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Weekly US Coal Carloads Total 63,032, Down 16.7% on Week

Weekly US coal carload originations totaled 63,032 in the week ended Nov. 21, up 4.3% from the previous week, but down 16.7% from the year-ago week, Association of American Railroads data showed Nov. 25.

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Britain-Based DST Innovations Partners With Blue Rock Manufacturing in Morgantown, West Virginia

The company has agreed on a contract with West Virginia-based company Blue Rock Manufacturing to establish a new facility for the development of its new energy cells.

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The Battle of Blair Mountain Was the Largest Labor Uprising in U.S. History

Deep in the coal mines of West Virginia, an integrated militia of coal miners was forming, and they had little in common except for their enemy: oppressive coal barons.

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Powder River Basin Coal Industry

Is the PRB in long-term decline?

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British Coal Plants Fired Up to Meet Temporary Electricity Shortfall

Britain has fired up some of its last remaining coal power plants to help keep the lights on as the country’s wind turbines slow over a few days and the demand for electricity rises.

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China and Indonesia Sign $1.5 Billion Thermal Coal Deal

China will buy $1.467 billion worth of thermal coal from Indonesia next year, the Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) said.

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US Coal is Saving Lives Right Now - Preserve Existing Coal Plants

In May of this year the Coronavirus pandemic was in full throat, infections increasing and people dying. These circumstances exist still and will continue until the vaccines coming to market work their magic.

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National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum Gift Shop Goes Online

The National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum announced that its new website has been substantially completed and now includes an online gift shop as well. Design and construction of the new website was donated to the museum by a generous supporter.

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