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Glossary of Mining Terms

A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch ......

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Illinois and coal

Mar 13, 2015 · Coal production is a major part of the Illinois economy. Total Illinois coal output was 47.2 million tons in 2012, up from 37.8 million tons in 2011 ......

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Norfolk Mills

The mill had a boat shaped cap with a rearward extension, which at 24 feet, was the largest in diameter of any known mill and it extended well beyond the 5 storey tower....

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News about Politics in America & the World

Check out Rolling Stone's latest political news and features covering today's hottest political topics and Matt Taibbi's take....

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How to use an infrared thermometer gun

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Radioactive waste

Radioactive waste is waste that contains radioactive material. Radioactive waste is usually a by-product of nuclear power generation and other applications of nuclear ......

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Electricity

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government...

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Environmental impact of nuclear power

The environmental impact of nuclear power results from the nuclear fuel cycle, operation, and the effects of nuclear accidents. The greenhouse gas emissions from ......

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