Officials from southwest Virginia have mounted a last-minute push to oppose the possible early closure of one of the country’s newest coal plants.
Arch's Mountain Laurel mine has discontinued its longwall operations 3 months ahead of schedule, accelerating its transition to a room and pillar mine.
One of the three raw coal storage silos that feed Ramaco Resources’ Elk Creek plant in West Virginia, US, experienced a partial structural failure on Monday.
Mohegan Energy Trustees has acquired a West Virginian metallurgical coal operation from Met Resources through a US$100 million strategic partnership with Orion Energy Partners.
Officials from the US NIOSH, the OSMRE, the NMA and the Bureau of Land Management honour top safety, environmental and technology leaders in the mining industry.
The US Environmental Protection Agency is to hold a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan later this month in Charleston, West Virginia.
US Senators, the US Secretary of Labor and MSHA officials take a mine safety tour of Pocahontas Beckley mine in West Virginia.
Alpha Natural Resources agrees to transfer idle assets and eliminate self-bonding in West Virginia, the US.
Paringa Resources has secured a fully underwritten five-year US$20 million project loan facility from Macquarie Bank Ltd to develop the Poplar Grove mine.