Kids @ The Coalface

This month we went out and asked the kids some questions about our industry and we loved their answers!

Charlie Serhan – Age 5
Dad: Elliot Serhan, High Voltage Electrician
What does your dad do?
He fixes things
What is coal and what do we use it for?
Coal is really long way underground. Coal is used for boats and they get filled up.

Georgia Nicholls – Age 9
Dad: Andrew Nicholls, Operator
What does your dad do?
He drives big trucks at the mines, but he also does the laundry at home.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
It’s a black stone, and its used for fires and trains and taken to places.

Myah Johnson – Age 7
Dad: Ian Johnson, Operator
What does your dad do?
His work is going to a coal mine. He has a big dozer, he hops on them and pushes dirt into big piles.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
Coal is a type of rock, we use it for lighting up fires.

Phoenix McGrady – Age 8 
Dad: Cliff McGrady, Tenant Engagement Officer
What does your dad do?
He goes to houses and fixes them.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
It’s coal, it’s a black rock. It makes electricity.

Tye Meekin – Age 8
Mum: Carly Patterson, Stay at Home Mum
What does your mum do?
She does mostly everything! Even cooks me dinner sometimes.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
Are you asking because we went to Mt Arthur to drop uncle Joel off this morning? Well they dig it up and then take it to Stockton for Santa to give to the naughty boys and girls.

Memphis Hinschen – Age 7
Dad: Steve Hinschen, Fitter
What does your dad do?
Dad fixes machines at Mt Arthur.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
It’s a type of rock used for electricity.

Boston Hinschen – Age 5
Dad: Steve Hinschen, Fitter
What does your dad do?
Dad fixes trucks.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
I don’t know, black rock used for gravel.

Braydan Smith – Age 8
Mum: Sam Harvey, Operator
What does your dad do?
She works in the mines driving dump trucks or something.
What is coal and what do we use it for?
Coal is something black and we use it for power.