World News

TerraCom through its wholly owned subsidiary Orion Mining Pty Ltd. (Orion) has successfully recommissioned the Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland and is on track to deliver first sales in August....
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Operating Ideas

A Better and Safer Way to Clean Coal Ash Silos MPW Industrial Services borrowed concepts from the oil field, window-washing and confined space rescue trades to develop a better and safer way to...
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Week Ending 5/27/17 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '17 YTD '16 % Change
Wyoming 145,195 120,476 20.5
West Virginia 43,278 36,632 18.1
Pennsylvania 25,164 20,706 21.5
Texas 24,394 18,056 35.1
Illinois 23,538 21,666 8.6
Kentucky 20,755 20,490 1.3
North Dakota 16,534 13,174 25.5
Indiana 15,590 13,651 14.2
Montana 15,104 13,160 14.8
Utah 8,086 6,581 22.9
U.S. Total 376,195 321,184 17.1

Product News

  Russian Miners Set New Longwall Records The Russian Yalevskogo mine, operated by the Siberian Coal Energy Co. (SUEK), recently set a world record for monthly coal production from a single longwall...
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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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 .     .     Top US Underground Mines Recognized at Longwall USA Coal Age presented Top Performers Awards to three leading U.S. longwall operators at the 2017 Longwall USA Conference & Exhibition, which took...
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