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Coal Inspection and Testing Market | Size, Share, Global Growth | Industry Forecast Report 2026 ...
News Typical (satire) (press release) (blog)

In its recently published report, Research Industry US has provided unique insights about the global Coal Inspection and Testing market for the given ...

Coal plant on tribal land to close after powering US West
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ALONG THE BLACK MESA AND LAKE POWELL RAILROAD, Ariz. (AP) — Ron Little nestles into a familiar seat aboard a train locomotive and slides ...

Official: Remains to be seen if steam coal tax break helps Murray Energy
The Daily Times

Murray Energy and Bob Murray played a large role in pushing state lawmakers to lower the severance tax on steam coal used in coal-fired power ...

The effort to open Wyoming's first new coal mine in decades has cleared a major hurdle
ABC FOX Montana

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming coal company moved one step closer to realizing its goal: opening up the first state-permitted coal mine in nearly half a ...

PSC approves refinancing of shuttered coal plant but warns strategy not 'a template'
Journal Times

MADISON — Regulators agreed to let Wisconsin's largest utility refinance part of its debt on a shuttered coal plant, saving ratepayers more than $100 ...

Poland Pushing Back Against EU Goal to End Coal-Fired Generation
POWER magazine
Naimski has said it is “not possible and not feasible” for the country to move away from coal, which today supplies about 80% of Poland's power.

King Coal and the dignity of workers

I grew up hearing stories about life in the coal mines. They were delivered in my grandfather's heavy Italian accent, and often concluded with a ...

China Likely to Loosen Cap on Foreign Coal as Imports Race Ahead

China's coal imports are on track to exceed last year's tally, confounding predictions that the government would cap purchases at 2018's levels.

Reclaiming More Abandonded Coal Mines in SWVA
The report, by the “Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition” lays out guidelines for such projects: they must be appropriate for each abandoned coal site, ...

A look at coal-fired power plants set to close in US West
Yahoo Finance

LECHEE, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the U.S. West is shutting down by the end of the year in a region where ...

Cratering demand signals more trouble in coal country

Peabody Energy said it will close its Wildcat Hills coal mine and nearby Willow Lake processing facility in southern Illinois before year-end due to ...

Mongolian Coal Giant Selects Banks for $1 Billion Hong Kong IPO

Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC, the Mongolian state-owned coal miner, has picked banks including Bank of America Corp. and Credit Suisse Group AG to ...

S.Korea to close 6 older coal-fired power plants by 2021, from planned 2022

SEOUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) - South Korea's six older coal-fired power plants will be retired by 2021, a year earlier than previously planned, as part of the ...

Reports vary on direction of coal-fired capacity in Asia
Power Engineering Magazine

Southeast Asia is often seen as the last thriving bastion for coal-fired generation capacity, but a new report by Global Energy Monitor indicates that ...

Anthracite Coal Market 2024 Growth, Drivers, Trends, Demand, Share, Opportunities and Analysis
Life News Center

What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the Global Anthracite Coal Industry? What are the market opportunities and challenges faced ...

India's coal imports rise 9% to 127 MT in Apr-Sept
Deccan Herald

India's coal imports increased by 9.3 per cent to 126.91 million tonnes (MT) in the first six months of the ongoing fiscal, industry data showed.

MIT Engineers Unveil 'Revolutionary' Carbon Capture Tech to Absorb CO2 Using 'Significantly ...
Good News Network

MIT engineers have developed a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air. The process could work on the gas at virtually any concentration—from ...

Russia finds market for its vast reserves of Arctic coal
The Independent Barents Observer

Coal India Limited is the largest coal-producing company in the world. It produces more than 500 million tons of raw coal per year and accounts for for ...

Coal Creek Miners Museum hosts celebration, tour

EVERYONE IS INVITED-The Coal Creek Miners Museum will be hosting a Coal Miners Celebration on November 2, 2019 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Main ...

Carbon reversal technologies should be scalable by 2030, expert says
Daily Energy Insider

Most of our focus is in carbon capture or carbon removal.” There are hundreds of technologies looking to decarbonize in different ways, and thousands ...

Glencore's S Africa coal miners threaten strikes – union

(Montel) Workers at Glencore's South African coal-mining operations are threatening to strike over worker rights and living conditions, a union ...

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