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Warmed Again By Coal

It’s not quite a “so long, solar” moment, but common sense on energy is clearly making a comeback, summed up in the headline in The New York Times, “Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands.”

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McDowell County, West Virginia Mine Rescue Team Earns First Place in National Competition

The Southern Pocahontas Mine Rescue Team located in Welch, West Virginia finished first during the National Mine Rescue Contest’s first day, Trainer Donnie Coleman said.

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Missouri Labor Leader Impressed With Missouri S&T's Mine Competition

The director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Anna Hui, spent Tuesday morning in Rolla at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Experimental Mine.

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Drop in PRB Loadings Pushes Down US Coal Train Totals

US coal train loadings volumes fell for the fourth straight week behind weakening in the Powder River Basin.

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UMWA Meets With MSHA Chief Nominee

United Mine Workers Union President Cecil Roberts says union officials met last week with President Donald Trump’s nominee to head up the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, David Zatezalo.

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Caterpillar and Fortescue Moving Forward with Expansion of Autonomous Truck Fleet in Australia

Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group have reached agreement for the expansion of Cat® Command for Hauling at Fortescue’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Westmoreland Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2017 Results

Westmoreland Coal Company today reported revenues of $323.0 million from 11.0 million tons sold.

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President Trump: Putting Coal Country Back to Work

H.J.Res. 38 blocks an overly burdensome regulation that threatened the coal industry with millions of dollars in compliance costs, reduced coal production, and fewer jobs.

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