06/03/2011Prior to the 1984 Act, experts in coal mining were sent on fact finding tours to the UK, USA, Germany etc to study their Coal Mining Laws. A lot of the 1984 Act came out of the MQ Act amended at that time. To be honest, the first couple of years after the 84 Act were bloody murder, we kept finding stuff that needed correcting big time.

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