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    BRITISH COAL MINING

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    (JULY 1992)
    1. BRITISH COAL FLAG 00.10
    2. CAPTION 'ASFORDBY MINE - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE GROUP 00.15
    3. ASFORDBY MINE PITHEAD AND SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE 00.47
    4. AMERICAN COAL-CUTTING MACHINE 'THE JOY CONTINUOUS
    MINER' (JCM) DRIVING A NEW ROADWAY UNDERGROUND 01.38
    5. MINER DRIVING JCM 01.49
    6. COAL SHUTTLE CAR LINKING UP WITH REAR OF JCM TO
    RECEIVE NEWLY MINED COAL 02.20
    7. COAL BEING LOADED ONTO SHUTTLE 02.37
    8. SHUTTLE DISCHARGING COAL INTO CRUSHER/ HIGH
    PRESSURE WATER SPRAYS USED TO CONTROL DUST 03.05
    9. FREE-STEERED VEHICLE (FSV) TRAVELLING THROUGH
    TUNNEL (UNLIKE CONVENTIONAL RAILWAY-STYLE
    UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT SYSTEMS, VEHICLES AT ASFORDBY
    ARE RUBBER-TYRED, GIVING GREATER MOBILITY)/
    CU FSV DRIVER 03.24
    10. FSV COLLECTING COAL 03.58
    11. UNDERGROUND ROADROLLER CARRYING OUT ROAD SURFACE
    MAINTENANCE 04.35
    12. MINERS COMING LEAVING LIFT CAGE AND GOING OFF
    SHIFT 05.14
    13. MINERS WALKING ALONG UNDERGROUND CIRCULAR CONCRETE
    ROADWAY NEAR PIT SHAFT 05.28
    (MID-1980)
    14. FILE PICTURES OF MINERS BUILDING CIRCULAR ROADWAY 06.32
    (JULY 1992)
    15. TUNNEL ROOF SHOWING ROCKBOLTS 06.41
    16. TUNNEL SHOWING PIT PROPS 06.50
    17. CAPTION 'POINT OF AYR MINE, MIDLANDS AND WALES
    GROUP - ROCKBOLTING' 06.55
    18. ANIMATED GRAPHIC SHOWING INSERTION OF STEEL
    ROCKBOLTS INTO ROOF ABOVE UNDERGROUND ROADWAYS
    (REINFORCED WITH STEEL STRAPS BETWEEN THE BOLTS
    AND RESIN TO BOND THE BOLTS WITH THE STRATA, THE
    SYSTEM CREATES A BRIDGE OR BEAM OVER THE ROADWAY) 07.15
    19. FLETCHER ROOFBOLTING MACHINE BEING POSITIONED IN
    TUNNEL 07.30
    20. ROOFBOLTING MACHINE CLAMPS STELL MESH TO TUNNEL
    ROOF 08.24
    21. MACHINE OPERATORS DRILL HOLES IN THE ROOF READY
    TO RECEIVE BOLTS 08.47
    22. BOLT IS DRIVEN INTO ROOF FORCING UP A METAL STRAP
    WHICH HOLDS THE GRID AND ROOF IN POSITION 09.33
    23. CAPTION 'CUTTING AND BOLTING: THE CHANGEOVER' 09.38
    24. AMINATED GRAPHIC SHOWING THE JCM CUTTER AND THE
    FLETCHER ROOFBOLTER WORKING IN TANDEM. THE CUTTER
    DRIVES APPROX. 4 METRES BEFORE WITHDRAWING TO ALLOW
    THE ROOFBOLTER TO SECURE THE NEWLY EXCAVATED TUNNEL.
    JCM (GREEN SYMBOL) WITHDRAWS FROM THE FACE AND THE
    ROOFBOLTER WHICH HAS BEEN OPERATING IN A NEARBY
    SIDE TUNNEL TAKES ITS PLACE. JCM THEN CONTINUES
    MINING IN THE WORKINGS WHICH HAVE JUST BEEN SECURED
    BY THE ROOFBOLTER 09.58
    25. JCM REVERSES OUT OF ROADWAY IN WHICH IS HAS JUST
    BEEN CUTTING COAL 10.35
    26. ROOFBOLTER MANOEUVRES INTO ROADWAY VACATED BY JCM 11.17
    27. CAPTION 'THORESBY MINE, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE GROUP -
    LONGWALL RETREAT MINING' 11.22
    28. SHEARING MACHINE, KNOWN AS 'THE BACON SLICER'
    OPERATING ON A LONGWALL COALFACE 12.00
    29. BRITISH COAL FLAG 12.10




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    Background: BRITISH COAL MINING

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ICZUSIJA4K2FH2CSK7HOANVA
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ICZUSIJA4K2FH2CSK7HOANVA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:12:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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