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UK and Arq Partner to Build a More Sustainable Future

Through a public-private research collaboration, the University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture and Arq are working to create a more sustainable future for Kentucky and the planet.

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Tuscaloosa Dems Raising Funds, Supplies for Warrior Met Coal Miners

The Tuscaloosa County Democratic Party is standing in solidarity with the United Mine Workers of America during their ongoing strike against Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama.

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Raised In A Coal Mining Family, Now Working On Biden’s Cleaner Energy Future

Earlier this month, Brian Anderson welcomed some special guests to the Department of Energy research laboratory he leads in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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South Dakota Rocked Again as a Wind Turbine Plant Shuts Its Doors

The closure will happen because of changing market conditions, foreign competition and proposed revisions to tax policies affecting the wind energy industry in the United States.

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India: Center Revises Timeline of Second Tranche of Coal Mine Auctions for Commercial Mining

The coal ministry on Tuesday announced revision in the timeline of the second tranche of auctions for commercial mining.

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Striking Alabama Coal Miners Take Protest to Wall Street

Chanting “no contract, no coal,” the miners today launched the latest step in a strike that began April 1 for a new contract with Warrior Met Coal.

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Energy Regulators Say The West’s Power Grid Isn’t Ready For Utah To Shut Down Coal Plants

Political, environmental and market forces are steering many Western states towards adopting more renewable energy — like wind and solar — while phasing out traditional but dirtier sources like coal.

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Substantial Crisis of Mental Health Burden Among Current and Former US Coal Miners

Study data published in JAMA Network Open underline the substantial burden of mental illness among former and active coal miners in the US.

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Remembering the Seven: June 21 Marked 38th Anniversary of Deadly McClure Mine Explosion in Southwest Virginia

A massive explosion rocked Clinchfield Coal’s McClure No. 1 mine in Dickenson County killing seven people including 51-year-old Mary K. Counts, the first female coal miner in Virginia to lose her life while working underground.

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Nouveau Monde Has Signed a Collaboration Agreement with Caterpillar for the Development of a Zero-Emission Solution for the Matawinie Mine in Canada

Eric Desaulniers, Nouveau Monde CEO, and Denise Johnson, Caterpillar Group President, signed a collaboration agreement for the development of a zero-emission fleet for the Matawinie Mine.

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Join MINEX Russia

Join us in-person or remotely at the 17th MINEX Russia Mining & Exploration Forum organised on 5-7 October 2021 in Moscow under central theme “Building Mining Industry of the Future”.

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February's Increase in Coal-Fired Electric Generation Reduced U.S. Coal Stockpiles

Coal stockpiles at U.S. power plants decreased significantly from December 2020 to February 2021, including a draw of nearly 16 million tons in February 2021.

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Report Says Transition for Coal Workers Possible

As jobs in the coal industry dwindle, the central question persists: Where will its workers go?

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Immersive Technologies Provides Autonomous Training Solution for Rio Tinto’s Gudai-Darri Mine

Rio Tinto is furthering their autonomous haulage footprint at their new Gudai-Darri Iron Ore mine in Western Australia, which will operate Caterpillar autonomous trucks equipped with Cat® MineStar™ Command for Hauling system.

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Itochu Gives Lift to Coal-Based Hydrogen Project

Japanese trading giant Itochu has given important support for a $1 billion coal-based hydrogen energy project in Gladstone that would effectively capture its carbon emissions in soft drinks, processed foods, industrial gases ands building materials.

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Coal India to Extract Coal Bed Methane

Coal India said on 17 June 2021 that coal bed methane (CBM) would be available for extraction from Jharia by 2026. The PSU has also floated global tenders to develop two more CBM blocks – Rani-ganj in Bengal and Sohagpur in Madhya Pradesh.

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Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has announced that David Clarry, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Hudbay Minerals Inc., has been elected Chair of MAC for the next 2 year term.

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Colorado School of Mines to Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Online Certificate in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

A new online graduate certificate at Colorado School of Mines will prepare working professionals to make an impact in the growing field of carbon dioxide mitigation.

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EIA’s Coal Markets Report: June 21, 2021

The Coal Markets Report has been updated for the business week ending June 18, 2021.

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After a Year’s Delay, West Virginia Mine Wars Museum Building Finally Dedicated to UMWA President

The building that in 2020 became the permanent home of the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum in Matewan was finally dedicated to United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) President Cecil E. Roberts on Saturday, June 12.

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China Tightens Grip on Coal Market as Prices Continue to Rise

Chinese regulators shut more coal mines amid rising concern over industrial accidents as prices continue to rise for the fuel that provides half the country’s energy.

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NETL's Anderson talks next steps for Interagency Working Group, West Virginia coal communities

Brian Anderson, director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, believes he knows how to help communities in Appalachia prepare for a greener, more sustainable future.

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US House Panel Investigates Delaying Cleanup of Exploited Coal Mining Sites

“These communities, especially the country of India, have really been exploited,” said Subcommittee Chairman Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.). “It’s a really scary, scary situation.”

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Warrior Met Coal Stock Appears To Be Fairly Valued

The stock of Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC, 30-year Financials) shows every sign of being fairly valued, according to GuruFocus Value calculation. GuruFocus Value is GuruFocus' estimate of the fair value at which the stock should be traded.

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West Virginia Coal Association, West Virginia Coal Mining Institute to Jointly Sponsor June Mining Program

The West Virginia Coal Association is joining together with the West Virginia Coal Mining Institute to sponsor a special summer program for mining professionals on June 22-23, at the Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown.

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Xylem Breakthrough Achieves Up To 60% Energy Savings in Industrial Dewatering

Global water technology company, Xylem, has today unveiled Flygt Bibo – a breakthrough dewatering pump that dramatically reduces energy, wear and tear, and maintenance costs.

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Derailment Constrains Australian Coal Exports

Coal deliveries to Queensland's largest coal export port of Gladstone remain constrained with the 70mn t/yr Blackwater system still closed after a train derailed, killing one train driver and injuring two others.

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Reclamation: Lawmakers Right to Tap Into Federal Spending

Lawmakers had coal on their minds during the interim meetings earlier this month. Not only did they form work groups to tackle the revitalization of struggling coal communities, they also agreed to establish a Joint Committee on Mine Reclamation.

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Happy Birthday, West Virginia!

It was 158 years ago today when a young nation first learned that “Mountaineers are Always Free.” Since then, we West Virginians have worked hard to make our mark on bettering not only ourselves and our beloved Mountain State but also this great land in w

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Just Transition for Coal Workers is Possible, Reports Say

As jobs in the coal industry dwindle, the central question persists: Where will its workers go?

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Annual West Virginia Day Celebration Held at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine held a special day full of yummy homemade treats, live Appalachian music, and a special discounted admission to explore all of the rich West Virginian history the exhibition coal mine has to offer its guests.

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India: Water Level in Meghalaya Coal Mine Recedes By 22 Feet

The water level in the flooded 152-metre-deep coal pit in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, where five people have been trapped since May 30, receded by 22 feet on Friday, an official said.

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University of Wyoming, University of Texas-Austin Study Barriers to Carbon Capture, Use, Storage

A University of Wyoming economist has joined colleagues from the University of Texas-Austin (UT) for a major study of economic and political barriers related to carbon capture, use and storage.

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NACCO Industries, Inc. Announces Notification Of Contract Mining Agreement Termination For The Navajo Mine

Bisti Fuels currently supplies coal from the Navajo Mine to the Four Corners Power Plant through the agreement with NTEC. NTEC will assume control and responsibility for operation of the Navajo Mine upon termination of the contract mining agreement.

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Coal Stocks to Gain on Rising Demand Despite Emission Concerns

With the gradual rollout of vaccines and improving global economic activity, electricity demand is increasing and utility operators are buying more coal to step up production.

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India: Navy Divers Search Miners in Meghalaya's Flooded Coal Mine, One Body Found

Indian Navy divers on the lookout for five miners trapped in a flooded coal mine located in the East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya have recovered one body after six days of operations.

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Coal Company Considers Legal Options After Review Denies Rockies Mine Application

A coal company that was denied an application to build an open-pit mine in Alberta, Canada's Rocky Mountains says it’s considering its legal options.

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China's Initial Carbon Prices to Balance Growth Needs With Long-Term Climate Goals

China's carbon market that starts trading in June is more likely to resemble a marathon with long-term goals rather than a 100-meter dash focused on immediate heavy-handed regulations to curb emissions.

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Shifts in Coking Coal Trade Flows Deepen

US and Canadian coking coal exports to China and Europe rose in the first quarter of 2021 but lost ground to Australian material in other markets amid further deterioration in Chinese-Australian relations.

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Southern Illinois Lawmakers Helped Kill Energy Bill That Would Force Coal Plant Closure

The forced closure of a southwestern Illinois coal plant is off the table for now after lawmakers, including metro-east Republicans and Democrats, united in opposition to energy legislation this week.

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U.S. Coal Production Grows

EIA reported that year-to-date coal production has grown to nearly 241 million tons, an 8.7% increase over where the industry stood last year.

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Japan's PAJ Opposes Government's Carbon Tax Plan

Japanese oil industry lobby group the Petroleum Association of Japan is opposing the introduction of a carbon tax in Japan, as higher energy costs will hamper research and development efforts to achieve the country's 2050 decarbonisation goal.

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Canadian Regulators Say Rocky Mountain Coal Mine Not in Public Interest

Canadian energy regulators said on Thursday a coal mine proposed by a unit of Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta is not in the public interest, dealing a blow to the project.

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Modern Mining Rests on Innovation

It’s important to innovate and grow, and the mining industry is no outlier for growth.

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EIA's Weekly Coal Production Report: June 17, 2021

EIA has updated the Weekly Coal Production report for the week ending June 12, 2021.

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Intent on Appeasing WV Sen Joe Manchin, US Blocks G7 Progress on Phasing Out Coal

“The long arm of Joe Manchin reaches across the Atlantic,” tweeted Politico editor Blake Hounsell.

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RMCMI Annual Meeting & Conference Registration Closing Soon

The 117th RMCMI Annual Meeting & Conference will be held June 27-29, 2021 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado at The Steamboat Grand.

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DOE National Laboratories Investigate Subsurface Hydrogen Storage

DOE will leverage the unique capabilities and demonstrated expertise of three National laboratories to determine the viability, safety and reliability of storing pure hydrogen or hydrogen-natural gas blends in subsurface environments.

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Illinois Mining Institute's August Scholarship Golf Outing- It's Back!

Raising money for scholarships is the primary purpose of this event - networking and a fun game of golf is the secondary purpose.

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MINEX Russia 2021

MINEX Russia 2021 will be held October 5-7, 2021 in Moscow, Russia.

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Path to Net-Zero: US Utilities in No Rush to Meet Biden's 2035 Climate Goal

By and large, power companies are sticking to their midcentury decarbonization goals, with 23 of the largest utilities having announced a net-zero plan, according to the latest review by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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UK: Norfolk's Bure Valley Railway Tests New Bio-Coal for Steam Locomotives

The Bure Valley Railway, which runs from Wroxham to Aylsham in Norfolk, has completed the UK’s most extensive trial of bio-coal in heritage steam locomotives.

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MCPA's 12th Annual PE Seminar

The 12th annual Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar is scheduled, Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the Russell County Conference Center, 139 Highland Drive Lebanon, Virginia.

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Coal Association of Canada Responds to Government of Canada Statements on Selenium and Thermal Coal

Canada's coal industry follows strict provincial and federal regulations to protect the environment and minimize the industry's impact on waterways, wildlife and natural habitat. We welcome comprehensive regulation and oversight.

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Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Approval of Coal Mine in Alabama

Mays No. 5 Mine is located on a brownfield site that has already been subjected to extensive land leveling, excavation, roads and demolition from previous industrial activities.

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Canada's Steelmaking Coal Projects Face Federal Review Over Selenium Concerns

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has reportedly said he would designate metallurgical coal mine exploration and development projects in south-west Alberta for a federal impact assessment.

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The Texas Grid is Failing Again

Texans have every right to worry that the grid may not hold up this summer. This week’s warnings are the third time ERCOT has been forced to issue inadequate capacity alerts this year.

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New Mexico Coal Plant Stays Open for CCS Conversion

The coal-fired San Juan Generation Station in New Mexico will not close within two years as expected, but could operate for several years beyond that, as its new owners raise funds for a giant carbon-capture facility on the site.

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Battelle-led Team Successfully Completes Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership CCUS Research

Battelle and its team of partners have successfully concluded the carbon capture, utilization and storage research associated with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, paving the way forward for commercial deployment.

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MSHA Fatality Alert - June 3, 2021

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, a 42-year-old section foreman was fatally injured when he was hit by a shuttle car.

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New Flexco® XP Staple Fastening System Produces High-Quality Splices with Manual and Powered Installation

Flexco recently announced the addition of the Flexco® XP™ Staple Fastening System to its robust line of fastening solutions.

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India: Body of One of Five Trapped Coal Miners Retrieved

The body of one of at least five miners trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya, India since May 30 has been retrieved, officials said.

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Manchin Cites Grave Concerns About U.S. Going to the EV

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a conservative Democrat whose vote is key to any infrastructure deal in the narrowly divided Senate, expressed "grave concerns" Tuesday about the Biden administration's drive to boost adoption of electric vehicles.

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War on Coal Goes Global: Biden's G-7 Pledge Irks America's Energy Industry

America’s energy industry is castigating President Biden‘s pledge to end public support for overseas coal projects, seeing the move as the latest manifestation of the Democrats’ “war on coal.”

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UMWA: Black Lung Benefits

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has introduced a bill aimed towards helping the families of miners who have passed of black lung disease.

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Caterpillar's MINExpo Experience Features Equipment and Technology That Drives Sustainability, Increases Productivity and Delivers Effective Lifecycle Management Solutions

Themed “Together, we’re mining better,” Caterpillar’s MINExpo 2021 experience celebrates the company’s partnership with mines and the ways it assists customers to mine more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably.

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U.S. House Panel Probes Slow Cleanup of Exploited Coal Mining Sites

Witnesses representing coal workers and Native American communities say energy companies should be responsible for returning land to pre-mining state.

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Cummins Mining Expo to Explore the Future of Mining, Preventech® and QSK95

Committed to helping the mining industry sustainably achieve the lowest cost of production, Cummins leaders will preview the role of alternative fuels in the future of mining, with a focus on hydrogen and Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell technolog

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New Elk Coal Commences Coal Mine Operations in Colorado

With all regulatory approvals in place, New Elk Coal has started production at its Weston, Colorado mine, and will be scaling up operations for the export of coal to global markets.

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WV Congressman Announces Over $2 Million in Grants for Black Lung and Coal Miner Clinics

“I am happy to announce these funds have been awarded to the West Virginia DHHR to support their work in providing care and medical treatment for coal miners and those with black lung disease,” said Congressman Mooney.

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Don't Forget the Miners Still Working

Editorial featured in West Virginia's Charleston Gazette-Mail.

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DOE Announces $12 Million for Direct Air Capture Technology

The projects are creating tools that will increase the amount of CO2 captured by DAC, decrease the cost of materials, and improve the energy efficiency of carbon removal operations.

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Energy Bill Still Not Filed Less Than 24 Hours Before Planned Vote

The Illinois Senate is scheduled to return to the Capitol today to consider an energy regulatory overhaul bill that is years in the making but was not yet filed in its final form as of Monday night.

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Canada: Cape Bretoners Remember Fallen Miners, Despite Pandemic

Gathering not allowed, so people quietly laid wreaths or just reflected on William Davis Miners' Memorial Day.

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Make Your Plans Early to Attend MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® in Las Vegas

Plan early to attend MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021, the world’s largest mining show. Registration is open for this fall’s in-person show, which takes place in Las Vegas from September 13-15, 2021.

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DOE Invests $1.5 Million to Explore Benefits of Carbon-Based Building Materials

The selected projects will investigate the impacts of using carbon-based building materials, including opportunities to develop superior construction materials that offer lower lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions and other improved properties.

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As Legislature Reconvenes, Illinois is Poised to Become the First State in the Midwest to Ban Coal-Burning Power Plants

Illinois, one of the nation’s largest producers of coal, is on the verge of becoming the first Midwest state to ban energy companies from burning the lung-damaging, climate-changing fossil fuel to generate electricity.

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MSHA Final Report Issued for Fatality on 4/5/2021

On March 5, 2021, a miner was fatally injured when the excavator he was operating rolled over into a body of water.

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International Future Mining Conference 2021

AusIMM’s International Future Mining Conference returns in December 2021 with its unique ability to create a global discussion platform attracting multidisciplinary groups.

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Anglo American Takes Action on Grosvenor Incident Report

Anglo American is committing $5 million to fund underground mining research following the release of a report into an incident at its Grosvenor underground coal mine which injured five employees last year.

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EIA's Coal Markets Report: June 14, 2021

The Coal Markets Report has been updated for the business week ending June 11, 2021.

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Mixed Messages on Coal Phase-Out From G7

The leaders of the G7 member nations failed to agree specific dates for a phase-out of coal from power generation at their annual summit this weekend.

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US and Japan Leave G7 Stuck on Coal

The climate unity of rich democracies foundered on their inability to commit to ending coal use.

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England: Plaques to Honor Miners Unveiled at Striking Sculpture in Village

Plaques commemorating the miners who worked at - and died at - a coal pit in Shropshire have been unveiled in a touching ceremony.

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Kuzbass Fuel Co. and Russian Coal Announce 1Q21 Results

Coal production in January – March 2021 (1Q21) increased by 8.5% compared to the same period in 2020, amounting to 108.136 million t.

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G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action but Hold Back on Coal

President Biden pushed climate action after four years in which Donald Trump rejected cooperation with allies. But leaders failed to set an expiration date for burning coal.

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Three Key Takeaways From the G7 Summit, and How It Will Impact Utah's Coal Industry

United States President Joe Biden stood with other world leaders at the end of the G7 summit on Saturday, calling for unity across the globe to tackle environmental concerns, the economy and a “return to diplomacy.”

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Jim Justice Coal Companies Agree Again Not to Cut Off Health Benefits to Retired Miners

Coal companies owned and operated by WV Gov. Jim Justice’s family have agreed to provide uninterrupted health care and prescription drug coverage to retired miners after retirees and the UMWA alleged they failed to do so.

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for West Virginia

McDowell County is one of the most economically depressed counties in the state. It once was a thriving coal mining county with a population of over 120,000. But coal mining dried up. People moved away or died off. Now fewer than 20,000 people live there

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Canada: New Policy Makes it Harder to Develop Thermal Coal Projects

The Canadian government on Friday announced its thermal coal mining policy, which will make it harder for new thermal coal mining and expansion projects to be approved.

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Australia: Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry Releases Report Into Grosvenor Explosion

An inquiry into an explosion at a coal mine in Central Queensland has found the mine's gas drainage systems couldn't cope with the rate of production.

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G7 Leaders Stumble on Coal Phaseout Timeline

The G7 wealthy democracies have failed to agree on a timeline to end their use of coal for electrical power, an EU official said on Sunday — leaving them without a firm commitment on a key climate issue at their annual summit.

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Pennsylvania's Lou Barletta Says As a Coal Region, We're Sitting on a Gold Mine of Rare Earth Elements

Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are heavy, soft metals employed in the electronic devices which are everywhere in today’s world.

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NETL's Brian Anderson Talks Next Steps for Interagency Working Group, West Virginia Coal Communities

Brian Anderson, director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, believes he knows how to help communities in Appalachia prepare for a greener, more sustainable future.

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Death Toll From Colombia Coal Mine Explosion Rises to Nine

The bodies of seven miners were found on Saturday after an explosion in a coal mine in the Colombian department of Boyaca, bringing the death toll to nine, local authorities reported.

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India: Navy Divers Join Rescue Operations in Meghalaya Coal Mine, Ksan Tragedy Replayed

A dynamite blast had caused flooding in the coal pit. The rescuers have not yet found any signs of the miners, suspected to be trapped in the smaller horizontal pits which are dug to extract coal.

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Coal India's 114 Mining Projects Under Different Stages of Implementation

CIL’s 114 ongoing coal projects, costing 20 crore and above, are under different stages of implementation, according to a report.

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New Met Coal Mines

Ramaco Resources plans to open two new metallurgical coal mines which, at full production, are expected to add almost one million new tons of product per year.

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Curry Supply Co: Nine Tips on How to Organize Your Service Trucks

When critical machinery breaks down and halts operations at a job site, having a well organized service truck to haul equipment and perform the repair work can greatly reduce expensive downtime.

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India: Five Feared Trapped in Meghalaya Mine For 12 Days, Rescuers Wait for

The Meghalaya government has sought help from the Indian Navy as the rescue operation for trapped miners inside an illegal coal mine hasn't made any headway so far.

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South African Miners Hit Again by Eskom's Power Cuts

South African mining companies are being affected by frequent and prolonged power cuts enacted by state power utility Eskom on May 16 because of recurring breakdowns and failures at several of the country's ageing coal-fired power stations.

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Coal India Lifts Embargo on Exports

In a major development, Coal India Ltd has lifted the embargo on coal exports under its e-auction sales policy. Now coal purchasers, including traders, can export the coal bought through this route.

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Mexico: All Seven Trapped Miners Found Dead

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of all seven workers trapped in a collapsed mine in northern Mexico, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, ending any hope of finding survivors.

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West Virginia Governor Urges Congressional Delegation to Reauthorize AML Program

The fees paid by the coal industry since 1977 to fund correction of hazards left behind by mines operated before 1977 is set to expire in September of this year.

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Real-Time Dust Monitoring for Safer Mines

One of the most significant challenges in mining is miners’ dust exposure, which is why personal and environmental monitoring of dust is used in mines.

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Rexnord Launches the Only Universal Smart Condition Monitoring System Capable of Monitoring Oil Quality, Temperature and Vibration on Most Large Gear Drives

The Smart Condition Monitoring System has been engineered with proprietary algorithms to allow continuous monitoring, enabling maintenance managers to easily compare sensor data against models of healthy gear drive operating conditions.

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Grand Opening Of California Coal Mine Exhibit

The exhibit gives us a glimpse into the life of a miner in the late 19th century when the coal mines were in full operation and a vital industry to our region.

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India Offering 67 Coal Mines in Second Commercial Auction Tranche

Starting form this tranche, the government is introducing a rolling auction mechanism ‘wherein any un-auctioned mine shall remain available for auction on the portal, with more mines being added as and when available’.

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Chile, NE Asia Bolster Drummond's Coal Exports

A spike in Chilean demand and firm loadings for northeast Asia supported Colombian coal producer Drummond's thermal coal exports in May, company figures show.

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Coal Expected to Remain Dominant Source of Power in the Coming Decade

Coal currently remains the most practical means to stimulate affordable electricity generation growth at the pace and scale needed to support continued economic growth in the region.

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Come to the World’s Largest Mining Show – MINExpo INTERNATIONAL®

MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021 is the world’s largest mining show, and registration is open for this fall’s in-person show, which takes place in Las Vegas from September 13-15, 2021.

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Wellmore Coal Company Mine Rescue Team wins 2021 Governor’s Cup Mine Rescue Contest

The 34th annual Governor’s Cup Mine Rescue Contest was held at UVA-Wise’s Carl Smith Football Stadium, Wise, VA, June 9, 2021, beginning at 7:00 a.m.

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Alabama's Coal Miners Are Striking For Their Lives

Over a thousand miners at Warrior Met Coal have been on strike now for over two months, and the conflict is only heating up.

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MSHA Fatality Alert - June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, a 26-year-old section foreman with five years of mining experience was pinned against a continuous mining machine by a piece of rib. The piece fell while he was installing a rib bolt with the machine mounted rib drill.

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Indian Demand Buoys Indonesian Coal Exports

Indonesian coal exports rose in April from a year earlier led by strong Indian demand. Indonesian authorities are expecting the momentum in shipments to continue this year, helping the country to meet its output target.

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EIA's Weekly Coal Production Report: June 10, 2021

EIA has updated the Weekly Coal Production report for the week ending June 5, 2021.

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MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® Empowers the Industry to Meet Global Demand

Held in Las Vegas, September 13–15, 2021, MINExpo is the largest and most comprehensive industry event to explore cutting-edge equipment, technologies, and innovations for all mining sectors.

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US Coal Exports Ticking Higher, Pushed by High Petcoke Prices, China

US coal exports in April were 24.3% higher year on year at 6.2 million mt, which was down 10.2% from March, according to US Census data released June 9.

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Wyoming Officials Look To Reignite Coal Demand Through New Facility

Wyoming officials took another step this week toward accomplishing its long-term vision of transforming the Powder River Basin into a Carbon Valley.

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West Virginia Coal Plants Need Upgrades. Three States Will Decide Their Fate.

The Mitchell Plant in Moundsville, the Mountaineer Plant in New Haven, and the John Amos Plant in Winfield require costly upgrades to comply with new federal environmental rules.

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Illinois Mining Institute - August Scholarship Golf Outing- It's Back!

Raising money for scholarships is the primary purpose of this event - networking and a fun game of golf is the secondary purpose. It is, without a doubt, a great way to get to know other members and enjoy a day of camaraderie, food, and a whole of laughte

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Corsa Appoints New CEO as Merritts Takes Up COO Role

Metallurgical coal miner Corsa Coal on Wednesday announced that Peter Merritts had stepped down as CEO and director to take up the position of COO.

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Mine Rescue Competition Shows Need for Safety in a Shrinking Sector

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy referees watched as five Southwest Virginia mine rescue teams went through their paces at the Governor’s Cup Mine Rescue Competition.

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MSHA to Pick-Up Mine Visits After Rash of Fatal Accidents

Two mining deaths last week in West Virginia are part of the reason why the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has decided to remind mining operations of best safety practices.

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Testimony Wraps Up In PSC Mitchell Power Plant Hearing

Evidentiary hearings on a request that could determine the future of the Mitchell Power Plant in Marshall County, West Virginia wrapped up Wednesday after two days of testimony.

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Wellmore Coal Company Wins Virginia Mine Rescue Championship

The annual competition, which took place at the UVA Wise football stadium, involved a staged mine disaster scenario.

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RMCMI Meeting Highlights - Register Now!

The 117th RMCMI Annual Meeting & Conference will be held June 27-29, 2021 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado at The Steamboat Grand.

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Innovation, Not Elimination

The data is clear: coal will remain a centerpiece of the global energy equation well into the future.

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Corsa Coal Announces Management Change

Corsa Coal Corp., announced today that Peter V. Merritts, as part of his future retirement planning process, has elected to step down as CEO of the Company and a member of the Board of Directors and be appointed COO effective June 9, 2021.

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27th Annual West Virginia Coal Festival Set for June 22-26

Organizers of the 27th annual West Virginia Coal Festival say that, through many challenges, the volunteers are responsible for making it happen once again.

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Mining Firms With Higher ESG Ratings Outperform Market

Companies with higher ESG ratings are demonstrating stronger long-term performance in shareholder and market value, benefiting from capital access at lower interest rates, and attracting premiums on low-carbon inputs.

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World’s Largest Mining Show Registration– MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® – is Now Open

NMA, sponsor of MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021, the world’s largest mining show of its kind, have announced that attendee and media registration is open for this fall’s in-person show, which takes place in Las Vegas from September 13-15, 2021.

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Wyoming Officials Break Ground on New Coal Innovation Center

The 9.5-acre site will be home to companies and researchers developing commodities like asphalt, graphene, graphite, agricultural char, carbon fiber and more—all of them using coal and coal byproducts.

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Kentucky Coal Production and Employment Decline Slowed in Q1

New data show that Kentucky’s coal production and employment have declined by a minimum in almost two years.

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Moody's Flags Significant ESG Risks to Mining With New Ratings

Ratings agency Moody’s has released new environmental, social and governance (ESG) issuer profile and credit impact scores for the global metals and mining sector, which could negatively impact companies lagging behind.

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Former President Donald Trump Endorses Mike Carey in 15th Congressional District Race

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Mike Carey in the special election for Ohio's 15th Congressional District, giving Carey an edge in a contentious GOP primary.

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The Next 20 Years Are Crucial in Determining the Economic Future of Coal

Decisions made now will determine whether economies win or lose money as the coal industry changes over the next couple of decades.

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China Considers Price Controls on Surging Coal Market

China is considering imposing a cap on the price of thermal coal as it struggles to contain high energy costs ahead of peak demand over the summer.

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Attendee and Press Registration for World’s Largest Mining Show – MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® – is Now Open

NMA, sponsor of MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021, the world’s largest mining show of its kind, announced today that attendee and media registration is open for this fall’s in-person show.

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EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook

As a result of the higher expected natural gas prices, the forecast share of generation from coal rises from 20% in 2020 to 23% this year but falls to 22% next year.

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MSHA Final Report Issued for Fatality on 2/25/2021

On Feb. 25, 2021, a 26-year old plant operator died after entering a cyclone discharge box.

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SunCoke Energy, Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of $500,000,000 Senior Secured Notes and Extension of Revolving Credit Facility

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SXC) announced today that it intends to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2029.

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NMA Statement on “BUILDING RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAINS, REVITALIZING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING, AND FOSTERING BROAD-BASED GROWTH”

“While we're still reviewing the report, it’s clear that this is a thoughtful review of the nation’s supply chain weaknesses that acknowledges the alarming challenges we face and the need for an all-of-government approach to address them," said Rich Nolan

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West Virginia Coal Mine Scheduled to Close in August

The former Blacksville No. 2 Mine in Monongalia County is scheduled to cease operations later this year, resulting in the layoffs of 180 workers.

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West Virginia Congresswoman Tours Mining Complex

The Congresswoman was given the opportunity to look through the facility and learn more about the company's surface mine work, stressing the importance of the industry's work in an interview with WVVA News.

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Wyoming, Montana Continue Seeking Relief in Washington Coal Export Terminal Case

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon’s office announced on Monday that both Wyoming and Montana have filed a response to the federal Solicitor General in their lawsuit against Washington state’s denial of a proposed coal export terminal permit.

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Coal Mine Along PA-WV Border is Closing

Around 180 miners at the Monongalia County Coal Mine in Greene County received notice of permanent layoff from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The layoffs will begin in August and end in September.

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UMWA: Company-Inspired Violence on Warrior Met Picket Lines Increasing

'Warrior Met personnel, either management or nonunion workers, have repeatedly struck our members who were engaging in legal picket line activities, with their vehicles,' UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts said today.

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Indonesia Pushes Ahead With Carbon Tax Scheme

The Indonesian government is working on amending the country's tax law, which will include a new carbon tax scheme aimed at increasing state revenue from several industries.

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Four Bodies Pulled From Flooded Mexican Coal Mine, Three Workers Still Trapped

Rescuers pulled four bodies from a flooded coal mine in Northern Mexico Monday — while three others remain trapped inside.

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EIA's Coal Markets Report: June 7, 2021

The Coal Markets Report has been updated for the business week ending June 4, 2021.

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Republicans Pledge Allegiance to Fossil Fuels Like It's Still the 1950s

Republican-led states are threatening retaliation against banks that refuse to lend to coal, oil and gas companies in effort to delay transition to clean energy.

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Join MMD Group For a Live Webinary on July 15

With over 40 years of mineral processing experience MMD Group have developed the Fully Mobile Surge Loader™ (FMSL), a mobile feeding solution offering faster, safer, and more accurate truck loading.

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Australia 2020 Electricity From Natural Gas Falls 4.6pc

The volume of electricity in Australia generated by natural gas dropped by 4.6pc on the year in 2020, and by a larger degree than the decline in electricity consumption last year from Covid-19.

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Two Killed, 14 Missing in Recent China Coal Mine Accidents

Accidents at two of China’s coal mines in the past few days killed two workers while 14 people went missing, according to state media reports.

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All Eight Miners Rescued After Gas Outburst in Northeast China

All the eight miners trapped in a coal mine after a coal and gas outburst in Jixi City of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province have been lifted to the ground, rescuers said Sunday.

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Coal Prices Surge With Demand

Coal is seeing a dramatic spike in demand just as several major miners are hit with production problems, sparking a surge in prices from China to Europe and the U.S.

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Striking Alabama Coal Miners Endure Arrests, See Little Progress: We're Just Standing Together

Nearly two weeks into the strike, it appeared a settlement had been reached, but that was rejected after the union members “emphatically” voted down the tentative agreement, saying it was not sufficient.

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WV Gov: Bank Deceived Family for Loan Guarantee

In a new court filing, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice blamed a bankrupt U.K. bank for fraudulently inducing him into personally guaranteeing $700 million in loans that were taken out by his companies.

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Weekly Coal Index Report

South African coal prices continue to soar as prompt physical cargoes remain rare due to ongoing tightness in all supply basins.

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Australia's Gladstone Port Diversifies May Coal Exports

Above-average coal shipments to Japan, India and South Korea from Australia's port of Gladstone in Queensland, as well as diversification into new markets, partially offset a lack of sales to China.

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Epiroc Acquires Canadian Mine Connectivity Provider

3D-P, based in Calgary, Canada, provides reliable wireless connectivity solutions for mining companies within surface mining.

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Judge: US Can't Delay Challenge to Public Land Coal Sales

A U.S. judge has rejected the Biden administration’s attempt to delay a lawsuit from several states and environmentalists who are seeking to end lease sales for coal mining on federal lands.

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Anglo American Files Cerrejon Lawsuit Against Colombia

Mining company Anglo American has filed a lawsuit challenging a ban that prevents Colombian coal mining firm Cerrejon from developing its La Puente pit.

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Senator Joe Manchin, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm Tour West Virginia; Capito Continues Negotiations

Manchin and Granholm spent the day Friday in Morgantown touring the National Energy Technology Laboratory and the West Virginia Water Research Institute at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy in Evansdale.

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West Virginia County Will Suffer Economic Hardship if Mitchell Plant Closes, Officials Testify

Officials told the West Virginia Public Service Commission this week a potential closure of the Mitchell Power Plant would be economically devastating to Marshall County and the surrounding communities.

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One Dead, Six Missing at Northern Mexico Mine Collapse

The body of one miner was found Saturday at a small coal mine in a northern Mexico border state that flooded and collapsed, leaving six miners still missing. There had been complaints for years about unsafe conditions at mines in the area.

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WV Rep. McKinley Questions Biden Administration Environmental Justice Report

A report last month on ways to invest in disadvantaged communities affected by climate change and fossil fuels received praise from one Appalachian group, though 1st District Congressman David McKinley is more concerned about what the report recommends ag

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Kentucky AG Joins West Virginia in Lawsuit Over Coal Regulations

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron today filed an amicus brief before the United States Supreme Court urging the court to review a lower court ruling that permits the Environmental Protection Agency to reshape the nation’s power sector.

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Manchin, U.S. Energy Secretary Tour WVU Touting Clean Energy Options

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said he realizes the transition away from coal is happening, and he hopes people in the state realize that.

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Mining Trade Group Pushing DOE on US Supply Chains, Permitting

The National Mining Association has been talking to U.S. Energy Department officials about financing the new development of a domestic mineral supply chain including processing facilities.

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Wife of Coal Mining Machinery Executive Passes

Ellen Marie Beeman Thomas, 73 of Abingdon, VA, formerly of Princeton and Beckley, WV and wife of well-known mining machinery executive Wayne Thomas died Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN.

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Kinder Morgan Urges New Tax Credits as Midstream Firms Embrace Carbon Capture

Kinder Morgan Inc. CEO Steven Kean called for additional federal policy incentives to build out CO2 pipeline infrastructure as more North American midstream companies announced carbon capture, utilization and sequestration initiatives.

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Mine Rescue Update June 2021

The Natonal Mine Rescue Association (NMRA) recently had its first Meeting in over a year via Zoom.

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DOE Announces $5 Million to Improve Flexibility and Reliability of Advanced Power Plant Technology

The funds will be used for the research and development of an advanced component that can improve the ability of thermal power plants to generate highly-flexible, low-carbon power from traditional, renewable, and nuclear energy.

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Charges Pending After Theft of Giant Tires From Wyoming Coal Mine

Sheriff’s Investigator Josh Knittel said that on May 19, the mine called the sheriff’s office to report two haul truck tires had been stolen from the mine site between October 2019 and the beginning of 2020.

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West Virginia Miner Killed Friday; Second Death in Two Days

Mine section foreman Nicholas David Adkins, 43, of Racine, was fatally injured earlier Friday morning when he was struck by an underground shuttle car at Marfork Coal Co.’s Horse Creek Eagle Mine near Naoma in Raleigh County.

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Australia Exports Record High Thermal Coal to India

Australia exported record high volumes of thermal coal to India in April, as changing trade flows reflect Beijing's ban on imports of Australian coal.

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West Virginia Senator Calls Infrastructure Bill a Golden Opportunity But Warns Against Eliminating Coal

West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin called President Biden’s "infrastructure" bill a "golden opportunity" Thursday but warned that a green economy cannot be achieved by eliminating the state’s oldest energy product – coal.

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West Virginia Coal Miner Killed; Second Coal Death in Two Days

Nicholas David Adkins, 43, of Racine, a section foreman, was fatally injured Thursday morning when he was hit by an underground shuttle car, Justice's office said in a news release.

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More Than 2 Billion Tons Of Coal Mining Capacity Is About To Come Online

More than 2.2 billion tons in annual coal mining capacity is currently under development, threatening the Paris Agreement targets, environmental think-tank Global Energy Monitor said in a new report.

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Cerrejon Resumes Coal Loadings, New Blockade Arises

Colombian mining firm Cerrejon resumed loadings at its Puerto Bolivar port on 31 May following a 24-day railway blockade, sources said.

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Anglo American Restarts Operations at Australia's Moranbah North Coal Mine

Anglo American resumed longwall mining operations at its Moranbah North coking coal mine, in Queensland, Australia, the company said June 3, raising the expectations of an easing of supply tightness in Australian premium coking coals.

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India: Group of Miners Trapped Inside 'Rat Hole' Coal Mine for Fifth Day

Search and rescue efforts continue for a group of miners trapped for five days in a coal mine in the Indian state of Meghalaya.

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EIA's Weekly Coal Production Report: Thursday, June 3, 2021

EIA has updated the Weekly Coal Production report for the week ending May 29, 2021.

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Alabama Miners' Strike: We Are Union!

In Brookwood, Ala., the 1,100 miners of United Mine Workers (UMWA) Local 2245 are entering the ninth week of a strike begun April 1 against Warrior Met Coal.

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It's Not Over for Coal Yet as Global Prices Surge on Hot Demand

Coal is seeing a dramatic spike in demand just as several major miners are hit with production problems, sparking a surge in prices from China to Europe and the US.

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The Foreign Money in China's Booming Coal Industry

President Xi announced that China will be carbon neutral by 2060. During the recent climate summit, Xi even pledged China’s coal consumption will peak in 2025.

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Russia is Ready to Supply at Least 40 Million Tonnes of Coking Coal to India

India asked Russia to supply at least 40 mln tonnes of coking coal annually and Russia is ready to provide this volume, Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky told reporters on the sidelines of the Russian Coal and Mining exhibition.

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China's Met Coal Washers Ramping Up Output

Operational rate of China’s 110 coking coal wash plants under Mysteel’s weekly survey improved for the second week over May 26-June 1, up 0.9 percentage point on week to 71.6% by June 1.

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Shut Off From Conventional Capital, US Coal Companies Seek Creative Options

The U.S. coal sector has limited access to capital, in large part due to concerns about the industry's environmental impacts and its long-term viability, but some companies have found ways to tap into alternative financing.

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IEA's Energy Investment Report Shows Coal is Down But Not Out

The International Energy Agency’s latest report reveals that while renewables dominate new power investment, and approvals for coal-fired plants are 80% below where they were five years ago, coal is not out of the picture.

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It’s Time to Reform and Refocus the AML Program

When Congress considers reauthorization of a program or a fee on an industry, it’s a moment for review and analysis. Is the program working as intended, does the structure and funding meet the moment or need to reflect changing facts on the ground?

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World's Coal Producers Now Planning More Than 400 New Mines

The world's coal producers are currently planning as many as 432 new mine projects with 2.28 billion tonnes of annual output capacity, research published on Thursday showed.

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Coal Baron's Fatal Flight Was Illegal, Punctuated by Confusion

Facing pressure to fly two sick people to the mainland, billionaire coal tycoon Christopher Cline’s helicopter pilots took off from his Bahamas home illegally and within seconds became disoriented before slamming into the sea, investigators concluded.

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West Virginia Governor Backs Up $700 Million Company Debt Amid Lawsuits

Greensill Capital, a private finance firm based in London that is now out of business, was a “bad actor,” Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday, in a saga that has now left the Governor owing $700 million in loans his family’s company obtained from Greensill.

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West Virginia Man Dies in Coal Mining Accident

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice expressed his condolences to the family of Trenten Dille, 26, of Littleton in Wetzel County who died while working in the underground section of the Marion County Coal Resources mine in Fairview, W.Va.

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UK: Chance to Perform at National Coal Mining Museum

A new partnership event from Brass Bands England and the National Coal Mining Museum will see brass bands perform at a special event this summer.

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Coal India Records 55 mt Fuel Offtake in May

Supplies were 38% higher year-on-year, when electricity demand had dipped during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Liebherr Reveals Advanced 305 Tonne Mining Truck

Designed and adapted from years of experience in mining truck development, Liebherr has unveiled its new the T 274 mining truck. The vehicle provides fast cycle times, higher production rates, low fuel consumption, and a low cost by weight.

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UK: Edinburgh's Lost Tunnel Was the First Ever Underground Railway Line in Scotland

The underground tunnel was built as part of the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway to transport coal from the pits and ended at Edinburgh’s first ever railway station, St Leonard’s Station.

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West Virginia Rep. Bill Would Preserve Coal, Natural Gas Jobs

David McKinley’s bill focuses on a mindset of “innovate first, regulate later” and he believes very strongly that the only way to achieve lower carbon emissions is through carbon capture research.

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Biden Seeks More Mine Cleanup, Carbon Capture Spending

The administration of President Joe Biden has proposed expanding spending on abandoned coal mine reclamation and advanced energy technology as part of the US government's fiscal 2022 budget.

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Can Mining Agency Keep Biden's Promise to Coal Country?

President Biden has made the cleanup and restoration of abandoned mines a cornerstone of his effort to reinvigorate the economies of coal communities, earning praise from advocates of a fair transition away from fossil fuels.

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Groundbreaking Safety Improvement From Epiroc With Collision Avoidance System Interface

Epiroc recently launched an offering that aims to support safety in underground mining environment, the RCS based Collision Avoidance System Interface.

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G7 Nations Committing Billions More to Fossil Fuel Than Green Energy

In spite of green rhetoric, money has piled into aviation and car industries since start of pandemic, report finds.

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India: Miners Still Trapped in Meghalaya Coal Mine, Rain Hampers Rescue Efforts

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday hampered operations to rescue at least five miners trapped for two days deep inside an illegal rat-hole coal pit in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district, officials said.

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EIA's Coal Markets Report: June 1, 2021

The Coal Markets Report has been updated for the business week ending May 28, 2021.

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OSMRE to Receive Investment for Abandoned Coal Mine Reclamation

The Biden-Harris administration has submitted to Congress the President’s budget for fiscal year 2022 (FY22) which features US$165 million to address coal mine reclamation and economic development efforts.

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West Virginia Governor Confirms Personal Liability on Greensill Loans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said he is personally liable for debt arranged by now-collapsed Greensill Capital, highlighting the pressure his family faces in turning around their sprawling coal-mining operations.

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Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Stock Up 132.7% Since Low, This Stock Is Just Getting Warmed Up

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) price closed lower on Friday, May 28, sinking -2.61% below its previous close.

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Margaret Thatcher's Team Made Secret Deals with Scargill - But Iron Lady Stood Firm

Mrs Thatcher’s reputation as the Iron Lady, a nickname bestowed on her by the Soviet press, was cemented after she took on the miners in the mid-Eighties and won.

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Japan Ushers in New Era for IGCC Coal Power

The Nakoso integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant, a much-watched power project in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture because it incorporates a pioneering advanced coal gasification technology, began commercial operations on April 16.

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Experts Seek Standardized Rules for Climate-Related Disclosures by Companies

Countries in Asia-Pacific should adopt standardized rules on climate-related financial disclosures by companies, as sustainability is increasingly becoming an important consideration in investment decisions.

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Golf With Friends in Gillette, Wyoming!

The 2021 Friends of Coal Fundraiser Golf Tournament will be held in Gillette, Wyoming on Friday, July 30th at Bell Nob Golf Course.

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Epiroc Completes Acquisition of Australian Mining Logging Company

Kinetic Logging Services, based in Perth, Australia, provides mining-technology measurement services to build improved geological models that help mining companies increase productivity.

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Coal Substitutes Touted as Way to Keep Coal-Fired Power Plants Open

The move away from coal-fired power generation has supported the growth of other technologies to produce electricity.

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Striking Coal Miners in Alabama Energize Support Across the South

United Mine Workers of America members are fighting for better wages and benefits and have filed unfair labor practice charges against Warrior Met Coal.

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India: Rescue Operations Under Way to Trace Migrant Workers Trapped in Meghalaya Mine

The incident took place in Umpleng area on Sunday when water gushed in and inundated the mine after a dynamite explosion.

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