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|This is the danish lignite or brown coal mine of Soby opened 1939 and lasted till 1970. The mine was 4000 acres big and over 2000 people worked here.|
Today it's a museum with housings, a shop but also the equipment used to dig the coal.
The mine was also used as movie location for the danish Morten Korch movie "Vagabonderne paa Bakkegaarden" from 1958.
|This is the worlds largest open-cast coal mine, the long thin face is about 6 x 1/4 miles and the W shaped face is about 3 x 2 miles. To the north you can find GRES-2, a very large Coal burning powerplant and to the east of this mine you can see an incredibly long canal flowing south-east.||08/04/2005||869|
|This is a very large coal burning power plant in eastern Kazakhstan, with what is reported to be the tallest chimney in the world (420m). There should be another station very similar nearby, called GRES-1, although I can't locate it myself. This power station is just north of the worlds largest open-cast coal mine, the Bogatyr mine.||08/04/2005||613|
|Open-cut Coal Mine, Victoria, Australia.||10/08/2005||867|
|Mining shaft of the former coal mine "Consolidation" in|
The mine is closed because it´s unprofitable to keep it open but the mining shaft is still standing.
|Cole Mine near Eppingen/Gemmingen (GER)||11/20/2005||799|
|Overlay of a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||805|
|Recreio open pit coal mine.||08/29/2005||715|
|5 million tonnes of coal is burn there every year (41000 tonnes/day) just few trains a day!!!|
The plant is ISO 14000 (optimized management for environment protection)
|Cerrejón is the world's largest export open pit coal mining operation. Coal production capacity is estimated in 22 million metric tons per year. Open pit mining is an operation that starts with the cleaning of the surface and the careful withdrawal of the topsoil layer, which is stored for future rehabilitation of the involved lands. |
|Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums.|
The mine opened for visitors in 1983.
Big Pit stands on the edge of Blaenafon
|The Borodino mine is one of the largest in Siberia.||10/04/2005||726|