UK industry organisations & trade associations | IOM3

The Institute is a body incorporated by Royal Charter, Registered Charity No 269275. Patron: HM The Queen. The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 297 Euston Road, London NW1 3AD, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 7451 7300

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International Mining Associations

If you need to find out more about mining associations from around the world, this is the place to look. Includes links to international sites.

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Coal - Wikipedia

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.The harder forms, such as anthracite coal, can be regarded as metamorphic rock because of later exposure to elevated temperature and pressure.

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Uses of coal | World Coal Association

A pathway to near-zero emissions. Read more about the significant emissions reductions that can be achieved with low emission coal technologies, including high efficiency, low emission (HELE) coal and carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), in this section.

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Where is coal found? | World Coal Association

Coal reserves are available in almost every country worldwide, with recoverable reserves in around 70 countries. The biggest reserves are in the USA, Russia, China and India.

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The latest coal news & leading coal magazine | World Coal

The latest coal news, industry trends and events from World Coal magazine, including mining, handling, coal bed methane and special reports.

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Coalbed methane - Wikipedia

Coalbed methane (CBM or coal-bed methane), coalbed gas, coal seam gas (CSG), or coal-mine methane (CMM) is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent decades it has become an important source of energy in United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries.

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Miners' Pensions - National Union of Scottish Mineworkers

Miners' Pensions. Summary. Two pension schemes operated under British Coal: the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme (MPS) and the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme (BCSSS).

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Contacts - NUM

On your way, Pinochet! The factory workers who fought fascism from Glasgow theguardian.com When Scots refused to service Chile's jet fighters after the 1973 military coup, their protest all but grounded the air force – and may have saved prisoners' lives.

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