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Attendees to gain valuable insights on alternate uses for coal, exporting, and tips for plant operators to remain viable LEXINGTON, Ky., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today announced that its Paint Creek Complex has temporarily idled coal production at both the Samples
BRISTOL, Va., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An employee of Rogers Petroleum, a fuel service contractor for Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc.
Industry provides jobs and tax revenue to support county infrastructure and economies PITTSBURGH, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the company's Middletown (OH) Works coke plant has received the Max Eward Safety Award from the American
LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coal is a fossil fuel formed in ecosystems where plant remains were saved by water and mud from oxidization and biodegradation.
- Residential customers would pay 5.5 percent less due to reduced fuel and generation construction costs RICHMOND, Va., Feb.
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...
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.