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2014-06-06 12:21:42

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc.

2014-06-05 16:23:56

NEW YORK CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (CCTI) responds to Monday's announcement by the U.S.

2014-06-03 12:25:42

Global Coal industry 2013-2018: Trend, Profit and Forecast Analysis IRVING, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global coal industry is expected to reach an estimated value

2014-06-02 16:22:16

ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We believe that everyone deserves access to low-cost electricity, and everyone wants the air to be a bit cleaner every day.

2014-06-02 16:21:29

MONESSEN, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-06-02 12:24:08

VANCOUVER, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Cardero Resource Corp.

2014-06-02 12:23:43

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the unveiling of the Environmental Protection

2014-06-02 08:24:18

TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd.

2014-05-30 23:07:57

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Coal Market: Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its report store.

2014-05-28 12:24:09

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.


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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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