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Lender group offers $500 million bid for Alpha Natural Resources' core assets
February 9, 2016
Alpha Natural Resources' existing lenders have reached an agreement with the coal producer to become the stalking-horse bidder to acquire the company's core assets in a $500 million deal, company officials said Tuesday.
Lay-ups loom in the dry freight market
January 28, 2016
From her office window, Sui Ling Phang sees dry bulk vessels sitting pretty in the Singapore strait. All have one common enemy -- unemployment.
US thermal coal market sees uptick in trading, but prices still pressured
January 21, 2016
After a dramatic CSX contract price plunge, the number of physical trades in the first weeks of 2016 has increased -- but the question remains whether US coal prices will remain low, Jim Levesque says.

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