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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

2014-07-30 16:25:57

CLEVELAND, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc.

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

2014-07-30 12:23:34

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-07-29 12:23:32

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO

2014-07-29 08:23:51

E&P Production Increases 34% Over Year-Earlier Quarter PITTSBURGH, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc.

2014-07-28 23:06:34

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database.

2014-07-25 12:22:17

ST. LOUIS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.085 per share.

2014-07-24 23:04:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Coal Bed Methane Market: Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2010 - 2018" to its report store.

2014-07-22 08:24:13

- Second quarter revenues of $1.76 billion lead to Adjusted EBITDA of $213 million ST.


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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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