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2014-11-12 12:23:49

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration, Inc. (OTC: AEXE), operates as a junior mining company focusing on global mining, exploration and production.

2014-11-10 00:20:54

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.

2014-10-30 16:20:56

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Report: 2014 Edition research report of 56 pages that says demand

2014-10-30 12:23:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S.

2014-10-30 08:27:32

- Third quarter 2014 revenue was $1.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA, including a $16 million pre-tax gain from sale of 3.1 million Rice Energy shares, was $54 million BRISTOL, Va., Oct.

2014-10-30 08:27:08

The Company expects to generate revenue upon environmental permit approval GUADUAS, Colombia, Oct.

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG,


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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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