Category Archives for Good for you

kudos for work well done, awards, etc.

U.S. coal mining industry sees “record low” fatalities in 2014

CSMonitor.com describes the positive effects of an industry-wide focus on miner safety in 2014. In 2014, coal mine-related fatalities hit a record low. So far this year, 16 people died in coal mining-related accidents, ducking under the previous low of 18 … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Platte River coal plant receives national honor

Congratulations to ACC member company, Platte River Power Authority, for having the Rawhide Energy Station Unit 1 named the “best-utilized U.S. coal-fired power plant” in the nation. Electric Light & Power (EL&P), ranked the electricity provider’s Rawhide Energy Station Unit … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Bechtel opens world’s first coal-seam-gas to LNG plant

On December 28th, Bechtel began loading LNG sourced from coal seams at their Queensland Curtis LNG facility. The QCLNG project connects more than 2,000 onshore wells, which flow into a 335 mile pipeline that moves the gas to the liquefaction facility … Continue reading

02. January 2015 by Jason Hayes
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UK Ruling Confirms Peabody’s Right to Speak on Energy Poverty Issues

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to the ACC’s online magazine website (www.acclive.com) in October, 2014. It has been moved to the Coalblog as part of our redesign of our online publications.   A recent Bloomberg news piece attempted to paint … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Top 10 Bosses Biggest Frustrations

We have invited award-winning speaker and media veteran, Colleen Kettenhofen to share highlights from her book, “Secrets Your Boss Isn’t Telling You.” American Coal Council members are welcome to sign on to the ACC website and enjoy Colleen’s insights from … Continue reading

27. May 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Peabody Twentymile Mine receives safety awards

The Colorado Mining Association recently honored Peabody’s Twentymile mine for the development of mine safety equipment. The Twentymile team developed a tool that greatly reduced the risks associated with disassembling and moving longwall equipment after sections of a mine have … Continue reading

17. March 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Charah, Inc. – New corporate headquarters uses recycled CCPs to meet LEEDs requirements

Admin note: We recently invited ACC member and coal combustion products (CCP) management experts, Charah, Inc. to prepare an editorial for the Coalblog and monthly member update newsletter. In this article, they describe how they beneficially used CCPs to help … Continue reading

29. May 2010 by Jason Hayes
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Well good for Facebook

There’s an interesting post on Business Insider, titled “Facebook Runs on Coal.” As you read through the post, and the associated TreeHugger.com blog posting, you see that Facebook’s power choices are supposed to be a problem. Truthfully, however, I’m struggling … Continue reading

18. February 2010 by Jason Hayes
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ACC CEO Elected VP of Washington Coal Club

Congratulations to Janet Gellici, CEO of the American Coal Council on her recent election as Vice President for 2010 of the Washington Coal Club. More information on the election and the Washington Coal Club is available on the ACC website. … Continue reading

07. January 2010 by Jason Hayes
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