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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...

2014-06-02 12:24:08

VANCOUVER, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Cardero Resource Corp. ("the Company" or "Cardero") announces that it has withdrawn from the Coal Lease (the "Lease") between the Peace River Partnership ("PRP") and Cardero Coal Ltd. ("Cardero Coal") with respect to certain freehold coal rights forming part of the Carbon Creek Project. The withdrawal from the Lease does not impact the Carbon Creek Joint Venture Agreement (the "Joint Venture") between Carbon Creek Partnership ("CCP") and Cardero Coal, which...

2014-06-02 12:23:43

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the unveiling of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed New Source Performance Standard for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-based power plants that generate 40 percent of the nation's electricity: These rules are another step by the administration to take us to a more expensive and less secure energy...

2014-06-02 08:24:18

TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. (TSXV: PAK) has filed its unaudited consolidated financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2014, together with its management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") for the corresponding period. All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. These documents will be posted on the Company's website at www.pacificcoal.ca and under the Company's profile at...

2014-05-30 23:07:57

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Coal Market: Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Coal plays an important role in power generation all over the world and is one of the main power sources for generation of electricity today and it is expected to remain so for the next 30 years. Demand for coking...

2014-05-28 12:24:09

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce was recognized by the World Coal Association (WCA) for global leadership in mining safety. Boyce was honored with the WCA Chairman's Special Award, presented Monday at the World Coal Association board of directors meeting in Canberra, Australia. The honor is a special designation from Dr. Zhang Xiwu, Chairman - World Coal Association and Chairman of Shenhua Group...

2014-05-28 08:39:02

RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaborative Solutions, a Workday services partner, today announced that Arch Coal, one of the world's largest coal producers, has deployed Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), which includes talent management and succession planning, and Workday Payroll. Collaborative Solutions also developed over 25 integrations to third party systems as part of Arch Coal's Workday deployment project. Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud...

2014-05-27 23:04:41

Supports Waste Coal Tax Credit with Environmental Benefits Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Elected officials, organized labor and businesses today launched a coalition to help supplement Pennsylvania’s efforts to clean up and reclaim abandoned mine damaged waterways and lands. The coalition, “Better Water Pennsylvania,” endorses and supports Senate Bill 1346 by PA State Senator Don White (R-Indiana), which would establish an energy and reclamation tax credit for the waste coal...


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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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