In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Pneumoconiosis Field Research had carried out research from 1954 to establish the relationship between dust exposure and the prevalence of pneumoconiosis among coalface workers.
- Mr Wood said most of the damage was done in the 1970s when he was working as a coalface worker and tunneller.
- The revolution in coalface working methods brought about by mechanised power loading techniques.
- Bert became a miner on leaving school and went to work at Armthorpe, a militant pit, where he found himself working on the coalface.
- We have just spent millions on developing the new Stanley Main seam and we've been told we will mine just four of the 15 planned coalfaces.
- More than 200 miners returned to the coalface yesterday after a colliery's future was assured for the next 20 years.
- This is industrial Lanarkshire where for generations hard men have been reared at the coalface, bound together in friendships forged in a dirty and often dangerous working environment.
- Machines were brought into collieries from the 1920s to dig new roadways, ‘slice’ coal from the coalface and get the coal to the surface on a system of conveyor belts.
- Seismic surveys on land approaching the village revealed the faulting - supported by evidence of geological disturbance in a coalface being prepared for production.
- The colliery village's principle attractions are the driftwood mine, where the visitor is taken to the coalface, and the school.
- About 210 miners are still being employed to pump water from the mine, but the company insists that water has penetrated the coalface making the mine unsafe.
- Nearby, rusting away on the colliery surface, is some of the world's most modern mining hardware that has been salvaged from coalfaces and tunnels half-a-mile underground.
- The Nova Scotian miners didn't get paid until they started cutting the coal, so each day they'd begin their shift by running a mile and a half under the sea to the coalface.
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