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Bengalla Mining Company Corporate Video 2017
 
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Bengalla Mining Company operates an open cut mine located south west of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.
Open Pit Coal Mine
 
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Open Pit Coal Mine Stellarton, NS,
Views: 805230 Jim How
Blasting sequence at Goldcorp's Penasquito mine in Zacatecas, Mexico
 
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MineSight at Goldcorp’s Penasquito mine, Zacatecas, Mexico A blasting sequence at Goldcorp’s Penasquito silver-gold mine, where MineSight is integral to mine planning and scheduling. www.minesight.com
Views: 212980 MineSight
Strip Mining for Coal
 
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Almost 20 years since the strip mine began and it is still going strong here in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. In another five or six years time the mining should be complete and will mark the end of over 200 years of coal mining here in Pictou County.
Views: 27668 JimHowDigsDirt
Fail at work: Mining accident - death of super mining trucks !
 
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Fail at work: Mining accident - death of super mining trucks: Liebherr & Cat & Komatsu ... !
Views: 235328 Clip of the Day
How Do They Mine Diamonds?
 
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HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground. Watch full episodes of your favorite Science shows: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern world--elevators, carpets, helicopters, breast implants, street lights, and more. Go behind the scenes to do the things, and make the things that form the modern world. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out the all new Seeker.com: http://www.seeker.com/
Views: 1051628 Science Channel
Pioneering Underground Mining
 
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Joy Mining Machinery releases a new version of its most popular video "Pioneering Underground Mining". You can request a free copy of this video by contacting [email protected] and provide your name and mailing address and if you want the copy in DVD or Blu-ray format. It was first produced in 2001 to support a request by our US Midwest sales region to help a customer explain the difference between room and pillar and longwall mining to finance people. It quickly became the most widely distributed video in our library being used by universities, schools, shown to community groups, etc. The program was updated to show new products and includes all new HD video and animations.
Views: 788171 JoyMiningMachinery
Coal mining in meghalaya full clips .
 
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Views: 1663 Raj Hindustani
Underground Drilling and Blasting Training DVD - ACG
 
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The Australian Centre for Geomechanics has developed this safety training DVD for underground metalliferous mine workers. To purchase this product or find out more information, visit http://www.acg.uwa.edu.au/shop#trainprods Overview All underground mine workers will be exposed to drilling and blasting processes. The aim of this new DVD is to provide workers with the critical knowledge on drilling and blasting to aid appreciation of the importance of these mining processes and their related hazards. The DVD features an introduction to the rock breaking process in mining, followed by a section on how to handle, store and transport explosive products. The third part of the DVD covers development drilling and blasting practices; and the fourth part discusses production drilling and blasting. Target Audience Underground mine workers - the need to identify the potential hazards of working near or with explosives, and the protocols of re-entering a working area after blasting. Workers responsible for development and production drilling and blasting activities. This DVD will review drilling and blasting fundamental concepts that are critical to achieving optimal rock breaking outcomes. All industry stakeholders - those keen to learn more about drilling and blasting in underground mines. Project Sponsors: Barrick Gold of Australia; BHP Billiton Olympic Dam; Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific; Gold Fields Australasia; Newmont Asia Pacific; Orica Mining Services; Xstrata Zinc.
JOY Continuous Miners
 
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This video show several clips of Joy Mining Machinery's continuous miner prodcuts in operation underground.
Views: 197030 JoyMiningMachinery
Coal Mining - Silverhill Colliery - 1992
 
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The Miners at Silverhill Colliery that defied the year long Miners strike in the 1980's face redundancy as their pit faces closure due to the decline in coal demand and cheap imports. 'This week' Investigates. First shown in 22/10/1992 If you would like to license a clip from this video please e mail: [email protected] Quote: VT57738
Views: 15453 ThamesTv
Open Cast Mining
 
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This is a very basic idea of how the Open Pit Mining process takes place. This was a very new mine when the footage was shot, and using very small machines
Views: 34283 Henry Oosthuizen
Underground Coal Mining
 
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A view from the drivers seat going into a mine where they use the room & pillar mining technique and another clip showing the longwall mining operation.
Views: 114265 MineralsInYourLife
Underground Mining - Vale - Open Pit Mining
 
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Canada and global mining industry This is one of a series of videos I edited for Vale. The producer I worked for travelled to many locations around the world. Shots were taken in the air, on the ground, deep underground, and on water, during summer and winter.
Views: 26953 FluidDigitalPro
Working in a Coal Mine
 
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Just some highlights of my heavy equipment videos that I recorded while working at the local strip mine. Enjoy.
Views: 186865 JimHowDigsDirt
How is coal mined? - What is Surface Mining and Underground Mining - Video
 
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How is coal mined? Read Full Story: http://www.spoonfeeding.in/2013/02/how-is-coal-mined-what-is-surface.html Mining is the process of removing coal from the ground. There are two types of mining: underground mining and surface mining. When the coal seam is fewer than 125 feet under the surface, it is mined by surface mining. Coal that is deeper than 125 feet is removed from the ground by underground mining. Underground mining is used when the coal seam lies deep in the earth. In an underground mine only some of the coal is removed. The coal that remains helps support the mine roof. Underground mines look like a system of tunnels. The tunnels are used for traveling throughout the mine, moving coal from place to place and allowing air to circulate in the mine. The coal that is mined is put on conveyor belts. The conveyor belts take the coal to the surface. There are three types of underground mines: slope, drift, and shaft. When the coal seam is close to the surface but too deep to use surface mining, a slope mine can be built. In a slope mine a tunnel slants down from the surface to the coal seam. A drift mine is built when the coal seam lies in the side of a hill or mountain. Drift mines may also be built in a surface mine that has become too deep. There are many drift mines in the eastern United States. The most common type of mine in Illinois is the shaft mine. These mines may be 125 to 1,000 feet deep. A large hole, or shaft, is drilled down into the ground until it reaches the coal seam.
Views: 121040 Spoon Feeding
open pit mine blasting
 
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blasting in northern b.c.
Views: 74450 Porti Nitti
Open Pit Gold Mining
 
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Gold is now primarily found in very low concentrations. Open pit mines, like the one shown in this video, process tons of rock in order to extract just a few ounces. This process is extremely damaging to the environment. This clip I Segment Produced from History Channel's "How the Earth Was Made" series is being used in the geology curriculum nationwide and abroad. © History Channel
Views: 44025 Lauren Kritzer
drill and blast mining
 
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I get to sample those holes, gee im lucky haha
Views: 70435 JasonGaugg
Strip Mining for Coal
 
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Mining for Coal in Stellarton on Nov.6 2012.
Views: 70933 JimHowDigsDirt
Coal mining in mountains of Alberta, British Columbia, Canada. HD Stock Footage
 
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Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675044027_construction-site_workers-working_crane-lifts-rubble_unloaded-rubble-on-truck Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Coal mining in mountains of Alberta, British Columbia, Canada. Coal strip mining in Alberta, British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Rockies seen clearly in distance. A man operates a bulldozer and scrapes a layer of coal from an exposed seam. A large power shovel picks up the coal and loads it into a dump truck. The loaded truck drives down a dirt road. View from truck cab of driver at the wheel of the truck. The loaded truck proceeds downward on left side of road, far from road edge, while empty trucks keep to their own left coming up, nearer the road edge. Location: Alberta British Columbia Canada. Date: 1940. Visit us at www.CriticalPast.com: 57,000+ broadcast-quality historic clips for immediate download. Fully digitized and searchable, the CriticalPast collection is one of the largest archival footage collections in the world. All clips are licensed royalty-free, worldwide, in perpetuity. CriticalPast offers immediate downloads of full-resolution HD and SD masters and full-resolution time-coded screeners, 24 hours a day, to serve the needs of broadcast news, TV, film, and publishing professionals worldwide. Still photo images extracted from the vintage footage are also available for immediate download. CriticalPast is your source for imagery of worldwide events, people, and B-roll spanning the 20th century.
Views: 3085 CriticalPast
Faces of Black Lung
 
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Faces of Black Lung - Health and Human Services 2008 - NIOSH 2008-131 - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Each year, approximately 1,000 miners in the U.S. die from coal workers' pneumoconiosis, or 'black lung disease,' a preventable illness caused by exposure to coal mine dust. The video features two miners who share their stories and provide insight on how their lives have changed due to this devastating disease.
Views: 8766 PublicResourceOrg
Underground Blasting
 
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Underground Blasting Details the proper procedures for underground blasting - drilling, pre-blast inspection, detonation and post-blasting. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded by the A/V Geeks thanks to contributions to this project: http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/avgeeks100miles
Views: 11725 A/V Geeks
Dirty Business: How Mining Made Australia - Full Documentary
 
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Millions trust Grammarly's free writing app to make their messages, documents, and posts clear, mistake-free, and effective. Sign up today. It's free! https://bit.ly/2F5Fuey Dirty Business: How Mining Made Australia is the history of Australian mining. It portrays how over the last 150 years mining has made Australia rich, yet created an unending struggle over who shares in the wealth. It reveals how mining helped forge democracy yet has repeatedly plotted to influence politics and even overthrow democratically elected leaders. Whilst mining has also been deeply damaging to Aboriginal society, ironically in the 21st century, it may be aboriginal people's best hope of economic self-determination.
Views: 90265 Sterling Documentaries
Coal Mining education mission
 
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Crossover TBM breakthrough at Grosvenor Coal Mine
 
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Provided courtesy of Anglo American, this video clip shows the 2015 breakthrough of a Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM in the Grosvenor Coal Mine, Moranbah, Australia.
Views: 2360 TheRobbinsCo
Mine Cristal, mining quartz crystals
 
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www.minecristal.ca Stay informed about our new videos: subscribe to our YouTube channel "Mine Cristal". This mine is located in Bonsecours, Quebec, Canada. Photos and video clips shown here date from 1989 - 2012. The open-pit mine produces splendid quartz crystals with exceptional clarity. The largest single crystals measure 60 cm (24 inches) in length. Since mining began in 1989, 32 types, or morphologies of quartz crystals have been catalogued. Geological research into the origins of these crystals has revealed that they formed at this location some 300 million years ago under extreme conditions of heat and pressure. We harvest crystals in the mine only as needed, to supply our store with a sufficient quantity of quartz crystals. Exceptionally (for a mine), we harvest all the crystals by hand and without the use of dynamite. It is a privilege for us to participate in the discovery and extraction of these true gems of nature. The extraction process is done in a manner which respects both the environment and the crystals: we endeavor to keep the crystals whole and in a pristine state. In the museum and the store, our crystals are presented in an untouched, natural state. Amazingly, each crystal is an intricate work of art made by Nature; no two are alike and this makes them even more fascinating! Mine Cristal is considered by experts to be a “geological gem,” one of Canada’s great natural sites, due to it’s unique and abundant mineralogical deposits.
Views: 1631527 Mine Cristal
Hazelwood mine fire aerial footage - 13 March 2014
 
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An aerial video showing how firefighters have contained the fire in the Hazelwood open cut coal mine.
Strata Blast at an Open Cut Mine
 
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Strata blast in an Australian coal mine. Note the det-cord and the noxious plume of nitrous gas given off.
Views: 9383 Lee Scott
Pleasley Colliery Coal mine. Derbyshire
 
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This is my video of the open day at Pleasley Colliery Coal mine, Derbyshire. The pit is well worth a visit and the food is great but get there before the cafe closes at 2 pm. Nice walks all around the pit. For information about the restoration go to :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAp1_70eR0c
Views: 2665 Tony Maclean
New coal mine in Brookwood
 
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Open Pit Mine Planning
 
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This video shows how to quickly design an open-pit mine, and calculate the volume of the mine – www.vrmesh.com
Views: 6855 VRMesh
Blackwater Mine  Queensland .mpg
 
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A wander around the repair shops and dismantleing yards at Blackwater Qld. The interpretation centre has a super display to depict current mining practice . Several of the clips included in this video are recorded from this presentation.
Views: 13899 Alvin Olson
Hazelwood Open Cut Coal Mine Fire Smokes Morwell (Morwell Open Cut Mine is Still Burning)
 
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Hazelwood Open Cut Coal Mine Fire Smokes Morwell - Morwell Open Cut Mine is Still Burning Will You Survive a Disaster! http://finditwithusonline.com/FamilySurvivalCourse Two weeks after the Hernes Oak fire and the Morwell grass fire and Hazelwood open cut coal mine fire still burns and smokes out the Morwell Township. Residents in some parts of Morwell have had to leave for health reasons. Even a couple of primary schools are not operating, opting to move young students to other schools sites out of the town. Ash from the coal fire drops over most of the town each and every day. In this video I have put together a few different shots to give you an idea on how bad the smoke is. Not to mention that the carbon monoxide levels are high and the smell of the smoke creeps into the house and stays in your clothes. I have a friend with an in ground pool who is forever cleaning it, added costs he did not need being only within a short distance for the mine. Every day we are getting warnings about the air quality, to stay indoors or leave the area. I hope that the fire services and the mine management can get this mine fire out ASAP! Below is a breakdown of what we saw from each photo. This view of the Hazelwood open cut coal mine is right next to the Princess Freeway where the smoke plumes are the thickest. Looking South, East over the Hazelwood Morwell open cut coal mine. View from the Princess Freeway looking South, West over the Hazelwood open cut coal mine. West view along the Freeway of the smoke blowing over the road. South, West view from the freeway over the Hazelwood open cut coal mine. Looking West next to the coal mine, view along the Freeway where the smoke gets thicker. Smoke is so thick here; it interferes with the cameras focus. Looking from Mac Donald's Track Hernes Oak you get a better idea of how much smoke is still coming up out of the Hazelwood Open Cut mine. In the center of town on the south side the smoke causes visibility problems along with ash particles. On low wind or no breeze days the smoke fills the streets of Morwell. On these days it is hard to see more than 50 meters ahead in some parts of the town center. As the smoke rises when the sun is out it shows a yellow glow on the ground and through the smoke. We only go up to the shops for short periods and a few people are now wearing dust masks to help filter out the smoke. Check out other videos related to the Morwell Fire, Hazelwood Open Cut Fire and Hernes Oak fire below: City of Morwell Under Attack by Grass Fires 2014-02-09: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAb4CwLXpS8 Morwell Under a Cloud of Smoke from Grass Fires: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loiSSiSYJTw Morwell Fire 2014 - The Next Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ9wdlMbWU4 Apocalyptic Times for Morwell - Hazelwood Open Cut Fire sends Dangerous Smoke Plumes over Morwell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f10jZ1YeCIU Yellow Moon Rising from Hazelwood Open Cut Fire Smoke: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDJLdiQk__I After the Hernes Oak Fire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsXduA3OFcU Protect Your Family From Hazelwood Mine Fire Ash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD5F7LmI-G4 coal fire smoke health coal mine fire morwell fire at morwell coal mine fire in hazel wood coalmine fire in hazlewood coal mine fire in an open cut coal mine in morwell victoria fires gippsland hazelwood coal hazelwood coal fire hazelwood coal mine on fire australia hazelwood fire smoke hazelwood fires hazelwood mine fire hazelwood open cut mine fire hazelwood power station mine fire massive fire in an open cut coal mine in morwell victoria massive fire in an open cut coal mine in morwell massive fire morwell victoria australia morwell air quality morwell coal fire morwell coal mine fire morwell fire morwell fire burns morwell fire victoria morwell fires morwell hazlewood burning morwell mine fire morwell mine fire 2014 morwell mine news morwell open cut morwell victoria coal fire open coal mine morwell open cut coal mine in morwell victoria australia smoke at morwell mine fire
Views: 1857 Di Cannizzo
Illegal Coal Mining  In Meghalaya, India
 
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Illegal and dangerous coal mining in Meghalaya....
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HUGE Mining Explosion Caught on Camera
 
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Mountain top removal in Alabama. Sloan Mountain Mine owned by MS&R Equipment Co. This strip mine is located on a bend along the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River in Jefferson County, Alabama. In addition to a long list of problems, the runoff from this mine has been pouring a significant amount of sediments and contaminants into the Locust Fork River. Mines like this are being increasingly permitted throughout Alabama. In Alabama there are weak regulations and lax enforcement of them, making it easy for coal companies to destroy mountains, alter wildlife habitat, mine through and pollute streams, and diminish the quality of life for nearby residents.  A strip mine can clear the forest, blast, and excavate over 200 feet deep within just 100 feet of a river and within 300 feet of an inhabited home. Visit http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/coal-mining.html to find out more.
Views: 49771 Hunter Nichols
Cut for Time: St. Patrick's Day - SNL
 
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Liam Neeson (Bill Hader) and Steven (Beck Bennett) celebrate St. Patrick's Day. #SNL #SNL43 Subscribe to SNL: https://goo.gl/tUsXwM Get more SNL: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live Full Episodes: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-liv... Like SNL: https://www.facebook.com/snl Follow SNL: https://twitter.com/nbcsnl SNL Tumblr: http://nbcsnl.tumblr.com/ SNL Instagram: http://instagram.com/nbcsnl SNL Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/nbcsnl/
Views: 1914906 Saturday Night Live
WORLD'S BIGGEST MACHINES - Impressive Timelapse - Open Pit Mining at Garzweiler - Zeitraffer
 
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Zeitrafferaufnahmen von Schaufelradbaggern und Absetzern im Tagebau Garzweiler. Timelapse mit Gopro, EOS 10D und Videoclips der 5D II und 7D. © 2013 www.gerholdt.de +++ Musik: "Cephalopod", Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Views: 9361 GERHOLDTVIDEO
Chilean Mine Rescue Timeline
 
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An animated timeline of the rescue efforts to save 33 trapped miners in Chile. Seth Doane reports.
Views: 589563 CBS
Cat® Highwall Mining - HW300 Features and Benefits
 
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When the conditions are just right - you're hard pressed to find a better coal mining machine than a highwall miner. This video shares the key features and benefits of the Cat® HW300 highwall miner, an amazing piece of machinery that produces a lot of coal while using very few resources in the process.
Coal Mining
 
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Analyze possible global effects of human modifications to the physical environment.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
Views: 10 Whitney Laurie
Metropolitan Coal - Ground Facilities Tour. Helensburgh Mine.
 
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During the annual Helensburgh Country Fair, Metropolitan Colliery allows bus tours of their ground facilities. This is a video tour from October 2012.
Views: 1452 Helensburgh NSW 2508
Underground Mining Film clips
 
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underground mining video film clips
Views: 307 Peter Robey
Making Of The Film - Gunday | Raniganj Coal Mines | Capsule 15 | Ranveer Singh | Arjun Kapoor
 
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► Subscribe Now: https://goo.gl/xs3mrY 🔔 Stay updated! From one shot of the Raniganj Coal Mines to working out in the gym, actor Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and actress Priyanka Chopra take you through the making of the film ‘Gunday’. Watch Full Movie: ► Google Play - http://goo.gl/n2eL8A ► iTunes - https://goo.gl/H8EIkY Stay in the filmy loop: ► Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/yrf ► Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yrf ► Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/yrf 🎬 Movie Credits: Starring: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan Writer-Director: Ali Abbas Zafar Producer: Aditya Chopra Music: Sohail Sen Lyrics: Irshad Kamil Director of Photography: Aseem Mishra Release Date: 14 February 2014 Synopsis: When they ran to save their lives for the first time, they were mere 12-year-old boys, and the world called them 'refugees'. The war of 1971 gave birth to a new country - Bangladesh. It also gave birth to two young orphans - Bikram and Bala. They witnessed the war and its aftermath, where the world tried to trample over them. Fighting for survival, they clung to each other and escaped to Calcutta. Before they knew the world, they knew each other. Such was their bond, such was their friendship. Each time they sought new beginnings, each time they would rise, the world would crush them down. So, they fought again... and again. Together they were unbeatable. They were unstoppable. They were inseparable. In the years that passed, Bikram and Bala, became Calcutta's most loved, most celebrated, most reckless, most fearless and most powerful GUNDAY! They had everything... then, one fine day, bells rang... Nandita, the most beautiful cabaret dancer, walked into their lives, and they lost everything to her. Their murky world turned magical and colourful. They fell head over heels in love with her. But that was only a blissful lull before an impending storm... And then entered ACP Satyajeet Sarkar, the right for every wrong, a law for every outlaw and a counter force for Bikram and Bala. What follows from here is the most sensational-most thrilling-most dramatic story ever told! © Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd.
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Regulating coal mining and reclamation in the U.S. - SMCRA and OSMRE
 
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OSMRE (Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement) - http://www.osmre.gov - was established under The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977 - http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/uscode/30/25 This clip is from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaUPOI... (23 minutes) A Page In Time - Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 1996 - Publication VID-009 - A video describing how the Surface Mining Law is implemented. === Optimism on Strip-Mine Law On the first anniversary of the Federal strip-mining law, there is hope that voluntary commitments by the top coal companies will help set the pace for compliance with the controversial environmental legislation. By Ben A. Franklin, Special to The New York Times, August 5, 1978 (Excerpts) But the conviction is growing that the bitterly controversial strip-mining law enacted a year ago to regulate how the earth is torn up and replaced to minimize environmental disruption stands a fair chance of working. In the agency assigned to administer the law, the Interior Department's new Office of Surface Mining, the reasons cited include the voluntary commitment of top executives of two big Appalachian strippers, the Pittson Company and the Falcon Coal Company, to work toward a pace-setting model of compliance in the Eastern mountain region where the enforcement problems of the office are the fiercest. Although the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, one of the decades's major environmental measures, became law August 3, 1977, and became effective last May, the surface-mining office was held to bare skeleton of a staff borrowed from other agencies for seven months. Its first appropriation was tied up in Congress from August 1977 to last March [1978]. [The initial 28 federal inspectors were not hired until 4/9/1978; provision of the law became effective on 2/2/1978, on new coal mining operations.] So the agency's staff is still short-handed. Environmental regulations that are the cutting edge of the law are months late in publication. And of the 200 Federal strip-mine inspectors authorized, only 61 are on board. [More than half of these still being trained and not yet authorized to do inspections.] One small striper in Ohio who failed during a two-week grace period to react correctly to a routine Federal mine inspector's citation for lack of required mine roadway signs -- in effect the mine had been given a "traffic ticket" or warning -- has learned the consequences of "willful failure to comply": a mine closure order and a $750-a-day fine that may total $1500. The fine is mandatory under the law. As of last week, strip-mine operators were still learning. In 337 Federal inspections since May 4, [1978] there have been 97 notices of violations or warnings and 33 cessation orders or closures for flagrant disregard -- a noncompliance rate of 38 percent. --- COAL SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION: An Environmental and Economic Assessment of Alternatives (U.S. Senate report, March 1973) http://groups.google.com/group/bob-mooney/web/1973-senate-report --- Investigation: Enforcement of Strip Mining Laws, 1975 http://groups.google.com/group/bob-mooney/web/cspi-enforcement-of-strip-mining-laws-1975 (Excerpt from an editorial in The Washington Post, 1/8/1976) Because inspectors are responsible for so many operations, many sites are rarely visited. Inspections are conducted as quick surveys instead of thorough investigations...As a result of political appointments and poor field training programs, inspectors often lack the necessary technical skills for detecting violations. When an inspector is highly skilled, mining interests often lure him away with a 200 or 300 percent salary increase. Many blatant violations are never reported to the state central enforcement office. A wide variety of industry favors are available to cooperative inspectors. On the other hand, some diligent inspectors have encountered personal threats and beatings. The study has created controversy in the coalfields as could have been predicted; any suggestion that coal companies are something less than public-spirited citizens rushing to save America in the energy crisis is sure to be met in some quarters with hostile criticism. It is significant, though, that soon after the study's appearance, Kentucky's highest-ranking strip mine official was fired. In Washington, Rep. John Seiberling (D-Ohio) believes that "this study gives us the ammunition to write effective legislation." That may well be needed, considering that this year's [1976] effort to get strip mining provisions added onto another bill have almost been spent. If anything, the documentation of coalfield abuses strengthens the case for strong federal controls. --- OSMRE in its early years -- Interivew with regional director Ed Imhoff, 1980 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLg_MywIiKY
Views: 4747 rhmooney3
Coal Mine Explosion
 
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Views: 23 Yeonwoo Kim
Wollar resident Bev Smiles, talks about Wilpinjong coal mine
 
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MEET the residents of Wollar. Their tiny village on the road between Denman and Mudgee – or what remains of it – is close to three open-cut coalmines. They’re fighting the latest expansion plans of the closest mine, Peabody Energy’s Wilpinjong mine, which supplies coal to Bayswater power station at Muswellbrook under a 19-year contract. http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2458665/tiny-village-of-wollar-fights-miner/