PRB Production Roaring Back

Preliminary MSHA production data shows a very positive trend

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U.S. Prep Plant Census

More plants idled as operators wait for the market to return

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Preparing for the Worst

Emergency prevention, preparedness crucial to minimizing the impact of an event no operation ever wants to see happen

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New Knife Gate Valve Promises Zero Leaks

A new device could resolve leakage issues with systems designed to isolate flow

For many years, plant operators have battled with leakage problems, searching for valves that will isolate the flow and prevent leaks to the atmosphere, but are often left feeling frustrated and out of pocket.

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Proactive measures are crucial to preventing one of mining’s worst nightmares

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Tackling a Gritty Problem

Controlling dust emissions from haul roads, crushers, stockpiles and tailings impoundments can be costly — or inexpensive. Coal Age looks at some of the options.

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