Mar 28, 2017 · In Decatur, Ill., far from the coal mines of Appalachia, Caterpillar engineers are working on the future of mining: mammoth haul trucks that drive themselves. The trucks have no drivers, not even remote operators. Instead, the 850,000-pound vehicles rely on self-driving technology, the latest in an ...
Some 600 workers have been laid off from the the idled former Blacksville No. 2 Mine in Monongalia County, W.Va. It is one of five former Consol coal mines in northern West Virginia that were sold in 2013 to Ohio mining competitor Murray Energy Inc.
For decades, the United States has relied heavily on coal to meet its electricity demand. Coal accounts for approximately half of all US power generation.
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The Western coal economy is likely to continue on for a few decades in a much smaller scale, concluded panelists at a "future of coal" conference in Billings on Friday.
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Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.
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Block caving is an underground hard rock mining method that involves undermining an ore body, allowing it to progressively collapse under its own weight. It is the underground version of open pit mining.
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As Fairfax Media has revealed this week, a new study commissioned by the state government has found underground coal mining is having a more detrimental impact on the catchment than previously thought.
That lump of coal you get in your stocking for Christmas could be used to heat your house or cook dinner. Like oil, petroleum and natrual gas, coal is a fossil fuel that is widely used all over North America.
The French Resistance (French: La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World War.
junior Unity Mining has executed a scheme implementation agreement with Diversified Minerals, which would result in the shareholder acquiring all the shares in Unity.
Australia's biggest ever coal mine will go ahead, according to Indian billionaire Gautam Adani.
Pressure had built up on the mine shafts in No. 2 as coal was removed; gas was being released underground and bumps or violent lurches were becoming increasingly common.
Coal mining in Sydney's catchment is having a "cumulative and possibly accelerated" impact on water flows but its full effect is unknown because of a lack of data and monitoring.
Jul 04, 2017 · A Mississippi coal plant is being converted to natural gas, showing that the "clean coal" idea was always a myth
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