• Appalachian coal mining faces grim future - USA TODAY

    May 18, 2013 · Subscribe to USA TODAY. ... Appalachian coal ... The document released Tuesday titled "The Continuing Decline in Demand for Central Appalachian Coal: ...

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  • Many coal mining families experience 'Black Friday' layoffs ...

    Many coal mining families experience 'Black Friday ... black day for many coal mining families in the Central Appalachian region ... called the layoffs, ...

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  • Further layoffs announced for Central Appalachian coal mines ...

    Further layoffs announced for Central Appalachian coal mines, threat of more to come - Read this Platts coal news article here. Plus discover more coal market news, products & services.

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  • Coal towns hit by layoffs to get federal aid | News, Sports ...

    Coal towns hit by layoffs to get federal ... been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than ... the Appalachian Regional Commission and other ...

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  • WV MetroNews – Alpha announces possible layoffs at eleven ...

    Alpha announces possible layoffs at eleven surface mine ... regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian mining ... Today's announcement, in ...

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  • Appalachian counties hit by coal layoffs losing population ...

    Dec 09, 2017 · CHARLESTON, W.Va. • Coal-producing counties in central Appalachia had significant population declines last year amid a storm of layoffs in the mining industry, according to U.S. census figures released Thursday. Figures show thousands of residents moved out of coal-rich regions in southern West ...

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  • Coal's demise threatens Appalachian miners, firms as ...

    Apr 18, 2016 · "We see central Appalachian thermal coal as dying," IHS coal ... Follow USA TODAY reporter Nathan Bomey on Twitter @NathanBomey. Recent coal industry layoffs.

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  • Coal jobs could rebound after 2020, report says | Special ...

    Read more:, W.Va. -- Appalachian coal jobs are expected to decline over the next dozen years, but could rebound and even increase after 2020 as mine production stabilizes at

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  • Coal production declines in 2016, with average coal prices ...

    Today in Energy. Glossary › FAQS › ... Powder River Basin and Central Appalachian Basin coal prices rose by approximately 20%, and prices of North Appalachian ...

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  • Alpha Natural Resources scaling back central Appalachian ...

    BRISTOL, Va. — Alpha Natural Resources announced Friday that it is scaling back central Appalachian mining operations and cutting 439 jobs at a site in West Virginia.

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  • Murray to Lay Off Over 1,000 W.Va. Coal Miners | West ...

    Murray to Lay Off Over 1,000 W.Va. Coal Miners ... The company said 2015 industry forecasts show Central Appalachian coal ... In an announcement today, ...

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  • 130 miners lose their jobs at Boone County's Alum Creek mine ...

    Coal River Energy on Tuesday announced the layoffs of 130 coal miners and ... 130 miners lose their jobs at Boone County's ... the entire Central Appalachian ...

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  • Coal Mining in Northern Appalachia - Coal Diver

    Information about coal mines in Northern Appalachia, ... River and coal companies in the central Appalachian region is ... closures and layoffs throughout Appalachia.

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  • Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov't ...

    Coal towns hit by layoffs to ... (AP) — Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs ... The commission says about 23,000 Appalachian ...

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  • Powering Up: Diversifying central Appalachia's economy ...

    Powering Up: Diversifying central Appalachia ... years by layoffs and business closings as the coal ... of central Appalachian coal-producing ...

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  • Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from U.S ...

    Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from ... been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more ... the Appalachian Regional Commission and other ...

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  • US coal company to lay off 80 percent of its workers, blames ...

    US coal company to lay off 80 percent of its workers, ... Clinton whose message to Appalachian region coal workers ... impacted by layoffs in coal ...

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  • Moody's downgrades US coal producer's credit on weak markets ...

    Moody's downgrades US coal ... pointing to Alpha's continued exposure to weak markets for Central Appalachian thermal coal and ... production cuts and layoffs ...

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  • Appalachian counties hit by coal layoffs take population hits ...

    Coal-producing counties in central Appalachia had significant population declines last year amid a storm of layoffs in the mining industry, according to U.S. census figures released Thursday.

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  • Alpha issues WARN notices to lay off nearly 900 | News ...

    Alpha issues WARN notices to lay off nearly 900 ... a number of layoffs have occurred at mining facilities in Naoma and ... Central Appalachian coal has been hit ...

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  • Central Appalachia, Southern West Virginia 'Ground Zero' for ...

    The Legislature Today; Appalachian ... Zero' for Recent Coal Mine Layoffs ... to explain the coal industry's decline in Central Appalachia from ...

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  • Coal Markets - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

    Average weekly coal commodity spot prices dollars per mmbtu; Week ending Week ago; change; Central Appalachia 12,500 Btu, 1.2 SO 2: Northern Appalachia 13,000 Btu, 3.0 SO 2: Illinois Basin 11,800 Btu, 5.0 SO 2

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  • Amid layoffs and outmigration, the people of central ...

    Dec 05, 2014 · Amid layoffs and outmigration, ... the spot-market price for Central Appalachian coal was $56.10 per ton, ... Today, parking is no ...

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  • Appalachia is being hammered by the fall of coal | Public ...

    With coal generating less than 40 percent of electricity in the country today, ... "The decline in Central Appalachian coal is not ... with news of mass layoffs on ...

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  • Staggering Job Loss in Eastern Kentucky Coal Industry ...

    Staggering Job Loss in Eastern Kentucky Coal Industry ... "We recognize the serious hardship that these layoffs mean for ... Central Appalachian coal is becoming ...

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