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    Alliance Resource Partners,  · Ron Mills said he refused to issue about a half-dozen mine permits requested over the past year, chiefly by the politically connected Alliance Resource Partners, because they did not comply with federal and state mining law. Mills' denials were overruled."British coal's last stand,  · AP It's not just the towering scale of its early 20th-century peak, when the industry employed perhaps one in every seven British men down the bleak pits. It's also the epic decline, culminating ...The History of the Water Wheel,  · The first reference to a water wheel dates back to around 4000 BCE. Vitruvius, an engineer who died in 14 CE, has been credited with creating and using a vertical water wheel during Roman times.The wheels were used for crop irrigation and grinding grains, as well ...Iron in the Industrial Revolution,  · Iron was one of the most basic requirements of the rapidly industrializing British economy, and the country certainly had plenty of raw materials. However, in 1700, the iron industry was not efficient and most iron was imported into Britain. By 1800, after technical ...List of Copper Country mines,  · Many copper mines have existed in the Copper Country of the U.S. state of Michigan. These include both large-scale commercial ventures and small operations. There are hundreds of ancient mining pits in and around the Copper Country area, especially on Isle Royale (several of these were developed). Numerous small modern diggings exist around ....

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    Maine jobless rate drops to 6.6 percent in June,  · Construction, mining and logging was the only private-sector segment to lose jobs, down 0.5 percent to 31,000. While the unemployment rate fell, jobless claims were up in the state last week ...