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Alpha Natural Resources hosts job fair for underground miners in Beckley Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Alpha Natural Resources was looking for experienced underground miners in Southern West Virginia on Thursday. 


W.Va. DOH calls it quits with contractor on Beckley Z-way project Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) A new roadblock was announced Wedesnday for the Beckley bypass under construction since October of 2014. 


Wyoming, Mercer and Raleigh counties could see 100 million in road funding Video included

Three southern West Virginia counties would see more than four hundred million dollars in road funding if voters approve the upcoming road bond. 


Environmentalists get win in US coal-climate change lawsuit


Court questions longstanding US government argument that blocking certain coal leases won't affect climate change because the coal could simply be mined elsewhere. More>>

EPA delays rules limiting wastewater from coal power plants

The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it's postponing portions of an Obama-era rule to curb water pollution from coal-fired power plants while it considers whether to rewrite the measure.


Miners from across U.S. take part in national safety competition Video included

BEAVER, W.Va. (WVVA) A high stakes, high pressure underground rescue operation was underway Thursday at the Mine Safety and Health Administration. But it was not a real emergency -- it was practice. 


Black lung screenings offered at Coal Show Video included

Today was the first day of the Bluefield Coal Show at the Brushfork Armory. Although the event is not open to the public, many vendors and miners were on hand. 


Bluefield Coal Show officially begins Video included

Today was the first day of the 22nd Bluefield Coal Show, and many dignitaries were on hand for the biennial event. 


Bluefield Coal Show returns as vendors adapt to changing industry Video included

Nearly 200 exhibitors prepared for the 22nd bi-annual Bluefield Coal Show Tuesday afternoon as the Bluefield Chamber of Commerce looks to help exhibitors stay updated on the ever-changing coal industry. 


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