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2010-08-11 13:37:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to several media inquires, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released pictures taken by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) of a crack in the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine floor.

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2010-08-03 12:47:08

On Tuesday, August 3rd, as part of the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) 95th Annual Meeting, a team of scientists will discuss the environmental impacts of surface mining in the central Appalachians.

2010-07-23 12:38:00

JULIAN, W.Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) released the following statement regarding media reports that suggest the Company stated that an "Act of God" caused the April 5 accident at the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine in Montcoal, WV: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) "Massey Energy has not used the phrase 'Act of God' when referring to the...

2010-07-14 16:44:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) will announce its second quarter 2010 financial results after the market closes on July 27, 2010.

2010-07-13 16:15:00

JULIAN, W.Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An independently conducted and confidential survey of Massey Energy (NYSE: MEE) underground miners shows that 97 percent believe that "safety is important to the company." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) In addition, 90 percent of those surveyed said "yes" when asked if they are "satisfied that this organization responds and resolves...

2010-07-08 09:10:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that it has acquired the assets and permits of the Marmet Dock river barge loading facility from Kanawha River Terminals, LLC.

2010-07-01 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

2010-06-30 08:59:00

JULIAN, W.Va., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that the replacement plant for the previously destroyed Bandmill processing plant was damaged by fire. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO) Yesterday evening, a fire broke out at the Zigmond Processing plant in Logan County, WV.

2010-06-28 14:56:00

JULIAN, W.Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy (NYSE: MEE) today filed a legal challenge to an order by the U.S.

2010-06-28 09:56:00

JULIAN, W.Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement regarding the passing of West Virginia Senator Robert C.