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2014-08-14 04:20:56

New Daily Assessments to Bring Greater Transparency and Insights to Chinese Market SINGAPORE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has expanded its suite of pricing references for China with the launch of two new price assessments for thermal coal imported to, and exported from the port city of Qinhuangdao in Hebei, China. Known as China Coal Index (CCI) 2 and China Coal Index (CCI) 7, the new China-focused...

2014-08-13 12:23:24

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Coal-fired Power Generation Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133095/Global-Coal-fired-Power-Generation-Market-2014-2018.html About Coal-fired Power Generation Coal-fired power generation is the technique of generating electricity through combustion of coal. This is one of the oldest techniques of generating electricity. The large untapped coal reserve is one of the...

2014-08-08 08:21:59

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Coal-fired Power Generation Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The increase in carbon emissions from coal-based power plants has prompted governments to shift their focus to clean coal technologies such as supercritical and ultra-supercritical technologies, CCS, and IGCC to reduce carbon emissions. Supercritical and...

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. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, reported a second quarter 2014 net loss of $513 million or $2.32 per diluted share, which includes a $309 million non-cash goodwill impairment charge, compared with a net loss of $186 million or $0.84 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2013. Excluding the items described...

2014-08-01 16:21:39

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good about the delay in reaching agreement on coal ash legislation in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Duke Energy's top priority is the safe operation of our electric system and the well-being of the communities and customers we serve. We remain committed to doing the right thing on coal ash with storage solutions that protect the...

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 of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified their employees late this afternoon that the coal mines and other facilities where they work are subject to being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and government regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian...

2014-07-30 16:25:57

CLEVELAND, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) today announced a net loss of $3.6 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, and revenues of $200.4 million for the 2014 second quarter, compared with net income of $5.1 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, and revenues of $196.0 million in the second quarter of 2013. The Company reported a net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2014 of $5.1 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, and revenues of $377.8 million compared...

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 of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for...

2014-07-30 12:23:34

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Coal industry 2013-2018: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185212/Global-Coal-industry-2013-2018-Trend-Profit-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background: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...

2014-07-29 12:23:32

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn testified this morning at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public hearing in Washington, D.C. highlighting the flaws that undermine the agency's proposed regulation for reducing greenhouse gases from existing power plants. In the following statement, Quinn summarizes why "this stunning attempt to remake the nation's entire electric grid" will weaken the...


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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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