The company filed for bankruptcy Monday and abruptly shuttered its two Campbell County mines.
A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved interim funding for the owners of the Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in Campbell County. As …
A representative for Blackjewel LLC claimed there was a fire at one of its two recently closed Wyoming mines, but a Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality official said there was only smoke.
If approved by a federal judge, the new funding source would likely allow the company to dodge Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The judge's decision is expected as soon as Wednesday morning.
As of Tuesday morning, about 160 workers had come to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services in Gillette in search of help. There may be many more.
Lawyers for bankrupt coal mine operators Blackjewel LLC told a federal judge late Tuesday afternoon that it had secured new financing — a sign…
Wyoming coal producer Blackjewel filed for bankruptcy Monday, and unexpectedly closed the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines near Gillette, impac…
Two coal mines in Wyoming closed and sent 700 workers home Monday afternoon after their owner filed for bankruptcy.