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2014-09-25 08:22:35

SHENYANG, China, Sept.

2014-09-18 16:21:54

- AUSTRALIA EXPECTED TO BENEFIT FROM RECENT CHINA COAL QUALITY POLICIES ST. LOUIS, Sept.

2014-09-17 12:22:42

Americans Face Jump in Electricity Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-09-16 08:23:44

The Company believes they have discovered rock phosphate on their property GUADUAS, Colombia, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc.

2014-09-09 16:22:27

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at the Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia.

2014-08-29 20:20:55

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd.

2014-08-29 12:22:53

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W.

2014-08-28 20:21:11

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.