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Lost-time accidents at Wyoming mines decreased last year, continuing a downward trend from 2012.
In 2014, the state mine inspector recorded 63 total lost ...

GFS making dual-fuel conversion on some globe's biggest trucks

One Florida company is showing how two Wyoming energy products can work better ...

Energy Fuels earns EIS for its Crooks Gap uranium project

A uranium mine in Crooks Gap moved one step closer to a permit in February after the Bureau of Land Management issued a draft environmental impact statement on ...

In Situ produces innovative water monitoring equipment from Colorado headquarters

In Situ Inc., a Colorado-based water monitoring company with roots in Wyoming, has continued its tradition of innovation this year, with three "significant" ...

State makes pitch to take over uranium reg authority from federal government

Legislation passed this year in Wyoming paves the way for the state to assume more regulatory authority over uranium mines from the federal Nuclear Regulatory ...

Shareholders eye merger of Uranerz, Energy Fuels

Two uranium companies with Wyoming operations could merge June 18.
Shareholders of Uranerz Energy Corporation and Energy Fuels are meeting to vote on the ...

LARAMIE -- A student in a white lab coat exits one of the many laboratories situated on the third floor of the School of Energy Resources at the University of ...

Nuclear power in Wyo?

No demand yet, but Idaho exploring modular installation

Wyoming is home to power plants and electrical generation based on natural gas, fuel oil, ...

A Montana waterway severely contaminated with mine tailings has been cleaned and moved back to its original channel.
Officials say native fish soon could be ...

Encana Corporation has sold the Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project to Aethon Energy, effective April 30.
The transaction was part of ...

Now doing business as Alkali Chemical, the operation near Green River has seen no layoffs or reductions in force since the sale closed in ...

Flash floods in early June sent huge waves of water along the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad from the small hamlet of Manville 9 miles west of Lusk and ...

Wind turbines have the potential to disrupt sage grouse habitat or impact the birds in other ways.
Renewable energy companies face series of challenges when ...

New Peabody CEO identifies four immediate areas of emphasis

It didn't take long for the new chief executive officer of Peabody Energy to advance up the company's ladder.
Glenn L. Kellow joined Pea-body in 2013 as ...

Peabody eyes modified lease to add reserves

Peabody Energy has requested a lease modification for the Rawhide mine 10 miles north of Gillette which would add an estimated 26 million tons of recoverable ...

Brook Mine would dig Sheridan County

It's been more than 50 years since a new coal mine has been under review in Sheridan County. That's changing.
Kentucky-based company Ramaco filed a mine and ...

Energy task force tackles big job

A group of lawmakers, industry and representatives from government and the public will spend the next two years figuring out how to make Wyoming's mineral tax ...

Busy Process Systems has doubled work force so far in 2015

Process Systems International was born in 2012 as an electrical company. Electrical work, through the company's subsidiary, Process Electrical, remains the ...

Wyoming bentonite? The best in the world

The old adage that quality is better than quantity rings true again at Wyoming Bentonite (Wyo BEN) of Lovell, Greybull and Lucern.
"There is bentonite, then ...

Challenges are simply part of doing business, no matter what industry you are involved in. The challenges facing the bentonite industry are not in core of the ...

 
 

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