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1984 Miners Strike - The Coal Board's Butchery - Miners Campaign Tape Project - Tape 2



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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


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I do not wish to dispose of the tapes (which are originals from 1984) as they form an important part of our political history. If anyone knows of a small local museum in one of the pit areas affected, I will gladly send them free of charge. Please email me via this channel.


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Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.

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Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.