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    Stone and Bronze Age flint axes have been discovered embedded in coal, showing that it was mined in Britain before the Roman invasion. Early miners first extracted coal already exposed on the surface and then followed the seams underground. It is probable that the Romans used outcropping coal when ing iron or burning limefor building purposes. Evidence to support these theories comes mostly from ash discovered at excavations of Ro

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    The British Coal Corporation was a nationalised corporation responsible for the mining of coal in the United Kingdom.It existed from the 1946 Labour Government 1945–1951's Coal Nationalisation Act establishing the National Coal Board (NCB) (1946−1987), until the 1997 disestablishment of the British Coal

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