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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Hosts Hearing for Proposed Westover Strip Mine

In Pennsylvania, members of Westover Borough Council, Westover Municipal Authority and residents presented testimony against a coal company’s request to open a job site in close proximity to Westover’s drinking water source.

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100 Mining Leaders Admit to Microsleeps While Driving

Almost half the 200 mining industry leaders at Australia's Resource Industry Network Safety Conference today admitted to experiencing 'micro-sleeps' while driving.

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Liebherr to Invest $45 Million to Expand Footprint in Virginia

“Liebherr’s $45 million expansion is especially important as we work to diversify the local economy and grow the advanced manufacturing industry in our city," Newport News Development Director Florence Kingston said.

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UMWA to Endorse Two More Democrats in Coal Country

UMWA on Friday will endorse Richard Ojeda for U.S. Representative in West Virginia's third district, as well as incumbent Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat and former West Virginia governor, sources said.

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Rio Tinto Exits Coking Coal, Seeks New Economy Metal Ventures

Coal mining company Rio Tinto is selling its last remaining Australian coking coal asset, Kestrel, shifting growth into investments in metals and minerals for batteries and new economy applications.

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The Future of Mining to be Discussed in Sydney, Australia, May 16 -17

Speakers will address the key strategic and operational questions from project and operations level management through to the boardroom.

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Sir Alex Ferguson Backs Blue Brazil

One of world football’s greatest ever managers, Sir Alex Ferguson, is lending his support to save Cowdenbeath.

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Scottish Football Has 137 Year Connection with Coal

When coal mining flourished, Cowdenbeath Football Club performed wonders on the field of play, mixing with the elite players of their day; when coal mining went into decline, the club’s fortunes on the park showed a corresponding slide down the leagues.

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