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2014-04-22 08:26:49

- Waste coal from old mining operations serves as fuel for power station RICHMOND, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since beginning commercial operation in July

2014-04-17 20:21:09

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qcm6ws/research_on_china) has announced the addition of the "Research

2014-04-16 16:27:00

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-12 23:00:30

Coal prices are expected to grow slightly in the five years to 2019, as slowing economic growth of major global markets (e.g. China) places downward pressure on product prices.

2014-04-11 23:02:12

ReportsnReports.com adds “India Energy Sector Outlook 2017: Assessing Likely Demand - Supply Scenario for Electricity, Coal, Oil & Gas by 2017” report to its research database.

2014-04-04 08:23:00

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2014-04-03 16:20:53

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.

2014-04-02 20:20:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good today spoke to a Hood Hargett luncheon in Charlotte.


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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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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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