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Koolmijn Winterslag (Belgium)

Built in 1917, the Winterslag coal mine was the first Campine coal mine to produce coal in the area. The mine, which employed 6250 people in its hay days, reached a record year production of 1.635.514 tons in 1967. The mine was shut down in 1988.

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Charbonnage Limbourg-Meuse (Belgium)

In 1901 valuable coal was found in the earth layers of the area by André Dumont. In 1923 the ‘Charbonnage Limbourg-Meuse’ coal mine started operating. The mine got abandoned in 1987.

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