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Knight Hawk on Track to Post Record Production This Year; Exports to Double

"Production is going well. We had a good first quarter and a pretty good second," Andrew Carter, vice president of marketing for the family owned company, said in an interview.

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2018 on Track to be Least Fatal Year in US Mining History

The year 2018 is on track to be the least fatal year in United States mining history, Mining Technology reports. As of June 5, 2018, there had been four metal/non-metal mine fatalities and four coal mine fatalities — a total of eight mining-related fatali

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Coal Plants Keep Shutting Despite Trump’s Order to Rescue Them

President Donald Trump has ordered a rescue of the nation’s struggling coal and nuclear power industries, but that doesn’t mean utilities are reconsidering the shutdown of unprofitable plants.

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US Coal Still in Demand Overseas Because of High Seaborne Prices

In the US export market this week, a CFR deal for Northern Appalachia coal, basis 6,900 kcal/kg, for August loading was heard at a price greater than $110/mt.

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Epiroc Becomes Fully Independent Company

Atlas Copco announced in January 2017 that the Group would split into two companies in 2018: Atlas Copco, focusing on industrial customers, and Epiroc, focusing on mining, infrastructure and natural resources customers.

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Pennsylvania Miners' Memorial Day Festival Draws Thousands

The four-day festival hosted well over 10,000 people throughout the weekend with live music, a parade and fireworks.

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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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