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2014-08-19 20:21:48

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today applauded the London-based Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which rejected false advertising claims by WWF aimed at stopping candid discussion about coal's vital role in alleviating energy poverty, increasing access to low-cost electricity and improving emissions. "The company believes that access to clean, modern energy from coal is as basic as food, water or shelter, enabling a high standard of living...

2014-08-15 12:22:42

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Peabody Energy's Cottage Grove Mine in Southern Illinois have reached a safety milestone, surpassing three years without an incident causing employees to miss a day of work. "Our employees at Cottage Grove have achieved a tremendous safety milestone, and one that inspires pride in all of us at Peabody," said Peabody President - Americas Kemal Williamson. "Safety is a core value, part of our mission and a way of life here. Our...

2014-08-05 04:20:32

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced today that it is reducing metallurgical coal production by approximately 1.5 million tons per year from the Burton Mine in Queensland, Australia. The Burton Mine is Peabody's highest unit-cost operation, and production levels are not sustainable in the current market environment. Following negotiations with the contractor operator, production levels are expected to be reduced to approximately 1 million...

2014-07-29 12:26:48

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for withdrawal of the proposed carbon rule for existing power plants and greater deployment of technology as the long-term solution to improve emissions, during testimony at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing in Washington, D.C. Peabody is also offering testimony in Denver. "Using coal for electricity enables people to live longer and better and drives the lowest U.S. electricity costs for any...

2014-07-25 12:22:17

ST. LOUIS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.085 per share. The dividend is payable on Aug. 29, 2014, to holders of record on Aug. 8, 2014. Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25...

2014-07-22 08:24:13

- Second quarter revenues of $1.76 billion lead to Adjusted EBITDA of $213 million ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today reported second quarter 2014 revenues of $1.76 billion, leading to Adjusted EBITDA of $213.1 million. Loss from Continuing Operations totaled $(72.0) million with Diluted Loss Per Share from Continuing Operations of $(0.28). "Peabody's U.S. operations delivered higher second quarter results, and our Australian platform completed multiple...

2014-07-21 20:21:05

ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced today it has named Raymond V. Shepherd III Vice President of Federal Government Relations to advance Peabody's public policy and regulatory interests on American energy and environmental matters. Based in Washington, D.C., Shepherd has responsibility for strengthening Peabody's relationships with key U.S. policymakers and stakeholders, and is a key liaison to national industry and trade associations. A...

2014-07-17 16:22:21

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy. "The Australia Government's reversal of the carbon tax is a lesson in leadership for the modern world," said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce. "We encourage U.S. policymakers to take the same path and reject...

2014-07-08 16:22:29

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Peabody Energy will announce the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. A conference call with management is scheduled for 10 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, July 22. Participants may access the call using the following phone numbers: U.S. & Canada (800) 230-1093 International (612) 338-1294 The call, replay and other investor data will also be available at...

2014-06-26 12:24:06

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/coal/global_clean_coal_technologies_cct_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) by annual spending in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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