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Virginia Coal Exports Rose in 2018, But Future Uncertain

The three coal terminals in Virginia's Hampton Roads region saw double-digit increases in exports last year, but a global economy that shows signs of slowing worries some analysts.

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Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2019

Adjustments are made by issuing a final rule that is effective on its date of publication in the Federal Register.

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Mechel Reports Extending Major Coke Export Contract

Mechel PAO, a leading Russian mining and metals company, reports prolonging its agreement on coke supplies to Turkey’s steelmaking holding Kardemir.

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Cloud Peak Energy Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation Plan for Net Operating Losses

As of December 31, 2018, the Company had estimated federal NOLs and other tax carryforwards of approximately $300 million.

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President Trump Can't Stop U.S. Coal Plants From Retiring

More U.S. coal-fired power plants were shut in President Trump’s first two years than were retired in the whole of Barack Obama’s first term, despite the Republican’s efforts to prop up the industry to keep a campaign promise to coal-mining states.

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Film to Premiere on 60th Anniversary of Mine Disaster

"Knox Mine Disaster," their feature-length documentary, will premiere on January 22, the 60th anniversary of the tragedy that killed 12 men — and, effectively, Northeast Pennsylvania's mining industry.

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Report Cites Economic Development Opportunities at Abandoned Coal Sites in Appalachia

A new report shows that with a little innovative thinking, there can be life after coal by re-purposing abandoned coal mine sites.

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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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