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The coal and iron industries of Nova Scotia

The coal and iron industries of Nova Scotia

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Published by Chronicle Pub. in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iron industry and trade -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Iron mines and mining -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Coal trade -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. Ochiltree Macdonald.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 79032
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (167 fr.)
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19879309M
    ISBN 100665790325

    What we heard in Nova Scotia. Making electricity cleaner. Provincial overview. Coal is a source of pride and heritage for many in Nova Scotia, particularly in Cape Breton and the region around Pictou County. A significant amount of electricity in Nova Scotia is still generated from coal. Contents: Introduction James E. Candow and Debra McNabb-The Iron Works of Londonderry, William D. Naftel-The Building of Steel Union Local , Sydney, Michael Earle-Coal in the History of Nova Scotia Michael Earle-An Introduction to Nova Scotia’s Industrial Railways Robert D. Tennant, Jr.-Stone Quarrying in Wallace Peter.

    Iron industry -- Alabama -- Ensley. Steel industry -- Alabama -- Ensley Engraving of James Bowron who was president of the Gulf States Company and vice president of the Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company in Birmingham, Alabama. Southern History and Literature Department (source) Nova Scotia Coal & Steel Company. Woodward Iron Company. The Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation (also DOSCO) was a Canadian coal mining and steel manufacturing company.. Incorporated in and operational by , DOSCO was predated by the British Empire Steel Corporation (BESCO), which was a merger of the Dominion Coal Company, the Dominion Iron and Steel Company and the Nova Scotia Steel was one of the .

    Broughton ( pop.: 24) was a former town in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality about 12 miles from the former city of Sydney, Nova ed to be a boomtown when first settled, it was mostly abandoned when mining operations failed. During the First World War, Broughton was used by the th Cape Breton Highlanders as training ground. Londonderry faded in importance once Sydney became the centre for steel making in Nova Scotia,using local coal and iron ore from Newfoundland. Now the biggest industry is blueberries. At on J GE ACs and were struggling up the hill at about 10 mph, having just finished a short stretch of % grade, and more 1% with lots.


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Full text of "The coal and iron industries of Nova Scotia". The Iron Roads-Railways of Nova Scotia is a book about the history of the railroads of Nova Scotia, Canada. The book is rare and out of print. The history and the development of the providence closely paralleled the development of the Nova Scotia railroads.

Fifty years ago, Nova Scotia had a 5/5(1). Nova Scotia pioneered steel-making in Canada, and led in output and innovation during the industry’s first 50 years when expanding cities, industries, and transportation were demanding steel.

Blessed with coking coal and access to iron ore, Nova Scotia produced Canada’s first. The Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company was incorporated federally in as the NS Iron and Steel Company Ltd. Its name was subsequently amended in [NS Statutes,ca. The new company was an amalgamation of several smaller steel, iron and coal companies that had been established in Cape Breton and northern Nova Scotia in the.

The Sydney and Louisburg Railway (S&L) is a historic Canadian to transport coal from various mines to the ports of Sydney and Louisbourg, the S&L operated in the eastern part of Cape Breton County, Nova railway uses a slightly different spelling for the town of "Louisbourg".

Iron-Mining in Nova Scotia. Throughout the 19 th century in Nova Scotia, the search for sustainable domestic sources of iron parallelled the discovery and development of the province’s coal reserves.

The ready availability of these two resources, in quantity and quality, was key to positioning Nova Scotia for early industrial development; and, afterfor supporting continued economic. Other areas in Nova Scotia also proved to have large deposits of coal such as at Springhill and, of course at Pictou -- Pictou we shall treat further on.

Inwe see that iron mining and smelting was taking place at Moose River, by the Annapolis Basin; the "pig iron" was being brought to Halifax. With coal at tidewater, and limestone in abundance, it needed only the discovery of the easily-mined and cheaply-shipped iron ore of Bell Island, Newfoundland, to make Cape Breton the seat of a prosperous iron and steel-making industry.

The chief iron-producing districts of this continent are far inland; hence the industry is burdened by. In that same year the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company had about 2, men working in their various coal mines on the northside, along with approximatelyworking at the iron and steel.

In the s, industry was breaking out all over. New Brunswick — dominated by forest industries and shipbuilding — was, on a per capita basis up untilonly a little less industrialized than Ontario and Quebec. Nova Scotia’s industry was distinctively divided between the metal and coal industries of Cape Breton, and the textile mills and sugar refineries in the western part of the.

"The Impact of the General Mining Association on the Nova Scotia Coal Industry, " Acadiensis, vol. XXI, no 1 (Autumn ) pp. Gerriets, Marilyn. "The Rise and Fall of a Free-Standing Company in Nova Scotia," Business History, no 3, A pamphlet compiled and issued under the auspices of the Boards of Trade of Pictou and Cape Breton on the coal and iron industries and their relation to the shipping and carrying trade of the Dominion.

Nova Scotia forms part of the southern shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and its sub-basin, the Northumberland Cabot Strait lies north and east of Cape Breton Island. The main part of the Bay of Fundy lies off its northwestern shore, and large sub-basins including the Cumberland Basin, the Minas Basin and Cobequid Bay create major indentations into its coastline.

Kameron Colleries’s Donkin mine, the first underground coal operation in the province of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton in 15 years, has closed its doors, putting about. NOVA SCOTIA – Kameron Collieries, owner of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton, has commissioned the washplant at the site.

Mining began early in June with production targeted attotonnes inmillion to. Discover Broughton, Nova Scotia in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: The remains of an attempt to carve a thriving metropolis from the forest, and once home to the first revolving door in North America.

Coal Combustion Products (CCPs), including fly ash and bottom ash, are residual products collected after coal is burned in coal fired generating stations. We operate four such facilities in Nova Scotia, located in Trenton, Point Tupper, Lingan, and Point Aconi.

Only 3 copies of the book exist and contain all the surnames of the Black Loyalists who left New York for Europe, England, Africa, or Nova Scotia.

The books can be found in Washington, England and Nova Scotia. Black cultural center Of Nova Scotia. This Canadian series focuses on the McLean/Hall family in Nova Scotia in the early 's and their involvement in the coal industry.

Young Willie enters the mines after the death of his See full summary» Stars: Alex Wrathell, Jennie Raymond, Shaun Smyth.Nova Scotia's Greatest Industry Miners and Shippers of Coal and Iron Ore Iron and Steel Founders - Shipbuilders Menufacturers of Railway Cars The book runs towords covering the late Sir Robert Borden's life from his boyhood in Nova Scotia in the early 's towhen.TOC The Road To Being Canada () Chap Pictou And The General Mining Association (G.M.A.) The first steam engine ever in Nova Scotia was in full operation at the Albion Coal Mines (Pictou) in The grimy twins of coal and iron which drove the industrial revolution in England for half a century had arrived in England in the earliest part of 19th century2; so the technology.