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BHP Billiton and Saskatchewan-based electricity provider SaskPower announced a partnership to accelerate the global development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by sharing access to...
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Transportation Tips

By Dave Gambrel Seven years ago, a tragic train crash in southern California riveted the nation. As far as the nation was concerned, this crash was the last straw. Congress quickly responded by...

Legally Speaking

By R. Brian Hendrix On September 29, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission issued its latest decision in a pattern of violations (POV) saga of cases, Secretary of Labor v. Brody...
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Product News

Allied Power Products added a new model line of pneumatic, radial piston powered hoists to its Columbia product line. The initial introduction of these HS hoists includes models with line pull...
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Week Ending 10/3/15 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '15 YTD '14 % Change
Wyoming 280,452 295,156 -5.0
West Virginia 77,211 86,543 -10.8
Kentucky 50,088 59,858 -16.3
Illinois 46,001 43,125 6.7
Pennsylvania 40,516 47,022 -13.8
Montana 32,909 32,202 2.2
Indiana 27,141 29,654 -8.5
Texas 24,812 32,989 -24.8
North Dakota 20,827 21,921 -5.0
Colorado 16,102 18,552 -13.2
U.S. Total 691,306 754,808 -8.4

Market Watch

By Molly Christian and Hira Fawad, SNL Energy Production in the largest U.S. coal supply region, the Powder River Basin (PRB), fell 9.4% in the second quarter from the same time in 2014 as...
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People in the News

article thumbnailSunCoke Energy announced leadership changes: Michael J. Thomson, president and COO, is leaving the company and stepping down from the board of directors. CEO Fritz Henderson, Senior Vice President...
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North Dakota Public Service Commission’s (PCS) Reclamation Division recognized Dakota Westmoreland Corp. (DWC), a subsidiary of Westmoreland Coal, with a 2015 state reclamation award. PSC handed...
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