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Senator Minerals Commissions Technical Report on Carter Lake Uranium Project, Saskatchewan

June 22, 2017

Senator Minerals Inc. has commissioned a technical report on the Carter Lake Uranium Project, located on the west side of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. The report is being prepared as part of the company’s due diligence on the Carter Lake

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Tacora Resources to Acquire Wabush Mines, Canada

June 21, 2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador government says an American company has signed an agreement for the purchase of Wabush Mines. In a news release Tuesday, Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady says Tacora Resources signed the asset purchase agreement under the Companies’

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Mining Exploration on the Rise Across Northern Minnesota

June 21, 2017

Mining companies are expanding their search for copper, gold and other minerals across northern Minnesota, with a Department of Natural Resources auction last week attracting bidders for mining exploration in Beltrami, Lake of the Woods, Koochiching and Itasca counties. Some

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New Japanese Technology Cuts Emissions and Increases Efficiency of Coal-fired Power Plants

June 21, 2017

The Japanese are showcasing new technology that drastically cuts emissions and increases efficiency of coal-fired power plants, which could threaten the viability of importing natural gas. A new experimental power plant in Osakikamijima burns coal under high temperatures to convert

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Analysts Say Coal Industry Primed for Mining Material Used in Solar Panels

June 21, 2017

The coal industry can mine the kind of rare earth elements required for manufacturing the solar panel and green energy products that environmentalists believe could stave off manmade global warming, according to a Tuesday report from the Washington Examiner. Coal

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Mine Safety Team Competition in Kentucky Sharpens Safety Skills

June 20, 2017

Nine mine rescue teams competed for top honors in a three-day mine safety event held on a high school football field in Hazard, Ky., during the week of June 13, 2017, WYMT Mountain News reports.The event was put on by

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Generic Electric to Combine GE Power and GE Energy Connections

June 20, 2017

American conglomerate General Electric (GE) will merge its GE Power with energy technologies company GE Energy Connections to form a single power-focused entity. Operating under the name GE Power, the combined unit is expected to help GE drive improved customer

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Peter Roff: Energy Made in America, is the Key to Our Future

June 20, 2017

As the White House moves forward with workforce development week it’s important to remember what a gift the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords was. The rules were heavily slanted in favor of our economic competitors. While other nations

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Tuscaloosa County Receives $1.2 Million Federal Grant Due to Coal and Mining Job Losses, Alabama

June 20, 2017

Four Alabama counties, including Tuscaloosa County, are set to benefit from a $1.2 million grant meant to foster economic growth in areas that are suffering because of the loss of jobs in the coal and mining industries. The grant was

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Fatal Bear Attack at Sumitomo Metal’s Pogo Mine, Alaska

June 20, 2017

Pogo Mine company officials have confirmed a fatal attack by a black bear on a contract employee this morning. A second contract employee was injured in the same incident and is being transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with “non-life-threatening” injuries,

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