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BNSF train derails near Worden; 13 cars off tracks

A BNSF Railway spokesman says the company is investigating the cause of a coal train derailment in which 13 cars came off the tracks in southeastern Montana.

July 11, 2014 11:54 amLoading…
Coal port developers ask for support in Pacific Northwest

Coal port developers ask for support in Pacific Northwest

Developers said Wednesday they are politically outmatched in their battle to build two coal ports in Washington state, and they’re begging for help from Montana industry.

April 02, 2014 5:36 pmLoading…
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.

July 05, 2013 2:33 pmLoading…
Export coal deal stalls as companies renegotiate

Export coal deal stalls as companies renegotiate

A proposed deal on a Montana coal mine that supporters said would boost Asian exports of the fuel via the West Coast has stalled, according to court documents that show the companies involved are renegotiating terms of the sale.

May 08, 2013 10:49 amLoading…
UM study: Expanding state's coal mines would be boon to economy

UM study: Expanding state's coal mines would be boon to economy

A study commissioned by the Montana Chamber of Commerce and completed by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research found that expanding the state’s coal mines would significantly impact Montana’s economy.

December 15, 2012 7:15 amLoading…
Cloud Peak Energy

Cloud Peak Energy

Spring Creek mine

December 06, 2012 12:10 pmLoading…
Cloud Peak Energy

Cloud Peak Energy

Spring Creek mine

December 06, 2012 12:10 pmLoading…
Coal deal could boost exports; Montana layoffs stand

Coal deal could boost exports; Montana layoffs stand

A pair of coal companies have struck a deal on a disputed Montana mine that both sides said could boost Asian exports through the West Coast, but won't prevent up to 75 layoffs in the short term.

December 06, 2012 12:01 pmLoading…
Coal mine owners in legal battle over production

Coal mine owners in legal battle over production

HELENA — The two owners of a coal mine in southeastern Montana are involved in a legal battle over whether to close the mine or expand production with an eye on Asian markets.

July 16, 2012 3:25 pmLoading…

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