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Coal - 03 September 2015

Closures of small mines lead to higher miner-hours

According to a report from the US Energy Information Agency, US coal mining productivity increased in 2013, as a result of large mines improving productivity, developments in mining technology and closures of small mines.


Mechel signs long-term deal with JFE Steel

Mechel, a leading Russian mining and metals companies, signs a three-year agreement for coal supplies with JFE Steel corp., an Asian steel mill.