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MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a haul truck driver who died at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine last June was not wearing a seat belt when he drove through a berm into a spoil pit.

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Have You Heard: Fitness center on West End to key on classes, training

Zac Linton and Kody Christensen are fitness fanatics who are offering a change from the weights and bars of the traditional gym.

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Supreme Court takes up Montana coal tax dispute

Supreme Court takes up Montana coal tax dispute

Montana authorities charged Tuesday that coal sales between mining companies and their own affiliates are subject to manipulation and need to be treated differently from other sales.

November 25, 2014 3:04 am Photos

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Cloud Peak announces a $91 million third-quarter profit

Cloud Peak announces a $91 million third-quarter profit

CASPER, Wyo. — Cloud Peak Energy recorded net income of $91 million in the third quarter of 2014, the company announced Wednesday, capping off a successful three-month period that included the Gillette coal miner selling its share in the Decker Mine and increasing its export capacity.

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MetraPark crowd helps celebrate coal's role in Montana economy

MetraPark crowd helps celebrate coal's role in Montana economy

“We are not going to power our nation,” congressional candidate Ryan Zinke told the 700 or so people attending Saturday’s Coal Appreciation Day, “on pixie dust and hope.”

September 13, 2014 8:19 pm Photos

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Rain, rail congestion cut into coal output

CASPER, Wyo. — Cloud Peak Energy lowered its production estimates for this year on Tuesday, citing August rains and congested rail service.

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One of two massive P&H 2300 shovels at the Spring Creek Mine

One of two massive P&H 2300 shovels at the Spring Creek Mine

One of two massive P&H 2300 shovels at the Spring Creek Mine loads a truck with 250 tons of coal. The shovel has a 40-yard bucket, and the truck holds 130 yards of coal.

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Tom Phillips, Plant Lead at the Spring Creek Mine

Tom Phillips, Plant Lead at the Spring Creek Mine

Tom Phillips, Plant Lead at the Spring Creek Mine, monitors equipment as railroad cars are filled with coal.

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Antelope run across reclaimed mining land

Antelope run across reclaimed mining land

Antelope run across reclaimed mining land on the Spring Creek Mine.

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Railroad cars are filled with coal

Railroad cars are filled with coal

Railroad cars are filled with coal at the Spring Creek Mine.

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Coal mining in the Spring Creek Mine

Coal mining in the Spring Creek Mine

Coal mining in the Spring Creek Mine.

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Railroad cars are filled with coal

Railroad cars are filled with coal

Railroad cars are filled with coal at the Spring Creek mine. The cars hold 120 tons of coal and are loaded in six to eight seconds, then sprayed with water and a binding chemical to reduce dust during their shipment period.

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Rick Curtsinger from the Spring Creek Mine

Rick Curtsinger from the Spring Creek Mine

Rick Curtsinger from the Spring Creek mine leads a tour on a coal seam.

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A dragline works

A dragline works

A dragline works to remove the dirt on top of a coal seam in the Spring Creek mine. The 65-yard bucket can dig 1,000 buckets every 24 hours.

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Cloud Peak taking more active role in coal debate: ‘We want it to be a factual discussion’

Cloud Peak taking more active role in coal debate: ‘We want it to be a factual discussion’

DECKER — The 300-foot dragline juts into southern Montana skyline like an industrial tower, a titan among giant equipment at Cloud Peak Energy’s Spring Creek Mine.

August 31, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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A Spring Creek Mine truck

A Spring Creek Mine truck

A Spring Creek Mine truck hauls 250 tons of coal from the mine to an on-site transfer station.

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A Spring Creek Mine truck

A Spring Creek Mine truck

A Spring Creek Mine truck hauls 250 tons of coal from the mine to an on-site transfer station. The mine near Decker is one of two mines being sold by Ambre Energy to Resource Capital Funds.

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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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