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An Unofficial History of Coal Mining in the Illawarra

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A coal history in the Illawarra Australian Mining Article about coal history in the Illawarra and this web site.
An Illawarra web site for you to mine Illawarra Mercury article discussing the origins of this site

 

*Illawarra Area Coal Mining and Related Sites

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Coledale Public School Web Site Some good historical information of the Coledale area has been included in this school site
Looking Back with Mick Roberts A site dedicated to the history of north Illawarra NSW Australia
The Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society Not strictly a coal mining site, but the museum has preserved some exhibits from the coal mining industry, eg locomotives, skips, diesel mancars etc.  
The Mt Kembla Heritage Festival Created by the Mt Kembla Mine Disaster Centenary Committee
Tunnel Road A site dedicated to railways and modelling, with articles relating to coal transport in the Illawarra
Wollongong University Mining Engineering Information on longwall mining, other underground coal mining methods, 
mine ventilation & mining geomechanics

 

*Other Australian Coal Mining and Related Sites

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miningreference.com Australia The premier Australian mining directory - listing mining companies, mining equipment and service providers.
Neki Designs - Comic Mining Art Unique underground comic mining sculptures.
NSW Department of Mineral Resources Official NSW Government site
NSW Minerals Council The peak mining industry association in NSW
State Mine Heritage Park Lithgow The State Mine heritage park and railway - a coal mining museum  in Lithgow
The Methanometer App-Tek International sponsors this site dedicated to methanometers.

 

*World-wide Coal Mining and Related Sites

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Coal International

News and articles
J.K. Dey & Sons Carbide Lamps & Mining Safety Equipment manufacturers based in India
Mining History Network Comprehensive listing of world-wide resources
Mining History, museums and disasters Part of the Mine Safety and Health Administration site in the U.S.
Portal 31 Details the history and rehabilitation of Kentucky's first exhibition coal mine including some interesting underground videos.
The Coal Mining History Resource Centre Another great site from the U.K. with lots of mining facts and details
World Coal Institute News and articles

 

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