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2014-10-30 16:20:56

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Report: 2014 Edition research report of 56 pages that says demand for steel is anticipated to grow at a stupendous pace thus encouraging the growth of dry bulk shipping market. Iron ore and coal, which account for a major share of the seaborne dry bulk trade, are key inputs for production of steel and this is to show an impact on the growth of dry bulk shipping industry....

2014-10-30 12:23:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to announce a further extension of the maturity date of its existing Facility Agreement with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). The maturity date of the Facility Agreement with SCB has been extended to December 5, 2014, from the previous...

2014-10-30 08:27:32

- Third quarter 2014 revenue was $1.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA, including a $16 million pre-tax gain from sale of 3.1 million Rice Energy shares, was $54 million BRISTOL, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, reported a third quarter 2014 net loss of $185 million or $0.84 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $458 million or $2.07 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2013. Excluding the items described in...

2014-10-30 08:27:08

The Company expects to generate revenue upon environmental permit approval GUADUAS, Colombia, Oct. 30, 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. New Colombia is nearing completion of the development of its 1000 cubic meter per day rock quarry on their property. New Colombia's...

2014-10-29 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association's President and CEO Hal Quinn called EPA's notice requesting alternatives to the agency's power plant rules a frank admission that the proposal is a glorious mess. "The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) notice requesting comments on alternatives for its Costly Power Plan is a frank admission that the plan is a 'glorious mess' forcing the agency to deploy procedural belts and suspenders to hold it...

2014-10-28 08:24:51

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) had adjusted net income(1 )in the 2014 third quarter of $20 million, or $0.09 per share, after adjusting for unusual items, which are listed in the EBITDA reconciliation table on page 11. Adjusted EBITDA(1) was $236 million for the 2014 third quarter, compared to $178 million in the year-earlier quarter. Cash flow from operations in the just-ended quarter was $293 million, as compared to $196 million in the...

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes...

2014-10-17 08:21:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration Inc., (OTC: AEXE) a U.S. mining corporation focused on producing mines. The Company is pleased to announce two key mining property acquisitions in the Philippines and Peru. Both properties have outstanding cash flow potential through production. Feldspar Project in the Philippines Under Filipino law, AEXE owns the maximum 40% interest of the mineral rights to 648 Hectares of feldspar mining properties and...

2014-10-14 16:23:25

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Corsa Coal Corp. (TSXV: CSO) ("Corsa" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a technical report prepared by Cardno MM&A ("Cardno") in accordance with the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") has been prepared and filed on www.sedar.com under Corsa's profile in respect of the Company's properties located in and around Somerset County, Pennsylvania which are under the control of...

2014-10-13 12:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today was honored for a lifetime of contributions to the global coal industry to advance sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions at the 34(th) Coaltrans World Conference in Copenhagen. The recognition coincided with Boyce's keynote address urging world industry leaders to fight energy inequality with greater use of 21(st) century coal. Under Boyce's...


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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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