Author: Victoria Mitchell

Consol crushes earnings estimates but coal’s rise may be ‘running out of steam’

keni1/iStock via Getty Images Consol Energy (NYSE: CEIX) closed +7% on Tuesday after reporting strong Q4 results, including a record $5.39/share quarterly profit that crushed analyst estimates and an 11% Y/Y increase in coal sales volume to 6.2M tons. Consol (CEIX) said it expects to raise production ~8% this year, and that it already has…

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HS2 could be TWELVE YEARS late and might not be completed until 2045

HS2 faces further delays of up to four years and more cutbacks, it was reported yesterday. The problems mean the country’s biggest infrastructure project may not be completed until 2045 – 12 years late. The Financial Times said officials have started work on identifying where costs can be cut. Insiders say savings will be made…

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NHS waiting lists will not fall until the summer of 2024

Waiting lists will start to fall only from the middle of next year because hospitals are failing to deliver on operations and appointments, a report warns. Analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) suggests the number of patients waiting for care will ‘more or less flatline’ for the next 12 months. This threatens to…

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Ebay layoffs: 500 jobs cut

Ebay on Tuesday announced plans to cut 500 jobs, or about 4% of its workforce, according to a filing with the SEC. Shares of eBay were up slightly in extended trading Tuesday. In a memo to employees, CEO Jamie Iannone said the company decided to make cuts after examining the global macroeconomic environment over the…

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King Charles tells Turkish president he and Camilla are ‘saddened’ by earthquakes in the country

The King has shared his ‘thoughts and special prayers’ with those affected by the tragic earthquake disaster. In a heartfelt message to the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the King said he was ‘profoundly saddened’ by the devastation caused. ‘My wife and I have been most shocked and profoundly saddened by the news of the…

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Online Tutoring Lessons: Tailored Instruction

Personalize Learning With Online Tutoring Lessons Online tutoring has started dominating the education sector. Taking on new concepts and answering questions in class requires the right strategies and tools. Online coaching can give students confidence and help them approach academic challenges positively and confidently. Many children love live face-to-face lessons because they come with many…

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Black Inventor Garrett Morgan Saved Countless Lives with Gas Mask and Improved Traffic Lights

Just before midnight at the close of a hot summer day in 1916, a natural gas pocket exploded 120 feet beneath the waves of Lake Erie. It happened during work on Cleveland’s newest waterworks tunnel, a 10-foot-wide underwater artery designed to pull in water from about five miles out, beyond the city’s polluted shoreline. The…

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Rainmaking Experiments Boom Amid Worsening Drought

As rain clouds swelled over Fort Stockton, Texas, last summer, a little yellow plane zipped through the sky. It was on a mission. Equipped with tanks of water and special nozzles on its wings, the craft soared beneath the gray-white billows. Then, at just the right moment, it released a spray of electrically charged water…

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Gina Rinehart giving away $100,000 bonus to workers

Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart is handing out another $4.1 million in bonuses to staff. She will hand $100,000 each to 41 lucky workers at her company, Hancock Prospecting, to mark her 41 years at the firm. A raffle will be held this week to determine who gets the cash, The West Australian reported. More…

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