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2010-10-26 15:55:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today reported a net loss of $41.4 million or $0.41 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. The Company generated $703.7 million of produced coal revenue in the quarter from the sale of 9.9 million tons of coal. EBITDA in the third quarter of 2010 was $62.1 million. By comparison, Massey reported net income of $16.5 million on produced coal revenue of $535.5 million in the third quarter of 2009...

2010-10-21 13:34:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Empire Surface Mine has achieved a major safety milestone by working more than 1,000 days without incurring a single lost-time accident. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) "I commend the members at Empire Surface for their unwavering commitment to working safely everyday," said Don L....

2010-10-19 11:34:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement regarding upcoming safety meetings: Massey Energy will idle production at our 92 underground coal producing sections on October 29 to reinforce the fact that safety is more important than production. The Company will conduct site specific training at these operations to reinforce the fact the company expects its miners to follow the law. The operations will also review past...

2010-10-19 09:34:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement in response to reports that the company is exploring strategic opportunities: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) Our Board of Directors and management team are always focused on opportunities to create shareholder value. However, we do not comment on specific...

2010-10-13 16:37:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) will announce its third quarter 2010 financial results after the market closes on October 26, 2010. A press release detailing the quarterly results will be distributed through the wire services and media and will also be available on the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.masseyenergyco.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-10-07 14:04:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced that officials from the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have prevented one of the Company's lead investigators, Dr. Christopher Schemel, from participating in further investigative efforts at UBB. MSHA has indefinitely denied Dr. Schemel underground access to the mine on the grounds that he has not received experienced coal miner training. By contrast, MSHA personnel and others...

2010-10-06 15:27:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement urging officials at the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to approve the Company's plan to conduct its own separate investigation to determine the cause of the April 5, 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine in Montcoal, WV. Mine safety officials with the state of West Virginia have approved the investigation plan but MSHA has yet to approve the proposal...

2010-10-06 15:20:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed by West Virginia against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The lawsuit challenges recently enacted EPA procedures that have greatly reduced the number of permits issued for coal mines in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Kentucky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-10-06 15:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced the results from its Special Meeting of Stockholders (the "Special Meeting") held today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The Company is pleased to announce that the following proposals received the requisite percentage of votes at the Special Meeting: (i) declassification of the Board of...

2010-10-06 07:45:00

Shareowners to Vote at Special Meeting on October 6 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An investor coalition, comprising seven public pension funds, is urging shareowners to vote their shares at Massey Energy Company's special meeting. Some of the proposals call for improved corporate governance practices, including instituting annual elections of directors, the elimination of supermajority voting requirements, and allowing shareholders to call special meetings. The...