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2015-05-22 12:24:12

BRISTOL, Va., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.

2015-05-21 16:26:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The first truck of excavated coal ash left the retired Riverbend power plant near Charlotte today, marking the beginning of the end for ash storage

2015-05-19 08:28:10

- Clean, efficient natural gas power plant, plus solar, to replace Asheville coal plant CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced plans to retire its Asheville,

2015-05-15 16:21:59

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The W.S.

2015-05-07 08:29:39

Event brings key decision makers together; fosters intrigue over new location closer to the prospering IL Coal Basin NEW YORK, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd annual

2015-05-05 16:25:46

CLEVELAND, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc.

2015-05-05 08:24:25

Sale provides additional liquidity for Fortune while preserving its rights to develop the project Issued Capital: 222,077,580 LONDON, ON, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Fortune

2015-05-04 12:29:01

LONDON, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Among ethylene derivatives, EO is an important organic chemical raw material, only second to polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride.

2015-05-01 08:22:52

HOUSTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCQB:FEEC), the U.S.

2015-04-30 08:29:21

- First quarter 2015 revenue was $0.8 billion and Adjusted EBITDA loss was $34 million BRISTOL, Va., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S.

Latest Coal Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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