Latest Mountaintop removal mining Stories

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 of...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-11-18 13:20:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Nov.

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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.