ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Shades of Darkness- The Annals of the Coal Industry

Technology and the consumer have been the twin victims of the interia of the coal mine-owners. As early as 1918, a British mining engineer had emphasised the urgent need of sand-stowing and the use of slack for generation of cheap power. These suggestions were effectively sabotaged, thus sanctifying the pursuit of quick and easy profits at the expense of safety and the consumer.

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