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North Dakota coal production up in 2017

Coal News - Published on Fri, 12 Jan 2018

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West Fargo Poineer reported that coal production climbed to its highest point in nearly a decade at North Dakota's five lignite mines last year. According to the Lignite Energy Council, The 29.1 million tonnes produced was the most since 2009. The Freedom Mine north of Beulah, the largest lignite mine in the country, produced 14.7 million tonnes.

Mr Jason Bohrer President and CEO of Lignite Energy Council said in a statement that "Higher than average sales demonstrates the success at the mines and plants to reduce costs and keep lignite-based electricity competitive with other sources." He added that "Generation also benefited from a strong economy in our region and the growth in industry, businesses and new homes."

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Fri, 12 Jan 2018
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