December 7, 1941: Franklin Delano Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy. Americans alive at that moment can still, more than a half century later, recall vividly where they were when they heard the news that Japanese aircraft had struck the United States Pacific Fleet's base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Coal: Coal, one of the most important primary fossil fuels, a solid carbon-rich material, usually brown or black, that most often occurs in stratified sedimentary deposits, which may later be subjected to high temperatures and pressures during mountain building, resulting in the development of anthracite and even graphite.
A coal preparation plant (CPP; also known as a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP), coal handling plant, prep plant, tipple or wash plant) is a facility that washes coal of soil and rock, crushes it into graded sized chunks (sorting), stockpiles grades preparing it for transport to market, and more often than not, also loads coal into rail cars, barges, or ships.
THE NASHVILLE SCENE. Best Folk Album by a Country Artist. Coal Kathy Mattea . Mattea always drew on folk music as an influence—something country stars could get away with in the '80s. Since going indie six years ago, she has steadily moved deeper into acoustic music, and with Coal, she makes a quantum shift into hardcore traditional sounds and blue-collar social
Hurriers were as vital to the operation of a colliery as were the colliers. They were invariably children or women and as in textiles and many other trades in the industrial revolution, coal mining could not have developed without the exploitation of this source of labour power.