Coal remains a major source of power in Europe. - Mining,
The real problem with coal is psychological. Quality coal, the extra-hard Anthracite stuff that you get from the US East Coast, sitting inside the Appalachian Mountains, in New York State, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky, burns just great, and it over 50% carbon.Coal mining - Wikipedia,Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production. In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine a pit, and the,Coal and Community : People and Place,The People and Place: Coal and Community project celebrates and commemorates the lives of the people of the coal mining communities in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, showing the close links between the people and the places in which they lived and worked.