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  1. Appalachian miners wiped out by coal glut they can't reverseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Douglas Blackburn has been crawling in and out of the coal mines of Central Appalachia since he was a boy accompanying his father and grandfather some 50 years ago. The only time that Blackburn, now a coal industry consultant, remembers things being this bad was in the 1990s.

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  2. Appalachia Miners Wiped Out by Coal Glut That They Can't ReverseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Douglas Blackburn has been crawling in and out of the coal mines of Central Appalachia since he was a boy accompanying his father and grandfather some 50 years ago. The only time that Blackburn, now a coal industry consultant, remembers things being this bad was in the 1990s.

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  3. Some US coal producers shaved production costsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    Production costs for a handful of U.S. coal producers declined in 2014, but some Illinois Basin producers actually reported higher costs, according to a cost-of-coal-sales-per-ton analysis by SNL Energy. After a dramatic rise in the cost of coal sales per ton from 2009 to 2012, increasing an average of 38.9 percent for the period, the industry saw costs level out in 2013, with a few producers continuing to benefit from cost-cutting measures in 2014.

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  4. Appalachia Miners Wiped Out by Coal Glut They Can't ReverseRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The only time that Blackburn, now a coal industry consultant, remembers things being this bad was in the 1990s. Back then, he estimates, almost 40 percent of the region's mines went bankrupt.

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  5. Met Coal Market Will Make A Turnaround In Long Term, But Early 2015 To Remain ChallengingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Seeking Alpha

    Met coal market fundamentals have been adversely affected by weak economic conditions and a strong U.S. Dollar, which have resulted in excess met coal supply. As the met coal market remains oversupplied, met coal prices have been adversely affected; recently, the 2Q'15 met coal benchmark price settled at a new six-year low of $109.5 per ton.

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  6. Correction: County Health Rankings-WVa storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NewsOK.com

    In a story March 25 about county health rankings in West Virginia, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Alpha Natural Resources laid off coal miners in McDowell County. The layoffs were announced in November, not this week.

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  7. Friday Sector Laggards: Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production StocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Forbes.com

    In trading on Friday, metals & mining shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 2.1%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Peabody Energy Corporation , down about 8.4% and shares of Alpha Natural Resources off about 7% on the day.

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  8. Peabody Energy Earns Neutral Rating With The Coal Market Remaining WeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Seeking Alpha

    I do not foresee thermal and met coal fundamentals to improve meaningfully in 2015. Low natural gas prices and tough environmental regulations will continue to encourage natural gas-fired electricity generation in the U.S., which will reduce thermal coal demand.

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  9. Alpha Natural Resources Fails To Attract Investors As Future Looks BleakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Seeking Alpha

    Challenges for coal miners will continue in coming quarters and 2015 will be another difficult year for the U.S. Coal Industry. Increasing utility regulations, low natural gas prices and slowing Chinese coal imports are major headwinds for a coal price recovery and U.S. coal miners.

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  10. A 'Wave of Bankruptcies' About to Hit Coal IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | TIME.com

    The future for the coal industry is looking "increasingly bleak," according to an investor's note from Macquarie Research . The analysis firm also said that "a wave of bankruptcies" appear to be just over the horizon as coal mining companies deal with mounting debt and a shrinking market.

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  11. Why There Might Be No Respite For Alpha Natural Resources Despite Its Cost-Cutting MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Seeking Alpha

    Coal production in the U.S. is expected to drop this year, but this will not have a positive impact on coal pricing due to existing oversupply. Weak coal demand from China and slow production cuts will ensure that oversupply persists and coal prices remain depressed, creating a headwind for Alpha Natural.

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  12. Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Stock Slipping Today Amid Bank of Nova Scotia LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | TheStreet.com

    Its application for creditor protection in Canada "constituted a default" under the loan agreement, according to the lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court in Ohio on March 16, Reuters added. Cliffs Natural said in November that it would end production at Bloom Lake after failed attempts to sell a 30% stake in the mine, Reuters noted.

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  13. Truck driver identified in fatal mine site accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Office of Mine Safety Health and Training released the name Wednesday of the man killed in a fuel truck wreck at a Raleigh County surface mine Tuesday. State inspectors were still at the Republic Energy site Wednesday afternoon looking for what possibly caused Bower to lose control of the truck.

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  14. Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Stock Sliding Today on Lower Iron Ore Price ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | TheStreet.com

    The Department of Industry and Science said rates will average about $60 a metric ton this year, compared to its $63 forecast from December, and lower compared to $88 in 2014, according to Bloomberg. Iron ore prices have nearly halved in 2014, and is continuing to decline this year due to low-cost supply from Australia and Brazil combined with the slowing demand in China, Bloomberg added.

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  15. Fuel truck driver killed in mine site wreckRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  16. Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Stock Falling Today After Citi Warns of Slowing China DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | TheStreet.com

    Iron ore producers, including Cliffs Natural Resources, are among the hardest hit due to their exposure to China's manufacturing, infrastructure and real estate sectors, Citigroup added. Last week , the China & Iron Steel Association, which is funded by China's major steelmakers and the only nationwide industry organization, said steel production in China will shrink this year as consumption has peaked, Bloomberg reported.

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  17. Fuel truck driver dies on mine siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Coal Valley News

    An employee of Rogers Petroleum, a fuel service contractor for Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. affiliate Republic Energy, Inc., has died on a coal mine haul road on the Republic Energy surface mine in Raleigh County. The driver was hauling a load of diesel fuel when the truck overturned in a single vehicle accident, according to a news release from the company.

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  18. 2nd deadly accident at a mine site in 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WCYB

    On Tuesday morning, Bristol, Virginia, based- Alpha Natural Resources reports an employee of Rogers Petroleum, their fuel service contractor, was killed on a coal mine haul road. They say a driver was hauling a load of diesel fuel when the truck overturned in a single vehicle accident.

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  19. U.S. indexes down third week in a row, March 9-13Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | The Northern Miner

    The main stock indexes in the U.S. posted losses for the third consecutive week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing 0.60% lower at 17,749.31 and the S&P 500 closing at 2,053.40, a 0.86% drop. Disappointing economic data from China, a stronger U.S. dollar, and expectations that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this summer, hit base and precious metal prices.

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  20. Time To Gamble On Arch CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Seeking Alpha

    It has $1.2 billion of liquidity including $983 million of cash on hand, 5.3 times the market cap. Profile : This past week, I took a small speculative position in Arch Coal , one of the world's largest coal producers.

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