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Analysis: Profitability for UK Coal Plants for Winter 2018/19 Rises

The UK front-season Clean Dark Spread hit a 1.5-year high this week as power prices surged amid bullish oil and gas markets, making UK coal-fired generation increasingly attractive.

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New Coal India Chairman Says He Will Ensure Doubling of Coal Stocks at Power Plants

The new full-time Chairman of Coal India Ltd, the largest coal company in the world, says his priority will be to ensure that power plants have coal supply for at least 22 days henceforth.

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SME Webinar: What Operators Need to Know Before Applying the

The SME webinar "What Policy Maker And Mine Operators Need To Know Before Applying The “Safety Triangle", will be presented by Susan Moore and Pat Yorio, NIOSH on Tuesday May 29, 2018 - 9:00-10:00 am MT. Cost: List Price $90 / Member $45 / Students $10.

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Is The Coal Industry's Trump-Induced Revival Short-Lived?

Strong competition from natural gas, stringent regulations and additional impetus to solar and wind power generation through the extension of tax credits are steadily luring away utility operators from coal.

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Russian Miner Mechel's Q1 Metallurgical Coal Sales Hit by Logistics

Russian coal mining company Mechel said a shortage of rail wagons and infrastructure constraints in far east Russia, along with high stocks at ports, hit met coal sales in the first quarter.

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Mining Needs $100-$150 Billion to Meet Electric Vehicle Demand

Demand for natural gas fired power stations will increase by 20% if half the cars on US roads were electric. Even coal would get a bump from electric vehicles says McKinsey.

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Cowdenbeath FC in the Heart of the Fife Coalfield, Scotland

This is the fourth in a series of articles about Cowdenbeath FC, the home of “The Miners”, located in Fife, Scotland, who are seeking support from members of the United States coal industry.

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History of Cowdenbeath and Its Coal Connection

This is the third in a series of articles about Cowdenbeath FC, the home of “The Miners”, located in Fife Scotland, who are seeking support from members of the United States coal industry.

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