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Operating Ideas

Magnetic Separation is a key stage of any screening, crushing and sorting plant, and MK Vega-Po LLC (Radex) of St. Petersburg, Russia, recently purchased six Electro Overband Magnets for its coastal coal...
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Transportation Tips

By Dave Gambrel Coal producers seeking to export coal, particularly in Panamax and Handysize vessels, have seen almost six years of steady low ocean freight rates. Slight improvements have...

Legally Speaking

One of the hallmarks of good safety policy is the ability of anyone, from rank-and-file miners to the CEO, to pay attention to unsafe conditions and take action to address those conditions or...
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Product News

The Sandvik DR461i is a diesel-powered, self-propelled, crawler-mounted blasthole drill that is automation-ready and features forward-thinking design and technology for bulk mining operations. It is...
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Week Ending (02/21/15) (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '15 YTD '14 % Change
Wyoming 54,617 54,622  - 
West Virginia 15,841 15,894 -0.3
Kentucky 10,889 11,043 -1.4
Pennsylvania 9,394 8,795 6.8
Illinois 8,038 8,005 0.4
Texas 5,960 5,812 2.5
Montana 5,756 5,045 14.1
Indiana 5,550 5,579 -0.5
North Dakota 4,447 4,532 -1.9
Colorado 3,466 2,982 16.2
U.S. Total 139,600 138,554 0.8

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People in the News

article thumbnailPeabody Energy named Michael J. Flannigan senior vice president, global government affairs. He succeeds Fredrick D. Palmer, currently senior vice president, government relations, who has been named...
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Peabody Energy’s Cottage Grove surface operation in southern Illinois has earned both the company’s Chairman’s Award and President’s Award for its safety achievements in 2014. The Saline County mine received the...
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