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2014-03-17 23:04:09

Peabody Engineering, a family-owned manufacture-ring company in Corona, recently talked with California CEO Magazine about the launch of its cellular antennae enclosures and cloud-based tank monitoring system for businesses, and how its move to Corona in Riverside County was a key component to the firm’s success. Corona, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Peabody Engineering Owner Mark Peabody told California CEO Magazine about how his family’s firm found a goldmine of human capital, and an...

2013-05-29 20:21:36

ST. LOUIS, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the bankruptcy court ruled on Patriot Coal's motion to terminate its collective bargaining agreement with the UMWA. The court also addressed Patriot's request to modify its agreement with Peabody regarding retiree benefits. In its order, the court fully agreed with Peabody's contractual position. Peabody will continue to meet its obligations, as affirmed by today's rulings. (Logo:...

2013-04-11 16:21:49

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy has been honored with the 2012 Communitas Award for excellence in community service. The award recognizes the company's leadership in a record-breaking 2012 campaign for the United Way of Greater St. Louis. Peabody rallied the St. Louis community and raised more than $72 million - the highest total in 90 years. The funds benefit 170 critical social service agencies serving more than 1 million people in Missouri and Illinois. "In a down...

2012-11-17 12:20:13

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Wayne Meyers, a 30-year-old employee at the Willow Lake Mine in Southeast Illinois, was fatally injured early this morning after he became pinned by a continuous mining machine that he was operating. The underground mine has been idled pending investigation and appropriate officials with the state, federal government and union have been contacted. Willow Lake deeply mourns the loss of a fellow employee and expresses its sympathies to family...

2012-10-17 07:22:30

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced today that it has extended its offers to exchange up to $1,518,821,000 aggregate principal amount of its 6.00% Senior Notes due 2018 and the guarantees thereof and $1,339,644,000 aggregate principal amount of its 6.25% Senior Notes due 2021 and the guarantees thereof, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for any and all of its outstanding 6.00% Senior Notes due 2018 and the...

2012-09-06 06:22:40

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy today confirmed that the sales process for Peabody's Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland, Australia, remains under way and that discussions with interested parties continue. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120724/CG44353LOGO) SOURCE Peabody Energy

2012-07-03 10:23:17

ST. LOUIS, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced today that Charles Meintjes has been named Acting President of the Peabody Americas business unit. Meintjes replaces Richard A. Navarre, who has retired for personal reasons after a 19-year successful career with Peabody. Navarre has been President of Peabody Americas since March of this year and has been with the company since 1993. Meintjes most recently served as Group Executive of Midwest and Colorado...

2011-10-24 12:12:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, Peabody Energy management will provide an update on the proposed Macarthur takeover, in conjunction with the previously announced quarterly results conference call. A presentation will be available for download prior to the call on PeabodyEnergy.com. The conference call with management is scheduled for 10 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Participants may access the call using the following phone numbers:...

2011-05-03 12:20:00

ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Peabody Energy's annual shareholders meeting today, the company unveiled a new corporate logo that will serve as the contemporary mark for the world's largest private-sector coal company and the only global pure play coal investment. Peabody's prior logo had served the company well for more than a quarter century. The logo's bold black look mimicked the cuts of the coal face involved in the mining process. As an evolution of the...

2011-03-16 14:28:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards will present its third Peabody-Smithgall Lecture on the theme "The Media and Public Life" at 4 p.m. on April 11, in Room 101 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center. Scott Pelley, a correspondent of CBS News' 60 Minutes and a two-time Peabody winner, will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public. "Scott Pelley is one of the most experienced journalists of our time," said...