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coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton

Richard Brown

coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton

also from various sources, short sketches of coal mining in Pictou and Cumberland counties, and of the minerals of Nova Scotia

by Richard Brown

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Published by Maritime Mining Record Office in Stellarton, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.,
  • Coal trade -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.,
  • Nova Scotia -- Mines and mining.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally published: London : S. Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1871.

    Statementby Richard Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18890338M

    Cape Breton Island, island ( pop. ,), 3, sq mi (10, sq km), forming the northeastern part of N.S., Canada, and separated from the mainland by the narrow Gut, or St. Nova Scotia Power is refusing to buy coal from Cape Breton, dashing hopes for a local coal mine under development. Rob Bennett, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Power, said coal from the island.

      Bibliography. —Historical: Richard Brown, A History of the Island of Cape Breton (), and Sir John Bourinot, Historical and Descriptive Account of Cape Breton (), are both excellent. See also Denys, Description géogr. et hist. des côtes de l’Amérique septentrionale (); Pichon, Lettres et mémoires du Cap Bréton (). General: Reports of Geological Survey, to   The Cape Breton coal strike of was a strike by coal miners belonging to the United Mine Workers of America against the Cape Breton Development Corporation (DEVCO) of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. The strike, which was bitter and violent, began in the middle of July , and ended in early October of.

    The coal fields and coal trade of the Island of Cape Breton [electronic resource] / (London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, -), by Richard Brown (page images at HathiTrust) The coal trade of British America [electronic resource]: with researches on the characters and practical values of American and foreign coals / (Washington: Taylor. "Next to farming and fishing, coal mining is the most important industry in Cape Breton. The coal fields are even more extensive than those of Nova Scotia. Twelve collieries are in operation. Some of the mines yield the best coal yet found in America for domestic purposes. Some are far away under the sea; some down in the heart of the hills.


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The want of a reliable description of the Coal Fields, the capabilities of the mines now in operation, and a history of the rise and progress of the Coal Trade, in a popular form, must often have been experienced by those who have invested their money in the Cape Breton mines, especially by the shareholders of the General Mining Association.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, Richard, F.G.S. Coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton.

Stellarton, N.S.: Maritime Mining Record. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Brown, Richard, F.G.S. Coal fields and coal trade of the Island of Cape Breton. London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton by Richard Brown, Brown, Richard, F.G.S Oxford University Language English.

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Publication date Topics Coal mines and mining, Coal trade, Charbon, CharbonPages: The Coal-Fields and Coal Industry of Eastern Canada.

Cape Breton Island. Cape Breton island contains the most important coal-fields of eastern Canada. The production of coal during the past three years compares with the total Canadian production, and with the production of Nova Scotia, as follows:.

Cape Breton Island (French: île du Cap-Breton—formerly Île Royale; Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Breatainn; Mi'kmaq: Unamaꞌkik; or simply Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America and part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

km 2 (3, sq mi) island accounts for % of Nova Scotia's total nates: 46°10′N 60°45′W / °N °W. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.

The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton Author. The Coal-Fields and Coal Industry of Eastern Canada. INTRODUCTORY. Geological. The Carboniferous area of eastern Canada, with its associated coal-fields, forms part of the northward continuation of the Appalachian Mountain range, as evidenced in the characteristic occurrence of the rock formations in elongated belts with a general northeasterly and southwesterly trend.

Cape Breton University (CBU) president H. John Harker, an energy authority, describes this energy resource as "a vast deposit [ billion tonnes]of quality coal under the waters of the North.

Books About Industrial Cape Breton Cape Breton is a small island in Nova Scotia, Canada. The coal fields and coal trade of the Island of Cape Breton [microform] by. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book).

Conference on the Origin and Constitution of Coal (3 volumes) 1st, 2nd & 3rd Conferences. By: N/A. Price: $ Publisher: (Halifax, N.S.), Nova Scotia Department of Mines in association with Nova Scotia Research Foundation:& The Story of Cape Breton Island — BOOK ONE. C$ Rise Again.

The Story of Cape Breton Island — BOOK TWO. C$ The Company Store — J.B. McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners, – C$ Views From The Steel Plant — Voices and Photographs from Years of Making Steel in Cape Breton Island.

C$ BLAST. — Cape. The Coal Fields And Coal Trade Of The Island Of Cape Breton By Richard Brown, $ Frederick E Saward Coal Trade Compendium Of Valuable Information Relative. Item is a photograph of the north shore of Lingan or Indian Bay that was removed from the book "Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton." Notes area Physical condition.

DONKIN, N.S.—Absent for almost a generation, a way of life has returned to Cape Breton. Underground coal mining, once the backbone of. And now, some of the text from the book: About the Scots: The island of Cape Breton is pre-eminently Celtic or Highland Scotch, and I will here quote Mr.

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Richard F G S Brown. 10 Jan Paperback. The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton - Primary. According to White, N.S. Power currently sources its coal from South America, so having a source in Cape Breton would make for a much more economic energy source. But the Ecology Action Centre’s Abreu contends that the Donkin coal is very high in sulpher so the fuel wouldn’t meet the environmental standards for emission requirements.

1 Richard Brown, The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton (London, ); Hugh Millward, "Mine Locations and the Sequence of Coal Exploitation on the Sydney Coalfield, ", in Kenneth Donovan, ed., Cape Breton at Historical Essays in Honour of the Island's.Island Histories; Bras D'Or Shack Stories: Author: Dennis Jessome Complied by Lark B.

Szick Any book of memories about the Bras D'Or shacks is bound to be of interest as Bras D'Or is one of the oldest and most enduring communities in Cape Breton and the past and present day inhabitants of it carry with them not only the memories, but the good, solid attitudes in their everyday life.

The Donkin coal mine is scheduled to open this summer in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia but questions surrounding the safety records of people running the mine remain unanswered by .