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Army foils infiltration bid, 2 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed

July 30, 2016

SRINAGAR: The Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kashmir's Kupwara district, killing two militants in the operation that also left two soldiers dead.

Smog chokes northeastern China as winter Coal-burning begins

November 09, 2015

Air quality reached extremely hazardous levels in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, as northern China began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.

Iron And Coal Could Have More Suffering Ahead

November 09, 2015

It’s no secret that it is a hard time to be in the coal business. First, coal miners have been hit hard over the last decade by the increasing numbers of power plants switching from using coal to using natural gas for power generation. Then over the last year, as the magnitude of China’s slowdown has become more apparent, steel prices have plummeted.

Oak Grove church plans to bless Coal miners recently laid-off

November 09, 2015

An Oak Grove church is planning to bless coal miners across central Alabama who were recently laid off.

This is the worlds first energy grid that harnesses the Power of undersea waves

November 09, 2015

Harnessing the power of the sea is gaining momentum in Australia.

More layoffs at American Coal: Company, states sue over destructive standards

November 06, 2015

Mayor David Harrawood and his town of nearly 1,000 people had hoped layoffs at the nearby American Coal Co. mine were done.

Colombia Coal Miners Facing Prices at 8-Year Low to Curb Output

November 06, 2015

Coal production in Colombia, one of the world’s largest exporters, is set to fall next year as miners respond to prices near the lowest in at least eight years.

Australia Coal Mines Prompt Concerns about Groundwater and Climate

November 06, 2015

Coal companies have pegged Queensland’s Galilee Basin, a geological formation in the state’s interior, as the next big production zone for Australia’s coal mining industry as it looks to increase exports to India, China, and other Asian economies.

Coal industrys swift, steep drop continues in Eastern Kentucky

November 06, 2015

The latest report on coal production and employment in Kentucky reinforces how far and fast the industry has fallen.

China Coal town bears scars of waning growth

November 06, 2015

JIXI, China (Reuters) - Beneath the mask of official Chinese jobless figures, barely changed through thick and thin since 2002, the northeast mining city of Jixi bears the scars of China's slowing economy and ailing heavy industry.

Why Chinas Coal Burning Confession Isn’t Entirely Bad News

November 05, 2015

In the wake of China’s announcement that it had consumed far more coal than previously reported, critics are sure to raise concerns about the country’s reliability in the fight against climate change.

Govt allows import of Coal with higher ash content

November 04, 2015

The Centre today allowed power plants to use imported coal with higher ash content of up to 25 percent, a move which will allow power producers to source the dry fuel from more countries and cut generation cost. 
 

Natural gas losing its shine as Asia holds faith in Coal Power

November 04, 2015

The shine is coming off once bright prospects for natural gas as the future fossil fuel of choice in Asia as power companies in India and Southeast Asia tap abundant and cheap domestic coal resources to generate electricity. 

China Has Been Burning Much More Coal Than Previously Indicated

November 04, 2015

Newly released government data show that China has been consuming as much as 17 percent more coal than previously reported, which translates to nearly a billion more tons of carbon dioxide released into the atmopshhere annually, the New York Times reported. The data likely poses a significant challenge to a previous Chinese government pledge to halt growth in the nation's emissions of carbon dioxide and other fossil fuels by 2030. 

Groups want proposed loan for Oakland Coal shipping port declared illegal

November 03, 2015

A coalition of environmental groups is asking Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to declare a pending $53 million loan for an Oakland export shipping port illegal, asserting that mineral lease monies can't be spent out of state for a private purpose.

Coal left unloved as natural gas and fossil-free drives bite

November 03, 2015

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Possible futures: Heatherwick Studios designs for Coal Drops Yard in Kings Cross

November 03, 2015

Cross is one of the fastest-changing areas in central London. A part of town that used to be formed by neglected, industrial buildings, is now swiftly becoming a buzzing hub for modern offices and state-of-the-art residential blocks, courtesy of its developers, Argent, and a wealth of leading architects and designers. 

Nathan Tinkler appointed Australian Pacific Coal managing director

November 01, 2015

Former coal baron Nathan Tinkler is back in the coal business, on Monday becoming managing director of listed metallurgical coal tiddler Australian Pacific Coal. 

Australian Coal to Power FCV boom

November 01, 2015

Australian brown coal will play a significant part in generating the hydrogen fuel required for the predicted boom in fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) in the coming decades, says Toyota.

Last standing underground Coal mine in the UK to close next month

November 01, 2015

One of Britain’s last standing coal miners, UK Coal Holdings, is shutting down its remaining underground operation next month, marking the end of a 300-year industry that once employed over a million workers.


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