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World News

New World Resources (NWR) published the preliminary analysis of its strategic review process during December. Management has been focused on reducing operational and overhead costs and achieving a...
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Transportation Tips

By Dave Gambrel The U.S. coal exporting community could not imagine a more perfect place than Cherry Point from which to export America’s cleanest coal, coal produced in the Powder River Basin (PRB)...

Product News

With the addition of the new 18M3 Motor Grader to the Cat lineup, mining operations using trucks with capacities up to 190 tons can now choose the popular workhorse of the industry, the 16M3, or if...
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TOP 10 COAL - PRODUCING STATES

Week Ending 12/26/15 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '15 YTD '14 % Change
Wyoming 353,802 395,665 -10.5
West Virginia 98,655 112,187 -12.0
Kentucky 65,764 77,468 -15.1
Pennsylvania 56,493 61,877 -8.7
Illinois 56,405 58,025 -2.8
Montana 41,734 44,562 -6.3
Texas 36,762 43,654 -15.8
Indiana 34,404 39,267 -12.4
North Dakota 26,225 29,157 -10.1
Colorado 21,186 24,008 -11.8
U.S. Total 887,970 1,000,049 -11.0

Market Watch

By Andrew Moore This year will likely be remembered as the year the U.S. coal market hit bottom. Low demand led to low prices, which yielded production cutbacks, mine closures and some bankruptcies....
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People in the News

article thumbnailForesight Energy LP appointed Paul H. Vining as a new member of the board of directors. Vining is currently the CEO of Cline Group LLC, as well as president of Foresight Reserves LP and CEO of...
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Awards

Several awards for excellence in mining and reclamation were presented recently by the Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance (VCEA). Companies were nominated for the awards by the Virginia Department of...
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