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Atlantic Met Coal Prices Stable as Contract Deal Making Continues

Atlantic metallurgical coal spot prices were stable Tuesday, after prices hit a peak during the build up to Hurricane Florence last week and as ship queues in the US and off Queensland constrained short-term spot offers.

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Elk Garden, West Virginia Holds Energy Expo

Elk Garden was also the site of the Davis Coal and Coke Company No. 20 mine where most of the men in town worked, and over 20 miners were killed in 1911. A monument to the miners stands at the town hall and was the setting for a memorial service Saturday.

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West Virginia: State Mine Safety Office is Still Needed, Legislative Evaluation Says

Some West Virginia lawmakers questioned Tuesday whether state-level office that inspects coal mines is needed when a federal-level office also completes inspections.

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Tax Filings Show Liberal Foundations Pumped More Than $51 Million Into the War on Coal

Ten wealthy foundations pumped more than $51 million over eight years into environmentalist campaigns against the U.S. coal industry, according to tax filings compiled by the website Big Green, Inc.

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Federal Mine Safety Official Accused Trump of Illegally Putting Miners in Danger

A former member of the independent federal commission overseeing mine safety accused the Trump administration in a scathing report of endangering the lives of mine workers.

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Coal Exports From Top Shipper Hobbled With Miners Facing Constraints

Coal exports from Indonesia will be restrained this year, which could frustrate a plan by the government to ease a burgeoning trade deficit while keeping prices elevated, according to an industry group.

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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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