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Bureau of Mines

Albert W. Deurbrouck, 87, of South Park, Pennsylvania, USA, passed away on November 26, 2019. He enjoyed a long career working as a mining engineer, specializing in coal preparation at the Bureau of Mines, where he had the...

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U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Aurelia Skipwith as director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Skipwith has served as deputy assistant secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior since April...

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Weir Group PLC

Weir Group PLC has announced changes to its executive group, including two new appointments. Paula Cousins will become chief strategy and sustainability officer. Garry Fingland will also join the group executive as chief...

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Colonial Coal International Corp.

Colonial Coal International Corp. announced that Partha S. Bhattacharyya has been appointed to the board of directors. Bhattacharyya is the former chairman and managing director of Coal India Ltd. Bhattacharyya joined Coal India...

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Bobby Ray Brown (B.R. Brown)

Bobby Ray Brown (B.R. Brown) passed away on November 7, 2019. He was 87. He was president, chairman and CEO of CONSOL Energy, then known as Consolidation Coal Co., from 1978 to 1998. During his tenure, CONSOL Energy was one of...

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ALLU Group Inc.

ALLU Group Inc. announced Rob Houlder as its new territory sales manager for the northeastern United States. Prior to joining ALLU, Houlder was Northeast regional sales manager for Connect Work Tools, where he was responsible...

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Natural Resources Defense Council

Gina McCarthy, the former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator under former President Barack Obama, was named president and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council. McCarthy headed the EPA from 2013 to...

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After 26 years with Volvo and seven as president of Volvo Penta Americas, Ron Huibers has decided to retire from his current role and move to another role within Volvo Penta. Succeeding Huibers will be Martin Bjuve, currently...

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Illinois Coal Association Board

The Illinois Coal Association Board has chosen Nick Williams to succeed Phil Gonet as president of the association. He will start on December 1 and assume the position of president on January 1, 2020. Williams, an Illinois...

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National Mining Association (NMA)

The National Mining Association (NMA) announced that Katie Sweeney has been named executive vice president and general counsel. Sweeney was formerly senior vice president and general counsel. Sweeney has been with NMA and its...

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Contura Energy

Contura Energy announced changes to its executive leadership team. Kevin Stanley, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, and Scott Kreutzer, executive vice president and chief strategy officer, left the company....

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BHP has appointed a new chief executive officer, Mike Henry, following a thorough succession process. Henry will assume the role of CEO and executive director on January 1, 2020, replacing Andrew Mackenzie who will retire. Henry...

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Top 10 Coal Producing States & Regions

Week Ending 11/30/2019
(in Thousand Short Tons)
 YTD '20YTD '19% Change
West Virginia85,65387,816-2.5
North Dakota24,35927,239-10.6
New Mexico14,0639,48148.3
Appalachian Total179,011184,438-2.9
Interior Total120,803125,806-4.0
Western Total349,211382,449-8.7
U.S. Total649,025692,693-6.3

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