mining

Photo: Getty/George Frey

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.

07/24/2014

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.

10/09/2013

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.

02/17/2012

bulldozer

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.

08/17/2011

Arch Coal

EPA Fines Arch Coal

Company regrets past violations…

03/01/2011

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