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World News

Russian corporation Rostec, one of the largest Russian industrial conglomerates, and Chinese corporation Shenhua, a leading producer and distributor of coal, have signed a memorandum of...
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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 Breyana A. Penn It is no secret that there are often differences in opinions between inspectors and operators on what exactly constitutes the proper negligence or gravity designation of an...
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Product News

Heavy-Duty Electromagnetic Vibratory Feeders are ideally suited to handle large capacity applications that require controlled feeding of difficult materials.
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Top 10 Coal Producing States

Week Ending (8/30/14) (in Thousand Short Tons)
  2014 2013 % Change
Wyoming 254,424 258,556 -1.6
West Virginia 77,744 77,878 -0.2
Kentucky 55,381 54,646 1.3
Pennsylvania 38,309 36,857 3.9
Illinois 36,501 35,925 1.6
Texas 27,982 27,831 0.5
Montana 27,811 27,351 1.7
Indiana 26,812 25,893 3.5
North Dakota 19,172 18,195 5.4
Ohio 16,027 18,363 -12.7
U.S. Total 654,141 661,645 -1.1

Market Watch

The number of coal mines idled in the first half of 2014 slowed compared to the second half of 2013, due in part to cold winter weather in early 2014, providing support for a rise in prompt month...
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People in the News

article thumbnailThe West Virginia Coal Association named the following officers to serve on the executive committee and board of directors for 2014-2015
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The Texas Westmoreland Coal Co.'s (TWCC) Jewett mine recently produced its 200 millionth ton of lignite. The second largest lignite mining operation in Texas, Jewett celebrated the occasion on July...
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