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Monday, 1 November 2010

Identification Of Principal Surface Features

7. Taff Merthyr Colliery: identification of principal surface features

Taff Merthyr Colliery identification of principal surface features

1. Administration offices                            21. Electricity sub station
2. Explosives stores                                  22. South shaft winder
3. Working offices                                     23. Ventilation fans
4. Survey offices                                       24. Transfer house
5. Canteen                                                25. Stone extractor plant
6. Medical centre                                      26. Preliminary coal grading plant
7. Lamp room                                           27. Raw coal treatment plant
8. Pithead baths                                        28. Thickener tank
9. Boiler house                                          29. Fines separation plant
10. Colliery workshops                              30. Settling tower
11. Stores                                                31. Storage and blending bunkers
12. Stores and office                                 32. Shale (waste) stockpile
13. Downcast shaft (north) headframe        33. Settling ponds
14. Water tower                                        34. Railway
15. Methane gas extraction plant                35. Sampler house
16. Upcast shaft (south) headframe            36. Conveyor to rail loading bunker
17. Tram tippler (disused)                          37. Rail loading bunker
18. Conveyor from Trelewis Drift Mine (disused)    38. Wagon weighbridge
19. North shaft winder                               39. Surge hopper
20. Compressors                                      40. Settling tank (disused)

Taff Merthyr Colliery Process Recording Links:
1. Raising coal and stone extraction
2. Preliminary coal grading
3. Raw coal treatment (washing)
4. Fines separation
5. Preparation of treated coal for market
6. Shale disposal and reclamation of surface water
7. Identification of principal surface features

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