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World News

Universal Coal announced that the first phase of its New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) has now been successfully commissioned. In 2014, the company opened the 2.8 million metric ton per year (mtpy)...
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Operating Ideas

To adhere to the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) new regulations to remove operators from dozers pushing coarse coal refuse into a tailings pond, Alliance Resource Partners looked to...
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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)...


Week Ending 9/3/16 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '16 YTD '15 % Change
Wyoming 191,293 255,049 -25.0
West Virginia 49,436 67,364 -26.6
Kentucky 30,302 43,875 -30.9
Illinois 29,311 40,164 -27.0
Pennsylvania 27,165 35,902 -24.3
Texas 22,554 23,285 -3.1
Montana 21,242 28,929 -26.6
Indiana 18,533 24,405 -24.1
North Dakota 18,008 19,628 -8.3
New Mexico 12,024 13,128 -8.4
U.S. Total 469,982 620,512 -24.3

Product News

High speed belts moving high volumes of material can create unique challenges for conveyor belt cleaning systems. Many of these conveyors use large head pulleys, further complicating the application of an...
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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 thumbnailRhino Resource Partners announced several appointments. Rick Boone was promoted to the position of president of the general partner and all subsidiaries. Boone most recently served as executive vice...
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The Kentucky Coal Academy (KCA) awarded 105 scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, to local high school and technology center students who participated in, and graduated from, its Junior Coal Academy...
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