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WHKMLA : History of the Saarland

The historical importance of the Saargebiet / Saarland lies in its coalmines. France, lacking coal, after World War I and again after World War II sought to acquire the Saargebiet / Saarland (Sarre in French), at least to explot the Saar coal mines for a number of years, and it was this political scheme which created the Saargebiet (1919) respectively the Saarland (1946) as a separate

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Show Mines of Germany: Saarländisches

The Mining Museum at Bexbach shows the history and the technology of coal mining. It is located in a former water tower. The visit starts at the 7th floor of the tower, with an impressive view on the coal mining area. Descending floor by floor, the visitor learns about coal mining from Roman times until today. Documents, maps and pictures explain the geologic and social background of the mines

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Saar Polygon: A Monument to Coal Mining in

On June 2012, the last of the coal mines operating in the Saarland region in west Germany closed, marking the end of a 250-year history of mining in the region. Four years later, a 30-meter-tall structure called 'The Polygon' was erected on Bergehalde Ensdorf, one of the biggest slag heaps on Saarland, that rises some 150 meters above the surrounding Saar Valley. Due to its exposed

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World War II early German actions Saarland

The Saarland was not a region that had any notable cohesion or historical role before World War I. The population was largely German-speaking Catholics. The region is named after the Saar River which rises in the French Vosges Mountains and is located west of the Rhine. Important coal mines are located in the Saarland and is heavily

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Saar Polygon: A Monument to Coal Mining in

Saar Polygon: A Monument to Coal Mining in Germany Kaushik Patowary Oct 29, 2016 0 comments On June 2012, the last of the coal mines operating in the Saarland region in west Germany closed, marking the end of a 250-year history of mining in the region. Four years later, a 30-meter-tall structure called 'The Polygon' was erected on Bergehalde Ensdorf, one of the biggest slag heaps on

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Abraumhalde To Which Stock Photos and Images - alamy

Find the perfect abraumhalde to which stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

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Aerial Photos Of German Coal Mine Reveal True

Photographer Bernhard Lang captured these striking pictures of the Tagebau Hambach coal mine in Germany in May, photographing what appears to be a "barren planet out of a science fiction movie." Lang told The Huffington Post that he was inspired by both the "formal visual aspect of the structures" and textures of the mine as well as a desire to show the extent of resource depletion.

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Germany | the voice of coal in Europe

The last two hard coal mines were closed in December 2018, following a political decision ten years earlier to end subsidised German hard coal production. In 2018, primary energy production totalled 160.9 million tonnes of coal equivalent (Mtce). With an output of 54.0 Mtce, coal and lignite had a share of 33.6%. The mix of indigenous primary energy production can be broken down as follows: 51

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Coal Mine Photos and Premium High Res

Find the perfect Coal Mine stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Select from premium Coal Mine of the highest quality.

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Territory of the Saar Basin - Wikipedia

The Territory of the Saar Basin (German: Saarbeckengebiet, Saarterritorium; French: Territoire du bassin de la Sarre) was a region of Germany occupied and governed by the United Kingdom and France from 1920 to 1935 under a League of Nations mandate. It had its own flag (adopted on July 28, 1920): a blue, white, and black horizontal tricolour. The blue and white stood for Bavaria, and white and

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Saar franc - Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge

Saar franc refers to the French franc (German: Franken) used as the official currency of the Saar during the two times that the Saar territory was economically split off from Germany, i.e. 1920–1935 as the Territory of the Saar Basin; and 1947–1957 as the Saar Protectorate and 1957–1959 as the state of Saarland in West Germany.Although local notes and coins were issued during both

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Saar Polygon: A Monument to Coal Mining in

On June 2012, the last of the coal mines operating in the Saarland region in west Germany closed, marking the end of a 250-year history of mining in the region. Four years later, a 30-meter-tall structure called 'The Polygon' was erected on Bergehalde Ensdorf, one of the biggest slag heaps on Saarland, that rises some 150 meters above the surrounding Saar Valley. Due to its exposed

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Deutscher Bilderdienst für die Schule / herausg.

1 portfolio (12 items) ; 40 x 30 cm. | Illustrated monthly periodical for use in German schools, 1933-1934. Among the many topics illustrated are: various locations in Germany (Saar area; Berchtesgaden, Potsdam); German navy; views of natives in German East Africa; Nazi demonstrations; the Oberammergau passion play; coal mining in the Ruhr area and portraits of Hindenburg.

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Pictures Of Saar Coal Mines In Germany

Pictures Of Saar Coal Mines In Germany. Picture of the Day: Miners Close Bergwerk Saar Coal Mine . Coal miners are seen holding burning torches during a ceremony to mark the closure of the Bergwerk Saar coal mine in Saarlouis, Germany. Bergwerk Saar is the last mine in the region, which has a . Get Price. Saar Region Stock Photos and Images - Alamy. 10% On the site of the former

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Saar franc - Wikipedia

The Saar franc was the French franc (German: Franken) 1-franc note of the Saar coal mine administration, 1920s. The Treaty of Versailles stated in Article 45 that the newly-formed territory would be administered by the League of Nations for 15 years, and France was then granted the complete benefit of the Saar coal mines. The new French administration of the coal mines was granted the

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Saar franc — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

Saar franc refers to the French franc (German: Franken) used as the official currency of the Saar during the two times that the Saar territory was economically split off from Germany, i.e. 1920–1935 as the Territory of the Saar Basin; and 1947–1957 as the Saar Protectorate and 1957–1959 as the state of Saarland in West Germany. Although local notes and coins were issued during both

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Deutsche Steinkohle (DSK) Coal Mine - Mining

Hard coal mining in Germany, centred on the Ruhr, Saar and Ibbenbüren coalfields, was amalgamated into Deutsche Steinkohle AG (DSK) at the beginning of 1999. DSK is a wholly owned subsidiary of the RAG group. RAG group activities are divided into two parts: black RAG, which is related to the German coal mining industry, and white RAG, which deals with chemicals, energy and real estate

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Last Saar Coal Mine in Germany Closes | Coal Age

The Bergwerk Saar coal mine in Ensdorf, Germany, was shut down June 29, 2012, Getty reported. Operated by RAG AG, Bergwerk Saar is the last mine in the Saar region that has a mining tradition dating back to 1730. Together with the coal mines of the Ruhr region, the Saar mines played a crucial role in the industrialization of western Germany and once employed tens of thousands of miners.

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Das Erbe – the mining exhibition in the Saarland

We aren't talking about diamonds, but rather lumps of coal and tools with which miners have been quarrying the Saar for its 'black gold' for more than 250 years. 'Das Erbe – the mining exhibition in the Saarland' also includes artefacts, films and historical pictures that document the everyday life of a miner. Opening times: Tuesday-Sunday

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Coal in Germany | Clean Energy Wire

German lignite plants make up seven out of Europe's 10 biggest polluters, according to an analysis of European ETS data by climate NGO Sandbag. 55.3 percent of ETS emissions in Germany came from coal power plants in 2016, the data shows.. Why power from lignite still flourishes. In 2018, hard coal provided 12.8 percent of Germany's gross power generation, down from 25.6 percent in 1990.

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The Saar franc was the French franc (German: Franken) 1-franc note of the Saar coal mine administration, 1920s The Treaty of Versailles stated in Article 45 that the newly-formed territory would be administered by the League of Nations for 15 years, and France was then granted the complete benefit of the Saar coal mines. The new French administration of the coal mines was granted the right

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Germany | the voice of coal in Europe

The last two hard coal mines were closed in December 2018, following a political decision ten years earlier to end subsidised German hard coal production. In 2018, primary energy production totalled 160.9 million tonnes of coal equivalent (Mtce). With an output of 54.0 Mtce, coal and lignite had a share of 33.6%. The mix of indigenous primary energy production can be broken down as follows: 51

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Germany | the voice of coal in Europe

The last two hard coal mines were closed in December 2018, following a political decision ten years earlier to end subsidised German hard coal production. In 2018, primary energy production totalled 160.9 million tonnes of coal equivalent (Mtce). With an output of 54.0 Mtce, coal and lignite had a share of 33.6%. The mix of indigenous primary energy production can be broken down as follows: 51

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