A proposal to restrict natural gas production in a Virginia national forest has become a flashpoint in the debate over whether drilling endangers water -- in this case water used by millions of people in the Washington region.
James River Coal Co., a producer of the fuel in the Midwest and Central Appalachia, reached a two- month high after the company agreed to exchange about $243.4 million of convertible bonds for $123.3 million of new notes due in 2018.
James River Coal Co., a producer of the fuel in the Midwest and Central Appalachia, reported its biggest loss in at least eight years and said it idled five underground mines after a decline in demand.
James River Coal Co. , an owner of mines in Appalachia and the Illinois Basin, rose the most in 22 months on plans to buy International Resource Partners LP for $475 million in cash to boost coal output and shipping.
How do you sell the technology company you founded for $1.8 billion and five years later file for personal bankruptcy? For Halsey Minor, it may have been a fascination with houses, hotels, horses and art.
Billionaire Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management LLC is among the private-equity firms gearing up to invest in mining after valuations fell and a decline in financing left some companies short of cash.