Latest Westmoreland Coal Co News

Blackjewel CEO confident bankrupt coal operator will rebound

Jul. 2, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The CEO of one of the nation's largest coal producers says he's confident the company will bounce back despite the shutdown of several mines after it filed for federal bankruptcy protection. Milton-based Blackjewel LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday in U.S....

Operator: 2 units of Montana coal plant to close this year

Jun. 11, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The company that operates a coal-fired power plant in eastern Montana said Tuesday it will close two of the plant's four units about 30 months ahead of schedule because of the high cost of running them and the unwillingness of its coal supplier to lower prices. Talen Montana said in a...