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North American Coal offers high-efficiency, cost-effective contract mining solutions. Our goal is to partner with our customers to deliver success long-term success through integrated mining solutions that conserve critical habitats, reduce emissions and protect Native American Heritage.

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Mining News, Mining Companies & Market Information ...

Mining news and commentary from around the globe. Daily updates on gold and commodity prices, exploration, mine development and mining company activities.

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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.

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Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System

KentuckyMine MappingInformation System Division of Mine Safety300 Sower Boulevard Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

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Fast Facts About Coal - Dry Fork Mine

Mountaintop mining in Appalachia contributes approximately 10 percent of all coal mined in the U.S. and is roughly 40 percent of the coal mined in West ia and Kentucky. U.S. Reserves The U.S. has nearly 262 billion tons of recoverable coal reserves, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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coal - National Geographic Society

Coal is a non-renewable fossil fuel that is combusted and used to generate electricity. Mining techniques and combustion are both dangerous to miners and hazardous to the environment; however, coal accounts for about half of the electricity generation in the United States.

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Coal Facts - Uses, Properties, Anthracite, Heat ...

Check out these interesting coal facts and learn more about its uses and properties. Coal is an important resource that is used to create heat, energy and electricity. Read on for some amazing facts and information about coal consumption, coal production, the mining industry, coal power, its effects ...

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Coal Mining - New River Gorge National River (U.S ...

Coal Mining Overview Theme Coal and coal mining in New River Gorge have played an important role in local and national history. Instructional Objectives: 1. Define coal and describe the process of mining coal 2. Describe a coal mining town in New River Gorge 3. List uses for coal now and in the past

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Coal Mining and Transportation - Energy Explained, Your ...

Coal miners use large machines to remove coal from the earth. Many U.S. coal deposits, called coal beds or seams, are near the earth's surface, while others are deep underground.Modern mining methods allow coal miners to easily reach most of the nation's coal reserves and to produce about three times more coal in one hour than in 1978.

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General Information - Coal Mine - City of Beckley

Tour the underground mine, visit the Coal Camp, the Museum and the Gift Shop stocked with West ia items & freshly made fudge in a variety of flavors. The hands-on exhibitions and underground coal mining tour offer wonderful opportunities for our visitors to learn, explore, interact and share.

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Opinion | Coal Miner to Trump: 'Coal Mining Isn't Coming ...

 · A fifth-generation coal miner from Appalachia tells Trump his plan to loosen regulations on coal-fired plants not only is harmful to the environment, but also bad for the future of the region.

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Pennsylvania Coal Mine to Close, Costing Nearly 400 Jobs ...

Pennsylvania Coal Mine to Close, Costing Nearly 400 Jobs A mining company is closing its Pennsylvania mine and shedding nearly 400 jobs.

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DNR: Active Mining Permits Map - Indiana

Active Mining Permits Map Click the image below to open a map which shows currently permitted active coal mining permits. It is updated quarterly by the Division of Reclamation.

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Coal Mine Information System (CMIS) | Indiana Geological ...

Coal Mine Information System Bedrock Core Information System Indiana Coal Atlas Recent Maps. Coal Quality Database Indiana Coal Atlas Landmarks in Indiana Geology - A Timeline Underground Coal Gassification Potential in the Illinois Basin ...

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Coal Mining and Processing - The National Academies Press

Coal focuses on the research and development needs and priorities in the areas of coal resource and reserve assessments, coal mining and processing, transportation of coal and coal products, and coal …

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PA Mining History - Pennsylvania DEP

Coal Mining in Pennsylvania PA Mining History. Room-and-pillar mines have been active in Pennsylvania's bituminous coalfields since the late-1700s. Bituminous coal was first mined in Pennsylvania at "Coal Hill" (Mount Washington), just across the …

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Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | MSHA ...

Final rule provides mine operators flexibility and reduces regulatory burdens without reducing protections afforded miners Provide or view comments on MSHA regulations to repeal, replace or modify Read submitted comments or provide new comments under EO 13777, enforcing the regulatory reform agenda

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Coal Mining - New River Gorge National River (U.S ...

Coal Mining Overview Theme Coal and coal mining in New River Gorge have played an important role in local and national history. Instructional Objectives: 1. Define coal and describe the process of mining coal 2. Describe a coal mining town in New River Gorge 3. List uses for coal now and in the past

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An Alabama Coal Mine That Credits Trump for Its Revival ...

From 2008 to 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the number of coal mines across the country decreased by roughly half. From 2012 to 2017, miner labor hours declined 39 ...

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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: Conducting numerous inspections, including mandatory quarterly inspections of underground coal mines and semiannual inspections of surface coal mines and facilities each year.

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Coal Facts - Uses, Properties, Anthracite, Heat ...

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Coal

Energy Information Administration - EIA ... Average U.S. coal mining productivity increases as production falls . tags: daily exports/imports mining production/supply. U.S. coal production, exports, and prices increased in 2017 ... Average weekly coal commodity spot prices (dollars per short ton) Coal commodity regions

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Free of charge coal mining information

The Coal Authority holds coal mining data in a national database. This provides information on past and present coal mining. The Interactive Map Viewer and the Web Mapping Services are provided ...

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Division of Mine Safety | Mine Mapping

Kentucky Coal and Clay Mine Maps and Data, 1884 – present The Mine Map Information Center has for more than 30 years operated the Mine Map Repository for the Office of Mine …

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Coal | Encyclopedia.com

Coal. Coal is a naturally occurring combustible material consisting primarily of the element carbon. It also contains low percentages of solid, liquid, and gaseous hydrocarbons and/or other materials, such as compounds of nitrogen and sulfur.

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InfoMine - Mining Intelligence and Technology

InfoMine provides comprehensive information on mining, the mining industry, mining technology and mineral exploration. InfoMine categories include mining news, mining jobs, mining equipment, mineral commodities, and professional development

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CDC - Mining - Data & Statistics - NIOSH

The information presented here is generated using employment, accident, and injury data collected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration under CFR 30 Part 50. Summary Statistics Graphs, tables, and maps summarizing a variety of information are generated on a regular basis.

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Wyoming Mining Association — Communicating and Promoting ...

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.

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Coal mining | World Coal Association

Coal mining is only a temporary use of land, so it is vital that rehabilitation of land takes place once mining operations have stopped. In best practice a detailed rehabilitation or reclamation plan is designed and approved for each coal mine, covering the period from the start of operations until well after mining …

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Basic Information about Surface Coal Mining in Appalachia ...

"overburden" (rock above the coal seam), and "interburden" (rock between coal seams). Overburden and interburden are disposed of in adjacent valleys because the broken rock will not all fit back into the mining pit, and disposal alternatives are limited. The usual method of disposing of this excess ...

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