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  • The U.S. Coal Industry Shrinks

    The U.S. Coal Industry Shrinks

  • Pure-Gro Develops Coal-based Fertilizer

    Pure-Gro Develops Coal-based Fertilizer

  • New Options for Dragline Maintenance Optimize Production Performance

    New Options for Dragline Maintenance Optimize Production Performance

  • Taking the Hard Line

    Taking the Hard Line

  • Eastern European Coal Report

    Eastern European Coal Report

  • Mining Business Bets Big on MINExpo 2016

    Mining Business Bets Big on MINExpo 2016

  • Taking the Control Room Out of the Control Room

    Taking the Control Room Out of the Control Room

  • The Captain’s Dying Hours

    The Captain’s Dying Hours

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World News

Local governments and state-owned firms in China have completed about one-third of the 2016 coal overcapacity reduction target in the first six months, with some regions still yet to take concrete...
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Operating Ideas

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)...

TOP 10 COAL - PRODUCING STATES

Week Ending 7/30/16 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '16 YTD '15 % Change
Wyoming 157,096 215,660 -27.2
West Virginia 41,540 57,968 -28.3
Kentucky 25,358 37,541 -32.5
Illinois 24,698 34,536 -28.5
Pennsylvania 22,580 30,244 -25.3
Texas 18,645 18,060 3.2
Montana 17,511 24,326 -28.0
Indiana 15,573 20,882 -25.4
North Dakota 15,045 16,616 -9.5
New Mexico 9,791 10,569 -7.4
U.S. Total 389,886 525,220 -25.8

Product News

Siemens has expanded its cellular router portfolio by adding the Ruggedcom RM1224 as an entry level device. With its 4G LTE worldwide connectivity and automatic fallback to 3G UMTS or EVDO cellular...
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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 thumbnailDavid Stetson was appointed CEO of a reorganized Alpha Natural Resources. Stetson is a veteran coal executive with broad experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, legal...
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Awards

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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