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Mine Simulator in Harrisburg Aims to Make Mining Safer

Work is underway on a new Illinois mine that won’t produce a single piece of usable ore.


Doe Run lead smelter. Photo: KMOX

Doe Run Donates to Mo. House Republicans After Override

The 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.


Blair Mt 1, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Mine Battleground Heating Up Arch Coal

Some 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.


Arch Coal

EPA Fines Arch Coal

Company regrets past violations…


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