Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/A-Miner-Inside-the-Jozwin-II-B-Pit-in-Poland-27MZIFLAEUOT.htmlConceptually similarA Miner Operating a Large Digger in PolandGP01OF9Completed★★★★Arkadiusz Michalski Chief Engineer of Environmental ProtectionGP01OEBCompleted★★★★A Long Conveyor of Lignite or Brown Coal in PolandGP01P1SCompleted★★★★Machinery Inside The Jozwin II B Pit in PolandGP01OF8Completed★★★★A Long Conveyor of Lignite or Brown Coal in PolandGP01P1TCompleted★★★★A Long Conveyor of Lignite or Brown Coal in PolandGP01P1UCompleted★★★★A Long Conveyor of Lignite or Brown Coal in PolandGP01P1VCompleted★★★★A Long Conveyor of Lignite or Brown Coal in PolandGP01P1WCompleted★★★★Machinery and Workings Inside the Jozwin II B Pit in PolandGP01P1XCompleted★★★★View AllGP01OFAA Miner Inside the Jozwin II B Pit in PolandA miner inside the Jozwin II B pit, an open cast mine that is part of the Konin mine complex in Poland, owned by KBW Konin. Miners were considered so important to Poand's economy and sense of industrial identity that they were given their own public holiday, they are still regarded highly. The mines here extract a type of coal called Lignite, which many refer to as 'brown coal'. Poland is dependent on coal for 93% of it's energy generation, via coal fired power stations, which are often located next to the mining areas. Locations:Central Europe-Konin-PolandDate:18 Nov, 2008Credit:© Greenpeace / Nick CobbingMaximum size:3504px X 2336pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Machinery-MEN (Man)-Miners-MinesShoot:Coal Industry in PolandA documentary of the several coal mines and power plants in and around Konin, Poland and the people whose lives they encroach upon.