Peabody Asks Court To Be Allowed To Pay Property TaxesIn a motion filed earlier this week in federal court in St. Louis, Peabody says it had incurred nearly $30 million in property taxes.
Mine Simulator in Harrisburg Aims to Make Mining SaferWork is underway on a new Illinois mine that won't produce a single piece of usable ore.
Doe Run Donates to Mo. House Republicans After OverrideThe Missouri lead mining company has contributed $10,000 to House Republicans after legislators enacted a law shielding the company from large liability judgments in some lawsuits.
Mine Battleground Heating Up Arch CoalSome 10,000 coal miners faced down a dug-in army of police and private security guards in a battle that left 16 men dead before the miners surrendered to federal troops.
Quinn Signs Measure Allowing Mining Near Illinois State Park Knight Hawk Coal Co. wants to lease a 160-acre strip of land at the edge of Pyramid State Recreation Area.
EPA Fines Arch CoalCompany regrets past violations...