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Coal mine openings in the US inject some hope into beleaguered sector

Corsa Coal’s Acosta Deep mine in Pennsylvania, to open in June, will create about 600 jobs By Cecilia Jamasmie MINING.COM A new US coal mine, scheduled to begin production next month, is lifting the spirits of an industry still hurting from … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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New GE Innovation Center to Showcase latest Technologies of Coal-fired Steam Power Plants

  By Diarmaid Williams International Digital Editor KING GEORGE, VA. (COAL AGE) —GE Power (NYSE: GE) today announced plans to convert its 242 MW coal-fired Birchwood Power facility in King George, Virginia, US into a Steam Plant Services Innovation Center. … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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If You are a SAHM, You Should Support Coal

A stay-at-home mom explains why others like her should be at the forefront of defending the coal industry.   

18. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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EPA chief: US needs coal to protect electric grid

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) argued Wednesday that using coal for electricity is necessary for the reliability of the electric grid. Speaking on Fox Business’s “Varney & Co.,” Scott Pruitt warned of the problems of relying too … Continue reading

06. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Senior policy adviser tells coal sector EPA is here to help

 By  Taylor Kuykendall A coal sector that has spent much of the past eight years criticizing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration welcomed an official with the Trump administration at an industry event May 4. EPA Senior … Continue reading

06. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Some good news for local economies battered by the War on Coal

Bluefield Daily Telgraph (Apr 11, 2017) It is a common idea among many Americans that coal as a major industrial fuel is dead, or at least dying, and cleaner fuels, like wind and solar energy, and natural gas, are taking … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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Early Q1’17 data suggests coal bounce continued for three straight quarters

By  Taylor Kuykendall SNL (Tuesday, April 11, 2017) An early sample of 100 coal mines reporting first-quarter jobs and production data suggests the upward trend in production and employment continued through the first three months of the year. An earlier S&P … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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China Rejects North Korean Coal Shipments After Missile Test and U.S. Pressure

BY BETHANY ALLEN-EBRAHIMIAN (APRIL 11, 2017) China is turning back shipments of North Korean coal from its ports, a sign of Beijing’s growing concern over the nuclear weapons capability of its wayward neighbor. On April 7, Chinese trading firms received orders … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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Trump’s coal push grinds into high gear

By John Siciliano Washington Examiner The Trump administration could call Thursday “National Coal Day.” Several Cabinet officials are spreading out to push clean coal, coal power plants and coal mining. The activities got started Wednesday afternoon when Interior Secretary Ryan … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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Met Coal Surges Past $300 Toward Record on Australia Outages

By Ben Sharples and Perry Williams Bloomberg (April 10, 2017) Spot metallurgical coal is heading for a record after surging above $300 a metric ton amid supply curbs from Australia, the world’s biggest exporter of the commodity used to make … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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