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Arch Coal's Appalachian Operations Garner 10 Safety and Environmental Awards in West Virginia

Arch Coal's Appalachian Operations Garner 10 Safety and Environmental Awards in West Virginia

Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that its Appalachian operations earned 10 prestigious safety and environmental awards in West Virginia, including three of the state's top honors for mine reclamation and mine safety. [More]
China Natural Resources Closes Previously Announced Spin-Off of Coal-Mining and Related Businesses

China Natural Resources Closes Previously Announced Spin-Off of Coal-Mining and Related Businesses

CHINA NATURAL RESOURCES, INC. (the "Company"), a natural resources company based in the People's Republic of China, announced today that it has completed its previously announced spin-off (the "Spin-Off") and listing by way of introduction on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("Hong Kong Stock Exchange") of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Feishang Anthracite Resources Limited ("Feishang Anthracite"), which operated the Company's coal mining and related businesses prior to the Spin-Off. [More]
Arch Coal Expects Lower Q4 Financial Results Due to Reduced Shipment and Production Levels

Arch Coal Expects Lower Q4 Financial Results Due to Reduced Shipment and Production Levels

Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that lower-than-planned shipment levels in the Powder River Basin and reduced production levels at the Mountain Laurel complex in Appalachia will impact its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. [More]
Armadale Provides Update on MRI’s Coal Briquetting Plant at Vaalkrantz Mine in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa

Armadale Provides Update on MRI’s Coal Briquetting Plant at Vaalkrantz Mine in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa

Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resource projects in Africa, is pleased to note the recent announcement by Mine Restoration Investments Limited (‘MRI’) in which Armadale holds an interest of approximately 40%. [More]
NMA Issues Statement on EPA's Proposed Power Plant Emission Regulations

NMA Issues Statement on EPA's Proposed Power Plant Emission Regulations

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement in advance of the publication of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed New Source Performance Standard for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from new coal-based power plants that generate 40 percent of the nation's electricity: [More]
Forecast Report on U.S. Coal Mining Industry

Forecast Report on U.S. Coal Mining Industry

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Coal Mining Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2020, NAIC 212100 [More]
Altius Enters Acquisition Deal for Sherritt's Canadian Coal and Potash Royalty Portfolio

Altius Enters Acquisition Deal for Sherritt's Canadian Coal and Potash Royalty Portfolio

Altius Minerals Corporation ("Altius") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") with Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt"), Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd. ("PMRL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sherritt, and certain other parties pursuant to which Altius will acquire a 51% interest in a portfolio of 11 producing coal and potash royalties located in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan (the "PMRL Royalties"). [More]
Teck's Elkview Operations Honored with ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ Leadership Award

Teck's Elkview Operations Honored with ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ Leadership Award

For its outstanding performance in the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative's three focus areas—environmental footprint, communities and people, and energy efficiency—Teck's Elkview Operations in British Columbia has been awarded with a special TSM Leadership Award. Teck joins just two other companies with a mine site that has achieved this distinction in the TSM program's 10-year history. [More]
Morien Finalizes LOI Terms for Off-Take Agreement from Donkin Coal Project

Morien Finalizes LOI Terms for Off-Take Agreement from Donkin Coal Project

Morien Resources Corp. ("Morien" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce it has finalized the terms of a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) for a coal off-take agreement providing for the sale of production from the Donkin Coal Project (“Donkin Project” or “Project”) located in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Concurrently, Morien has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with an operating partner providing for the establishment of a Joint-Venture Agreement to develop and operate the Donkin Project. [More]
States Must be Provided Some Flexibility in Developing Emission Standards

States Must be Provided Some Flexibility in Developing Emission Standards

The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance today called for federal regulators to allow states some flexibility in developing emission standards in order to strike an appropriate balance between environmental improvements and economic concerns. [More]