• Alpha Natural Resources

    Alpha Natural Resources is one of America's leading producers of coal, which is an essential part of our daily lives. From generating light and heat to helping make the steel that goes into our roads, bridges and buildings, coal powers our future.

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  • West Virginia's Senate Race Spices Up With Coal Baron ...

    Nov 30, 2017 · West Virginia's 2018 U.S. Senate race is getting a lot spicier now that the former coal baron Don Blankenship says he will run — the same chieftain who spent a year in prison for violating mine safety rules.

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  • Alpha Natural Resources

    Alpha affiliates produce both steam and metallurgical coal, for both power generation and the production of steel. Steam coal is primarily purchased by large utilities and industrial customers as fuel for electricity generation and manufacturing, and metallurgical coal is used primarily to make coke, a key component in the steel making process.

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  • No Matter What Trump Says, Coal Mining Jobs Are Not Returning ...

    May 04, 2016 · Opinion 5/05/2016 @ 12:09PM 108,117 views No Matter What Trump Says, Coal Mining Jobs Are Not Returning To West Virginia

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  • 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.

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  • The Mine Wars | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

    At the dawn of the 20th century, coal was the fuel that powered the nation. Yet few Americans thought much about the men who blasted the black rock from underground and hauled it to the surface. The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...

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  • Coal in Virginia

    Virginia's Valley and Ridge coal is semi-anthracite, while Appalachian Plateau and Triassic Basin coal is bituminous Source: Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

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  • Table 15. Recoverable Coal Reserves at Producing Mines ...

    U.S. Energy Information Administration | Annual Coal Report 2016 Table 15. Recoverable Coal Reserves at Producing Mines, Estimated Recoverable Reserves, and Demonstrated Reserve Base by Mining

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  • Coal Mine Safety and Health | Mine Safety and Health ...

    Coal Mine Safety and Health enforces the Mine Act at all coal mines in the United States. Enforcement activities include:

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  • coalcampusa.com - APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS

    Culture and images from Appalachia's coalfields. A Scrapbook of Appalachian Coal Towns. Online since 2001. as seen in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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  • Coal Mining Jobs Are Being Replaced By Clean Energy

    As clean energy rises, West Virginia looks past Trump's embrace of coal to what comes next. By Justin Worland/Charleston, W.Va. Photographs by Peter van Agtmael—Magnum Photos for TIME

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  • West Virginia accident lawyers helping those wrongfully ...

    About Us. Conaway & Conaway has been helping West Virginia citizens for 35 years in the following areas: Wrongful Discharge / Termination / Firing, Coal Mine Accidents, Car and Truck Accidents (Motor Vehicle Collision / Wreck), Wrongful Death, School Law, and Personal Injury.

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  • WEST VIRGINIA COAL FACTS

    West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training. WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING FACTS. The West Virginia Mining Industry is critical to the economy and well being of the state and the nation.

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  • wv coal history - West Virginia Office of Miners' Health ...

    West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia

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  • Arch Coal, Inc. | About Us: Our Mines

    Our Mines Mining Complexes Arch Coal is a leading producer of metallurgical coal in Appalachia and the second largest producer of thermal coal in the Powder River Basin with strategic positions in other key supply basins.

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  • Coal Mines West Virginia - News

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  • Coal Mining Jobs Are Being Replaced By Clean Energy

    As clean energy rises, West Virginia looks past Trump's embrace of coal to what comes next. By Justin Worland/Charleston, W.Va. Photographs by Peter van Agtmael—Magnum Photos for TIME

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  • Coalwood, West Virginia - Official Site

    Rocket Boys Festival Beckley, West Virginia September 18 through 21, 2018 This is the "original" October Sky Festival and usually features personal visits by some of the Rocket Boys.

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  • Coal Country Divides Over an Unrepentant Boss's Senate Bid ...

    Feb 25, 2018 · LOGAN, W.Va. — The devastating explosion in the Upper Big Branch coal mine killed 29 men in 2010 and scarred West Virginia like few events in modern memory. Don Blankenship, the head of the mining company, went to prison over it. Not many people would call that a springboard for a career in ...

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  • The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania

    A Review of St. Michael's First 100 Years: In 1881, six men accepted the invitation of Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, a coal operator, to come to Pennsylvania to work in the anthracite "hard coal" mines. These men were Slovaks-the firs

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  • Monongah mining disaster - Wikipedia

    The Monongah mining disaster of Monongah, West Virginia, occurred on December 6, 1907, and has been described as "the worst mining disaster in American History".The explosion occurred in Fairmont Coal Company's No. 6 and No. 8 mines.

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  • War - Coalwood, West Virginia

    This is looking north on West Virginia 16 just north of the Virginia border and south of War. City of War welcome sign on West Virginia 16.

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  • West Virginia Coal Country – McDowell County – Part 1

    My fascination of coal and railroads made this ideal place for me to visit. McDowell County was once home to over 100,000 residents in the 1950's that helped set many coal mining

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  • 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.

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  • Donald Trump Has China to Thank for Coal Uptick | Time

    President Trump declared victory for the coal industry - and his effort to save it - before a roaring audience

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