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EPA, Corps Release New WOTUS Rule

On Tuesday, December 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States” that they believe clarifies federal authority under...

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Peabody Completes Acquisition of Shoal Creek Mine

Peabody announced it has completed its purchase of the Shoal Creek seaborne metallurgical coal mine from private coal producer Drummond Company Inc. for $387 million. The acquisition includes the mine, preparation plant and...

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McNamee Moves on to Senate Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has advanced President Donald Trump’s nomination of Bernard McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by a vote of 13-10. The nomination...

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Queensland Approves EIS for China Stone Coal Project

MacMines Austasia Pty Ltd. has received approval from Queensland’s coordinator general for the China Stone Coal project, a major step for the development of another huge Australian coal project. MacMines Austasia is a subsidiary...

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Cat Announces 2 New Ultra-class Trucks

Cat Global Mining recently introduction the new Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC, expanding its mining truck line. The new electric-drive 798 AC features a 372-metric-ton (mt) payload. The new electric-drive 796 AC delivers 326-mt...

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Cloud Peak Considers Sale

Cloud Peak Energy’s board of directors, its management team, and legal and financial advisors have initiated a review of strategic alternatives, which includes the potential sale of the company. “While our board is undertaking...

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Corsa Completes Equipment Upgrade

Corsa Coal reported third-quarter sales of 455,525 tons of metallurgical coal. On a year-to-date basis, low-volatile met coal sales volumes are up 17% versus 2017, and total met sales volumes are up 22% compared to year-to-date...

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Logistics Impact Rhino Resources

Despite the ongoing robust coal market demand, Rhino Resources experienced delays in rail service late in the third quarter due to weather conditions that temporarily closed East Coast export terminals. The company incurred...

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Top 10 Coal Producing States & Regions

Week Ending 9/29/2018
(in Thousand Short Tons)
  YTD '18 YTD '17 % Change
Wyoming 253,260 267,859 -5.5
West Virginia 82,151 77,707 5.7
Pennsylvania 42,035 41,550 1.2
Illinois 41,500 41,169 0.8
Kentucky 33,503 35,597 -5.9
Montana 32,900 29,168 12.8
Indiana 28,580 26,698 7.1
North Dakota 24,974 24,114 3.6
Texas 24,085 30,232 -20.3
Alabama 12,300 10,926 12.6
Appalachian Total 171,250 167,103 2.5
Interior Total 116,447 123,131 -5.4
Western Total 348,314 363,631 -4.2
U.S. Total 636,011 653,866 -2.7

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