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Atlas Copco’s New Texas Snake: Smaller Scale Suits Larger Market

Coal Age reports on the company’s latest—and smallest—Pit Viper blasthole drill model

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Operating and Maintenance Guidelines for Screenbowl Centrifuges

Plant dewatering circuits equipped with screenbowl centrifuges need to be well designed, properly operated, and adequately maintained

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Post-Accident Two-Way Communications and Electronic Tracking

MSHA addresses acceptable alternatives to wireless communications

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Weak Economy and Politics Worry U.S. Coal Operators

A potential decrease in demand, a new administration, and production constraints have coal operators worried about prospects for 2009

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Rail Transportation Update

Record western coal shipments and lucrative export traffic lead America’s railroads to their fourth most profitable year in history. But with the coal boom going bust, higher rates, and a new administration and Congress, what sort of transportation year can coal mines and shippers expect in 2009?

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