Thirty-two Blackjewel coal operations in Wyoming, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia are in limbo after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization July 1, then shut down its mines when emergency financing fell through. That includes 580 people employed at the company’s largest operations, the Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in Campbell County.

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Lawmakers on the Select Coal/Mineral Bankruptcy committee have advanced a bill to give the Wyoming Attorney General’s office the authority to …

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CASPER — When the coal operator Blackjewel shuttered the gates of two mines in the Powder River Basin this summer, the insolvent company had a…

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CASPER — A federal judge has ordered bankrupt coal firm Blackjewel to provide additional details on $73,583 of expenses that company attorneys…

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CASPER — When the sale of two Wyoming coal mines between bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel and Eagle Specialty Materials closed last month, co…

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With skeleton crews working the Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines during the third quarter of 2019 as former owner Blackjewel LLC navigated a ch…

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CASPER — After a searing summer for Wyoming’s coal country, new federal production data paints a troubling economic outlook for the Powder Riv…

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A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the sale of the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines in Campbell County to Eagle Specialty Materials.

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Whoever originally coined the proverb “better the devil you know than the devil you don’t” never worked for either Contura Energy Corp. or Bla…

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A letter to locked out Blackjewel LLC coal workers at the company’s shuttered Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr operations foreshadows a possible reop…

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Blackjewel LLC has left a wide wake of casualties since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection then abruptly shutting down dozens of coal…

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CASPER — Hundreds of out-of-work coal miners across the country lost their health care Saturday, after bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel recei…

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Patience may be a virtue, but if you’re among the nearly 600 locked out Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal miners who have been out of work for 56…

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As Contura Energy Corp. and the U.S. Department of the Interior continue to negotiate federal land lease agreements for the Eagle Butte and Be…

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A Cloud Peak Energy Corp. auction for its Powder River Basin coal assets scheduled for Thursday has been pushed back a week until Aug. 15.

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Campbell County Commissioners have fielded many questions about the Blackjewel LLC bankruptcy, and one that keeps coming up is if the county w…

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About 1,700 Blackjewel LLC workers and dozens of other creditors aren’t the only people waiting for news about a bankruptcy auction for the na…

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About 1,700 locked out Blackjewel LLC employees continue to wait for the results of an auction for the bankrupt coal company, many on edge abo…

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Out of work for a month, nearly 600 Blackjewel LLC coal miners in Wyoming are waiting for news about whether they’ll soon be called back to work.

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Editor's note: After deadline for Wednesday's Gillette News Record, Cloud Peak Energy filed an afternoon motion that pushes back its auction a…

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While focused on its own coal operations in the Powder River Basin, Peabody Energy Corp. President and CEO Glenn Kellow said his company has t…

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In the absence of another qualified and better bid, Contura Energy Corp. may be one step closer to acquiring the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr min…

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Miners frustrated over not being paid by a bankrupt coal company blocked a train moving coal from a mine in Harlan County, Kentucky, on Monday…

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Friday’s approval of Contura Energy as a potential buyer for three of Blackjewell LLC’s more than 30 bankrupt and locked down coal mines and p…

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It takes something pretty spectacular to take the attention of the Gillette community away from the bankruptcy of one of the Powder River Basi…

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About 700 locked out Blackjewel LLC coal miners are closer to returning to work after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the company’s mot…

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Hundreds of Blackjewel LLC coal miners locked out of their jobs for more than three weeks may have an idea this week about if or when they cou…

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Already pressured to secure financing to reopen its coal mines and resume operations, the heat has been turned up on Blackjewel LLC to make go…

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Eleven days into a lockout at the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines in Campbell County, nearly 600 Wyoming Blackjewel LLC employees are abo…

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A Gillette employee of Blackjewel LLC has filed a class-action lawsuit against the coal mining company, claiming it failed to give its 1,700 e…

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Blackjewel LLC’s reorganization team says it’s working on a plan to secure financing to reopen dozens of shuttered coal operations in Wyoming,…

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A Gillette employee of Blackjewel LLC has filed a class-action lawsuit against the coal mining company, claiming it failed to give its 1,700 e…

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It’s been a turbulent week for Blackjewel LLC that included filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, shutting down its U.S. coal mines…

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Partially prompted by threats from locked-out Blackjewel LLC coal miners and others, former company President and CEO Jeffrey Hoops Sr. mainta…

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CASPER — A representative for Blackjewel LLC claimed Tuesday evening there was a fire at one of its two recently closed Wyoming mines, but a W…

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