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Peabody Energy acquires Shoal Creek coal mine for $400 ...

The world's leading pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries, has added a major coal mine to its portfolio as it continues to expand. Peabody Energy announced in a statement this week that it has signed a definitive agreement to …

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak ...

Jun 02, 2017· As President Trump announced on Thursday that the U.S. would leave the Paris climate agreement, he repeatedly expressed unwavering support for the coal mining industry. Boosting coal production ...

More layoffs announced at Wyoming coal mines | …

More layoffs announced at Wyoming coal mines ... The Gillette News Record reports that the layoffs announced on Thursday represent about 6 ... The Mine Safety and Health Administration reports ...

Ten new Powering Past Coal Alliance members announced at ...

Wales has a proud history of coal mining and deep experience of the challenges of the transition away from coal. The Welsh Government has taken measures through planning policy to limit the development of new open cast coal mines. ... The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced in 2016 that it would phase-out the import of coal ...

Coal company plans huge solar farm on strip mine

Coal company plans huge solar farm on strip mine An eastern Kentucky coal mining company on Tuesday announced its plans to build what could become the state's largest solar farm on a reclaimed ...

Trump Wants to Bail Out Coal and Nuclear Power. Here's Why ...

Jun 13, 2018· At least 40 more coal plants have announced they will close or reduce capacity by 2025, and others may soon follow. President Trump has …

WV MetroNews – Coal River Mining announces layoff plans

Coal River's announcement came the same day as two natural gas transmission companies announced plans for a $1 billion new pipeline project that will get its start in Marshall County.

With Coal Industry in Decline, Alpha and Contura Merge ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Contura Energy Inc. and Alpha Natural Resources Inc. announced today that the two coal mining companies have reached a "definitive merger agreement" that will re-merge the companies in order to try and compete in America's declining coal industry.

Obama administration announces massive coal mining ...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Tuesday an enormous expansion in coal mining that threatens to increase U.S. climate pollution by an amount equivalent to more than half of what the ...

Major layoffs announced in western Kentucky coal mines

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - More than 500 employees in Kentucky's coal sector will be impacted by the latest round of layoffs and terminations. The Office for Employment and Training announced two Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notices. Beginning February 18, Armstrong Coal in ...

Interior Department Finalizes Stream Protection Rule to ...

The final rule updates 33-year old regulations and establishes clear requirements for responsible surface coal mining that will protect 6,000 miles of streams and 52,000 acres of forests over the next two decades, preserving community health and economic opportunities while …

Kentucky coal company plans to build the state's largest ...

A Kentucky coal company announced Tuesday that it is planning to build a solar farm on a reclaimed mountaintop removal coal mine and that the project would bring both jobs and energy to the area. ...

Peabody buying mine from Drummond Co. for $400 million ...

Drummond Co. is selling its Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine to Peabody Energy Corp. for $400 million. The mine, located on the Black Warrior River in central Alabama, serves Asian and European ...

Trump Announces New Executive Orders to Help Coal Mining ...

During President Trump's trip to Louisville, Kentucky, he announced that his administration is working on more executive actions designed to bring coal miners back to work.

Coal Mining Cos. Reach Settlement Of Over $25M - Law360

Mining companies Natural Resource Partners LP and Foresight Energy LP announced Thursday that they have reached a deal to settle lawsuits related to two Illinois coal mines.

Pennsylvania Coal Mine To Close : NPR

Jan 07, 2018· It was announced this past week that a coal mine - the 4 West Mine - in southwestern Pennsylvania will close. It's another blow to the coal industry, which President Trump has promised to revive.

Coal in China - Wikipedia

In 2011, seven Chinese coal mining companies produced 100 million metric tonnes of coal or more. These companies were Shenhua Group, China Coal Group, ... To that end, China has announced a plan to invest 2.3 trillion yuan ($376 billion) through 2015 in energy saving and carbon emission-reduction projects.

Queensland Mining Awards 2018 finalists announced ...

The Queensland Mining Awards has announced its cohort of finalists, ranging from small, locally owned companies such as Mackay-based QCCS and HMA Wear Solutions, to large contractors such as ...

Chuitna Coal Project – Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

The Chuitna Coal Project is a surface coal mining and export development proposal for an ultra low sulfur, sub bituminous coal resource located in the Beluga Coal Field of South-central Alaska, approximately 45 miles west of Anchorage.

Pennsylvania Coal Mine to Close, Costing Nearly 400 …

Pennsylvania Coal Mine to Close, Costing Nearly 400 Jobs A mining company is closing its Pennsylvania mine and shedding nearly 400 jobs. Jan. 3, 2018, at 4:23 p.m.

Mach Mining and Affiliated Companies to Pay $4.25 Million ...

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) announced today that it has resolved two lawsuits against a group of affiliated coal mining companies that it had accused of hiring practices that effectively excluded women from working in the underground mines and in other coal production ...

Bank Of America Backs Away From Funding Coal Mining

May 06, 2015· WASHINGTON -- Bank of America is cutting off its financing for coal extraction projects, the company announced at its shareholder meeting Wednesday. "With regard to coal…

Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 150 Megawatts …

A major coal mining company in India has issued a tender to develop solar power projects worth 150 megawatts of capacity. The tender will be awarded for engineering, procurement, and commissioning ...

'We've suffered enough': Durham locals fight new open …

"The countryside is the only amenity left in ex-mining areas, and open-cast mining threatens to take that amenity away without offering meaningful jobs," said Anne Harris of Coal Action Network.

Obama announces moratorium on new federal coal …

Mining companies currently pay a 12.5 percent royalty rate for coal taken from surface mines, compared to an 18.75 percent royalty for oil and gas from offshore drilling.

Gaining Ground From Reclaimed Abandoned Mine Lands

Sep 03, 2018· The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced the 2018 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards, recognizing techniques and achievements for reclaimed lands. On ...

'We've suffered enough': Durham locals fight new open-cast ...

"The countryside is the only amenity left in ex-mining areas, and open-cast mining threatens to take that amenity away without offering meaningful jobs," said Anne Harris of Coal Action Network.

Report: Coal Power Plant Shutdowns to Accelerate

Federal energy regulators are predicting more coal power plant retirements than have yet been announced due to onerous environmental regulations and low natural gas prices. Scheduled retirements ...