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World News

Zonguldak, the heart of coal mining in Turkey, is facing hard days and emigration due to the layoff of 4,000 miners after the Turkish Parliament adopted a new code to improve safety conditions. At...
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Operating Ideas

By Richard Munson Kentucky Utilities' Ghent power station recently commissioned a coal combustion residue (CCR) waste conveying system to move gypsum, conditioned fly ash and bottom ash to a new...
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Transportation Tips

By Charlotte Cox and Darren Epps, SNL Energy  Powder River Basin (PRB) coal deliveries in the upper Midwest declined during the first three months of the year compared to the previous two years...

Legally Speaking

By Avi Meyerstein and Matthew Nieman Are some of your miners having a little too much fun in their spare time? With cultural norms and state laws regarding marijuana use in flux around the country,...
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Product News

FloLevel Technologies, an Australian innovator of level measurement products, launched a new self-cleaning Flotation Level Transmitter (FLT) that offers a simple, low maintenance device for very...
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Top 10 Coal Producing States

Week Ending (9/30/14) (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '14 YTD '13 % Change
Wyoming 289,147 292,628 -1.2
West Virginia 85,998 86,952 -1.1
Kentucky 60,712 61,138 -0.7
Pennsylvania 45,111 41,220 9.4
Illinois 41,925 40,067 4.6
Texas 31,702 31,937 -0.7
Montana 31,672 31,203 1.5
Indiana 29,783 29,297 1.7
North Dakota 21,846 20,438 6.9
Ohio 17,796 17,278 3.0
U.S. Total 739,837 744,820 -0.7

Market Watch

By Charlotte Cox and Darren Epps, SNL Energy For the second consecutive quarter, Powder River Basin (PRB) coal to the upper Midwest tumbled due to unreliable rail service, reviving questions about...
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People in the News

article thumbnailVCEA, an association that formed as a combination of the Virginia Coal Association, the Eastern Coal Council and the Virginia Mining Association, announced that Harry Childress will take on the new...
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The 2014 Miners’ Celebration was held on October 2 in Beckley, West Virginia, and marked the achievements of several individuals and groups that represent the past, present and future of West...
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