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Cut in UK Carbon Tax Would Boost Coal-Fired Output by 12 TWh/Year

A cut in the UK's Carbon Price Support tax risks a resurgence in coal-fired generation and higher CO2 emissions into the 2020s, Aurora Energy Research said Monday.

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Coronado Pushes on With ASX Listing

Coronado is the United States' largest producer of metallurgical coal, used in steelmaking, and has assets in Queensland's Bowen Basin and Virginia's Central Appalachian region. The company expects to begin trading on Tuesday under the ticker CRN.

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German Steel Sector Warns Against Abrupt Halt to Coal-Fired Power

An abrupt end to coal-fired power generation in Germany would damage the steel industry’s competitiveness by pushing up electricity prices, the head of the country’s steel association warned on Monday.

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New Permit Try for Proposed Wyoming Coal-to-Products Mine

Ramaco Carbon officials said Friday their latest proposal for the mine in Sheridan County exceeds both state and federal regulations.

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Eastern German States Demand €60 Billion for Coal Phaseout

With Germany's political mainstream under fire, coal is becoming a hot-button issue in the East. Regional leaders say that unless they get billions in extra funds, the far right will exploit changes in energy policy.

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U.S. Manufacturers' Short-Term Capability to Switch Fuels Continues to Decline

Some manufacturing plants can take advantage of relative price differences and cope with supply shortages by switching the fuels used in their furnaces, boilers, ovens, and other combustors.

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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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Cowdenbeath FC in the Heart of the Fife Coalfield, Scotland

This is the fourth in a series of articles about Cowdenbeath FC, the home of “The Miners”, located in Fife, Scotland, who are seeking support from members of the United States coal industry.

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