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World Museum of Mining Launches Plan to Build $2.5 Million Facility, Montana

December 11, 2017

The World Museum of Mining’s dreams for the future just got a little bit bigger — about $2.5 million bigger. The Butte museum announced Wednesday it plans to build a new, two-story structure estimated to cost $2.5 million and is

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McKinley and Johnson Hope to Cut Alternative Minimum Tax After Murray Energy Concerns

December 11, 2017

Responding to concerns Murray Energy Corp. Chairman, President and CEO Robert Murray expressed about federal tax reform costing his company $60 million per year, 26 Republican members of Congress are asking a conference committee to eliminate the alternative minimum tax.

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W. Va. Remembers 110th Anniversary of Monongah Mine Disaster

December 11, 2017

It was 110 years ago when more than 300 people lost their lives in the Monongah Mine Disaster. Many who remembered them on Wednesday in Monongah were Italian immigrants. As one person put it, losing one miner is one too

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Alliance Magnesium to Acquire Magnola Metallurgy and Its Industrial and Mining Sites, Quebec

December 8, 2017

Alliance Magnesium (AMI) has acquired all the shares of Magnola Metallurgy Inc. and Magnola Mining Inc. The transaction gives AMI full ownership of Magnola’s industrial and mining sites in Danville, Quebec. The site includes facilities and equipment from the former

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Sandvik Completes Mining Systems Divestment

December 8, 2017

Sandvik has in line with previous communication now completed the divestments of Mining Systems. The Mining Systems conveyor components business, including the closely related specialist conveyor systems business in Hollola (Finland), has been divested to NEPEAN. “We are delighted about

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Poll: Majority of Americans Support Gov’t Action to Safeguard Energy Supplied By Coal and Nuclear

December 8, 2017

As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) closed its comment period on a proposal from the Department of Energy (DOE) that FERC take swift action to address threats to baseload power provided by coal and nuclear, 51 percent of Americans

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Peabody Honors Global Leadership in Clean Coal Technologies

December 8, 2017

Peabody recognized innovation in clean coal technologies among leading examples of coal-fueled generating plants from the United States, China, Japan and India with their Fourth Annual Peabody Global Clean Coal Leadership Awards. Presented at Power-Gen International 2017 in Las Vegas,

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BLM Schedules Public Meeting for GSC’s Proposed Gypsum Mine, California

December 8, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management has scheduled a public meeting for the proposed expansion and modernization of the U.S. Gypsum Company gypsum mine in Imperial County, California. The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec.

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Digitalizes Its Parts Supply Chain with JDA Software Group

December 8, 2017

In remote work locations such as mines and construction sites, it can be challenging to deliver spare parts and tools quickly and efficiently, while maintaining high uptime and delivering on customer promises. That’s why Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has

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Murray Energy: GOP Tax Policy Will Cost Company $60 Million a Year

December 7, 2017

The Senate’s tax overhaul bill is a “huge tax increase” on certain businesses, said Robert Murray, chairman and CEO of coal giant Murray Energy. Murray, who has been a big supporter of President Donald Trump, told CNBC he’s specifically upset

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