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Westmoreland’s Jewett Earns Reclamation Honor

The Jewett surface mine in Texas, owned by Texas Westmoreland Coal Co., has been given the 2015 Reclamation Award from the Railroad Commission of Texas (Texas RRC).

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Royal Energy Picks Up Cline Reserves in Appalachia

Royal Energy Resources has signed a $20 million cash-and-royalty deal with Cline Group affiliates Middle Wilgat and Coal Fields Transports for two permitted mines, assets and infrastructure — with reserves totaling more than 150 million tons — in Ohio and West Virginia.

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4 Killed in Colombian Mine Explosion

Methane gas is reportedly being blamed for a coal mine blast August 24 in the Boyaca province of Colombia, the country’s second such event in just a few weeks, and the latest event has again taken multiple lives.

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Cordero Rojo Secures Future

Cloud Peak Energy (CPE) has inked a deal with a Wyoming landowner near its Cordero Rojo complex in the Powder River Basin that will extend its surface access and give it access to much more coal.

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