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2014-01-28 16:21:11

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan.

2014-01-28 12:22:21

Report Outlines Options for Community to Adjust for Loss of 70 Jobs, 6 Percent of Local School Financing; Low Natural Gas Prices, Increased Efficiency Among Factors Behind Average $1 Million

2014-01-24 23:22:54

The FT Synthesis, the heavy duty Nueman & Esser (NEA) compressors, a 3-Stage Aerzen Compressor, and associated power and processing equipment are a focus of the global oil and gas industry

2014-01-24 12:21:02

BEDFORD, Texas, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroTech Oil and Gas Inc.

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.

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

2014-01-23 12:24:14

HONG KONG, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHINA NATURAL RESOURCES, INC.

2014-01-22 12:21:18

Benefits outweigh supposed costs by range of 50-1 to 500-1 WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-01-21 16:21:20

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance enthusiastically endorsed Gov.


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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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