Coal

The Alabama Department of Commerce announced recently that Warrior Met Coal Inc. plans to invest $50 million to construct a barge load-out facility in Walker County to support its expanding metallurgical coal mining operation near Tuscaloosa. Warrior Met Coal is the state's largest producer of met coal, used as a key component of steel production.

(Editor's note: this is the final article of a three-part series that explores Lehigh Anthracite Coal LLC's operations in Pennsylvania. This article further details the equipment the company uses to bring its coal to the marketplace. To read part one click here.

(Editor's note: this is the second of a three-part series that explores Lehigh Anthracite Coal LLC's operations in Pennsylvania. This article focuses on some of the equipment the company uses to bring its coal to the marketplace. Click here to read part one.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.35 million grant to Recycle the World Inc. , of King of Prussia, Pa., to help convert a former coal fired power plant to a multitenant building for growing companies in the region.

(Editor's note: this is the first of a multi-part series that explores Lehigh Anthracite Coal LLC's operations in Pennsylvania, the equipment it uses in its successful mining business and more. Click here to read part 2. Click here to read part 3) Anthracite mining in Pennsylvania has a long and rich history dating back to the 1700s.

CONSOL Energy Inc. has commenced the development of a new low-vol metallurgical coal mining operation in Wyoming County, W.V., with an anticipated completion date of 2021. "We are very pleased to announce the commencement of the Itmann Mine project, our first major growth initiative," said Jimmy Brock, chief executive officer of CONSOL Energy Inc.

CHEYENNE, WYO. -- Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has asked state lawmakers for $10 million to fund the construction of an experimental coal-generating plant that would be capable of capturing at least 75 percent of the carbon emissions it produces. The Casper Star-Tribune reported the Republican governor's proposal presented Jan.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal judge in California has struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria on May 15 sided with a developer who wants to use a proposed marine terminal to transport coal from Utah to Asia.