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2011-02-08 11:06:00

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, announced that Kevin Crutchfield, Alpha's chief executive officer, will provide an overview of Alpha Natural Resources and meet with investors at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit on Thursday, February 10, 2011. The presentation will be available via webcast on the company's investor relations Web site at http://alnr.client.shareholder.com/. About Alpha Natural Resources...

2011-02-02 08:30:00

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Star Energies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GSRE) is pleased to announce the acquisition of DCD Operating, Inc. (DCDO) based in Gillette, Wyoming in an all-stock transaction. DCDO is the owner/operator of 5 fields in Campbell County, Wyoming, which currently produces 25 BOPD from 10 wells out of 28 representing 1,980,000 barrels of oil on leases covering 6,000 acres within the Powder River Basin. DCDO is a reorganization of DCD, Inc., which ranked...

2011-01-18 15:51:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced an agreement with Canadian Crown Corporation Ridley Terminals Inc. ("RTI") - a coal and other bulk commodity marine terminal located near Prince Rupert, British Columbia - to facilitate coal exports to Pacific Rim markets. The five-year agreement will give Arch throughput capacity at the terminal of up to 2 million metric tons of coal for 2011 and up to 2.5 million metric tons of coal for 2012 through...

2010-11-23 16:36:00

ABINGDON, Va., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, announced that members of the management team will meet with investors on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at both the Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. Energy Day in New York City and the UBS Coal Conference in Boston. About Alpha Natural Resources Alpha Natural Resources is one of America's premier coal suppliers with coal production capacity of more than 90 million...

2010-11-19 09:15:00

TORONTO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (First Uranium) has announced that the notice suspending operations in the underground workplaces issued pursuant to section 54 of the Mine Health and Safety Act (South Africa) by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) on November 16, 2010, has been lifted. The notice was issued in connection with a fall of ground which claimed the life of one employee. Accordingly, mining operations at Ezulwini Mine will resume tonight....

2010-10-07 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bear Creek Mining Corporation (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce the results of a positive feasibility study ("the "Feasibility Study" or FS"), as defined by National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101"), for its 100% owned Santa Ana silver deposit located in southern Peru. Highlights of this study include (all figures in this news release are in US dollars): - The planned development of Santa Ana by...

2010-07-16 15:30:00

ABINGDON, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today clarified its second quarter and June 30 year-to-date 2010 Powder River Basin production volumes following incorrect mine production data reported on the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) website. The Belle Ayr mine produced a total of 5.6 million tons and the Eagle Butte mine produced a total of 5.4 million tons during the second quarter ended June 30,...

2010-05-26 16:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that seven of its affiliates' mining operations were recognized for their safety performance at the 27th Annual West Virginia State Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association meeting held May 21-22, 2010 at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. The West Virginia state safety awards were presented to underground mines, surface mines and preparation plants from...

2010-05-19 16:53:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, announced the re-election of ten members of its board of directors at the company's annual meeting of stockholders held in Abingdon today. Additionally, KPMG LLP was ratified as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2010. Stockholders also approved the company's 2010 Long-Term Incentive Plan. Re-elected...

2010-05-18 16:37:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that two of its affiliates have been recognized for their safety performance. Dora 8 underground mine in Jefferson County and the Clymer plant in Indiana County recently received prestigious Pennsylvania Holmes Safety Awards for 2009 based on lowest lost-time accidents frequencies in the state. Neither facility experienced a lost-time accident in 2009,...