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2014-08-28 16:29:07

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2014-08-27 20:20:42

- Event Aligns Leaders and Dialogues in Oil, Gas, Coal and Energy Infrastructure - JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top U.S.

2014-08-22 12:23:06

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on "Global and China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2014-2016" to its store. DALLAS, Aug.

2014-08-14 04:20:56

New Daily Assessments to Bring Greater Transparency and Insights to Chinese Market SINGAPORE, Aug.

2014-08-06 08:24:07

-- Second quarter 2014 revenue and adjusted EBITDA were $1.1 billion and $50 million, respectively BRISTOL, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.


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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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