The new five-story building will house U.S. Steel's 800 headquarters employees for at least 18 years, with an option to extend the lease beyond that. The plan solves several interlocking problems for U.S. Steel, the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins and the city.
Two concrete vaults used to store tar residue and other impurities from a manufactured gas plant...
Mississippi appears to be the favored location for a proposed $1.2 billion aluminum mill that...
Don Blankenship has become the highest-ranking coal official to face federal charges in the...
An explosion ripped through the Dongfang coal mine in the city of Huainan. The search for the missing miners was hampered by collapsed shafts and gas pockets, but ended with the confirmation of the 21 deaths. Authorities determined that the mine was operating illegally.
Solid Energy issued a statement saying the company was unable to come up with a safe re-entry plan. A government investigation found Pike River Coal ignored 21 warnings that methane gas had accumulated to explosive levels in the mine.
A federal judge dismissed a notice from the U.S. Secretary of Labor finding that a Patriot Coal subsidiary displayed a "pattern of violations" in its operations.
The Pebble Mine project that is on Tuesday's ballot embodies the paradoxes of Alaska politics, starting with the unlikely trio of conservatives who put the issue on the map about seven years ago.
A specialized mine rescue team, as well as other searchers, are working at the scene. Antioquia Gov. Sergio Fajardo says it is likely to take three days to reach the men in a "very complicated" rescue operation.
A coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed Tuesday, trapping 18 workers underground as water surged near them, officials said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority will consider a proposal from a Vancouver mining company to turn the oldest downhill ski area near Fairbanks into a gold mine.
A new deep mine operation has been approved by Tennessee and federal officials to allow coal extraction from Dayton Mountain.
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their developing economies and electricity bills would suffer too much from the new target.
Federal mine inspectors say operators were warned numerous times of potential danger at the Revenue-Virginius Mine days before two men died of carbon-monoxide poisoning in 2013.
Many projects are contemplating the design of coal combustion residues handling systems to comply with EPA regulations and to relieve pressure on existing ash ponds. For each of these projects, one critical aspect of their feasibility is to determine how to store the CCR at the point of production and how to transport it to the new landfill.
Senate President Jeff Kessler is setting up a task force as part of a push to help West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields.
A popular tourist attraction in southern Arizona is at risk of being contaminated with orange and brown sludge that spilled from two abandoned mines near Patagonia.
Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a frack sand mine.
Authorities say a disgruntled employee commandeered a locomotive from a northeast Wyoming coal mine and later plowed it into another train before he was apprehended.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is selling 80 percent of its stake in a copper and gold mine in Chile for at least $1.8 billion.
Polish officials are searching for a miner who has been missing underground following a methane explosion.
The United Mine Workers of America is organizing a rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants.
The number of chronic safety violators among mine operators has fallen sharply in recent years, according to government figures being released Thursday.
Owners of a central Illinois coal mine are seeking a zoning change to allow the expansion of a coal-waste storage facility.
A Canadian company has proposed a rare earths mineral mine in northeastern Wyoming.
India's top court said Wednesday that private companies will have to return most of the coal fields allocated to them by the government since 1993 under a corruption prone bidding system.
Duke Energy told state regulators Tuesday it plans to remove coal ash from one of its South Carolina waste pits and close two more at a power station that environmentalists say threatens the Saluda River.
Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer.
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