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European power stations turn to coal

February 5, 2013
While the United States is taking advantage of its shale gas production boom, countries across the Atlantic have responded with a sharp increase in burning of coal to fuel local utilities, despite EU regulations intended to reduce fossil fuels.
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US mining industry hopeful for 2013

January 30, 2013
Speaking at press conference at the U.S. National Mining Association's (NMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28, NMA president and CEO Hal Quinn stated that global demand for coal and other natural resources will do the industry good.
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US coal production at risk of losing battle with shale gas

January 9, 2013
Coal consumption in the United States is going to fall by an estimated 14 percent between 2011 and 2017, as more power stations will be operating using cheap shale gas.
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