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Cloud Peak Energy posts $2.1 million loss

Cloud Peak Energy posts $2.1 million loss

GILLETTE, Wyo.  — Cloud Peak Energy, which operates only in the Powder River Basin, has posted a $2.1 million loss in the second quarter of 2014, compared to a $4.1 million gain for the same period last year.

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Arch Coal and Cloud Peak report second-quarter losses

CASPER, Wyo. — Coal’s blues continue.

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Powder River Basin coal producers face Korean tax

Powder River Basin coal producers face Korean tax

CASPER, Wyo. — Powder River Basin coal producers face a new tax in South Korea, which has emerged as one of the bigger foreign markets for American coal in recent years.

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Cloud Peak starts work on Crow coal reserve

Cloud Peak starts work on Crow coal reserve

A Wyoming coal company plans to begin exploratory drilling this week on a 1.4 billion ton coal reserve on the Crow Indian Reservation.

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Kentucky-based Ramaco plans new coal mine near Sheridan

A Kentucky-based firm is developing plans to open a new coal mine northwest of Sheridan in 2016.

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Guest opinion: Montana should meet world's energy needs

This year’s frigid temperatures have been a stark reminder of the importance of reliable and affordable electricity for families in Montana and across the nation. For many, the electricity that heats homes and keeps the lights on comes from coal produced here in southeast Montana.

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BLM taking public comments on coal lease change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is accepting public comments through Friday on plans to slightly modify a coal lease in the Powder River Basin.

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Wyoming Coal Production

Wyoming Coal Production

A shovel loads haulers with coal on Jan. 9, 2014 at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo. Antelope Mine is the county's fourth-largest coal mine having produced 34.3 million tons of coal in 2012. Overall, Wyoming's coal production fell by 3.3 percent in 2013. (AP Photo/Cas…

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A shovel loads haulers with coal last Sunday at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine

A shovel loads haulers with coal last Sunday at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine

A shovel loads haulers with coal last Sunday at Cloud Peak Energy’s Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo. Antelope Mine is the county’s fourth-largest coal mine, having produced 34.3 million tons of coal in 2012. Overall, Wyoming’s coal production fell by 3.3 percent in 2013.

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Wyoming coal

Wyoming coal

A shovel loads haulers with coal on Jan. 9 at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo. 

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Judge orders Montana to re-compute coal tax

Judge orders Montana to re-compute coal tax

Montana authorities must recalculate how much is owed by a Wyoming mining company that challenged its $3.4 million tax bill, after a judge ruled Monday that the state incorrectly valued the company’s coal sales over a three-year period.

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Wyoming coal mine job cuts possible

Alpha Natural Resources' plan to eliminate 230 jobs across the coal-mining company may affect its Wyoming mines, a company representative said Friday.

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Montana seeks $3.4M in taxes from Wyoming coal co.

Montana seeks $3.4M in taxes from Wyoming coal co.

HELENA — A Wyoming mining company asked a judge Tuesday to block Montana tax authorities from seeking to collect about $3.4 million the state claims it's owed after the company sold its coal for less than market value to affiliates it partially owns.

October 15, 2013 7:31 am Photos

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Daines: Endangered Species Act needs fixing

Daines: Endangered Species Act needs fixing

The Endangered Species Act, the nation’s 40-year-old law of last resort for protecting wildlife from extinction, has become an economic roadblock to farmers and the coal and oil industry, witnesses told a congressional field hearing Wednesday.

September 05, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Companies seek to drop dueling lawsuits over mine

Companies seek to drop dueling lawsuits over mine

Two companies sought to drop their dueling lawsuits over a Montana coal mine on Wednesday after a deal to sell the mine stalled over financing troubles.

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Energy Day at the fair gives kids a chance to drive a big rig

Energy Day at the fair gives kids a chance to drive a big rig

Todd O'Hair of Cloud Peak Energy explains the purpose heavy equipment simulator that is open to the public for Energy Day at MontanaFair.

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Cloud Peak Energy may cut production at Campbell County coal mine

CASPER, Wyo. — Executives at Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy Inc. are considering reducing coal production at the Cordero Rojo mine in Campbell County beginning in 2015.

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Montana coal mine deal beset by financing problems

Montana coal mine deal beset by financing problems

More signs of problems have emerged with an Australian company's bid to take over a Montana coal mine, as court documents reveal Ambre Energy has been unable to come up with more than $70 million in cash to close on the deal.

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Panel moves Cloud Peak coal lease forward

Panel moves Cloud Peak coal lease forward

CASPER, Wyo. — A board comprised of local and federal officials gave a coal lease in southern Montana its seal of approval Wednesday, meaning the lease will soon undergo a public review process.

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Cloud Peak seeks 198M-ton coal lease in Montana

Cloud Peak seeks 198M-ton coal lease in Montana

Federal and state officials will weigh in this week on a Wyoming company's application to lease 198 million tons of coal adjacent to a southeastern Montana mine, amid an emerging debate over whether the government is undervaluing the coal from such projects.

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