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2011-03-08 09:08:00

JULIAN, W.Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Highland Mining Company subsidiary has received a permit from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to begin operation of Highland's new Reylas Surface Mine in Logan County, West Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The mine will directly employ 103 local residents for approximately 6 years and will produce approximately 1 million clean tons...

2011-02-08 10:10:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training and the West Virginia Coal Association recognized three Massey Energy Company operations with its Mountaineer Guardian Award. Established in 1983, the award is presented annually to companies and mines that exemplify safety throughout West Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) Earning...

2011-02-02 14:29:00

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, plans to report its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 9, 2011. In light of Alpha's recent update on guidance, and the announcement of the combination of Alpha and Massey Energy and related extraordinary scheduling demands, Alpha's conference call to review the fourth quarter and full year 2010 results has been canceled....

2011-01-18 15:38:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) will announce its fourth quarter 2010 financial results after the market closes on February 1, 2011. 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. Members of Massey's management team will hold a conference call to review the fourth...

2011-01-18 07:30:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), which has used the power of the law to defend the South's natural resources for 25 years, today released its third annual list of the top ten places in the South that face immediate, potentially irreversible damage in 2011. This year's list shows that the nation's most urgent environmental issues are playing out in the Southeast, especially the way we produce and use energy. To view the...

2011-01-05 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its produced coal shipments in the fourth quarter of 2010 were lower than projected in earlier guidance. The Company stated that produced tons sold for the quarter totaled 8.9 million tons, bringing the full year 2010 total to 37.1 million tons. The total produced tons sold in the fourth quarter were approximately 1.4 million tons lower than the levels incorporated in Massey's most recent...

2010-12-03 18:25:00

In the news release, Don Blankenship To Retire; Baxter F. Phillips Jr. To Succeed as Massey CEO, issued 03-Dec-2010 by Massey Energy Company over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that Mr. Don Blankenship will retire from the company effective December 31, 2010 rather than December 30, 2010 and Baxter F. Phillips Jr., President of Massey Energy, will succeed Mr. Blankenship as Chief Executive Officer effective today. The complete, corrected release follows: Don Blankenship To...

2010-12-03 17:25:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Don Blankenship, will retire from the company effective December 30, 2010. Mr. Blankenship has led Massey Energy as Chairman and CEO since 2000, and he's been with the company since 1982. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) Baxter F. Phillips Jr., President of Massey Energy,...

2010-11-22 16:40:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that its Board of Directors, as part of its annual review of the Company's strategy, has directed the Company to engage in a formal review of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value. The Board's Strategic Alternatives Review Committee will advise and report to the Board on this process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The Company has...

2010-11-18 13:20:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that construction has begun on its new Pineville Processing Plant which is part of its Marianna property located in Wyoming County, WV. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) As part of the Company's efforts to continue developing high quality reserves that will increase metallurgical coal...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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