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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.

2014-07-31 16:24:14

Continuing Weak Markets, Current and Impending EPA Regulations Weigh on Central Appalachian Operations; 1,100 Jobs at Risk BRISTOL, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight operating affiliates

2014-07-30 16:25:57

CLEVELAND, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc.

2014-07-30 12:25:18

Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf

2014-07-30 12:23:34

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-07-29 12:23:32

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO


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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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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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