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Study Evaluates Impact of Coal on Economy

A recent study of Navajo and Apache counties underlines the region’s dependence on coal for economic activity, high-paying jobs and tax income. But it also looked at how the counties can move to a more diverse economic base in the future.

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Missouri S&T to Host Mine Rescue Competition

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 36th annual Mine Rescue Competition at Missouri S&T in October.

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Private Equity Company Ends Bid to Buy Navajo Generating Station

The collapse of the deal deeply threatens the survival of the coal-fired power plant in Page, Ariz., which is slated to close at the end of 2019 unless a new buyer steps forward immediately.

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Peabody Energy Agrees to Acquire Shoal Creek Met Coal Mine for $400 Mil

Peabody said it planned to close the acquisition of the Alabama coking coal mine, with 2.1 million st of sales in 2017, by the end of the year.

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Peabody To Acquire Shoal Creek Mine Assets From Drummond Company; Adds ~2 Million Tons Per Year Of Seaborne Hard Coking Coal

Shoal Creek is located on the Black Warrior River in Central Alabama and serves Asian and European steel mills with high-vol A coking coal.

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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Wants More Testing Before Declaring That Jeansville Mine Fire Is Out

The contractor hired to excavate and extinguish the Jeansville Mine Fire in the Hazleton area says the fire is out.

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Famous Scottish Football Team Seeks Funds to Return to the Glory Days

Ever since the founding of Cowdenbeath Football Club in 1881, the links with the coal mining industry have been very strong. The town of Cowdenbeath itself grew out of the coal boom in the late 19th century and its famous football club did likewise.

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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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