New hydraulic drum haulage winch for the National Coal Board.
A drum winder mainshaft order by M. B. Wild and Company of Birmingham. The National Coal Board at Selby, Yorkshire is mentioned.
The National Coal Board’s theme at the exhibition was “Coal is Food”. The stand also presented the development of coal mining since nationalisation. The photograph shows Lord Hyndley and Sir Ben Smith on the left, talking to Albert Parkes of Hilton Main C
Open type flooring for a platform for a National Coal Board project being examined by Ron Wright (left) and Jack Potts.
A Derby firm produced promotional bugs which had become really popular. Holly Lane and the National Coal Board are mentioned.
Mr J. S. Robinson predicted a brighter future for the industry. The photograph shows bricks coming out of a kiln at Hednesford.
Carved oak reredoes were presented to the church by Mr T. L. Evans of the National Coal Board and his wife, in memory of their son Ceri.
The National Coal Board was investing heavily into three collieries – Lea Hall at Rugeley, Littleton in Cannock and Hem Heath near Stoke-on-Trent – where strike-defying miners were regularly going to work. Ian MacGregor is mentioned. The photograph shows
The article includes a brief history of the company and mentions the National Coal Board. The photograph shows the rolling of a 40mm thick high yield plate.
85,000 homes owned by the National Coal Board in the Cannock and Rugeley areas were due to be sold off at up to half the market value, and tenants were to get first refusal. The photograph shows Mick Jarocki and his son Mike outside their home.