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Desperate Kentucky miners block another coal train over pay

The miners, about a dozen employees of Quest Energy, a subsidiary of American Resources Corporation, pledged Monday night to hold their position on the track until the company pays their back wages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2020

Kentucky miners block coal train over missed paychecks

Some Kentucky coal miners and their families stood on train tracks Monday to prevent a train loaded with coal from leaving, saying they had worked since Dec. 16 without being paid. The tracks lead from Quest Energy in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2020

Kentucky Miners Block Another Coal Train Over Missed Pay

“They won’t get their coal until we’re paid,” said one shuttle car operator (PIKEVILLE, Ky.) — Some Kentucky coal.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 14th, 2020

Why a group of Kentucky miners blocked a train over back pay

Coal miners have said that about 50 employees are owed for several weeks of work and are blocking the tracks leading from a mine in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Why a group of Kentucky miners blocked a train over back pay

Coal miners have said that about 50 employees are owed for several weeks of work and are blocking the tracks leading from a mine in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Unpaid Kentucky miners are yet another sign of coal"s decline

Despite rolling back environmental rules, President Trump hasn't stopped a near-record amount of coal-plant closures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

What happens after coal jobs leave an Appalachian town

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

What happens after coal jobs leave an Appalachian town

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind?

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind?

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 31st, 2019

Priest pays coal miners" bills after company files for bankruptcy

A group of Kentucky coal miners hasn't received pay since their company went bankrupt. Then, a financial savior arrived – a priest who gave more than 100 workers over $20,000......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

Two former coal miners in Kentucky who claimed defective dust masks led to their debilitating black-lung disease were awarded $67.5 million in damages in their civil lawsuit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 26th, 2018

Jefferies sees coal mining equities lagging, cuts ratings on three miners

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 27th, 2020

China’s coal miners call for 10% production cut amid supply glut

A dozen Chinese anthracite coal miners have called on the industry to slash production by 10% from current levels amid weak demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 19th, 2020

Bitcoin Halving: How Miners Are Preparing for Lower Block Rewards

As the latest Bitcoin halving approaches, miners are upgrading equipment, optimizing arrangements, conserving power and more in the race to dominate......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 13th, 2020

Bitcoin Halving: How Miners are Preparing for Lower Block Rewards

As the latest Bitcoin halving approaches, miners are upgrading equipment, optimizing arrangements, conserving power and more in the race to dominate......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 11th, 2020

Bitcoin SV’s First Halving Crimps Profits for BSV Miners

Bitcoin SV, the network that split off from the Bitcoin Cash blockchain in late 2018, has cut its miners’ block reward in half for the first time......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 9th, 2020

As covid-19 hits, coal companies aim to cut the tax they pay to support black-lung miners

The nation’s coal companies, citing the economic impact of the covid-19 pandemic, want to roll back their payments to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. That would leave the federal government to pick up the tab for 25,000 ailing miners......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2020

As covid-19 hits, coal companies aim to cut the tax they pay to support black lung miners

The nation’s coal companies, citing the economic impact of the covid-19 pandemic, want to roll back their payments to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. That would leave the federal government to pick up the tab for 25,000 ailing miners......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 8th, 2020

Photos show Wuhan after its unprecedented 76-day lockdown, where people are anxious, traumatized, and desperate to leave

Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Image The city of Wuhan lifted its strict lockdown measures at midnight on Wednesday, ending some ten weeks of coronavirus self-isolation. Highway tolls have reopened, while train, bus, and flights .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 8th, 2020

Coal miners told to keep working despite close quarters, damaged lungs

Because of the nature of the work — a lot of crowding, coughing a.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020