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2014-09-26 23:04:27

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Coal Bed Methane Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast 2010 - 2018" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Coal Bed Methane (CBM) is a type of natural gas that is commonly extracted from coal beds located at depths between 300 to 1000 metres. This gas is an odorless, colorless mixture of a variety of gases, but with major share of methane – even...

2014-09-26 16:21:52

BRISTOL, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Updating its announcement of July 31, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) today said that three of its operating affiliates have notified their employees that the coal mines where they work are being idled, resulting in job losses. One mine that had expected to be idled will continue to operate, while eight other mines have extended the period of time they will continue to operate. In accordance with requirements of the Worker...

2014-09-26 16:21:32

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a week of heightened discussion about carbon and climate, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for greater use of advanced coal to fight energy inequality and improve emissions. "It's time we recognize energy poverty as the most serious crisis we face and reject climate alarmism that stalls solutions for energy access that would improve health, longevity and quality of life for tens of millions of citizens around the world," said Peabody...

2014-09-25 08:22:35

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the "Company"), a leading energy saving services and solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction, and municipal infrastructure development industries, today announced that it recently signed a RMB 3.64 million (equivalent to $0.6 million) contract to supply flow control systems to Shanxi Xinyou Group's 2 x 660 MW power plant in Qitai County of...

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...


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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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