Major coal miner Cloud Peak Energy is expanding its horizons in the face of tough opposition to two new port gateways to the East.
Paved surfaces are quite possibly the most prevalent human-made structures on the planet, and, as a result, the choice of what paving materials to use is a significant one.
Coal has fueled the rail industry in the USA for many decades. Many mining and power generation companies have even invested in their own infrastructure due to the importance of an uninterrupted supply-line of coal.
When existing infrastructure is not viable, oil and gas producers must invest in their own road, pipe or rail infrastructure.
Extreme winter weather causes trouble in transporting coal from one of the United States’ largest coal deposits.