The Annual Coal Report (ACR) provides annual data on U.S. coal production, number of mines, productive capacity, recoverable reserves, employment, productivity, consumption, stocks, and prices.
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia
Average weekly coal commodity spot prices (dollars per short ton); Coal commodity regions Week ending; Central Appalachia 12,500 Btu, 1.2 SO 2: Northern Appalachia 13,000 Btu, 3.0 SO 2
Pittsburgh's Long History With Coal Mining Isn't So Buried In The Past
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a. general provisions … 87.1 b. [reserved] … 87.11 c. surface coal mines: minimum requirements for information on environmental resources … 87.41 d. surface coal mines: minimum requirements for operation and reclamation plan … 87.61
District 2 covers the Bituminous and anthracite coal mining regions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
Bituminous mining began on a small scale in southwestern Pennsylvania during the mid-eighteenth century. During the mid- and late nineteenth century the industry grew enormously, greatly increasing output and the numbers of mines and workers.
Anthracite (or "hard" coal), clean and smokeless, became the preferred fuel in cities, replacing wood by about 1850. Bituminous (or "soft coal") mining came later. In the mid-century Pittsburgh was the principal market.
Pennsylvania Mining History: Room-and-pillar mines have been active in Pennsylvania's bituminous coalfields since the late-1700s. Bituminous coal was first mined in Pennsylvania at "Coal Hill" (Mount Washington), just across the Monongahela River from the city of Pittsburgh.
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1800s. At the start of the 19th century, coal mining was almost all bituminous coal.In 1810, 176,000 short tons of bituminous coal were …
Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania, constituent state of the U.S., one of the original 13 American colonies. It is bounded to the north by Lake Erie and New York; to the east by New York and New Jersey; to the south by Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia, and to the west by West Virginia and Ohio.
COMPANY TOWN HISTORY: INTRODUCTION Eastern Kentucky coal company towns existed before the Civil War (Scalf: 200-205; McBride and McBride: 24; McClure: 148), but their history prior to 1880 is poorly documented. Even after the turn of the century, when permanent record keeping became vital to logistical control of mining …
History of Anthracite Coal Mining . Time Line . 250,000,000 BC to 400,000,000 BC . Birth of anthracite. Material was deposited that eventually transforms to anthracite coal.