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2011-07-28 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that Michael D. Day has been promoted to Senior Vice President - Engineering & Surface Operations. In his expanded role, Mr. Day will assume responsibility for the Company's engineering, technical services, environmental and process improvement functions. He will continue to report to Charles A. Ebetino, Jr., Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, and will continue to oversee...

2011-07-15 10:32:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its mining subsidiaries earned eight statewide safety awards at West Virginia's Annual State Council Meeting of the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association. The following company operations received West Virginia State Mine Safety Awards for outstanding 2010 performances: among underground operations, Mingo Logan's Mountain Laurel Mountaineer II mine and Wolf Run's Imperial mine; among surface...

2011-07-12 11:28:00

ABINGDON, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A 26-year-old miner from Prestonsburg, Ky., suffered fatal injuries yesterday evening at the Voyager #7 underground coal mine near Inez, Ky. Ryan Thatcher, a motorman at the Voyager #7 mine, was hauling supplies with a rail-mounted locomotive at the time of the accident, which was estimated to have occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. yesterday. Though there were no eyewitnesses to the accident, the preliminary review indicates that Mr. Thatcher...

2011-07-05 06:00:00

Director Matthew Goldfarb Joins Management as Vice Chairman of the Board Toronto Stock Exchange: XRG(All Amounts in $US unless otherwise stated) KNOXVILLE, TN, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Xinergy Ltd., (TSX:XRG and XRG.WT) ("Xinergy" or the "Company"), a US Central Appalachian producer of high quality coal, is pleased to announce that it has elected Todd Q. Swanson to its Board of Directors, and has appointed director Matthew Goldfarb as Vice Chairman of the Board, an executive...

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...

2011-06-03 08:00:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Coal-Mac, Inc. has earned the Excellence in Reforestation Award in West Virginia. The Excellence in Reforestation Award was presented to Coal-Mac on behalf of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. Coal-Mac planted more than 100,000 trees in 2010 alone. "It gives me great pleasure to award Coal-Mac with...

2011-06-01 12:26:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Massey Energy Company, creating a premier coal company in the United States and a global leader in metallurgical coal supply. In accordance with the terms of the definitive merger agreement announced on January 29, 2011, Massey stockholders receive 1.025 shares of common stock of Alpha and $10.00 in cash for each share of Massey common stock they...

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...