Latest Surface mining Stories

2011-05-24 08:56:00

Toronto Stock Exchange: XRG (All Amounts in $US unless otherwise stated) KNOXVILLE, TN, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Xinergy Ltd., (TSX:XRG) ("Xinergy" or the "Company"), a US Central Appalachian producer of high quality coal, today announced the release of financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2011, together with its Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations ("MD&A") for the corresponding period.  These...

2011-05-18 14:01:00

Requires BET Associates to Post Full Reclamation Bonds, Establish Trust HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has transferred a 7,500-acre surface mining permit to BET Associates to mine, re-mine and reclaim numerous abandoned mine land features in Schuylkill and Carbon counties. The site spans Tamaqua and Coaldale boroughs in Schuylkill County; and Lansford, Summit Hill and Nesquehoning boroughs in Carbon County.

2011-05-11 15:14:00

FACES of Coal hopes hearing pushes EPA to act on mining permit applications WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment conducted a second day of hearings on the EPA's regulatory guidance on surface mining and the economic impacts of EPA's regulatory approach in Appalachia, where coal mining jobs are critically important.

2011-05-04 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) announced that it received the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative award, presented today by the Kentucky Department for Natural Resources during annual Arbor Day events.

2011-03-23 07:20:00

SOMERSET, Colo., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc.

2011-03-10 16:17:00

JULIAN, W.Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that its Edwight Mining Company subsidiary won the Company's prestigious Bradbury Safety Award and that Sidney Coal Company won the company's coveted Green Miner Environmental Award for 2010.

2011-03-08 09:08:00

JULIAN, W.Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today that its Highland Mining Company subsidiary has received a permit from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to begin operation of Highland's new Reylas Surface Mine in Logan County, West Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The mine will directly employ 103 local residents for approximately 6 years and will produce approximately 1 million clean tons of...

2011-02-23 15:15:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that it received four distinguished reclamation awards.

2011-02-08 15:45:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Eastern operations earned four prestigious awards in West Virginia, including top state honors for surface mine safety and environmental care. The Barton B. Lay, Jr.

2011-02-08 10:10:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training and the West Virginia Coal Association recognized three Massey Energy Company operations with its Mountaineer Guardian Award.

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