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World News

China’s coal consumption will be around 4.3 billion tons by 2020 as the government pushes for cleaner and greener growth despite the slowing economy, the China National Coal Association (CNCA) said.
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Operating Ideas

By Dr. Fathi Habashi If organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon, then ferrous metallurgy is the technology of carbon. Carbon in the form of coal is used in metallurgy as a fuel, but the major...
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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 4/30/16 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '15 YTD '14 % Change
Wyoming 89,387 129,710 -31.1
West Virginia 22,436 35,560 -36.9
Illinois 14,738 21,538 -31.6
Kentucky 13,966 22,411 -37.7
Pennsylvania 11,662 17,969 -35.1
Montana 10,333 14,388 -28.2
Indiana 8,334 12,498 -33.3
North Dakota 7,039 9,830 -28.4
Texas 6,734 10,333 -34.8
Colorado 4,419 7,060 -37.4
U.S. Total 211,174 314,892 -32.9

Product News

Shield AWR is new long-term, all-weather stabilizer and dust suppressant for haul roads, which has been developed by Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST), an Australian fine particle management...
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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 thumbnailAlpha Natural Resources announced that Andy Eidson, senior vice president for strategy and business development, will assume additional duties as the CFO. Eidson, who has served in his current...
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The Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC) has handed down its 2016 National Reclamation Award to Alpha Natural Resources’ Paramont Coal for its work at the Hawks Nest surface reclamation...
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