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2011-12-06 16:16:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The record penalty imposed as a result of the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that killed 29 men in West Virginia in 2010 is a significant step by the federal government, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard said today. But, Gerard added, it must be followed by holding Massey Energy officials criminally liable for their recklessness. (Logo: <font size="2"...

2011-12-06 13:03:00

Massey issued 369 citations and orders with $10.8 million in civil penalties ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that it has imposed a fine of $10,825,368, the largest in agency history, following its investigation into the April 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch-South Mine, which was operated by Performance Coal Co., a subsidiary of Massey Energy Co. The investigation...

2011-12-06 10:20:00

BRISTOL, Va., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) has entered into a Non-Prosecution Agreement with the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia (USAO SDWV) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). Alpha has also reached a comprehensive settlement with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The Non-Prosecution Agreement and the settlement resolve a criminal investigation and regulatory...

2011-11-17 15:32:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced the realignment of its operations management to strengthen oversight of key mine complexes in Appalachia and facilitate plans for expansion of captive production. Effective November 21, the following management team will report directly to Bennett K. Hatfield, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer: John R. Jones will join Patriot as Vice President, Operations - West Virginia...

2011-11-03 06:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, reported third quarter net income of $66.4 million or $0.29 per diluted share compared to net income of $31.9 million or $0.27 per diluted share for the third quarter last year. Income from continuing operations for the third quarter was $66.4 million or $0.29 per diluted share compared to income from continuing operations of $32.4 million or $0.27 per diluted share for the...

2011-10-25 07:30:00

ABINGDON, Va., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR), one of the nation's leading coal suppliers, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates, Enterprise Mining Company (Enterprise), was recently presented with an underground safety award. The award recognizes a mining operation with the best safety record in the Hazard, Kentucky district. The Kentucky office of Mine Safety and the Kentucky Coal Association sponsored the award. The award was presented at...

2011-09-14 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that it is realigning its senior management organization to bring additional talent and focus to all areas of its business, with particular emphasis on current mining operations, organic growth and global investment opportunities. Effective September 19, 2011, Bennett K. "Ben" Hatfield will join Patriot as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, reporting to President &...

2011-09-08 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colombia Clean Power & Fuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CCPF.OB), (the "Company" or "CCPF") announced today the appointment of coal industry veteran Ronald G. Stovash as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stovash brings to CCPF over 25 years of senior executive experience in the United States coal industry, with a comprehensive background in all aspects of coal mine development and operations, and a proven history of delivering productivity,...

2011-08-31 16:25:00

SALINA, Utah, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Sufco mine has earned top honors for underground mine safety within an eight-state region. The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) presented the employees of Sufco with the 2011 Safety Award among large underground mines for achieving a perfect safety record during calendar year 2010. Sufco's employees completed 797,517 hours incident-free in 2010. Large coal operators in the states of...

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,...