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2014-06-12 23:05:45

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Under Ground Mining Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/under-ground-mining.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The mining industry finds itself in a new era due to global economic and political trends. Strengthening demand for primary resources predominately from emerging economies has...

2014-06-12 16:22:06

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Mining Association (NMA) called on policymakers to reject an ill-conceived administration proposal that would jeopardize America's electric grid and threaten the economic well-being of consumers and businesses. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed aggressive guidelines for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-based power plants that generate 40 percent of the nation's...

2014-06-12 08:31:44

SHENYANG, China, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the "Company"), a leading energy saving services and solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction, and municipal infrastructure development industries, today announced that it has recently signed a RMB22 million (or $3.38 million) contract with an environmental protection company in Beijing for a major retrofit project over the industrial coal fired...

2014-06-11 16:22:28

BRISTOL, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that four of its affiliate operations received the Holmes Safety Award from the state of West Virginia for their safety accomplishments. Special recognition was also given to four employees for their efforts and achievements in mine safety and community work, including Gary Frampton of East Bank, W.Va., who won the state's top individual honor as 2013 Coal...

2014-06-11 16:22:13

ST. LOUIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today called for an all-in energy plan with greater use of coal to secure a long-term supply of low-cost electricity that is vital to a high-growth economic and industrial base. "Affordable energy - largely fueled by advanced coal - will help reindustrialize North America's economy as we work to make the air cleaner every day," Boyce said today in New York City during the...

2014-06-06 12:21:42

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Thunder Basin Coal Company subsidiary earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO The 2014 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award was presented to Thunder Basin's Black Thunder and Coal Creek mines. "The Black Thunder and Coal Creek personnel take pride in the amount of wildlife...

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. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its newly proposed guidelines for the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Robin Eves, President and CEO of CCTI, stated: "As a U.S.- based company focused on providing clean energy solutions both in the domestic and global markets, we welcome...

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 of $1,037 billion by 2018. The major drivers of the coal industry are rising economic growth, increasing manufacturing base, and increasing demand for electricity. Availability of coal in abundance and relatively lower cost for coal generated power plants drives the demand for coal. APAC is likely to...

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. Advanced coal-fueled electricity is essential to these twin goals. It's no surprise that coal's market share of U.S. generation has expanded greatly in the past two years, given its role as the most reliable and affordable baseload fuel. During the bitter-cold winter months, coal provided a stunning 90 percent of...

2014-06-02 16:21:29

MONESSEN, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. EPA's proposed emission standards for existing coal-fired power plants would drive up electricity costs and threaten the reliability of the power supply while failing to curb global greenhouse gasses, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance said today. "Once again, federal regulators are pushing impractical standards without regard for their consequences," Alliance CEO John Pippy said. "Those consequences include driving up electricity...


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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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