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The Coal Truth Part 3: Climate

You’ve heard the myths...now hear The Coal Truth.

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University of Utah Could Transform Coal Into Carbon Fiber

Engineers from the University of Utah are launching a US$1.6 million project to research how to turn coal-derived pitch into carbon-fiber composite material.

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England: Memories of Hem Heath Colliery - a Pit That Could Hold its Head High After Decades of Coal Production

Hem Heath Colliery was a young pit compared to many in North Staffordshire but is nevertheless from the pre-Nationalization period.

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Caterpillar® Announces Two New Ultra-Class Trucks

With the introduction of the new Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC, Caterpillar expands its mining truck line to give customers the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences.

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South African Public Utility Company Eskom Warns of Power Cuts Due to Low Coal Stockpiles

South Africa’s cash-strapped power utility Eskom said on Monday the risk of nation-wide electricity outages had increased significantly due to a sharp fall in coal stockpiles at five of its power stations.

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Steel Industry Growth Hikes India's Coal Imports by 8% to 134 mt in April-October

India's coal imports rose by 7.9 percent to 134.46 million tonnes in the first seven months of the current fiscal, according to mjunction services.

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Arch Coal Net Income Surges on Tax Benefit

Arch Coal on Tuesday reported an 80% surge in third-quarter net income to $123.2-million, or $6.10 a diluted share, helped by a $45.2-million tax benefit. The third-quarter net income compares with $68.4-million, or $2.83 a share, in the prior-year period

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Famous Scottish Football Team Seeks Funds to Return to the Glory Days

Ever since the founding of Cowdenbeath Football Club in 1881, the links with the coal mining industry have been very strong. The town of Cowdenbeath itself grew out of the coal boom in the late 19th century and its famous football club did likewise.

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