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Mine Map  Careers in Coal

Mine Map Careers in Coal

There are many jobs and industry suppliers that support coal mining in Canada. Lethbridge Finning; Peace River Finning; Fort McKay Emeco Equipment;...

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Office Home : Lethbridge : Avison Young

Office Home : Lethbridge : Avison Young

Lethbridge is officially a census metropolitan area and currently the fifth-fastest growing city in the country, growing at a rate of 10.8% between 2011 and 2016. Initially built around agriculture and coal-mining, Lethbridge now has a diverse range of key industries including commercial, financial, transportation and industrial....

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Coalhurst, AB Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1935 GenDisasters

Coalhurst, AB Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1935 | GenDisasters

Coalhurst, AB Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1935. Submitted by It was the first explosion in the history of the Lethbridge coal field since it was opened by the Galts ...

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Mining subsidence in Lethbridge, Alberta

Mining subsidence in Lethbridge, Alberta

million tonnes of coal were produced. The coal mining industry in Lethbridge effectively ceased in 1965, although since that time several new mines have been proposed for the surrounding area. Figure 2 shows the extent of the various mines in the Lethbridge area. p 'PO SCALE (rnl Coal Rernomd FIG. 3....

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High Level Bridge in Lethbridge, Alberta

High Level Bridge in Lethbridge, Alberta

About High Level Bridge. With the growth of coal mining in the city, the population of Lethbridge continued to grow. Need for rail line access for the mines saw the ...

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Galt Mines Coal Alberta's Energy Heritage

Galt Mines Coal Alberta's Energy Heritage

The entrance to Galt Drift Mine No. 1 in 1885 near present-day Lethbridge; Sir Alexander Galt establishes the mine to exploit the region's abundant coal deposits. Galt also establishes the North Western Coal and Navigation Company in the same year to supply coal to the Canadian Pacific Railway....

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Martin Nordegg (1868-1948) Coal Alberta's Energy Heritage

Martin Nordegg (1868-1948) Coal Alberta's Energy Heritage

The first commercial coal mine begins operation near present-day Lethbridge, Alberta. Nicholas Sheran's mine, Martin Nordegg (1868-1948)...

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Lethbridge Galt No. 8 Mine wayback.archive-it

Lethbridge Galt No. 8 Mine wayback.archive-it

It was the last mine to close within the City of Lethbridge proper and was one of the last within the Lethbridge Coal Field. Between 1874 when the first mine in the district opened, and 1957 when Galt No. 8 closed, almost 24 million tons of coal had been taken from the ground....

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Coal Banks Trail Lethbridge

Coal Banks Trail Lethbridge

The Coal Banks Trail is a 2.4m-wide regional pathway linking facilities and parks throughout Lethbridge. It provides a 30km, uninterrupted route from the west side ...

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Alberta's First Coal Mining Community Coal Alberta's

Alberta's First Coal Mining Community Coal Alberta's

The entrance to Galt Drift Mine No. 1 in 1885 near present-day Lethbridge; Sir Alexander Galt establishes the mine to exploit the region's abundant coal deposits. Galt also establishes the North Western Coal and Navigation Company in the same year to supply coal to the Canadian Pacific Railway....

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William Stafford (mining engineer) Wikipedia

William Stafford (mining engineer) Wikipedia

William Stafford (November 15, 1842 May 12, 1907) was a coal mining engineer and mine superintendent for the North Western Coal and Navigation Company who was responsible for determining the location of the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada....

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Coalhurst Mine Disaster telusplanet

Coalhurst Mine Disaster telusplanet

Representives of Coalhurst miners, Lethbridge miners, Shaughnessy miners, and others from the Crows Nest Pass marched along with members of the R.C.M.P. and the Canadian Legion. The Lethbridge Disabled Ex-Servicemen's Band and the Salvation Army Band, their drums covered with the traditional black cloth, marched in the procession, playing the funeral march by Mendelssohn....

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Welcome! Galt 8 Mine Historic Site Society

The Galt #8 Mine Site Historic Society is committed to saving the site of the historic Galt #8 Mine in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada for the citizens of Lethbridge and for visitors with an interest in the industrial history of Southern Alberta. Although the mine ceased operations in 1958, its buildings remain standing....

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Coalhurst, AB Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1935 GenDisasters

Coalhurst, AB Coal Mine Explosion, Dec 1935. Submitted by It was the first explosion in the history of the Lethbridge coal field since it was opened by the Galts ...

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William Stafford (mining engineer) Wikipedia

William Stafford (November 15, 1842 May 12, 1907) was a coal mining engineer and mine superintendent for the North Western Coal and Navigation Company who was responsible for determining the location of the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada....

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Plan for park to recognize coal mining history is good news

A tip of the hat to the Melcor Development Corp. and the Lethbridge Historic Society for their plans to build a historic coal mining interpretive park in the ...

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Galt No. 6 coal mine in Lethbridge designated as historic site

The mine gets its name from Sir Alexander Galt, who with his son Elliott started the coal mine industry in Lethbridge in the 1880s. Mine 6 was active from 1908 to 1935. Crowson is trying to track down stories of the families who lived in Hardieville, the small community that sprang up around the mine in northwest Lethbridge....

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History of Lethbridge Wikipedia

The city of Lethbridge, Alberta, developed from drift mines opened by Nicholas Sheran (1874) and the North Western Coal and Navigation Company (1882), whose president was William Lethbridge....

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Proposed coal mining in the Crowsnest Pass prompts

LETHBRIDGE After decades of inactivity, an Australian company continues its bid to reopen coal mines in the Crowsnest Pass. Sydney-based Riversdale Resources has ...

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History of Lethbridge Wikipedia

History of Lethbridge. William Lethbridge, Development slowed, drought drove farmers from their farms and coal mining rapidly declined from its peak before 1920....

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Alberta Register of Historic Places

The Sir Alexander Galt Hospital was built essentially as a company hospital Galt can be considered a founder of Lethbridge for his involvement in coal mining, ...

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Lethbridge The Canadian Encyclopedia

Named Lethbridge in 1884 after North Western Coal's first president, William Lethbridge, the community was incorporated as a town in 1890. A second rail link leading to the Montana border was completed in 1890....

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Lethbridge Galt No. 8 Mine wayback.archive-it

Galt No. 8 in the Lethbridge Region of Galt No. 8 Mine, of Lethbridge proper and was one of the last within the Lethbridge Coal Field. ...

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Coalhurst Mine Disaster telusplanet

Coalhurst Mine Disaster. I think this is the finish. Coal dust swirl Mayor D. H. Elton of Lethbridge aided the village by requesting that car owners ...

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Plan for park to recognize coal mining history is good news

A tip of the hat to the Melcor Development Corp. and the Lethbridge Historic Society for their plans to build a historic coal mining interpretive park in ...

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows City of Lethbridge

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Currently selected; Agriculture is one of the three pillars of the economy for Lethbridge; railway and coal mining being the ...

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