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Coal pp 52-96 | Cite as

The New Mechanisation

  • E. L. J. Potts
  • R. K. Dunham
  • John Scott

Abstract

The slow, first mechanisation of the mines, as we have seen in the previous chapter, was followed from about 1955 onwards by a more rapid movement, still in progress, that was forced on the National Coal Board by the low cost of imported oil at the time.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. L. J. Potts
  • R. K. Dunham
  • John Scott

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