Latest Surface mining Stories

2011-07-28 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that Michael D. Day has been promoted to Senior Vice President - Engineering & Surface Operations. In his expanded role, Mr.

2011-07-15 10:32:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its mining subsidiaries earned eight statewide safety awards at West Virginia's Annual State Council Meeting of the Joseph A.

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, is pleased to announce that several of its affiliates were recently recognized for safety achievements. The following Alpha-affiliated operations received the Joseph A.

2011-06-16 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) announced that it received the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative Excellence in Reforestation Award, presented by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Office of Surface Mining.

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