Category Archives for steel

4 New Met Mines Planned for Pennsylvania

At least four new underground metallurgical coal mines are planned for Pennsylvania in 2017 as the industry looks to take advantage of rising demand and prices for met coal both domestically and internationally after spending several years in the doldrums. … Continue reading

07. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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Rise in ‘met’ coal welcome change

http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/rise-in-met-coal-welcome-change/article_a8c663ca-34b3-51ea-9126-a30e8c50766d.html By Fred Pace, Huntington Herald-Dispatch A recent upturn in the price of metallurgical coal is expected to spark new production and some additional employment in at least one smaller part of the beleaguered Appalachian coal industry. But how long … Continue reading

11. October 2016 by Terry Headley
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Did you know?

This is one of the best quick, simple, straightforward videos on the benefits of using #coal that I have seen for some time. Thanks to Alpha for putting it together and thanks to Alex Epstein for sending me the link.

18. June 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Steel price increases being felt through supply chain

February 3 Wall Street Journal article details the impacts of increasing steel prices throughout the supply chain. The impact of escalating steel prices in the U.S. is starting to filter through supply chains, with companies that buy and process steel … Continue reading

03. February 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Coal vs. wind?

Many people believe that the coal industry is necessarily opposed to the development of wind-based energy. But nothing could be farther from the truth. I was reminded of this issue while attending the Western Business Roundtable’s 2010 Summit of the … Continue reading

08. January 2010 by Jason Hayes
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