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|The RoRo ship Ville de Bordeaux unloading Airbus parts in Pauillac, near Bordeaux, France. The barge Breuil is visible on the right.||04/08/2008||1,197|
|Loy Yang Power Station is a brown coal fired power station located on the outskirts of the city of Traralgon, in south eastern Victoria, Australia. Loy Yang is a base load supply station, and produces about one third of Victoria's electricity requirements.|
Four giant bucket-wheel excavators operate 24 hours a day in the Loy Lang open cut mine, feeding coal directly to the boilers...
|This powerplant in Niederaussem west of Cologne is a new one that replaced the old brown coal plant. South west you see the remains of the old brown coal briquette factory and their brown coal mines.||02/28/2006||773|
|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. |
|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.
|The trains put the coal into the coal depot.||08/11/2006||398|
|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||649|
|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||926|
|Huge brown coal digger in a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||869|
|The (hard) coal mine “Colliery Prosper Haniel” in Bottrop, Ruhr Area has got four locations:|
The mines Prosper IV and Prosper V in Kirchhellen (a part of Bottrop), the biggest one: Haniel, near Oberhausen and Prosper II, an abandoned pit near the Coke plant “Prosper”. Here is only coal dressing, the Training and a Monument called „Malakow-Turm”.
The colliery's important data: 4.19...
|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)
|Double-headed diesel 60 wagon coal train approaching Gladstone, Queensland from the Callide mines to the west. The Queensland rail system operates on 3'6" gauge.||08/07/2005||529|