Cloud Peak Energy
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.
CASPER, Wyo. — Coal’s blues continue.
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.
A Wyoming coal company plans to begin exploratory drilling this week on a 1.4 billion ton coal reserve on the Crow Indian Reservation.
A Kentucky-based firm is developing plans to open a new coal mine northwest of Sheridan in 2016.
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.
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.
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…
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.
A shovel loads haulers with coal on Jan. 9 at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo.
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.
Alpha Natural Resources' plan to eliminate 230 jobs across the coal-mining company may affect its Wyoming mines, a company representative said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Todd O'Hair of Cloud Peak Energy explains the purpose heavy equipment simulator that is open to the public for Energy Day at MontanaFair.
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.
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.
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.
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.