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  • New Life for Old

    New Life for Old

  • Coal Prep Tech Companies Use Slump to Innovate, Research

    Coal Prep Tech Companies Use Slump to Innovate, Research

  • IGCC Technology Coming of Age

    IGCC Technology Coming of Age

  • New Initiatives Launched to Improve Coal-Fired Power

    New Initiatives Launched to Improve Coal-Fired Power

  • Using Operational Experience to Better Engineer Projects

    Using Operational Experience to Better Engineer Projects

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World News

  The $2.5 billion U.S. deal between Yancoal and Rio Tinto has been approved by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), according to Xinhua. The Australian-based Yancoal, controlled by a Chinese...
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Operating Ideas

  Stemming is widely used to ensure that a loaded borehole achieves optimum blast results, but the practice can leave large boulders unbroken in the upper layer of burden. The authors explore several proven...
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Resource Center

TOP 10 COAL - PRODUCING STATES

Week Ending 4/1/17 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '17 YTD '16 % Change
Wyoming 76,775 66,045 16.2
West Virginia 23,034 19,462 18.4
Texas 13,472 10,011 34.6
Pennsylvania 13,058 10,453 24.9
Illinois 12,737 11,441 11.3
Kentucky 11,494 11,452 0.4
North Dakota 9,064 7,278 24.5
Indiana 8,358 7,298 14.5
Montana 8,038 7,495 7.2
Utah 4,383 3,400 28.9
U.S. Total 201,745 174,745 15.5

Product News

  Multi-Purpose Truck Chassis Tackles Off-Road Applications ARDCO recently produced the next generation of its Articulating Multi-Purpose Truck (AMT), featuring a modular back-end platform that offers the...
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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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Awards

  Three Contura Operations Recognized for Safety and Health Contura Energy reported that three affiliate operations have received the Mine Safety and Health Training Award from the Interstate Mining...
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