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Coking Coal Prices Surge • Adani Buys Abbot Point in Australia • Vitol, Burgh Take Tegeta’s Share of Richards Bay • Exxaro Completes Sales of Inyanda to Burgh • CIL Looking Abroad for Coking Coal • Mitsui...
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Operating Ideas

Mining is an industry that deals in, and appreciates, large numbers. Big mines, for example, routinely rack up hefty equipment purchase, operating and maintenance costs, and hopefully, sizable...
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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)...

TOP 10 COAL - PRODUCING STATES

Week Ending 10/1/16 (in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '16 YTD '15 % Change
Wyoming 213,063 285,259 -25.3
West Virginia 58,754 74,454 -21.1
Illinois 34,496 44,405 -22.3
Kentucky 33,978 48,652 -30.2
Pennsylvania 33,425 40,286 -17.0
Texas 29,027 26,599 9.1
Montana 23,185 32,443 -28.5
Indiana 21,845 27,125 -19.5
North Dakota 21,344 21,938 -2.7
New Mexico 12,422 4,828 -16.2
U.S. Total 540,503 692,416 -21.9

Product News

More than 44,0000 people attended the MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 exposition, which was held in September at the Las Vegas convention center. More than 1,900 exhibitors used more than 840,000 ft2 to...
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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 thumbnailRhino Resource Partners announced several appointments. Rick Boone was promoted to the position of president of the general partner and all subsidiaries. Boone most recently served as executive vice...
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Awards

Sentinels of Safety Awards Honors 19 • Arch Coal Earn NIOSH Awards
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