Category: Coal In The News

Haulage & Loading Moves to Tucson

A straw poll held during Haulage & Loading 2017 (H&L 2017) indicated a need for change. Delegates were unhappy with the pricey venue and thought the technical program could be improved. Exhibitors and sponsors were not...

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CONSOL Energy Reports Record Production

In its latest earning report, CONSOL Energy reported record annual throughput of 14.3 million tons at the CONSOL Marine Terminal and record annual coal production of 26.1 million tons in 2017. Annual sales volume grew 6%...

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Rhino Sees Improvement

Rhino Resource Partners reported a net loss of $18.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $6.7 million, compared to a net loss of $3.8 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $4.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. Approximately $22.6...

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Paringa Making Progress on New Poplar Grove Mine

Paringa Resources is making significant progress in constructing its new Poplar Grove underground steam coal mine in western Kentucky, with the room-and-pillar operations on track to begin supplying its “cornerstone” contract...

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FirstEnergy Subsidiaries File for Bankruptcy

On March 31, FirstEnergy Corp. announced its subsidiaries, FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) and FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co., filed for bankruptcy. FirstEnergy will exit the generation business and become a fully regulated...

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Westmoreland Coal Considers Bankruptcy Protection

Denver, Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal is considering financial restructuring options, including filing for bankruptcy protection, according to the Associated Press. After seeing demand drop and dealing with more than $1...

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Top 10 Coal Producing States

Week Ending 3/31/2018
(in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '18 YTD '17 % Change
Wyoming 50,523 50,732 -0.4
West Virgina 23,610 23,684 -0.3
Pennsylvania 12,527 12,595 -0.5
Illinois 12,446 12,683 -1.9
Kentucky 10,754 11,443 -6.0
Indiana 7,816 8,386 -6.8
Texas 7,760 8,737 -11.2
Montana 7,758 7,243 7.1
North Dakota 6,655 7,234 -8.0
Colorado 4,421 3,784 16.8
U.S. Total 191,097 197,033 -3.0

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