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Seven Men Rescued From Gold Mine After Surviving 14 Days Underground Following Explosion

Seven men have been rescued from a gold mine following a 14-day ordeal after an explosion underground.

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Should the State Confirm or Deny a Coal Mine Permit?

A letter has been sent urging regulators to deny the owner of the Eagle Butte mine a permit renewal, due to alleged violations at coal mines it holds permits for out east, and its lack of federal leases for two Wyoming mines.

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Elon Musk is Donating a $100 Million Prize for Carbon Capture Technology - Here's What That Means

The Tesla and SpaceX boss didn’t provide any specifics beyond the tweet, but said “details next week.”

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Contura to Change Name to Alpha on February 1

Contura Energy will change its name effective Feb. 1 to Alpha Metallurgical Resources Inc., the company announced Friday.

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2020 Colorado Coal Production Lowest in Decades

Coal mines produced a total of about 10.3 million tons in 2020, down from more than 13.6 million tons in 2019, according to state Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety data.

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Coronado Confident of Chinese Demand for Australian Coal

Coronado Global Resources is hopeful that China’s suspension of Australian coal imports may have a positive long-term effect, with the impact to be offset by global steel producers restarting activities.

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48th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium Continues Coal’s Tradition

The 48th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium presented by the West Virginia Coal Association (WVCA) was held on Tuesday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston, WV. There were 55 in attendance with over 65 attending virtually.

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Energy Independence is Vital for National Security, Says Joe Craft, President & CEO, Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.

“The importance of energy independence cannot be over-stated,” said Joe Craft, President and CEO, Alliance Resource Partners, in addressing virtually the WV Mining Symposium held on January 12, 2021.

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