Latest Surface mining Stories

2010-01-05 13:59:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced its understanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has advised the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that its concerns regarding the Hobet 45 permit have been addressed.

2010-01-04 14:37:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced the company has earned dual honors from the Indiana Society of Mining and Reclamation.

2009-11-16 07:52:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

2009-10-30 16:17:00

Projects Will Remove Safety Hazards, Improve Water Quality in Susquehanna, Ohio River Basins HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2009-10-29 15:02:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that its subsidiary, Patriot Coal Company, LP, has been selected to receive the U.S.

2009-10-29 09:22:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy operations in Wyoming, Indiana and Illinois have been honored for good neighbor practices and environmental excellence at the U.S.

2009-09-30 16:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of select mining assets from the now bankrupt Appalachian Fuels, LLC and its affiliates.

2009-08-06 16:00:00


2009-08-06 12:00:00

State's Coal Field Citizens and Environmental Integrity Project Cite Official's Intransigent Position on Coal Ash "Minefilling" and Other Destructive Practices as Harmful to Pennsylvania. WASHINGTON, Aug.

2009-07-16 14:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that it has completed a reserve exchange with various subsidiaries of Foundation Coal Holdings, Inc., through which it has acquired approximately 23 million tons of strategically located coal reserves and the operating assets associated with Foundation's idle Laurel Creek Operation in Mingo County, WV.

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