SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 28, 2014 06:30 ET

Active U.S. Coal-Mining Projects Fall 39% Since 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The value of active coal mining projects in the U.S. has declined 39% since 2011, as coal has lost market share to natural gas and renewables as fuel for power generation. In 2011, Industrial Info was tracking more than $12.3 billion in active coal-mining projects in the U.S. Today, that number has dropped to 69 active projects totaling $7.5 billion.

Other companies featured: Arch Coal Incorporated (NYSE:ACI)

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