Welsh miners lead revival of union fortunes
- In brief. // New Statesman & Society;1/6/95, Vol. 8 Issue 334, p7
Reports on the acquisition of the National Union of Mineworkers of a coal mine owned by British Coal. Terms of acquisition; Prospects of purchase; Comments from union officials.
- Tower Colliery reviews plans for future land management. // Coal International;July98, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p134
Reviews mining plans of the Tower Colliery company for its future land management. Examination and assessment on all aspects of the Colliery sites; Findings of the study conducted.
- Tower Colliery goes from strength to strength. // Coal International;Jul97, Vol. 245 Issue 4, p154
Chronicles the events leading up to the employee buyout and turnaround of the Tower Colliery in Wales. History of the coal mine; Result of first year of operation following the buyout; Share of industrial consumers of Tower's current business; Methane extraction; Steps taken so that mining...
- LCS pushes forward miners' union compensation payback initiative. Goswami, Nina // Lawyer;6/4/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p4
The article reports that the Legal Complaints Service (LCS) has cut a deal with one coalminers' union that is offering refunds to sick miners involved in the British Coal Corp. compensation saga. Deborah Evans of the LCS stated that her organization is actively following complaints where...
- BHP BILLITON TO SHUT NSW COLLIERY. // Coal International;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 250 Issue 2, p48
Details the plan of BHP Billiton to close its Tower Colliery in New South Wales by December 2002. Comments from Wayne Isaacs, president of BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal; Plan to stop underground development work; Metallurgical coal production of Tower Colliery.
- Underground Activists. Wylie, Ian // Fast Company;Nov2001, Issue 52, p50
This article details how the miners at Tower Colliery, led by union leader Tyrone O'Sullivan, were able to undertake an improbable employee-burnout effort in 1994, confounding former bosses and turning the condemned pit in Cynon Valley near Hirwaun, Wales, into a commercial success. Pursuing an...
- TOWER COLLIERY. // Dictionary of Alternatives;2007, p287
Information on "Tower Colliery" is presented. Located in South Wales, the coal miners came to own their own labour and colliery they work in 1995 after their struggle which lasts for almost 140 years to control their own destiny. In 1994, Tower Colliery was closed due to unstable economic...
- UK coal sell-off raises a further ...300 million. // Coal International;Sep96, Vol. 244 Issue 5, p220
Reports on the announcement made by British Coal Corp. chairman Neil Clarke that the ongoing sale of non-mining activities had raised almost 300 million pounds in 1996. Expected increase of the proceeds from privatization; Plans for the sale of the company's remaining pension investment activities.
- Proceeds from privatisation of British Coal exceed ...1.3 billion. // Coal International;Sep97, Vol. 245 Issue 5, p189
Reports on the privatization of British Coal Corp., the state-owned coal mining company in Great Britain. Posting of 143 million pounds to proceeds from the coal privatization as of March 1997; Additional proceeds from the sale of British Coal's subsidiary companies; Management changes at the...