BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) The 13th annual Mine Safety Rescue Competition took place at Bluefield State College Saturday. The event is a competition against the mine, said Mike Plumley, Director of
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new round of grant money available to help reclaim abandoned coal mines in southwest Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Consol Energy Inc. says it expects to open a metallurgical coal mine in southern West Virginia in 2021. News outlets report
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in
Locals show off their stylish automobiles to raise money for Hospice of Southern West Virginia and the Raleigh County Humane Society at the 14th annual Friends of Coal Auto Fair.
Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company were indicted Wednesday on federal charges that they rigged dust monitoring in underground mines, forcing miners to work in the kind of dirty conditions that can lead to black lung disease.
Four new mining operations have received permits from the West Virginia Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP).
The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry.
Three Kentucky surface mines with connections to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice plan to hire 150 employees in an area where coal jobs have declined over the past decade.
Residents of Barlow Hollow, a McDowell County community, were surprised when a house fire broke out in January 2016. Residents were even more surprised when the smoke from the fire persisted.
First Walmart, now Magic Mart. Welch residents were dealt yet another blow Monday by the retail-chain’s surprise decision to close.
One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its coal silos.
Hundreds of people are marching through the German capital to protest for an end to burn coal to produce electricity.
Wyoming County Days kicked off with a public tour of the Coalfields Expressway on Friday.