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  1. Commodities Today: Coal And Oil Companies Under PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    When markets appear to be getting weak, or there are calls for long-term stagnation in commodity prices we like to make sure our portfolio is constructed in a manner which will allow us to make it through any prolonged downturn. Being able to live another day is key in this area of the market and probably one of the most important lessons we learned early on.

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  2. Report: W.Va. facing long-term decline in coal productionRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Business Journal

    West Virginia's coal production is declining, a trend likely to continue over the next 20 years, according to a long-range economic outlook released Thursday. If the forecasts bear out, the state's coal fields may yield anywhere between 4 percent and 31 percent fewer tons over that time, according to the outlook, which was produced by West Virginia University's Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

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  3. Coal in a battle of "survival of the fittest," Citigroup saysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    A day after Credit Suisse warned that coal miners such as Arch Coal and Alpha Natural Resources were in " dire straits ," Citigroup analysts say it will be " survival of the fittest " for the world's coal miners. While Citi believes current coal prices are below sustainable long-run levels, it does not expect a return to prices anywhere near the levels seen a few years ago; the firm cuts its long-run thermal coal price forecast to $80/ton from $90 and its met coal price forecast to $125/ton from $170.

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  4. Is All Cliffs Natural Resources' Bad News Finally Out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    The swings in Cliffs Natural Resources' business model and stock have been dramatic and frequent for quite some time. Unfortunately for the bulls a majority of these moves have been to the downside.

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  5. Renewables industry has lots to prove to OhioansRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marietta Times

    A wind- and solar-energy advocacy group released a report last week claiming Ohio's freeze of renewable energy and energy efficiency standards is damaging the industry. Environmental Entrepreneurs, which sponsored the report, is demanding lawmakers lift the freeze.

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  6. Thousands learn they are losing their jobsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    For hundreds of West Virginia and Ohio families, this weekend probably was not one of preparing for a carefree Memorial Day picnic or other outing.

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  7. US coal shares tumble to record lows after job cuts, restructuring speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    US coal stocks were among the biggest losers in New York on Tuesday after the protracted slump in demand for the fossil fuel led to a rash of layoffs last week. Alpha Natural Resources Inc. fell to a record low after announcing plans Friday to idle a West Virginia mine and fire 439 workers.

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  8. High concerns in Wayne County following miner layoff announcementRead the original story

    Tuesday | 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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  9. Pippy: Reshuffling of coal industry is likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    The coal industry, and Northern Appalachian mines, are facing a prolonged downturn and an industrywide reshuffling is likely, according to John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance.

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  10. Arch Coal In A Serious Down SlideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GuruFocus.com

    As power utilities are seen to be increasingly switching to cheaper natural gas and big-ticket clients such as China cut down on coal imports, the global coal industry is gripped by a downturn that has started to take its toll. One of the largest producers of coal in the world, United States-based Arch Coal Inc. , reportedly, hired restructuring advisers including Blackstone Group LP's credit advisers GSO Capital Partners, investment bank Moelis & Co , hedge fund Hutchin Hill Capital LP and lawyers from Davis Polk & Wardwell LP to help deal with its $5.15 billion debt, as of March 31, 2015.

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  11. Coal Stocks: Dire StraitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Barron's

    Credit Suisse analyst Nathan Littlewood and team took a look at Arch Coal , Alpha Natural Resources , Peabody Energy and Cloud Peak Energy and find not a "whole lot to love." They explain why: Deciding whether to own U.S. Coal Equities is about weighing up the relative appeal of the incredibly cheap commodity price options that these stocks represent, with the risks of a dire macro outlook that is leading to increasingly troublesome balance sheets and liquidity issues Alpha Natural Resources and Arch Coal have the most over-levered balance sheets and the highest recapitalization risk.

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  12. Investors Need to Consider This Coal Company for the Long RunRead the original story

    Tuesday | GuruFocus.com

    The increasing utility regulation coupled with low natural gas prices and gradually declining Chinese coal imports have made things tough for coal price recovery and demand across the world for many coal miners. Amidst this tough scenario Alpha Natural Resources is doing the right things to build strong liquidity position through various measures such as sales of its non-core assets, costs-cutting initiatives and productivity improvement processes.

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  13. East Ky. mines among Alpha Natural Resources affiliates downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Floyd County Times

    Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. have notified employees today of the expected idling of the mining and processing operations where they work. In accordance with requirements of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, notices were given today to 439 employees at Rockspring Development's Camp Creek Underground Mine and Processing Plant in Wayne County, West Virginia, regarding the expected idling of those facilities based on the mine operator's current assessment of market conditions.

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  14. Commodities Today: Coal Miners Under Pressure, Commodities Head LowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seeking Alpha

    Commodity prices are moving lower, with many key markets breaching either psychologically important levels or key support levels on their charts. As ISIS continues to win territory in Iraq, it appears that the Kurds are ramping up pressure on Baghdad to increase funding to the Iraqi Kurdistan region or risk losing the North and its oil revenues.

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  15. Alpha Natural Resources Earns Underperform Rating from Analysts at Credit SuisseRead the original story

    Tuesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm set an "underperform" rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Imperial Capital downgraded shares of Alpha Natural Resources from an "in-line" rating to an "underperform" rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $1.50 to $0.40 in a research note on Wednesday, May 20th.

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  16. Lawmakers Right About EnergyRead the original story

    Monday | The Intelligencer

    A wind- and solar-energy advocacy group released a report last week claiming Ohio's freeze of renewable energy and energy efficiency standards is damaging the industry. Environmental Entrepreneurs, which sponsored the report, is demanding lawmakers lift the freeze.

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  17. Alpha Natural Resources to Cut 500 More Jobs in Central AppalachianRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Resource Investing News

    Mining Weekly reported that Alpha Natural Resources is planning to idle more of its coal operations in the United States due to persistently poor conditions in the coal market. NYSE-listed Alpha's affiliates gave 439 employees at Rockspring Development's Camp Creek underground mine and processing plant, in Wayne County, West Virginia, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notices, citing the mine operator's current assessment of market conditions as the reason for doing so.

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  18. GOP opposes rule to protect streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Congressional Republicans are seeking to block a rule that would protect Appalachian streams from mountaintop-removal mining as opponents of the controversial practice say the mines are getting closer to communities and harming people's health. The White House is expected to announce a stricter rule for the disposal of mountaintop-removal mining waste into streams.

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  19. Alpha Natural Resources Affiliates to Downsize Central Appalachian Mining OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. have notified employees today of the expected idling of the mining and processing operations where they work.

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  20. Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work. Mines are being shuttered and thousands of coal jobs are disappearing amid economic, geological and political challenges: competition from cheap, abundant natural gas; lousy markets for coal domestically and internationally; thinning southern Appalachian coal seams; and new federal regulations limiting carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants.

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