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Talk: Autumn Lecture: Coal Mining Underground - A Personal Journey to its End

Big Pit National Coal Museum
16 September 2017, 1.30pm
Cost Free
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Dr Barrie Jones, CBE talks about his experiences and involvement in working as a mining engineer for the NCB/British Coal Corporation for 26 years between 1970 and 1996. Barrie worked at Big Pit in 1964 & 1965 whilst studying at University, before embarking on a long and distinguished career which also included working for the Mines Rescue Service,  a Non-Executive Member/ Director of the Coal Authority, Chief Examiner for the Mining Qualifications Boards and Fellow of the Institution of Mining.

 Barrie was born in Llanelly Hill, near Blaenafon and was awarded a CBE in 2012 for his “services to mining”.

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