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Report on the ventilation of mines and collieries

Phillips, John

Report on the ventilation of mines and collieries

by Phillips, John

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Published by Printed by William Clowes and Sons ... for Her Majesty"s Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mine ventilation.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Phillips.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN301 .P55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p., [14] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6995029M
      LC Control Number08008914
      OCLC/WorldCa14270010

      Supply adequate ventilation “ Ventilation in mines and underground constructions is a significant part of fire prevention. Noxious fumes quickly spread and they are often the most important ris k. Report re coal mines in the Loire Region of France, including working, ventilation and drainage methods, quality and quantity of available coal, numbers of employees and costs Reference: NRO /For/1/13/ Creation dates: Scope and Content Table showing the extent of coal mines in the Loire Region, France, table.

      Sample text from early Twentieth century signing on book for Earl Fitzwilliam’s collieries () The Earls Fitzwilliam and mine management The 2nd Marquis of Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth (), first began to manage the coal mines on his own estate in the s, employing Thomas Smith as Banksman, or viewer.   The International Collieries Study Print Email Written on 14 November PDF version of Report. Coal and oil-shale workings require even more ventilation than mines for other ores or minerals because inflammable gases such as methane are often present. In shallow mines carbon dioxide occurs naturally and can cause an oxygen deficiency.

      In order to reinforce its message to MPs, the Commissioners' Report was graphically illustrated with images of women and children at their work. Reform of the Mines. The Mines and Collieries Bill, which was supported by Anthony Ashley-Cooper, was hastily passed by Parliament in Returns.—The Annual Return which has to be furnished under the Coal Mines Act not only gives the output of the mine and the number of persons employed, but also supplies details concerning the mode of ventilation ; the part relating to the quantity of mineral wrought cannot be published, save by consent of the person making it, or of the.


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Report on the ventilation of mines and collieries by Phillips, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mines and Collieries Act (c. 99), commonly known as the Mines Actwas an act of the Parliament of the United Act forbade women and girls of any age to work underground and introduced a minimum age of ten for boys employed in underground work.

Published since the s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics.

Prior to the mids the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of.

I should also most decidedly object to placing collieries under the present provisions of the Factory Act with respect to the education of children employed therein." (6) The Children's Employment Commission published its first report on mines and collieries in The report caused a sensation when details appeared in newspapers.

Get this from a library. The first report of a Society for Preventing Accidents in Coal Mines: comprising a letter to Sir Ralph Milbanke, Bart., on the various modes employed in the ventilation of collieries.

[John Buddle; Ralph Milbanke; Society for Preventing Accidents in Coal Mines.]. Author(s): Phillips,John Title(s): Report on the ventilation of mines and collieries. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. London, H. Stationery Off., The Report by Sir Henry Walker, C.B.E., LL,D., H.M.

Chief Inspector of Mines, on the causes and circumstances attending the explosions, has been issued by the Mines Department. In the course of his general remarks Sir Henry says:—. Full text of "The condition and treatment Report on the ventilation of mines and collieries book the children employed in the mines and collieries of the United See other formats.

In his report ofthe mines commissioner, H. Tremenheere, reported "two instances where persons attempted inspection of their own accord, and were maltreated, and very nearly lost their lives".

The Mines Act appeared to be coercive but was actually, to all. A History of the Steam-Jet, as applicable to the ventilation of Coat Mines [Dunn, Matthias] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History of the Steam-Jet, as applicable to the ventilation of Coat MinesAuthor: Matthias Dunn.

Wheal Vor was a metalliferous mine about 2 miles ( km) north west of Helston and 1 mile ( km) north of the village of Breage in the west of Cornwall, England, is considered to be part of the Mount's Bay mining district.

Until the mid 19th-century the mine was notable for its willingness to try out new innovations. Although very rich in copper and tin ores, the mine never lived up. a-day a-week accidents adults Barnsley Bilston bottom boys butties carbonic acid child children and young coal mines coal-field coal-mines coal-pits collieries corves Derbyshire descend district drawing Durham early age east of Scotland eight eighteen employment engine evidence father feet females five foals Forest of Dean four Franks.

Good point John, I call it the bike pump effect. I've been thinking (yes I know, I'll wear my brain out ;D). If air is sucked out of the mine the pressure underground will drop, if the fan stops for some reason the pressure will rise, so forcing firedamp, blackdamp or any other sort of damp back into the strata, so increasing the time before gas becomes a problem.

glen afton collieries royal commission. To His Excellency the Right Honourable George Vere Arundell, Viscount Galway, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of' Saint Michael and Saint George, Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor-General and Commander-in.

Full text of "Report on the Coal Mines of the Monongahela River Region: From the West-Virginia State Line to See other formats. Reforms to coal mining Commonly known as the Mines Act ofwas an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

At the beginning of the 19th century methods of coal extraction were primitive and the workforce, men, women and children, laboured in dangerous conditions. In aboutpeople were employed in the. It is the report of the Bureau of Mines of the State of Pennsylvania for the yearand is made up of the reports of the inspectors of the eight anthracite and ten bituminous districts.

The inspectors give detailed reports of each accident, and say that in from 50 to 70 per cent. of the cases the victims lost their lives by their own. Mining accidents and safety January From the s there were specific inquiries into major incidents and separate reports were produced.

[There is a separate Library guide – Mines Inspectors reports – that has more details on the. The mines are warm and dry: There is a supply of fresh air from ventilation, though less than there might easily be. In Leicestershire and Warwickshire, they are described as being the same; but in Derbyshire the state of things in this respect is described as being very different:— Black-damp very much abounds — the ventilation in.

HARRINGTON No PIT. Lowca, Cumberland. 9th. December, The Lowca Colliery was described as a “big industrial sentinel” on its foot hill overlooking the Solway Firth and was first sunk in At the time of the accident, it belonged to the United Steel Companies Limited.

The shafts were. EASY UNDERGROUND – underground via the fan drift behind the Sirocco Fan House. First port of call underground was the large ventilation furnace, originally at the base of a shaft to surface, this provided the mine with ventilation before the installation of.

important experiments on the air of mines. I have not been able to trace any published work on the air of mines. Dr. Smith's observations were made in the yearaand since then the methods of coal mining, including ventilation, have been com pletely altered, so that the air of the mine of to-day may be totally different from what he.ventilation in mines ventilation in mines by robert wabner n mining engineer translated from the german by charles salter with thirty plates and twenty-two illustrations london scott, 8 greenwood broadway, ludgate & hill, son e.g.

canada: the copp clark co. ltd., toronto united states: d. van nostrand co., new york {the sole right.(7) The ventilation of the mine. — I am of the opinion that the ventilation of the working face was inadequate for the needs of the mine, having in view the gassy nature of the coal.

— I am of the opinion that the ventilation of the working face was inadequate for the needs of the mine, having in view the gassy nature of the coal.