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2011-08-04 06:01:00

ABINGDON, Va., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, reported a second quarter loss of $56.4 million or $0.36 per diluted share, including the impact of $254.4 million of pre-tax merger-related expenses, which included a $108.3 million non-cash charge from selling acquired coal inventories written up to fair value in acquisition accounting, arising from the acquisition of Massey Energy Company (Massey) on June 1, 2011,...

2011-06-08 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a new independent report on the Upper Big Branch mine disaster in West Virginia that killed 29 coal miners on April 5, 2010, two public interest organizations have asked Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden to investigate Massey Energy Company and initiate an action to revoke its corporate charter. The groups, Free Speech For People and Appalachian Voices, released a letter they delivered today to Delaware Attorney General Beau...

2011-06-03 14:55:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) today confirmed its understanding that the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Massey Energy Company, Admiral Bobby R. Inman, has issued publicly a letter dated June 2, 2011, and released a document entitled, "Massey Energy's Preliminary Report of Investigation of the Upper Big Branch Explosion." Alpha Natural Resources did not commission or authorize the release of this report or the letter, and...

2011-06-01 11:20:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) ("Alpha") today announced the completion of its underwritten public offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 6% senior notes due 2019 and $700 million aggregate principal amount of 6.25% senior notes due 2021 (together, the "Senior Notes"). Alpha estimates the net proceeds from the issuance and sale of the Senior Notes, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering...

2011-06-01 09:22:00

ABINGDON, Va. and RICHMOND, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) ("Alpha") and Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) ("Massey") announced today that their respective stockholders have approved the various proposals related to the merger agreement under which Alpha will acquire all outstanding shares of Massey common stock. At their respective special meetings of stockholders, Massey stockholders voted to adopt the merger agreement, and Alpha stockholders...

2011-05-19 11:37:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement regarding the release of Davitt McAteer's report on the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine explosion: "We have just received Davitt McAteer's report and are carefully reviewing it. We do have some initial observations. "We agree with Mr. McAteer that the industry needs to examine whether it can achieve better methane monitoring technology. At UBB, all methane monitors were...


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