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Mining in South Wales 1956 - Archive Film 19559
 
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South Wales mining. Three stories from Wales. Glamorgan. The Groesfaen pit in the Rhymney Valley. The story of how the colliery manager has overcome the problem of dropping barometric pressure and shot firing. The pit head and winding wheel. The shot firer Tom Jones. He checks barometer and collects his lamp. Two men with illuminated lamps descend in the lift. Lamp room attendant writes in ledge. Colliery manager rigs up device to enable messsage to be passed to shot firer when he is down the pit. Barometer reading 28. Man in lamp room winds telephone and picks it up. He speaks into mouthpiece. Miner below ground uses telephone. Miners leaving pithead. Miners walk up long curving external staircase. Monmouthshire. In valley between Crumlin and Pontypool. Coal mine of Aber Gurynys? Railway man holds out flag to steaming steam train. Passenger train passing camera position. The construction of a new pre-fabricated concrete bridge. Surveyors at work. Large caterpillar tracked vehicle with 'Wimey' (sic) on side. A Wimpey crane. Men manhandling crane hook. Moving bridge into place. Children are amongst a party touring the work site. They wear miners' hats. The party in a small line of trucks travelling in a drift into the new mine towards the mine in the adjoining valley - Glyntillery. Underground, several loaded coal wagons pass the camera position. Electric locomotive transports rock away from workface along a newly lined tunnel. Line of rock laden wagons. Lifting last span of bridge into position. Men look on. Crane has Wimey written on it. Preparing the new coal preparaion plant. Crane working. Miners leave pit. Glamorgan - Aberdare. Centre of the town and a statue of a conducor silhouetted. Bas passing through. Various views of roof tops in Aberdare area. Lines of washing and the backs of back to back housing. Three tall industrial chimneys, one smoking with a stationary coal bucket cable way passing in front of them. Road sign for the A470 road to Merthyr Tydfil. Road signs of town names - Trharris and Mountain Ash. Cyfartha Castle and ruins of the early nearby iron and steel industry. Dowlais industrial dereliction and pan along town. Man holds child by hand as they walk past a line of terraced single storey wooden shacks - real slums with slate roofs. Very poor housing conditions with pit head behind. A steep road in a town with two children in foreground. Nigh time shots of local factory including Bondor factory. Day time shot of a smart new factory with coal slag heap in background. Commentary says 'Many men left mining to work in the factories which were set up to exploit the new skills to which pitmen could turn their hands'. Men walking into pit cage - 'Today men are beginning to come back on the coal'. Machinery digging coal automatically in this area near Aberdare. Automatic coal extracting machine works with water spraying over attendant miner. The man closes his eyes as he gets soaked. Trelewis Colliery has waterlogged coal seams. Coal on conveyor belts. Machine is called a 'continuous miner'. Roof drips. Deep Duffryn Colliery pit head. Modernised layout underground. New lined tunnels. In the eight years since nationalisation, output has been raised by one quarter. Miner pushes button on automated machine below ground. The showpiece pit of Maerdy at the head of the Little Rhondda valley. Mountain side. Bwllfa Pit. Aberdare College of Further Education. Apprentices walk down staircase. In a practical class, man shows boys machinery. Training apprentice colliery electricians and mechanics. The Furnacite Plant at Aberaman is expanding. The neighbouring power station. The interior with man rushing up stairs to the power room which has been modernised and re-equipped. Long shot of new housing in the valley bottom.
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Coal Special. South Wales Colliers Go Down The Mine - 1930
 
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The first sound pictures of a British Coalmine exclusive to British Movietone News. GV Pan over pithead. MS Mass of miners collecting lamps. AT THE PITHEAD OF THE POWELL DUFFRYN PENALLTA COLLIERY. MS Minors leaving lift gate then shut with miners on lift. GV Man working steam winding equipment. CU Piston wheel turning. CU Machinery working. GV & MS Pithead wheel turning. GV Lift descends out of picture. MS Line of Miners have lamps checked. AT THE COAL FACE UNDERGROUND IN THE POWELL DUFFRYN CO. COLLIERY AT PENALLTA. MS Miner explains to camera "We are now 765 yards below the earth and about 1/4 mile from the pit bottom working what is known as a 4 feet seam". He moves away to show two men loading large chunks of coal onto a truck. MODERN PNEUMATIC PICKS GOUGE OUT MASSIVE LUMPS OF COAL. MCU Miner using pneumatic pick (x2 ). CU pick head into coal. MS Two miners piling up coal. MS Truck of coal, it is marked with chalk. MS Coal trucks move through picture. GV Truck onto lift. GV Truck arriving at pithead. GV Truck out of lift. GV Miner explaining "This is the Screen Tippler House, the trams of coal after leaving the pit top and coal having been weighed are now being unloaded. All the small coal below 3" mesh is taken out, and is further cleaned by a special plant. The large coal over 3" mesh passes onto a travelling table or picking belt, here any stone or inferior coal is removed, and the cleaned large coal is then loaded in the railway wagons". GV machines sorting coal. MS Truck onto machine is turned full circle. GV Large chunks of coal. Voice says "Leaving the Screen Tippler House we are now able to see the process of cleaning the large coal. The large coal is carried by the travelling table or picking belt and during its travel from the Tippler end to the railway wagon loading end all stone or foreign matter is removed. This picking belt is capable of dealing with nearly 150 tonnes per hour. The cleaning of the small coal which you will notice have been removed and which is being cleaned in a special plant." CU Coal being sorted. MS Coal elevator. Voice "We are now viewing the special plant for cleaning the coal below 3" mesh. On the left is the raw coal elevator. The coal and shale is fed into the primary wash box. This box separates the coal and the shale by the upward pulsation of the water in the box. This pulsation is caused by these valves that you see on the opposite side allowing air to pulsate the water upwards and downwards. The bed of coal and shale is raised up, the shale being heavier than coal sinks to the bottom onto the perforated plate and the coal is carried forward by the flow of the water. The shale being sunk to the bottom is elevated by the shale elevator to the storage tanker and is now ready to be taken away to the waste head. The coal leaves the end of the primary box for the sizing screen". Various shots of the process described. GV Tank engine pulls away with line of trucks. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e30c6a3cbd454fed9f38ba2b1db8d9ba Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 30171 British Movietone
THE WELSH MINER - A HARD LIFE
 
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The life of a Welsh miner can, at best, be described has hard, dangerous and unrelenting. Yet there was a special character to the pit towns which made them different to other industrial settlements elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Valley societies were stable and safe places to live with an instinctive democracy and cohesion of classes, where individuals were respected for themselves and their own personal qualities. Featuring extensive interviews of current and ex-miners, period imagery and archive footage, this DVD delves into the often humourous but always proud history of Welsh mining. Available to buy from: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Welsh-Miner-Hard-Life-DVD/dp/B000PMGRX2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302002175&sr=1-1
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Years of Hardship Lead Welsh to Brexit
 
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(2 Jul 2016) AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Hengoed, Wales - 29 June 2016 1. Various of abandoned coal mine 2. Miner Eddie Cullen walking his dog 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Eddie Cullen, Miner: (transcript below) 4. Various of abandoned coal mine 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Eddie Cullen, Miner: (transcript below) AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Near Brynmawr, Wales - 30 June 2016 6. Various of road sign indicating EU financing for the motorway AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Ebbw Vale, Wales - 30 June 2016 7. Various of new college partially financed by the EU 8. New recreational center partially financed by the EU 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Paul Thomas, Occupational Therapist: (transcript below) 10. Various exteriors of new college financed by the EU AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Near Brynmawr, Wales - 30 June 2016 11. Street in center town with "Vote Leave" sign 12. Close-up Welsh flag AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Cardiff, Wales - 29 June 2016 13. Various of Ed Poole working at his desk 14. SOUNDBITE (English) Ed Poole, Lecturer in Politics and International relations at Cardiff University: (transcript below) 15. Books 16. Tilt down from Ceiling of the Welsh assembly to Welsh conservative leader Andrew RT Davies 17. SOUNDBITE (English) Andrew RT Davies, Welsh Conservative Leader: (transcript below) AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Merthyr Tydfil, Wales - 30 June 2016 18. Various of open-pit mine and surrounding landscape STORYLINE: IT'S BEEN 25 YEARS SINCE THE PENALLTA MINE FELL SILENT…THE RIVER, ONCE BLACK WITH SOOT, IS NOW GREEN AND NATURE HAS TAKEN BACK ITS PLACE IN THIS VALLEY IN SOUTH WALES. SOUNDBITE (English) Eddie Cullen, Miner: "At first, everyone was frightened when the pit shut but life has got to go on and we've still done well. There has been a lot of unemployment in Wales, but we've just got to travel further for the work, like me." WITH DIRE POVERTY AND HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATES, SOUTH WALES RECEIVES NEARLY $333 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION TO BRING NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND HOPE TO THE VALLEYS REGION. BUT NONE OF THAT IMPRESSES CULLEN WHO VOTED "LEAVE" IN THE RECENT REFERENDUM ON EU MEMBERSHIP. SOUNDBITE (English) Eddie Cullen, Miner: "I think everybody has just had enough, you know? They want their identity back as a country you know, rather than being run by people from outside the country." THE MODERN HIGHWAY CONNECTING BRYNMAWR WITH OTHER FORMER COAL-MINING TOWNS WAS PARTLY FUNDED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION, REPLACING A THREE-LANE ROAD KNOWN FOR ITS MANY DEADLY ACCIDENTS. IN EBBW VALE, WHERE 62 PERCENT VOTED OUT, EU FUNDS HAVE ALSO BEEN USED TO IMPROVE RAILWAY LINES, OPEN MUSEUMS, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS AND ADULT TRAINING CENTERS… SOUNDBITE (English) Paul Thomas, Occupational Therapist: "My dad worked at the steelwork, he used to come home and tell us kids that he would have to use a push bike to go from one end of the factory to the other end of the factory. Sadly it's gone now, but with the EU funding we've got the leisure center now, we've got the college, we've got the school, we've got the hospital. It was going to be more development but we don't know what's going to happen now." DESPITE RECEIVING MORE MONEY FROM THE EU THAN IT CONTRIBUTES, OVER HALF OF THE WELSH ELECTORATE VOTED FOR BRITAIN TO LEAVE THE EU. PUZZLING MANY ANALYSTS, THE "LEAVE" VOTE WAS STRONGEST IN DEPRIVED POST-INDUSTRIAL AREAS THAT HAVE ARGUABLY BENEFITED THE MOST FROM EU SUPPORT. SOUNDBITE (English) Ed Poole, Lecturer in Politics and International relations at Cardiff University: "I'd say that unfortunately, in the long term, Wales might have shot itself in the foot on an economic basis." SOUNDBITE (English) Andrew RT Davies, Welsh Conservative Leader: Clients are reminded: You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2a23662bc1e2b586d525413f30f4a1e2 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 2677 AP Archive
After Coal: South Wales Miners' Museum
 
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The South Wales Miners' Museum celebrates the work and culture of once bustling valleys. The After Coal production team talked with Heather Pearce and former miner Allen "Flash" Price about their community's mining history, present struggles, and what is yet to come. Visit www.aftercoal.com for more information.
Views: 3034 AfterCoal
ABANDONED MINERS COTTAGES IN THE VALLEYS OF SOUTH WALES
 
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Come check out these beautiful miner's cottages with stuff still left behind. Music By Nicolai Heidlas Wings PLUG N PLAY :-https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTizabIZiASXACr9B0RxeZA
Maesteg | Welsh Short Documentary by Theodore Tennant | Short of the Week
 
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Stumpy drives taxis. He’s been driving taxis in Maesteg, an ex-mining town in the Welsh Valleys, for over 20 years. A lot has changed. This short documentary follows a day in Stumpy’s life as he picks up his regular fares and journeys to the heart of life in the Valleys. A Featured Short Documentary Selection on Short of the Week: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2018/11/19/maesteg/ "Wales voted leave in the pivotal BREXIT vote, and 2 years in, hasn't changed their mind. This isn't a political film by any stretch—it's a gentle, frequently funny, observational documentary, but this sort of verité look at the forgotten communities of Wales is very much a needed perspective when trying to understanding modern Europe". - S/W www.theodoretennant.com Filmed & Directed : Theodore Tennant Produced : Tom Tennant Executive for the BFI : Matimba Kabalika Executive producer for the BBC : Emma Cahusac Executive Producer for Wingspan Productions : Deborah Lee Editor : Leila Gaabi Composer : Alex Jefferies Sound Design & Dubbing Mix : Fred Pearson Colourist : Brendan Buckingham Post Production Producers : Laura Harris & Dan Kreeger
Views: 3173 Short of the Week
South Wales Coal Miner Tower Colliery (Permission Visit) - Disused Urbex Explore
 
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A lovely look around a old South Wales Colliery, one thats a little closer to my heart as my late grandfather worked here for almost 40 years. Sadly today was a very wet rainy morning (no change for wales), so i promise i will go back a little closer to summer so i can get some proper footage. The coal mine is one of the longest working ones in the UK and has been around since the early 1800s when coal was close to the surface. It survived the miners strike shut down and in the late 1980s was bought out by the workers who kept it running until 2008, where it closed for the last time. It's now a open cast mine in the surrounding areas, but she still stands proud... a former beauty of what once was. Apologies about the rain on the lens.
Views: 3178 Exploring With Boss
South Wales Coal Miners
 
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South Wales Coal Miners, our unsung Hero's
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After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities Extended Trailer
 
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Our extended trailer gives a fresh peek at this documentary in progress. Visit www.aftercoal.com for more information.
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South Wales mining village during strike, 1920's.  Archive film 99336
 
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The striking miners picketing after collapse of the General Strike. View of the rundown cottages with owners stood at the front gate. A deserted mining town. A packed labour exchange. Unemployed men standing in shop doorways. Welsh mining village at the very top of the Heads of the Valleys, South Wales, with the miner's unusual terraced cottages visible - single storey, tall chimneys, mountains in the background, and women carrying their babies 'Welsh style' - partly wrapped in shawl around mother's front to leave her arms free.
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The Real Cost of Open Cast Mining in South Wales
 
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Proposals for an open cast mine at Nant Llesg, Rhymney will soon be submitted by Scottish developer Miller Argent. This will be a huge surface mine that would remain in operation for 17 years and excavate around 6m tonnes of coal from an area of around 3,000 acres - its eastern edge being just 500m from the town of Rhymney. Green Valleys Alliance is a consortium of local businesses with backing from the local community that launched its opposition to the proposals in July. The Alliance is concerned that the mine will have a negative impact on local jobs and investment in the area, be detrimental to the environment and people's quality of life and could make the local population vulnerable to long term health risks. Local businessman Mitchell Field, who employs 140 people at Rhymney-based cosmetics business Richards & Appleby Ltd and features in the video, said: "We have decided to release this video to highlight the negative impact that these proposals will have on the local area and show people exactly why our group is opposed to the creation of this mine." "The video shows the areas that will be affected - lush green fields and farm land that will be completely destroyed - and highlights our concerns about the real risk of job losses and economic decline in the area if this mine goes ahead." To find out more visit www.greenvalleysalliance.co.uk, like on facebook.com/greenvalleysalliance or follow @valleysalliance on Twitter.
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Counting The Cost Of Australia’s Coal Rush
 
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Catalyst: Coal Dust - How the consequences of Australia's coal boom are choking the population of Newcastle, New South Wales Subscribe to Journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures Go to the Journeyman Science playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlGSlkijht5iXbPX7d_oTP47c9C3kArQ0 Australia is among the world’s largest coal producers and exporters – not something to brag about when you account for the worrying health consequences in port cities such as Newcastle. Since the mining boom in the late 1990s, respiratory diseases such as asthma have been climbing sharply, largely attributed to dust particulates given off in the extraction and transportation of coal. Mark Horstman heads to Newcastle, New South Wales, and investigates the efforts that are underway to identify harmful concentrations of coal dust particulates. ABC Australia - Ref 6284 Journeyman Pictures brings you highlights from the cutting-edge science series, ‘Catalyst’, produced by our long-term content partners at ABC Australia. Every day we’ll upload a new episode that takes you to the heart of the most intriguing and relevant science-related stories of the day, transforming your perspective of the issues shaping our world.
Views: 14097 Journeyman Pictures
South Wales Valleys, 1950's.  Archive film 92686
 
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A day in the life of a valley town in Wales in the 1950's. The terraces of miner's cottages crammed into and along the valleys. Camera tracks along rows of back-to-back valleys streets. A huge detached chapel stand towering in the middle of one street. A young couple shot from behind walk down town steps. At the bottom they turn into a street and catch a single-decker bus. The bus driver is shot at work. Close-up: He is bespectacled and wears a smart peaked cap. A sequence of shots from the viewpoint of his cap shows narrow, tight streets and corners. The bus then leaves from town uphill. Another (double-decker) bus steers round tight bends as it climbs down the hill. It is seen on the crown of the hill, then descends into another valley town with tight streets. Here a terrace of houses rises in steps in typical Welsh valley style. A phlegmatic bus passenger smokes a pipe in the double-decker bus as it too winds into town. Then it crosses a railway with a goods train passing on a viaduct above and behind it (lovely shot). A group of passengers in cloth caps includes a man lighting a cigarette. Miners traipse into a colliery off the bus. Traffic passes along an arterial road with modern factories. Inside the factory people walk past machinery, then part to start the day's work. Outside again, a young man in coat and carrying a briefcase hurries along a village street. A class at Technical College. A quick sequence now shows others starting the working day: A miner collects his lamp from a long row; woman sits down at a working bench in the factory; man hurries breathless across another village street; man in overalls greets his female assistant and takes a working panel from her; miners in a group leave the lamp room for the winding cage; manruns through a pleasant garden and up the front steps of an old mansion, now the Technical College; indoors he enters a classroom and sits at his desk; a middle-aged teacher lectures on the structure of coalfields while man takes out his pen and opens a notebook. The lecturers hand points at a diagram of the 'Gellygaer Basin' on the blackboard; in the colliery the cage packed with men drops and disappears down the pit; then the wheels at the top of the winding mechanism once seen spinning. Men at benches in a workshop; a man working with a retort and Bunsen burner (or similar); men in overalls working on propellers and an enormous aero-engine; spinning machinery in a textile factory; brad baking; a man laying out freshly cleaned gloves at a dry cleaners; seamstresses at work and women packing gloves; a sort of cutting machine; engines and trucks at a major (possibly chemical?) works; woman working on electrical circuits and man entering data on his panel.
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When British Coal Was King - BBC Mining Part 1
 
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Timeshift explores the lost world of coal mining and the extraordinarily rich social and cultural lives of those who worked in what was once Britain's most important industry. It's a story told through a largely forgotten film archive that movingly documents the final years of coal's heyday from the 1940s to the 1980s. One priceless piece of footage features a ballet performance by tutu-wearing colliers. Featuring contributions from those who worked underground, those who lived in the pit villages, those who filmed them at work and at play and those - like Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall - who have been inspired by what made coalfield culture so unique. Narrated by Christopher Eccleston
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Prince With Miners Aka Coal Mining Town Visited By Prince Of Wales (1920-1929)
 
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Location of events unclear - could be Wales? Panning shot mining village, showing railway tracks, colliery and mine buildings. MS men walking along path, down hill. Cut to CU some uneven steps, part of path on hill, houses beyond hill on right. A group of men walk down path toward camera, carrying lanterns and wearing protective hats. They are local dignitaries visiting mine, not actual miners. At the front of the group is Prince Edward (Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII / Duke of Windsor), he is also wearing mining gear*. * not a particularly clear shot of the Prince. FILM ID:2450.28 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 398 British Pathé
Has the town of Tonypandy forgiven Winston Churchill? | ITV News
 
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Winston Churchill's decision to send the British Army to Tonypandy during the Welsh miners strikes in 1910 caused much ill feeling towards him in South Wales. Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell branded Winston Churchill a "villain" for his actions, provoking a furious rebuke from others. The wartime leader, who was later knighted, was voted the greatest Briton in a BBC poll in 2002. Ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who has written extensively on Churchill, said Mr McDonnell should be "ashamed" of his remarks. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/
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After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian mining Communities sample.mov
 
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Five minutes of selected scenes from After Coal - a documentary scheduled to begin production in 2012. While the Welsh coalmines were shut down in 1985, Appalachian coal reserves are just now starting to dwindle. Former mining towns such as Seven Sisters in Wales have 25 years experience working to rebuild their community and economy. Meanwhile, Appalachian mining towns are currently facing a double threat of chronic unemployment and environmental devastation from mountaintop removal coal mining. The U.S. Geological Survey recently revised its estimate of minable coal in the Appalachians from 80 to 30 years, increasing a sense of urgency about the region's future. As the Appalachians enter the last generation of mining, many are looking to Wales for answers. What happens when fossil fuels such as coal and oil are depleted? How do miners and other working people create sustainable livelihoods? Award winning director Tom Hansell explores these questions in After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities
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Abandoned Coal Mine Towns
 
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Down a Coal Mine - Big Pit
 
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Paid a visit to Big Pit, Blaenavon/Blaenafon. Blaenavon town is a Unesco World Heritage Site. There are no working deep coal mines left in Wales, but you can still go down Big Pit and imagine what it would have been like. It is free entry.
Views: 6295 Elise Harris
How regional towns benefit from mining in NSW
 
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NSW Mining is helping to build communities and generate economic activity across NSW. There are around 40,000 people working in mining in NSW and our mines spend more than $6 billion a year with more than 8,000 businesses based in Sydney and mining regions like the Hunter Valley, Orange, Mudgee, Dubbo, Wollongong and the Illawarra and the far west. Whitehaven Coal is a cornerstone business is the state's north. It's employing more than 2,000 people and growing, generating an increasing economic return, creating jobs and achieving huge things as an employer of Indigenous Australia. NSW mining - Making the future possible. Find out more at www.nswmining.com.au or www.makingthefuturepossible.com.au.
Views: 400 NSW Mining
Coal Mining, 1970's - Film 33761
 
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Overview of use of coal mining to Wales - steel, iron, electricity, the new mines and a little of the history. Mountains of Snowdonia in North Wales. A Roman bridge and an amphitheatre at Caerleon. Stone burial chambers. Norman castles. Traditionally dressed Welsh woman plays a stringed instrument resembling a small cello. The Urdd, the Welsh League of Youth. Corracles at Cilgerran . The Castle. Eisteddfod and Bardic chair awarded in August 1972 at Llanbedr Pont stefan. Farmer tipping grain into hopper on back of tractor and driving off. The carving of decorative spoons in the shape of swans. The pottery of John Hughes who made figures of welsh rugby players. Electric weaving loom. North Wales quarrying. Static trains. South Wales red bus pulling into aber Nant colliery. Surface mining in Dulais Valley. Anthracite mining. Road sign for Llangewydd and Cefncribwr. The steel works of Port Talbot with a train passing in front. Dowlais furnaces. Red hot iron rolling in mill. Various steel production processes - very good footage. A rail being rolled out. Red hot steel snaking along in lines. Chemical plant. Electricity generation. Welcoming sign to the Borough of Rhondda. Streets in the Rhondda Valley. Views of green valleys. Sign reading Cynon Valley. Road sign of Welsh names. Mining towns. The Bettws project is for a new anthracite mine - Bettws Drift, Betws. Coal will be extracted in 1977. The Severn Bridge with traffic on.
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From Coal Mine to Cup Final - The Story of Cambrian and Clydach
 
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From Coalmine to Cup Final - The Story of Cambrian and Clydach Vale are probably the story of Welsh football this season out preforming themselves and getting to the welsh league cup final in barry towns jenner park against cardiff met in this match they are playing Ammanford Town and the match ended 1-1 with craig frater scoring for ammanford Help grow the channel and support on the following platforms Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thegroundhopperyt/ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thegroundhopper Twitter - https://twitter.com/groundoftheday
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Blaenavon Industrial Landscape - UNESCO World Heritage Site
 
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A tour of the UNESCO World Heritage listed industrial landscape around Blaenavon in southern Wales. This small area of coal mines, ironworks, towns and mills was one a heartland of the industrial revolution - at one point, 30% of the world's coal was mined in southern Wales! More World Heritage sites in the United Kingdom: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT9964WmoqNhrfjFe0H-TSREnPAbJ3-ci More mining-related World Heritage sites: Cornish Mining Landscape: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6WrC940XYM Roman Gold Mines of Las Medulas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgf9Jy5_Oho Major Mining Sites of Wallonia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_4kBl_mykA Don't forget to Like and Subscribe to see more of my UNESCO World Heritage Journey! Music: Bensound.com - Happiness
The Last Coal Mine in Durham UK
 
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5:35 - Going into the mine If you are around Durham or Newcastle I would HIGHLY recommend coming to visit Beamish Coal Mining village. It's a village that used to be thriving in 1913 and they set up the whole village with volunteers who dress and show you what life was like for people who worked in the "Pits" and their families. They have a few quaint little shops, a cable car that takes you around the whole village, a cute farm, old dentist offices, few rooms of museums where you can see old equipment, taxidermy and others old items.
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Bengalla Mine, near Muswellbrook, New South Wales
 
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Draglines expose coal in strips at the Bengalla Mine, which produces around 8 million tonnes of coal annually for international export. Time-lapse taken from March 2017 - March 2018. For more information about our frequent, high-res monitoring services, go to: https://www.planet.com/products/monitoring/
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Crumlin Coal Mine, Caerphilly Wales
 
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Crumlin Navigation Colliery, Caerphilly The Prince's Trust has embarked on a project to restore the finest group of coal mining buildings remaining in Wales that have been rated among most endangered in country. The Colliery was built in 1907-1911 at a time when South Wales was the world’s largest coal-exporter. In 2014, the Victorian Society listed the Colliery as among the top 10 most endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales in its annual survey. The video was filmed by Dominic Hartley, Filmmaker. www.broadcastproductions.co.uk 01825 710003
Miners In Senghenydd, Wales (1920-1929)
 
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Miners - Senghenydd, near Caerphilly. Wales. Some very good footage showing various aspects of the lives of Welsh coal miners and their families; c. 1920s. Several shots of young men riding horses along muddy street while others stand around watching. General view of above-ground operations at mine: filled coal cars on tracks; a big pile; buildings; machinery; smoke. Group of miners standing about by corrugated metal fence & building; some are reading newspapers; big pile of dirt or coal in BG w/ mine buildings etc. beyond that. Shot of the front of miners' houses; which is long, narrow, cheaply made building divided into tiny units for families; no yards; just dirt; a few women look out doorways; men walking past. 4 men pose; 1 holding baby. More of mine. Group of miners pose; many look very young; teenagers. More of miners off work hanging out in the street; children running around. More of crowd of men standing in street Industry. Coal mining FILM ID:2402.07 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 10254 British Pathé
Welsh Coal mining
 
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My Grandfather and uncle were coal miners this is my homage and video made out of respect to all the wounderful men who lost there lives just to keep the fires in our homes burning, Each a Hero and never to be forgotten.
Views: 1226 ann rosenbergh
The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation (CISWO) South Wales
 
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The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation is a UK wide charity working with former mine-workers and the family members of mine-workers. This video highlights the some of the work which CISWO carries out with individuals and groups in the South Wales Region
Views: 902 Minerswelfare
Durham Coal Miners   BBC Documentary
 
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Originally broadcast 12 January 1972 This film depicts various scenes, interviews and references to the Durham coal mines and lives of the miners and their families/ communities including Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland. Norman Dennis - Presenter George Bestford - Contributor Edward Cowen - Contributor Gertrude Robson - Contributor Lady Helen Walsh - Contributor It features two of my relatives, hence why I am sharing it for my family to enjoy. This film is shared for educational and historical reference - I do not own the rights and also if anyone has a relative interviewed in the film and would like me to remove this film/ edit them out, please leave a comment below. Thank You
Views: 7784 Paint Your Wagon
Chris Campbell - Prince Of Wales Colliery Methane Coal Mine Explosion
 
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Coal mining methane explosion and interviews
Views: 2063 Sophie Campbell
Wage Cut in a Welsh Coal Mine
 
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Economists have long noted that nominal wage cuts are often avoided by employers, even in the face of declining markets. But cuts do sometimes occur and were probably more prevalent than after WW2. This fictional episode shows a wage cut in a Welsh coal mine that takes place around the turn of the 20th century. The cut leads to a rift within the family.
Views: 2764 danieljbmitchell
The Big Pit Mine Wales UK Travel With Kids Wales
 
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Explore the Big Pit coal mine in Wales near Cardiff. Descend down deep underground to learn about the Welsh history of coal mining in this fun tour for kids and grown ups alike! Part of the TV/DVD episodes from Travel With Kids: Wales More info at travelwithkids.tv
Views: 9599 Travel With Kids TV
Caught again but completed Tower colliery, HIRWAUN, South Wales
 
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managed to video the former colliery but was caught by security as we were on our way out - shout out to the security guard and his boss for being fair - vandals please stay away
Views: 1555 Diabeto 46
No Country For Coal Men: One Town Under Seige
 
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The Hunter Valley town of Bulga is facing extinction in the face of an approaching open cut coal mine. It comes after the New South Wales Government back-flipped on it's own ministerial agreement. Despite twice winning their legal appeal, residents are still desperately fighting for the town's survival against the mining giant, Rio Tinto. Directed by Jack Derwin Produced by Tom Anlezark
Views: 581 Jack Derwin
Coal Mine near Maesteg
 
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Some 8mm film from about 1976 of a mine near Maesteg in South Wales. I can't be sure which mine? But it maybe the one at Caerau? Maybe someone out there could identify it for me?
Views: 6768 TheBukakeMaster
The Case For Coal (1984) National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) - coal strike
 
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A Campaign Video made for the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the wider Trade Union and Labour movement. Coal Not Dole. Produced by South Wales Miners' Video Project. and The Community Video Workshop, Cardiff. The miners' strike of 1984/1985 was major industrial action affecting the British coal industry. It was a defining moment in British industrial relations, and its defeat significantly weakened the British trades union movement. It was also seen as a major political and ideological victory for Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative Party. Coal was a nationalised industry and, as in most of Europe, was heavily subsidised. A number of mines ("pits") in the United Kingdom were profitable and remained open after the strike, including some operating as of 2007[1]. There were also a number of mines that were unprofitable and the government wanted to close. The viability of many of these mines was called into question but the government - in a hurry to avoid any further losses - closed many before reports were collated, instead of using temporary offers of increased redundancy pay to encourage miners into voting in favour of pit closures. In addition, all the mines required efficiency improvements in order to attain or increase their profitability, which was to be done by means of increased mechanisation. Many unions resisted this as it would necessarily result in job cuts. The strike became a symbolic struggle, since the miners' union was one of the strongest in the country. The strike ended with the defeat of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) by the Conservative government, which then proceeded to consolidate its free market programme. The political power of the NUM was broken permanently. The dispute exposed deep divisions in British society and caused considerable bitterness, especially in Northern England and in South Wales. Ten deaths resulted from events around the strike, which is exceptional in the history of British industrial relations.
Views: 12256 PublicEnquiry
Rhondda Pits and Miners Wales
 
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A collection photographs of Rhondda Coal Mines and Miners music by The Alarm - New South Wales with The Morriston Male Voice Choir
Views: 11048 zakdingle2000
"Welsh coal mines" Dani.bora's photos around Cardiff, United Kingdom (unity mine pictures wales)
 
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Preview of Dani.bora's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/dani.bora/uk_2003_07/1176488460/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos: http://www.travelpod.com/help/faq#youtube
Views: 2266 TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
THE WELSH MINER - THE BITTER END
 
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As early as 1914 economical and political concepts were moulding the future of the Welsh colliers and jeopardising the existence of many valley towns and coal pits. This DVD examines the years from the start of World War One to the 1980s and the aftermath of 'the bitter end'. War, strikes, depression and political and environmental wrangling would ultimately see a once thriving, vital industry and the proud men who worked in it decimated and many a town and village fall by the wayside. Featuring extensive interviews of current and ex-miners, period imagery and archive footage, this DVD delves into the often humourous but always proud history of Welsh mining. Available to buy from: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Welsh-Miner-Bitter-End-DVD/dp/B000PMGRXC/ref=sr_1_11?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1302011936&sr=1-11
Views: 3061 PegEntLtd
Coal Mining in Oklahoma. 1952
 
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Identifier: F2010.108.1.050 Description:Black and white film with audio. Film shows men mining coal at Star Coal Company a few miles east of Henryetta, Oklahoma. Film shows men working on the removal of coal from the the mine and the separation and grading process once it is extracted from the mine. The importance of the telephone is shown as a way for miners to communicate with crews above ground while working underground. Creator: Southwestern Bell Oklahoma Coverage: Henryetta (City), in Oklahoma (USA) MARC Geographic Areas: Oklahoma (oku); United States (xxu) Extent: (quantity/size) 7min 44sec Media: 16 mm film; Moving Images,AVI 1920X1080 29.97 FRAME RATE Subjects: Mines and mining To purchase a DVD or broadcast quality digital file contact us: http://www.okhistory.org/ /ohfees
Coal Stoppage Complete? (1931)
 
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Full title reads: "S. Wales. Coal Stoppage Complete? Idle pits make intensely tragic picture." South Wales. Winding gear brings lift up coal mine shaft. Miners get out on surface. Shots of coal mine - nothing appears to be working. The winding gear are still. Shots of empty coal trucks. Pan down unmoving pit head. N.B. A short strike in the South Wales coalfield brought 150,000 miners out. Agreement was reached with the mine owners on 15 Jan. FILM ID:757.05 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/ British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 120,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1979. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/
Views: 121 British Pathé
14,000 Miners Are Striking In Welsh Colliery
 
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Shot of wheel at top turning with men walking up steps to same. Shot of miner with drill working on coal face. Miner digging coal. Pan shots of colliery with chimney. Trucks filled with coal. Police on duty. Shot of men in groups standing around. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e1565c485ac9465a8265a6ab18ef5a35 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 511 British Movietone
'Culture ride' takes aim at coal mine
 
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Representatives of the Gomeroi people say they plan to visit every town in New South Wales to highlight their opposition to a coal mine in the state's north. They aim to get as many signatures as they can when they visit communities on their "culture ride."
Views: 65 NITV News
Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales (1926)
 
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Miners and their families in the mining towns of the Welsh valleys just before the General Strike of May 1926, an unsuccessful attempt to force the government to act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for coal miners. This extract comes from Claude Friese-Greene's 'The Open Road' - originally filmed in 1925/6 and now re-edited and digitally restored by the BFI National Archive. Britain seen in colour for the first time was heralded as a great technical advance for the cinema audience - now we can view a much improved image, but one which still stays true to the principles of the colour process. The rather haphazard journey from Land's End to John O'Groats creates a series of moving picture postcards. Look out for shots containing the component colours - red and blue-green - such as when a little girl in a red coat and hat walks among peacocks in the grounds of a castle, and three girls with red curly hair pose by the sea at Torquay. The car is a Vauxhall D-type - considered a sporty model at the time. A long-distance journey by car was a relatively new concept, with none of the amenities en route now taken for granted. The visit to a petrol station shows smoking on the forecourt: no health and safety issues back then! The travelogue ends with a series of recognisable London landmarks. Much remains the same - one major exception being the volume of traffic on the roads. (Jan Faull) To buy the DVD click here - http://filmstore.bfi.org.uk/acatalog/info_6406.html All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more about the Archive visit http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections
Views: 24241 BFI
Ali G , In Wales - Hilarious
 
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Hillarious Comedy staring Ali G , Ali G goes to Wales to find out about the country. Nomeymom Productions 2004
Views: 207382 nomeymom
Heading Underground at 'The Great Cwmystwyth Mines' in Wales
 
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https://www.facebook.com/carlthepianist Photographers Andy T and Carl Lewis explore the subterrainain, 19th century Level Fawr of the Cwmystwyth mine. High up in the Cambrian Mountains, the young Afon Ystwyth flows through a deep glacial valley. Cwm Ystwyth is considered the most important non-ferrous metal mining site in Wales providing a premier example of mining heritage in Ceredigion. Within the site there is evidence for all phases of mining activity; from the Bronze Age, through the medieval period, to its revival in the 18th century and the peak of activity with a subsequent decline in the late 19th and the early 20th century. It has been designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.[1] The site also features prominently in the Upland Ceredigion Landscape of Historic Interest. Our trip was prepared for a planned and we took all suitable precautions to protect our safety. Please see the following website for more information on the dangers of exploration and how to reduce risk: http://www.mine-explorer.co.uk/open-htm-white-paper.asp?id=1 Please ensure of you are both prepared and have permission before entering any mine of cave. This video should not be taken as fact and is for entertainment purposes only. Mines or caves can change overnight. This video was taken in January 2014. Stay safe and enjoy. (c) 2014 Carl Lewis
Views: 14486 Carl Lewis
The Burragorang Valley Coal Mines 1950's&60's told by Bill McCarthy
 
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Bill being such a great story teller recorded some of his memorable times at the mines. When telling the stories 30 years had passed but his memory was clear and told with humour. The recording also has a story of the time they tried to rescue kittens.
Views: 768 Colin Butt