Uranium milling operations at the Homestake Mining Company site began in 1958. The mill was decommissioned and demolished from 1993 to 1995. Read more about Homestake Mining Company. Jackpile-Paguate Mine Superfund Site Mining operations were conducted from 1953 through early 1982 from three open pits: Jackpile, North Paguate, and South Paguate

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Mather was the driving force behind the Cleveland Iron Mining Co., ... In the 1880s the Cleveland Rolling Mill Co. endured a series of violent strikes in response to wage cuts and recruited Polish ... the industry enjoyed a long period of postwar prosperity. But by the early 1970s Cleveland's steelmakers, like those nationwide, grappled with ...

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain's Coal Mines. Deep coal mining in Britain has come to an end. We do our own mining of historical snaps. As Kellingley Colliery coal mine ...

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At Alcoa, we believe our legacy is our call to action. Dating back to 1886, we launched an industry with our world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. With an unrivaled foundation of operational excellence, we've spent more than a century refining our processes to develop next-generation technologies that shape how we …

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On July 10, 1902, the Rolling Mill Mine became the site of one of the deadliest accidents in U.S. mining history, when an explosion and resulting toxic gases killed 112 miners, mostly recent immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe. By the time the Rolling Mill Mine closed in 1931, it had yielded nearly 22.4 million tons of coal.

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Note: From 1884 to 1961, accidents fatally injuring five or more employees were classed as disasters.From 1961 to date, accidents fatally injuring three or more employees are classed as disasters. *December 14, 1906 – This explosion killed 4 employees and 2 individuals on the surface near the mine.

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In the four years following the 1896 purchase, Walsh's property, renamed Camp , included 103 mining claims, twelve mill sites, and covered over 900 acres. Appraised in July, 1900 at $6,000,000, the Camp mine had, by that time, yielded $2,535,512 gross and a …

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During the 1970s, Wyoming also became a major producer of coal. Patch Home, Bowood, Fayette County, Pa. The evolution of Pennsylvania's anthracite industry shows both similarities and differences to that of the bituminous industry. Anthracite mining began in the early 1800s, later than bituminous mining, but like bituminous extraction ...

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First mill began operation in 1928 to process ore from the underground mine. Transition to open‐pit mining began in 1945. ... (operating since 1970) and at a new (2003) concentrate leach facility,the world's first. ... present operation is a combination of the Lornex mine and mill, the Valley Copper orebody

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"Little Steel" strike, called to organize workers at Bethlehem, Jones & Laughlin, National and other companies, results in police riots, attacks on workers by company guards and other hardship for steelworkers, yet ultimately leads to successful organization of these companies and confirms validity of the National Labor Relations Act. 1940s 1950s

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That giant mine built its floatation mill in Pandora and operated the mill into the 1970s. The Tomboy Road is a challenging, narrow, unmaintained, sometimes harrowing road heading out of Telluride. It heads easterly four miles to the famous Smuggler-Union Mine site and the town of Smuggler which housed the hundreds of miners working at the mine.

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1883, COAL MINING ARRIVES In the early years of the 20th Century, coal mining was the man industry in the DuBois area. The first "drift" mine was opened in 1883 in a thousand acre tract between DuBois and Falls Creek. Ball, Lewis & Yates, opened new mines west of town and another south of Sandy Creek, calling the former Rochester.

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Broken Hill Proprietary's rich history began in a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Australia. Incorporated in 1885, BHP engaged in the discovery, development, production and marketing of iron ore, copper, oil and gas, diamonds, silver, lead, zinc and a range of other natural resources. BHP was also a market leader in value-added ...

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mine, mill, smelter, nickel refinery, extensive slag dumps and tailings deposition areas can be viewed from the major roadways. This guide outlines a short trip by car that provides views of these key elements of the local mining economy. Dynamic Earth, one of Canada's finest

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mine and operated and expanded the mine until 1970 when they ceased operations. During their operation, Asarco built and operated a 1,000-ton-per-day floatation mill. After 1971, mining continued intermittently under various owners until being put on standby status in 1993 by Equinox Resources (Washington), Inc. (Equinox).

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The project, requiring a labor force of 125 in all, called for mining ore by open pit methods within a thirty-five mile radius of the plant and hauling it by truck. Mining was scheduled to begin in 1971. A new Susquehanna-Western 1,000-ton-per-day uranium mill at Ray Point also began operation.

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Butte became famous, from the 1890's to the 1930's as "The Gibraltar of Unionism" with many hard-fought battles for worker's rights, as well as being the cutting edge of technological developments in mining, milling, and smelting. The worst hardrock mining disaster in the United States took the lives of 168 miners at the Granite ...

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Registers of Mine Accidents, Anthracite, Bituminous and Non-Coal, 1973-1989, {series #43.53} [series is continued from RG-45]. (1 box) The accident books are grouped chronologically by date of accident. Anthracite and Bituminous Fatal Mining Accident Reports, 1936-1974, {series #43.74}. (14 microfilm rolls).

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From December 1950, to January, 1952 the mine was under lease to Roy Waughtel of Manix. The mine has been idle since 1952. The mill built in 1906 was used to treat ore intermittently until 1952. The mill was still on the property in 1955. The mill has been removed and one of the wooden buildings and a small bridge were burned in the early 1970s.

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In a 1970 report entitled "A.E.C. Responsibilities Regarding the Mining and Milling of Uranium," major emphasis was placed on a commission claim that it …

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