Peabody Energy Corporation Could Join This Trend
Peabody Energy reviewed its met-coal operations and is likely to cut inefficient production, following in the steps of Arch Coal and Walter Industries.
A Rebounding Market Niche Probably Won't Help This Miner Much in the First Quarter
Cloud Peak Energy is in the sweet spot of the U.S. thermal coal rebound, but the first quarter probably won't show it just yet.
It's Catch-up, Not New Coal Demand, on the Rails
The major railroads are seeing an increase in coal carloads, but that's not as exciting as it first sounds.
Thankfully for these 2 Companies, Coal Prices are Finally Showing Signs of Life
Powder River Basin coal prices are rebounding, is now the time to get on board the coal train?
Wildly Expensive Natural Gas Gives Hope to Coal Miners
South Korean steel giant POSCO is building a coal fueled synthetic gas plant to offset high natural gas prices.
Is there Finally Something to be Joyful About in the Mining Industry?
With an aftermarket uptick, Joy Global's outlook for the mining industry is actually pretty positive.
Japan's Decisions Have Left it with Very Little Options for the Future
With its nuclear fleet still mothballed, Japan is getting set to build new power plants of the fossil fuel variety.