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Judge Cancels West Elk Expansion Leases

 

Citing what he said was a failure to consider climate change, a U.S. federal judge has tossed out long-term expansion leases involving a roadless public forest area at the West Elk complex in western Colorado as part of a legal tangle between environmentalists and the U.S. Forest Service.

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Water Stops Production at Magdalena

Officials from Canadian miner Buffalo Coal Corp. have confirmed a halt in operations at its Magdalena underground operation in the kwa-Zulu Natal Province of South Africa due to the ingress of water.

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Patriot Warns of Cuts at Corridor G

Miners’ jobs are once again on the line in West Virginia after Patriot Coal confirmed that it has issued layoff notices to the crews of the Corridor G complex.

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Wyodak Coal Marks 5 Years Accident-free

Black Hills Corp. subsidiary Wyodak Coal in Wyoming has achieved and exceeded the enviable safety milestone of five years with no lost-time injuries.

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