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Government-owned Solid Energy announced it was placing itself into voluntary administration, a process it hopes will allow it to keep trading as it tries to sell its assets. Whether any of its coal...
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Transportation Tips

By Dave Gambrel There are many terminals that can unload coal in India; our interest is focused on terminals that service the major existing coal-fired power stations, those that generate 1,000...

Legally Speaking

By Avi Meyerstein You knew you would contest that Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) citation even before you saw it in writing. You would fight it all the way to the Supreme Court if you...
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The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) recently certified Industrial Resources with a Standard for Steel Building Structures. “All the welding and fabrication that comes out of our shop...
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Week Ending 9/5/15 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '15 YTD '14 % Change
Wyoming 248,729 264,242 -5.9
West Virginia 70,133 77,898 -10.0
Kentucky 45,481 53,806 -15.5
Illinois 40,873 38,568 6.0
Pennsylvania 38,526 42,331 -9.0
Montana 28,955 28,541 1.5
Texas 24,193 29,333 -17.5
Indiana 23,989 26,653 -10.0
North Dakota 18,142 19,791 -8.3
Colorado 14,625 16,573 -11.8
U.S. Total 620,444 676,624 -8.3

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 thumbnailWestern Fuels Association’s Board of Directors appointed Meri Sandlin CEO and general manager, replacing Duane Richards, who served in the role for 11 years.
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The Virginia Mining Institute’s (VMI) Mine Rescue Competition has wrapped once again, and this year, the Wellmore Coal Red Ream from Buchanan County has taken the top spot as grand champion.
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