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Blackjewel requests court approval to sell 6 Ky. coal

Black Mountain Resources intends to reopen the mines in Leslie County, Ky., and restart operations, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West ia.

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Deal would transfer, reopen shuttered coal mines Local

The roller coaster hundreds of out-of-work Powder River Basin miners have been riding for nearly 90 days came to another peak Wednesday afternoon when Contura Energy Corp. announced it found a

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Recovery operation underway at Kentucky coal mine

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a recovery operation is underway at a coal mine where an explosion caused a 62-year-old worker to fall. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet

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"They're Not Moving Until We Get Paid" jacobinmag

Josh Holbrook is a thirty-six-year-old coal miner and former employee of Blackjewel, where he worked as a third-shift foreman. He is now helping his fellow workers block the coal train in Cumberland. Currently living in the small town of Fleming-Neon, Kentucky, Holbrook has been working in coal mines

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Kentucky Miners Are Camped Out on Railroad Tracks

Aug 02, 2019Kentucky Miners Are Camped Out on Railroad Tracks Demanding Their Stolen Wages. Since Blackjewel shut down, he said, there are only two coal mines still operating in the area. Neither one is currently hiring. Besides the six mines in Harlan County, the bankruptcy hit Blackjewel's mines in ia, West ia, and Wyoming, laying

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ia Department of Mines, Minerals Energy

ia Department of Mines, Minerals Energy Division of Mines Accident Investigation Report The 6-C Mine No. 1 was developed through the Number Six coal seam from ia to Kentucky. Coal is transferred by belt conveyors from the Huff Creek and Darby Fork mines, located during the time the plant was shut down. Mr. Holmes resumed

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US Coal Plant Closures Likely To Eliminate 30 Million Tons

The United States is closing 46 coal-fired generating units at 25 electricity plants across 16 states over the next few years, transitioning to natural gas or intentionally closing them, and a new

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No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once

Sep 05, 2015No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged Ky. — Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize. And now the last union mine in Kentucky has been shut down.

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5 years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

In 2014, the nation again set a new low for coal mining deaths — 16 — in part, because about a hundred underground mines have closed in West ia and Kentucky over the last five years as

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The first coal mine to open in Wyoming is in danger of closing

Jul 13, 2019Closing down a mine was unheard of in the region, but coal bankruptcies have become common. Cloud Peak Energy filed for bankruptcy in May and is searching for a buyer for its three mines

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Kentucky Quarterly Coal Report eec.ky.gov

Coal mines in west-ern Kentucky increased total employment by six jobs. For more information on coal production in Kentucky, download the complete Kentucky Coal Facts publication available online at energy.ky.gov or kentuckycoal. Kentucky Coal Mine Employment Preliminary data indicate that Kentucky coal mines reduced

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Knight Hawk expects 2018 coal production of 8 million to

Platts quoted Mr Steve Carter CEO of Knight Hawk as saying that Knight Hawk Coal plans to keep most of the mines belonging to Armstrong Energy in western Kentucky running if it wins approval

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No Union Mines Left in Kentucky Al Jazeera America

Sep 05, 2015Coal mine owners cite slumping of markets for shut down. No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged. Coal mine owners cite slumping of markets for shut down. September 5, 2015 418PM ET. And now the last union mine in Kentucky has been shut down.

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Amy McGrath Under Fire For Exploiting Kentucky Coal Miners

On the heels of her party's latest promise to shut down every coal plant in America, failed liberal politician Amy McGrath is under fire for shamefully exploiting coal miners for her own gain. Stuffed between the stacks of Hollywood checks in McGrath's mailbox is a cease-and-desist letter from two Kentucky coal miners who are "personally offended at seeing their images being used in a

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Here's a sign that Kentucky's politics might finally be

May 17, 2016Here's a sign that Kentucky's politics might finally be shifting away from coal but are trying to reckon with what happens after coal mines shut down. are six Democrats running to

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Abandoned mine methane gas Clarke Energy

Even after coal mines are shut down, coal mine gas continues to be released. The composition of abandoned mine methane gas presents no technical difficulties for combustion in gas engines. The thermal energy can be used for heating purposes fed into a district heating scheme. Advantages

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Kentucky Mine Accident Workers Missing, Feared Dead In

Kentucky led the nation in mining deaths last year with six in coal mines and one in a limestone quarry. The mine accident should serve as a reminder to state officials of the need to fully staff regulatory agencies, said Steve Earl, a regional vice president of United Mine Workers of America.

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Obama Vows to Shut Down the Coal Industry Boycott

Nov 02, 2008Obama Vows to Shut Down the Coal Industry. have jobs to help pay their bills even though they would gladly work at their jobs that just got taken away when the coal plants and mines shut down. The WalMart hear in E. Ky. is closing down because we won't shop there becaause all their stuff comes from China.

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Recovery Operation Underway at Kentucky Coal Mine

Aug 01, 2019Recovery Operation Underway at Kentucky Coal Mine of the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration and owner Kenamerican Resources Inc. are at the site, and mine operations are shut down

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LIZ CHENEY Obama's War on Coal Still 'Causing Pain' as

Jul 04, 2019"Ensuring the reliability of our electric grid by supporting coal—a crucial baseload power source—is an economic and national security priority." Revelation Energy LLC shut down its coal mines in Harlan County, Kentucky near Cumberland. The Cumberland mines employ between 200

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Six Kentucky coal mines forced to halt production during

Six Kentucky coal mines forced to halt production during inspection blitz News provided by. U.S. Department of Labor Conshor Mining abated its orders but shut down production. Red Coal

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Man killed in coal mine accident at Warrior's Cardinal Mine

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) An investigation is underway after the death of a miner at Cardinal Mine. According to a statement from Alliance Coal, the Warrior Coal miner was found around 245 p.m

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Teck closing its 6 coal mines in B.C. and Alberta for 3 weeks

Teck Resources Ltd. is temporarily shutting down its six Canadian steelmaking coal mines for three weeks due to weak market conditions. The company said Thursday that the suspensions at its

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Kentucky mine closure ripples through Southern Illinois

A few Southern Illinois towns are feeling the effects of a mine shutting down in Kentucky. On Monday, the Patriot Coal Corporation idled its Highland Mine and Dodge Hill Mining Complex, located in

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The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot History

Apr 25, 2017The mine guards of Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency repeatedly shut down miners' attempts at unionization with everything from drive-by assaults of striking miners

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Blackjewel's bankruptcy looks like bad news for workers

Jul 10, 2019The announcement is the latest in a long string of bankruptcies plaguing the coal industry. This latest news is notable for a number of reasons — mines shut down immediately, workers had paychecks retroactively withdrawn from accounts, and Jeff Hoops, the founder and leader of the companies, was forced out within days.

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A New Coal Mine Is Opening To Fuel The US Steel Industry

Apr 17, 2017A new coal mine is opening up in western Pennsylvania, signaling a small reversal of fortune for the beleaguered coal industry. The Acosta Deep coal mine will create 70 to 100 direct full-time jobs and another 500 indirect jobs, according to Corsa Coal, the company building the mine. The site is expected to produce 400,000

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Coal Mine Closures Layoffs Hitting Kentucky Hard

Coal Mine Closures Layoffs Hitting Kentucky Hard Unprecedented pressures on the U.S. coal industry in Central Appalachian coalfields are seriously hurting counties in eastern Kentucky. While the coal industry overall is losing market share to abundant natural gas, mines in Central Appalachia have become increasingly uneconomical.

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The first coal mine to open in Wyoming is in danger of

Jul 13, 2019"There are too many mines, too little demand, and that's been driving prices down. In that situation, you'd expect the weakest most costly mines to shut down or retire first." A decade ago, the region produced 450 million tons of coal a year, most of it sold to customers out of state.

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'No pay, we stay' Kentucky miners block $1m coal

Aug 23, 2019'No pay, we stay' Kentucky miners block $1 million coal shipment saying they will not budge until they get their final pay check. More than 300 miners set up the blockade on the tracks near

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