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Savage Acquires Sunpro

Savage has increased its service capabilities by acquiring Sunpro Inc., a Midwest-based industrial and environmental field services company. Sunpro provides emergency response and planned services including spill response, remediation and transportation of environmental waste, across a variety of industries. Sunpro currently operates nine facilities, supporting more than 100 customers in 12 states.

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Eriez Celebrates 75 Years

This year marks 75 years in business for Eriez. From humble beginnings in 1942, the company has evolved into a world leader in separation technologies with manufacturing facilities in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Mexico, South Africa and the United Kingdom, as well as its Erie, Pennsylvania, headquarters. Eriez has sales offices across the United States and some 80 international markets on five continents. 

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Conuma Restarts Operations in British Columbia

A second metallurgical surface coal mine, Wolverine, has resumed production in northeastern British Columbia, Canada, and its operator, Conuma Coal Resources Ltd., said the mine should be turning out 1.5 million metric tons (mt) annually by this spring for the seaborne export market. Wolverine’s restart comes hard on the heels of the Brule surface mine’s reopening last fall in the Tumbler Ridge-Chetwynd area of the province. 

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House Votes to Overturn Stream Protection Rule

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure on Wednesday, February 1 that will nullify the Stream Protection Rule that was finalized by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on December 20. The rule addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater and the productivity of mining operation sites. 

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Rio Tinto Sells Coal & Allied to Yancoal

Rio Tinto announced it has reached an agreement to sell Coal & Allied Industries Ltd. to Yancoal for up to $2.45 billion. This includes an initial $1.95 billion cash payment and $500 million in $100 million installments paid over five years. Prior to February 24, Yancoal Australia is entitled to elect an alternative purchase price structure of a single cash payment at completion of $2.35 billion. 

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