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
Friends of Coal Auto Show will have Taylor Made headlining in July.
Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration’s claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation’s power grid.
Bluestone Coal Company is looking to hire additional workers at its mines across southern West Virginia.
One man has died after a mining accident in Randolph County. The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training confirms in a press release that an incident occurred on Tuesday, June 5th at the Carter Roag Coal Company, Morgan Camp Mine in Randolph County. Ronald Taylor, 43 of Belington, WV, was injured during the incident and flown from the mine to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. MHST says the injuries occurred when the m…
The Trump administration is considering a plan to order operators of the nation’s power grid to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants to keep them open.
A decision by Gov. Ralph Northam to reinstate a tax credit for certain coal producers is drawing praise from an industry group and lawmakers in southwest Virginia, who say it could spur economic growth. But environmental…
On Saturday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Metallurgical Coal Tax Credits Bill carried by Senator Ben Chafin and Delegate Terry Kilgore.