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2010-06-01 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that seven operations were recognized for their 2009 safety performance at the Annual Meeting of the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association. The following operations each received awards from the West Virginia Office of Miners Health, Safety & Training: Big Mountain preparation plant Campbell's Creek No. 7 mine Coalburg No. 2 mine Guyan Surface mine Rivers Edge mine Rocklick's Matewan...

2010-05-28 10:43:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that nine of its operations have been honored for their exemplary commitment to safety excellence based on their outstanding safety records during 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented awards to: Alex Energy - No. 1 Mine, North Surface Mine Aracoma Coal Company - Hernshaw Mine Black Castle Surface...

2010-05-26 16:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that seven of its affiliates' mining operations were recognized for their safety performance at the 27th Annual West Virginia State Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association meeting held May 21-22, 2010 at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. The West Virginia state safety awards were presented to underground mines, surface mines and preparation plants from...

2010-05-13 07:25:00

DUNBAR, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Cumberland River Coal Company as well as Surface Supervisor Wayne Smith earned Virginia state environmental awards for outstanding reclamation efforts. Cumberland River's Pardee surface mine was honored with the Virginia Excellence in Reforestation Award for its forestry reclamation project that utilized the Forestry Reclamation Approach to plant native hardwoods in loose soil instead of...

2010-05-07 12:44:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) provided the following statement regarding operation expansions in Pike County, KY and Buchanan County, VA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) These metallurgical quality coal operations contain approximately 750,000 tons of coal and are expected to employ approximately 110 workers. Roundbottom surface mine in Pike County, KY began operation in May 2010. This...

2010-05-06 15:55:00

JULIAN, W.Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) provided the following statement regarding reactivated surface mine operations in Logan and Mingo Counties, WV. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) These surface mine operations consist of approximately 4.4 million tons of steam coal and are expected to employ approximately 270 workers. These operations will primarily utilize existing equipment, requiring minimal capital...

2010-04-14 07:30:00

ABINGDON, Va., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that four of its affiliates have been recognized for their reclamation efforts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/CG86037) Blake Hall, head of Alpha's Virginia/Kentucky business unit, congratulated the management and work force at each of the affiliates that received recognition. "The miners, support personnel and management at...

2010-03-10 14:37:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) today announced that the West Virginia Surface Mine Board (WVSMB) has issued an order upholding a May 2009 decision by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) to reinstate a surface mining permit for its ICG Tygart Valley subsidiary's Tygart No. 1 deep mine complex in Taylor County, near Grafton, West Virginia. The Tygart No. 1 project had previously received all...

2010-03-04 15:39:00

59 Projects Reclaim Communities, Improve Economic, Recreational Opportunities HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's mine reclamation program made dramatic progress in 2009 by reclaiming abandoned sites that threaten health and safety and restoring streams poisoned by mine drainage, according to Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger. Among the most significant achievements in the past year were contracts the department issued to reclaim...

2010-02-11 14:05:00

DENVER, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine employees were honored with a Colorado state safety award and two state environmental awards at the 112th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition in Denver. "Congratulations to everyone at West Elk for earning three statewide honors," said John W. Eaves, president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal, Inc. "This external recognition reinforces our...


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