category:mining in germany. jump to navigation jump to search. wikimedia commons has media related to mining in germany. subcategories. this category has the following 12 subcategories out of 12 total. b german mining businesspeople (6 p) c coal mining in germany
mining in europe has a very long history. examples include the silver mines of laurium which helped support the greek city state of athens. although they had over 20000 slaves working them their technology was essentially identical to their bronze age predecessors.
germany is a leading producer of wind turbines and solar-power technology. annual trade fairs and congresses are held in cities throughout germany. 2011 was a record-breaking year for the german economy. german companies exported goods worth over €1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) the highest figure in history.
rio de janeiro -- a torrent of muddy mining waste unleashed by a dam breach that killed at least 84 people in south-eastern brazil is now heading down a small river with high concentrations of
the history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. it became important in the industrial revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries when it was primarily used to power steam engines heat buildings and generate electricity. coal mining continues as an important economic activity today. compared to wood fuels coal yields a higher amount of energy per mass and can often be obtained in
germany the rise and fall of germany's coal mining industry. coal might be germany's most abundant indigenous energy source but the death knell finally sounded for the country's unprofitable coal