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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...

2011-05-26 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the CtW Investment Group sent the following letter to the board of the Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) board calling for urgent action - including the rescinding of employment agreements with Massey Energy (NYSE: MEE) executives - in response to the findings of the West Virginia Governor's Independent Investigation Panel on the causes of the Upper Big Branch mining disaster. May 26, 2011 Mr. Michael Quillen, Chairman,Board of...

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...

2011-05-18 08:48:00

ABINGDON, Va. and RICHMOND, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) and Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that shareholders of ANR and MEE vote for adoption of all board-sponsored proposals to merge the two companies. Kevin Crutchfield, ANR's Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are pleased that ISS has joined with many leading industry analysts in recognizing the strong...

2011-05-16 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that its Board of Directors had confirmed a decision to express no opinion and remain neutral toward the offer by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. ("Alpha") on May 3, 2011, to purchase any and all of Massey's outstanding 6.875% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "Tender Offer"). The Tender Offer was contemplated in connection with the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement")...

2011-05-13 08:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) ("Alpha") today announced that it intends to offer approximately $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of its senior notes. The notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain of Alpha's subsidiaries. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, including the consummation of the proposed acquisition of Massey Energy Company ("Massey") by Alpha. Alpha intends to use the...

2011-05-12 16:03:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today provided the following notice to the holders of its 3.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015: NOTICE TO THE HOLDERS OF THE MASSEY ENERGY COMPANY 3.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 CUSIP No. 576203 AJ 2* ACTION REQUIRING A SUPPLEMENTAL...

2011-05-06 08:22:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) impact inspection results at Randolph Mine in Boone County, West Virginia, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) will conduct a three-day safety stand down at the operation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) Company officials will conduct the safety stand down after spending the past few days reviewing issues related to MSHA violations...


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