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2010-05-14 11:12:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it has donated $120,000 to support engineering scholarships and academic development at Marshall University and West Virginia University. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The donation, designed to enhance opportunities for engineering students in West Virginia, is the second of five installments that will provide $600,000 to the engineering programs at...

2010-05-12 14:20:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company's (NYSE: MEE) Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship released the following statement in response to news reports that MSHA has agreed to discuss a reversal of their practice requiring the coal industry to turn off dust scrubbers on continuous mining machines. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) "On May 5th I sent a letter to Joe Main, the Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety & Health...

2010-05-12 13:37:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it expects to complete construction and restart operations at its Bandmill preparation plant in Logan County, WV earlier than previously anticipated.

2010-05-11 16:12:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that it has received court approval to acquire approximately eight million tons of metallurgical coal reserves in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

2010-05-11 12:13:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company's (NYSE: MEE) Vice President and General Counsel Shane Harvey today sent a second request for information to Change to Win (CtW) Investment Group, asking that the organization immediately release information about their standing in shareholder matters.

2010-05-11 08:27:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized re-initiating share repurchases under the existing share repurchase program authorized by the Board of Directors in 2005.

2010-05-10 14:03:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship today released a letter sent by certified mail on May 5th to Joe Main, the Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety & Health ("MSHA").

2010-05-10 12:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it will hold its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 9 a.m. EDT at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

2010-05-06 16:29:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) released the following statement in response to MSHA's announcement that it will not hold full and public hearings into the April 5th mine explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO

2010-05-06 15:55:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) provided the following statement regarding reactivated surface mine operations in Logan and Mingo Counties, WV. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) These surface mine operations consist of approximately 4.4 million tons of steam coal and are expected to employ approximately 270 workers.


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