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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Coal mining.
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  • Developing Article Coal: a combustible, black rock formed after millions of years of heat and pressure were applied to the decayed remains of plants and organic matter in what were then swamps. [e]
  • Developing Article Civil engineering: A broad field of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and water supply and sewage systems. [e]
  • Stub Geology: The scientific study of the structure and composition of the earth's crust and its changes over time. [e]
  • Stub Mining engineering: A discipline of engineering that involves the practice, science and technology of extracting mineral deposits safely and for a profit. [e]
  • Stub Mine (resource extraction): A place where valuable material is extracted from the Earth. [e]
  • Developing Article Combustion: A sequence of exothermic chemical reactions between a fuel and an oxidant accompanied by the production of heat or both heat and light in the form of either a glow or flames. [e]
  • Developing Article Conventional coal-fired power plant: power plant that burns coal in a steam generator to produce high pressure steam, which goes to steam turbines that generate electricity. [e]
  • Stub Fossil fuel: A substance such as coal, natural gas or petroleum with a high percentage of carbon that can be burned to produce heat or energy, whose extraction is destructive to the environment, whose burning pollutes the atmosphere, and whose supplies are finite and not renewable. [e]
  • Approved Article Industrial Revolution: A period of major economic transformation in Britain from the 1750s to the 1830s, characterized by the growth of a new system comprising factories, railroads, coal mining and business enterprises using new technologies. [e]
  • Developing Article John L. Lewis: American labor leader who was a prominent figure in the United Mine Workers (UMW) and later formed the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). [e]
  • Stub Mine (resource extraction): A place where valuable material is extracted from the Earth. [e]

Parent topics

  • Developing Article Earth science: The study of the components and processes of the planet Earth. [e]
  • Developing Article Business: A term that relates to the transaction of commerce. [e]
  • Developed Article Engineering: a branch of engineering that uses chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems involving fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. [e]