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Cloud Peak Closes Gillette Office

(Gillette, Wyo.) As part of an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, Cloud Peak Energy announced today they plan to close their business office in downtown Gillette. Colin Marshall, Cloud Peak’s President, CEO, and COO announced...

Gillette Saw the Largest Population Decline in the State in 2017

(Gillette, Wyo.) It’s no surprise that communities in Wyoming which rely heavily on the mineral industries lost population in 2017. However, Gillette took the biggest hit. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, ten Wyoming communities...

ITC Dedication Ceremony is an International Event

Pictured left to right: Osamu Tsukamoto - President JCOAL, Rick Gordon - Chairman Tri-State Generation, Paul Sukut - CEO Basin Electric, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, Marcius Extavour - Senior Director NRG Cosia Carbon EXPRIZE, Lee...

Tax Delinquency is Still an Issue for Campbell County

(Gillette, Wyo.) The May 10 tax deadline has come and gone, but Campbell County is still owed more than $8.5 million in ad valorem taxes. Ad valorem taxes in Wyoming are levied against the extraction...
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Powder River Basin Resource Council Petitions DEQ to End Self-Bonding

(Gillette, Wyo.) A push back is getting pushed back. Coal industry representatives voiced their concerns in March over proposed rules to limit self-bonding. Bonding requirements ensure funding for reclamation costs should a company default on...

Clean Coal Technologies Chooses Gillette

AES facility near Tulsa, Okla. before it was disassembled and relocated to Wyoming. (Gillette, Wyo.) Clean Coal Technologies announced Friday Gillette will be the permanent location for the company’s test facility. More specifically, the CCTI...
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Cloud Peak Posts Better Results in Q1 2018

(Gillette, Wyo.) Cloud Peak Energy posted a net loss of $7.7 million in the first quarter of 2018, down from a $20.1 million loss during the same quarter last year. The company shipped 12.3 million...

Peabody Posts Weak Q1

(Gillette, Wyo.) Peabody Energy had a less than enthusiastic outcome at the start of the fiscal year. The company announced revenues of $1.46 billion — a 10 percent increase over the first quarter of...

Governor Mead Makes Big Announcement at Luncheon

(Gillette, Wyo.) Gov. Matt Mead made a big announcement at the Annual Governor’s Luncheon today. Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) will be investing $7 million to $9 million in grant...

Strata Energy Submits Amendment Request to Wyoming DEQ

Strata Energy's uranium mining operations near Oshoto, Wyo. (Gillette, Wyo.) Strata Energy, Inc. has submitted its request to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to amend its Permit to Mine (PTM) to allow for the...