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Flat Demand Hits Arch Coal Hard

S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Arch Coal Inc.’s stock price took a dive in early trading April 26 after the company said it is pulling back on thermal coal production in the Powder River Basin and ran into operational challenges in its metallurgical coal segment in the first quarter. Stock in the U.S. thermal and […]

April 27, 2018 Read More →

AP: U.S. Moratorium ‘Shakes Industry Stronghold’

Mead Gruver and Matthew Brown for the Associated Press: Lately the bumps for an industry that’s brought wealth and jobs to this town are getting bigger — bankruptcies of major producers, pollution rules that have made burning coal more expensive and the decline of a once-promising export market. Now, another threat has struck coal’s remaining […]

February 1, 2016 Read More →