Much is being made of sagging coal sales across U.S. markets. Media and environmental groups trumpet the “decline of coal” in article after article and an endless stream of media releases. However, early in 2013 coal is experiencing a resurgence in U.S. markets as natural gas prices [...] Continue reading
For the first issue of 2013, a consistent theme of “Abundant, Affordable Electricity: A Foundation of Human Progress” is woven throughout the diverse collection of articles we’ve compiled. Understanding the fundamental importance of dependable electricity and its impact both at home and abroad is crucial to the conversation happening about our industry at the moment.
In this issue, spotlights and features include:
- A look at coal as a key to socio-economic development and the modern industrial revolution in Coal: Empowering Human Development
- Why keeping our home coal fires burning is so important in Hearth & Home
- An overview of American coal’s popularity in international markets in Coal Surges Globally
- The history of The University of Arizona’s Mining and Geological Engineering Program in The New Face of Mining
- An exploration of how new export terminals are bringing both opportunities and challenges to the region in Heritage, Jobs and Economic Development in the Pacific Northwest
- A case study of the Texas Clean Energy Project is featured in Developing Our Energy Future
- … and much more
As always, we want to hear your comments and (constructive) critiques on this issue. Please don’t hesitate to contact us by e-mail or phone 202-756-4540 with your comments or if you are interested in receiving a print copy of the magazine.