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2014-01-23 12:24:44

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Peabody Energy today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.085 per share. The dividend is payable on Feb. 27, 2014, to holders of record on Feb. 6, 2014. Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on six continents....

2014-01-23 12:24:40

Report Finds Handwriting May Already Be On the Wall for 45-Year-Old Coal Plant Whose Pre-Tax Earnings "Fell off the Cliff" in 2009 and Are Unlikely to Recover to the High Pre-2009 Levels; Lower Natural Gas Prices, Lower Energy Market Prices & Other Trends Too Much to Overcome. HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new financial analysis report cautions that PSEG's Bridgeport Harbor Unit 3 - the last coal-fired power plant in Connecticut and one of the few remaining...

2014-01-23 12:24:14

HONG KONG, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHINA NATURAL RESOURCES, INC. (NASDAQ: CHNR) (the "Company"), a natural resources company based in the People's Republic of China, announced today that it has completed its previously announced spin-off (the "Spin-Off") and listing by way of introduction on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("Hong Kong Stock Exchange") of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Feishang Anthracite Resources Limited ("Feishang Anthracite"), which operated the...

2014-01-22 12:21:18

Benefits outweigh supposed costs by range of 50-1 to 500-1 WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The benefits of fossil fuel energy to society far outweigh the social costs of carbon (SCC) by a magnitude of 50 to 500 times, according to a landmark study released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today. "It is without question or debate that our national and global societies have benefited from fossil fuels. And those benefits will continue...

2014-01-21 16:21:20

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance enthusiastically endorsed Gov. Tom Corbett's energy plan as a comprehensive approach that capitalizes on the state's resources and maximizes the economic benefits to all Pennsylvanians. "An 'all-of-the-above' approach to energy makes enormous sense in building an energy portfolio," said Alliance CEO John Pippy. "The governor's plan recognizes the critical role coal plays, and will continue to play, in the...

2014-01-21 08:23:46

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that lower-than-planned shipment levels in the Powder River Basin and reduced production levels at the Mountain Laurel complex in Appalachia will impact its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) In the Powder River Basin ("PRB"), Arch's fourth quarter 2013 shipment levels decreased by more than 15 percent from third quarter levels...

2014-01-20 16:20:29

Supplemental Energy Solutions LCC is formed with a Confidential Partner to Market MagneGas Coal Co-Combustion TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into hydrogen-based fuels forms a subsidiary joint venture with a confidential party. Supplemental Energy Solutions LLC, a 50-50 Joint Venture, was formed between MagneGas Corporation and a confidential partner...

2014-01-17 12:23:09

DUBLIN, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rbtj2s/coal_fired_power) has announced the addition of the "Coal Fired Power Generation Market for Residential and Commercial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Coal fired power generation is one of the oldest techniques of producing energy...

2014-01-16 12:25:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, Peabody Energy will announce the results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013. A conference call with management is scheduled for 10 a.m. CST on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Participants may access the call using the following phone numbers: U.S. & Canada (800) 288-8960 International (612) 332-0107 The call, replay and other investor data will also be available at...

2014-01-13 20:20:31

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released today by Latino Decisions and the Latino Policy Coalition finds that Latino voters oppose new efforts to increase coal exports to China and Asia from the West Coast. As the U.S. considers expanding the export of coal to China, a clear majority of Latino voters reject this proposal by a margin of roughly 6-to-1. Overall, 64% of Latinos said the amount of coal exported to China should be decreased...


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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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