Coal - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government
The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania
After the Boom. Eastern Christians cling to their faith as time runs out on the former coal towns of Pennsylvania, reports Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Cody Christopulos
Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands - The ...
Aug 05, 2017 · Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands. A business-friendly secretary of the interior has moved to invigorate a struggling industry, reversing Obama-era restrictions to help create "wealth and jobs."
Wyoming Mining Association: Trona Mining
Trona is a sodium carbonate compound that is processed into soda ash or bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, as it is commonly known. Wyoming has the world's largest deposit of trona, supplying about 90% of the nation's soda ash.
Office of Surface Mining
The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.
Coal mining - Wikipedia
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.
FAQs About Coal » American Coal Foundation
Frequently Asked Questions About Coal. What is Coal? How Was Coal Formed? What Are the Four Major Categories of Coal? Where Is Coal Found? How Plentiful Is Coal?
ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History
Coal is a rock that burns. It is found in two principal types: bituminous and anthracite. Bituminous coal, which is also called soft coal, has a significantly lower proportion of combustible carbon than anthracite coal, which is harder and is often called hard coal.
Cline Mining Corporation • Projects • New Elk
The New Elk Mine was opened in 1951 by the CF&I Steel Company to provide metallurgical coking coal for its blast furnace iron and steel production plant at Pueblo, Colorado.
Coal Mining - Coalwood, West Virginia Web Site
Coal Mining. Types of Coal Mines. There are four main types of coal mines: shaft mine, slope mine, drift mine, and surface (open-cast) mine. The mine at Coalwood was a shaft mine; the coal was brought up in an elevator from 600 to 800 feet underground.
Coal's demise threatens Appalachian miners, firms as ...
Apr 18, 2016 · West Virginia state labor officials project a 23% decline in non-oil-and-gas mining jobs from 2015 to 2017. In Kentucky, the number of coal mining jobs plummeted 28% in 2015 to 8,401, according to state figures.
West Virginia MINE DISASTERS
date: company: mine: location: nature of accident: number of victims: jan. 21, 1886: orrel coal company: mt. brook: newburg: explosion: 39 : nov. 20, 1894: blanch coal co.
Top 4 Coal-Mining Stocks as of April 2018 | Investopedia
Coal mining is a tricky business right now. Demand for coal has been decreasing and could continue on that downtrend. However, China still needs a lot of coal, and more relaxed restrictions under President Donald Trump could be the boost the industry needs. In his first speech to Congress, Trump ...
Annual Coal Report - Energy Information Administration
The Annual Coal Report (ACR) provides annual data on U.S. coal production, number of mines, productive capacity, recoverable reserves, employment, productivity, consumption, stocks, and prices.
America finds massive source of lithium in Wyoming | MINING.com
There could be up to 18 million tons of lithium there, worth up to roughly $500 billion at current market prices
Coal Camps, Gebo -- Wyoming Tales and Trails
Coal Camp Photos. Continued from preceeding page. From Wyoming Tales and Trails. This page: Gebo, Crosby.
Wyoming News | trib.com
Apr 09, 2018 · Casper, WY (82601) Today. Cloudy. Tonight. Cloudy skies. Windy this evening. Low 43F. SW winds at 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph.
How Coal Works | Union of Concerned Scientists
Longwall mining involves cutting long tunnels into a coal seam and removing the extracted coal by conveyor belt. As the miners and the machinery move along the seam, a hydraulic support system temporarily holds the rock ceiling in place.
Mining Operations — Westmoreland Coal Company
Coal Overview. The Company's mining operations include Westmoreland Mining LLC, which through its subsidiaries, operates four mining complexes in the United States, Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC, which operates five mining complexes in Canada, Westmoreland Resources, Inc., which operates the Absaloka Mine, Westmoreland Kemmerer, Inc., which ...
Obama announces moratorium on new federal coal leases - The ...
The moves are certain to draw fierce opposition from the coal industry and politicians from Western states.
Coal Mine Safety and Health | Mine Safety and Health ...
District 2 covers the Bituminous and anthracite coal mining regions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
West Virginia Fatal Mining Accident Report Summaries
1999 Fatal Accidents Back to Top of Page (1) January 20, 1999 Fola Coal Company Surface Mine No. 3, Clay/Nicholas County. A surface haulage accident occurred at 3:30 PM. The victim, a rock truck driver, had backed his truck to the berm at the top edge of a valley fill and was in the process of dumpi
Wyoming Mining Association — Communicating and Promoting the ...
The Wyoming Mining Association serves as a unified voice, providing value at a reasonable cost to its membership, by communicating, influencing, and promoting issues on behalf of the mining industry.
Coal mining deaths surge in 2017 after hitting record low
Jan 01, 2018 · CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Coal mining deaths surged in the U.S. in 2017, one year after they hit a record low. The nation's coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia. Kentucky had two deaths, and there were one each in Alabama, Colorado, Montana, Pennsylvania and ...
History of coal mining - Wikipedia
The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity.