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American Carbon – Tarlis Thompson

Tarlis Thompson has been appointed CEO of American Carbon, a leading producer of high quality metallurgical and specialty coals, and an American Resources Corp. subsidiary. Thompson joined American Resources more than 8 years...

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John N. Murphy passed on June 13, 2023

John N. Murphy passed on June 13, 2023. He was the executive director of the McGowan Institute and a research professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). Prior to...

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MSA Safety – Steve Blanco

MSA Safety Inc. announced that Steve Blanco has been appointed president and COO. He previously served as president of the company’s Americas business segment, a position to which he was appointed in 2017....

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Atlantic Carbon Group – Eric Martin

Atlantic Carbon Group, Inc. appointed Eric Martin as CEO. He will focus on expanding anthracite production to meet the company’s fast-growing global market demand for ACG’s products. Martin previously served as vice president of...

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Corsa Coal – Kevin Harrigan & Dan Bonacci

The Corsa Coal Corp. board officially appointed Kevin Harrigan as president, CEO and a director. The company also promoted Dan Bonacci as CFO and corporate secretary. Harrigan has served as interim president and CEO, and Bonacci...

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Ramaco Resources – Randall Atkins

Randall Atkins, chairman and CEO of Ramaco Resources, Inc. and carbon technology company Ramaco Carbon, was appointed to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Coal Industry Advisory Board (CIAB). The CIAB advises the IEA on...

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John A. Reeves, Sr.

John A. Reeves, Sr. (97) passed March 1, 2023. Raised in Price, Utah, he joined the U.S. Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor. After World War II (1946), he attended the University of Utah and received a B.S. in Mining...

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Simmons Equipment – Ken Matney & Jeff Looney

Simmons Equipment Co. appointed Ken Matney to serve as senior electrical engineer responsible for managing and supporting the electrical design team. The company also named Jeff Looney as senior design engineer responsible for...

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Ramaco Resources – Scott Spear

Ramaco Resources promoted four executives to senior executive roles within the company. John Marcum has been promoted to executive vice president in addition to his current role as chief accounting officer, Sabrina Duba has been...

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Top 10 Coal Producing States & Regions

Week Ending (10/28/23)
(in Thousand Short Tons)
 YTD '23YTD '22% Change
West Virginia73,18869,6175.1
North Dakota20,77222,585-8.0
Appalachian Total140,463133,5695.2
Interior Total82,59581,6801.1
Western Total264,108279,746-5.6
U.S. Total487,166494,995-1.6

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