Inside the Gleision Colliery drift mine. As all four miners are found dead in South Wales, Channel 4 News takes a closer look at a colliery that has changed little since minings early days.
Jul 05, 2014 Gleision colliery owners manual flies, its 2yrs since this disaster happened, the local council and organizers have placed a small memorial to these men near the entrance to the Tareni Colliery, which is below the Gleision. Gleision Mine Incident 15 September 2011 A factual report by the Health and Safety Executive.
Health and Safety 8 Gleision Mine was a smallscale coal mine high on the southern slope of the Swansea Valley, opposite Colliery Boundary on the mine plan. Gleision Colliery verdict: Mine manager and owner found not guilty of deaths of four miners. Charles Breslin, David Powell, Philip Hill and Garry Jenkins drowned in 2011 when water flooded the The Gleision Colliery, near Cilybebyll, Pontardawe opened in the 1960s.
It is a small drift mine working a coal seam from the Rhondda in a remote location cut into a hillside in the Swansea Valley Sep 15, 2014 Read Gleision: The Owners' Story latest on ITV News. All the Monday 15th September 2014 news Three years on from the Gleision colliery disaster, the mine owners speak exclusively to ITV Cymru Wales. Gleision mine deaths: 'questions remain' after notguilty verdicts Emergency workers at the scene of the Gleision colliery near Swansea, south Wales, in 2011.
Gleision mine manger Malcolm Gleision Colliery trial Gleision Colliery boss Malcolm Fyfield: 'The most important issue is the memory of his four colleagues who lost their lives' Former mine manager to release statement after The Gleision Colliery mining accident was a mining accident which occurred on 15 September 2011 at the Gleision Colliery, a drift mine at Cilybebyll in Neath Port Talbot, in Wales.
The accident occurred while seven miners were working with explosives on a narrow coal seam. Following a routine blasting operation the tunnel in which the miners Today, only the small Gleision Colliery l e n drift mine exists, one of three privately owned coal mines still surviving in the South Wales Coalfield.
[7 Working the same area as the Tirbach Slants, National Union of Mineworkers records suggest the development was active from 1962. [8 Sep 15, 2014В Gleision: The Mine Owners' Story Rescue workers at the Gleision Colliery, 2011 Credit: PA PA Wire Press Association Images Seven years ago, coal haulier Gerald Ward took over a Gleision colliery: the pit disaster that devastated a Welsh mining community The tough men and hard conditions behind the tragic mining accident that killed four in one of south Wales' last small