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Lucky for Glace Bay, The Minchoffs were informed by their lawyer of the economic boom in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia due to the booming coal mine industry. The couple set their sights on Cape Breton Island. The Chip Wagon was shipped from Montreal to Sydney by rail in 1946. The Minchoffs jumped into the wagon in Sydney and travelled the remainder of

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Our History – Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

Hundreds of Caribbean immigrants, called the "later arrivals," flocked to Cape Breton to work in coal mines and the steel factory. African Nova Scotian History Timeline Highlights Mathieu daCosta in Nova Scotia with French explorers deMontsChamplain (first record of a Black man in the region now called Canada)

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Access tunnel convergence prediction in longwall coal mining

Majdi, A., Hassani, F.P., Cain, P. (1986) The influence of design parameters on tunnel closure in the Sydney Coal field,Proceedings of the 88th Annual General Meeting of CIM, Montreal, 36 p. Majdi, A. (1988) A study of tunnel stability and barrier pillar design in Mines of the Cape Breton

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Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close

Mar 30, 2021Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation. By The Canadian Press. Mon., March 30, 2021 timer 2 min. read. DONKIN, N.S. - A troubled underground coal mining

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Mad Potters of Sydney Mines Cape Breton Museum Coal Miner

Up for sale is this vintage Mad Potters of Sydney Mines Cape Breton Museum Coal Miner Coffee Mug. Coffee Mug is in EXCELLENT condition with no rips, tears, fading, etc. Measures 4 H x 2

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Tracing our family history from Cape Breton Island

Dec 12, 2021Lawrence LING was born on 7 Jan 1844 in Low Point, Cape Breton to James LING and Catherine MCDONALD.. In 1871, he was still living in his parents' and working as a coal miner. On 5 Feb 1872 he married Harriett McGillivray (also appearing in the historical record as Henrietta), the daughter of Mary MCGILVARY and Frederick (or James) FISHWICK.

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Fresh questions about reboot of an underground Cape Breton

Dec 10, 2021HALIFAX – At the rugged eastern edge of Cape Breton, the twin tunnels of the Donkin mine extend three kilometres under the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of those shafts is a massive coal deposit left untouched for more than three decades — until this year. The rebirth of underground mining in Cape Breton

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History of Illinois Coal Mines

He obtained a concession of the whole island of Cape Breton from the King of France. He referred to mines of coal within the limit of my concession and upon the border of the sea.1669,on the Illinois River near the present site of Ottawa, La Salle County. Mineral Resources of the United States, Part 2

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Cape Breton Coal Mining Plans Inching Forward

Apr 22, 2021Following a decline in world coal prices and in wake of the Westray mining disaster, the development of the Donkin mine was suspended by Cape Breton Development Corp. (CBDC) in 1989, and the tunnels were sealed and flooded in 1992. Then, in June 2021, with the resurgence of global coal commodity prices, Xtrata purchased the site from CBDC and

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Cape Breton Island, NS Real EstateHomes for Sale

Sep 23, 2021Cape Breton is a regional municipality part of the Cape Breton Island located in the province of Nova Scotia. It currently has a population of roughly 99,000 inhabitants and occupies a total land area of approximately 2,400 square kilometres. An interesting fact about Cape Breton county is that it was formed in 1995 as an amalgamation between several towns.

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Reboot of underground Cape Breton coal mine runs into

Dec 25, 2021The mine started producing coal Feb. 27 — 15 years after underground coal mining was declared officially dead in Nova Scotia. Some of the miners working there left jobs in the West to return home to Cape Breton. But the reboot has had some issues.

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Protest Song and Verse in Cape Breton Island

On Cape Breton Island, where coal mining and steel making were once an essential part of the region's culture and economy, protest song and verse are found in abundance (Frank 1985, 1986). This article explores some previously unexamined protest songs and verses of Cape Breton Island. I will show how these vernacular materials were used for

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coal mine in the eastern cape

Coal Mines in Eastern Cape Think LocalFind the best results for Coal Mines in Eastern Cape. 11 Results. Get phone numbers, addresses, view and write reviews, send emails, etc Think LocalList Ofcoal mine in the eastern cape

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Cape Breton

The vessel was called the Cape Breton and her voyage across the ocean is the first known passage of a vessel equipped with steam engines across the North Atlantic. The steamer Cape Breton had been built by Benjamin WallisCompany at a shipyard in Blackwall on the Thames and was launched early in 1833. She was a schooner rigged paddle vessel

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ROLE OF COAL IN CANADA

As part of the deal, Luscar Energy Partnership boughtClosed coal mines on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia may hold the greatest promise for abandoned mine methane (AMM) recovery in Canada. Four closed mines on Cape Breton Island near New Waterford (the Phalen and Lingan collieries), Glace Bay (No. 26 mine

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AMENDMENTS TO THE CAPE BRETON DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ACT: 6. (1) The definitions ``Coal Division'' and ``companies'' in section 2 of the Cape Breton Development Corporation Act are repealed. (2) The definition ``Chairman'' in section 2 of the English version of the Act is repealed.

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myhistoryofjoggins

Jan 10, 2021Under the ownership of the GMA the only coal deposits developed in the province at this time were in Pictou and Cape Breton. The next mention of mining was that of Cornish miners working the King Seam from the shore in 1836. Little other mining was done until 1854 when the first major coal mine in the area was developed by the GMA.

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Collection Search

Coal mines in Spanish River in Cape Breton. N. 1. Section of the coal ground in the range of the main level. N. 2. Section of the coal ground[View full title], tranverse of N.1, cutting the coal stratum perpendicularly. N. 3. Plan of the subterranean works of the coalery.

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Keepers of the Tradition (Cape Breton Fiddling)

Dec 20, 2021Cape Breton Fiddle part of the Canadian Country Classics series (Rodeo International, 1997). This is a collection of 12 tunes from Elmer Briand and 12 from the Cape Breton Violins. Briand was born in 1922 of Acadian parents and came to the attention of Cape Bretoners by writing tunes for Don Messer in the 1950s.

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Mining

Early Hoists for Bootleg Coal. Bootleg mining was prominent in Cape Breton in the 1930s and 1940s. Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation's work remediating the crop pits at the entrance to Port Morien reminded me of the days in the 1930s and 1940s when most residents here were bootleg miners. Likewise on both sides of Dominion Street, Glace Bay.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

Other sectors in the province were also hit hard, particularly during the last two decades: coal mining in Cape Breton and northern mainland Nova Scotia has virtually ceased, and a large steel mill in Sydney closed during the 1990s. Convoy SC 7 was the seventh of the SC convoys, bound from Sydney, Nova Scotia across the An integrated steel mill was established on the southeast side of Sydney

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After Cape Breton steel collapsed, my forebears headed to

Aug 30, 2021Steel mill run by the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co. in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, that was closed in 1920.were part of a wave of desperate migrants to Hamilton from Cape Breton in the 1920s

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Superb 46 Acre Plot of Land For Sale on Cape Breton Island

Approximately 75% of the island's population is in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) which includes all of Cape Breton County and is often referred to as Industrial Cape Breton, given the history of coal mining and steel manufacturing in this area, which was Nova Scotia's industrial heartland throughout the

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Have You No Manhood In You?: Gender and Class in the Cape

7 Don Macgillivray, Cape Breton in the 1920s: A Community Besieged, in B.D. Tennyson, ed., Essays in Cape Breton History (Windsor, N.S., 1973), pp. 49-67. 8 On the underdevelopment of the coal industry and creation of Besco and its financial problems, see Frank, The Cape Breton Coal Industry and the Rise and Fall of the British Empire Steel

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Mining Railways and their Locomotives in 19th Century Cape

Glace Bay Mining also became part of the Dominion Coal Company in 1894 and Pinkie in its later years became the first to carry # 1 on the SL. A number of photos have survived of Pinkie over the years making it one of the best documented of Cape Breton's early locomotives.

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Cape Breton

A 2 part video about problems in Cape Breton Sailing in Cape Breton The Gaelic Bards from 1825 - 1875 By Rev. A. Maclean Sinclair (1904) (pdf) The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton By Richard Brown F.G.S. c. 1871 Cape Breton as a Field for Enterprise By J. L. McDougall Cape Breton Folk By C. H. Farnham (1885) Cape Breton

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Safety questions arise at struggling Donkin coal mine in

Dec 11, 2021HALIFAX—At the rugged eastern edge of Cape Breton, the twin tunnels of the Donkin mine extend three kilometres under the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of those shafts is a massive coal deposit left

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Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Jun 17, 2021Ratio: 1:2. The old flag used in Cape Breton Island was generally forest green (although one manufacturer insists she made in dark blue), with a yellow (or white) circle in the centre, carrying an outline map of Cape Breton Island coloured in Cape Breton Island tartan (green, yellow, black and white).

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What is the biggest city in Cape Breton? – Sidmartinbio

Sep 13, 2021The island has two major coal deposits: the Sydney Coal Field in the southeastern part of the island along the Atlantic Ocean drove the Industrial Cape Breton economy throughout the 19th and 20th centuries—until after World War II, its industries were the largest private employers in Canada.

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Coal Mining

Feb 06, 2021Coal was first exploited by underground mining methods in Cape Breton in 1720, with the French Port Morien mine supplying the fortress of Louisbourg. Annual production of Nova Scotia coal increased with expanding industrial output, from just over one million

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