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2014-09-18 16:21:54

- AUSTRALIA EXPECTED TO BENEFIT FROM RECENT CHINA COAL QUALITY POLICIES ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today provided an update on coal fundamentals and Peabody's positioning given recent global and domestic industry events. "We believe there is a fundamental mismatch in early reporting regarding China's new coal quality policies relative to the emerging view of its likely beneficial effects on Australian high-quality coal exports," said...

2014-09-17 12:22:42

Americans Face Jump in Electricity Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally. This costly plan is another step in the administration's policies designed to eliminate low cost and reliable electricity and replace it with more expensive and less reliable sources. To view...

2014-09-16 08:23:44

The Company believes they have discovered rock phosphate on their property GUADUAS, Colombia, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company"), a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to update shareholders on the progress of their mining operations. As previously announced, New Colombia is developing a 1000 m3 per day rock quarry on their property while they bring coal operations online....

2014-09-11 12:22:45

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that it will place its Peace River Coal operations in British Columbia, Canada ("Peace River") into a period of care and maintenance, to commence at the end of 2014. Anglo American remains committed to Peace River over the long-term and the development of its new Roman mine, and will complete all preparation works for Roman prior to the care and maintenance period. Seamus French, Anglo American...

2014-09-09 16:22:27

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at the Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia. The Corridor G complex, which includes the Hobet 21 Mine and Beth Station preparation plant, employs 360 people and produced 2.3 million tons of thermal coal in 2013. Pursuant to the WARN Act, the Company today gave 60-day notice of potential layoffs to all employees that could be affected. "The...

2014-09-05 08:21:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it was awarded an order valued at approximately $50 million to provide ClearSky(TM) Plume Abatement Cooling Systems for a coal liquefaction process facility to be built by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group. SPX has agreed to provide SPX Marley ClearSky(TM) Plume Abatement Systems, with the latest cooling technology of recycling of condensed steam, for Shenhua's indirect coal liquefaction...

2014-08-29 20:20:55

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. (TSXV: PAK) has filed its unaudited consolidated financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2014, together with its management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") for the corresponding period. All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. These documents will be posted on the Company's website at www.pacificcoal.ca and under the Company's profile at...

2014-08-29 12:22:53

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2014 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The presentation will be webcast live at 1:05 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 4 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com. Following the live event, a replay of the webcast will be available at the same URL for 30 days....

2014-08-28 20:21:11

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowie Resource Partners, LLC ("BRP") announced today an extension of its coal supply agreements with Intermountain Power Agency ("IPA") through 2024. BRP Executive Chairman, John Siegel, commented that "we are delighted that one of our largest, most important customers is sufficiently satisfied with our clean burning coal that it would deem it beneficial to continue our relationship by adding a decade to our contracts. In this instance,...

2014-08-28 16:29:07

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowie Resource Partners, LLC ("BRP") announced today an extension of its coal supply agreements with Intermountain Power Agency ("IPA") through 2024. BRP Executive Chairman, John Siegel, commented that "we are delighted that one of our largest, most important customers is sufficiently satisfied with our clean burning coal that it would deem it beneficial to continue our relationship by adding a decade to our contracts. In this instance,...


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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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