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Cordero Rojo mine to ship billionth ton of coal

GILLETTE, Wyo. — One of the largest coal mines in the U.S. is about to ship its billionth ton of coal.

July 02, 2014 3:24 pmLoading…
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.

June 19, 2013 7:06 pmLoading…
Montana coal mine team down 1 woman

Montana coal mine team down 1 woman

DECKER — As machine operators and managers went about their business on a recent April day, a melancholy air hung around the offices of Spring Creek Coal Mine just north of Sheridan, Wyo.

May 03, 2013 10:43 am Photos

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Cloud Peak Energy to ship coal out of proposed Washington port

Cloud Peak Energy to ship coal out of proposed Washington port

CASPER — Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy Inc. signed a deal to ship up to 16 million metric tons of coal a year through the Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point in Bellingham, Wash., the two companies announced Wednesday.

February 13, 2013 8:00 pm Related Loading…
Coal production dips in Wyoming, nationally in 2012

Coal production dips in Wyoming, nationally in 2012

Wyoming mines produced about 9 percent less coal in 2012, according to preliminary numbers released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

January 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Decker Coal Mine's future uncertain as layoffs loom

With dozens of workers set to be laid off early next year, a southeastern Montana coal mine faces an uncertain future as an internal ownership dispute and the impending loss of a key customer leaves roughly 90 more jobs hanging in the balance.

November 20, 2012 12:58 pmLoading…
Cloud Peak, Crow Tribe reach 1.4B ton coal deal

Cloud Peak, Crow Tribe reach 1.4B ton coal deal

A Wyoming mining company has reached tentative option agreements to lease and mine an estimated 1.4 billion tons of coal on southeastern Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, in a deal that appears aimed at tapping into the growing export market for a fuel that's in decline domestically.

July 25, 2012 7:34 pmLoading…
Both sides of conservation issue want Rock Creek area preserved

Both sides of conservation issue want Rock Creek area preserved

An old horse is like a diner waiter: It works faster when you leave it alone.

August 19, 2009 12:30 am Photos

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