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Power Industry Presents Evolving Risks

The power industry requires a lot of underwriting expertise due to its unique risks and complex supply chain. According to Aon Risk Solutions’ CEO, the power industry is rapidly developing. “Power is one of the fastest growing segments in the …

Critic Questions Way Coal Firms Build Slurry Ponds

With a driver and his bulldozer missing in a thick, dark lake of coal slurry, a mine safety expert and critic of the coal industry says regulators are ignoring stricter construction standards that could prevent more failures at hundreds of …

Coal Industry Blasts New Federal Mine Safety Rules

Coal industry officials this week roundly criticized two sets of new safety rules proposed by federal regulators following an explosion that killed 29 West Virginia miners last year. The West Virginia Coal Association and Alpha Natural Resources, the third-largest U.S. …