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.