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In the blink of an eye it was gone!

13 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Stevie_d_82

I’ll never forget where I was the day the four chimneys came down. These four pillars had towered over the town of Blyth for over 40 years and it’s the only way I knew the skyline. At 550 feet tall, to say they dominated the skyline was an understate...

What Spirit Lake and Mount Saint Helens Teaches Us About the Origins of Coal.

15 Mar 2021 5 minute read 0 comments JR1

Today I learned what Spirit Lake and Mt. St. Helens teaches us about the origins of coal. This article will discuss (1) Popular Theory on Coal Origins, (2) A New Theory Emerges, and (3) What does Spirit Lake and Mt. St. Helens have to do with coal.  ...

A big Auger

26 Apr 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Ghengis

I used to run an electrical company that specialised in mining services. My brother-in-law is an electrician who developed a special light for the mining industry. He took the bulb from a Phillips lamp, the casing from another brand I can't rem...