Latest Surface mining Stories

2010-10-06 16:03:00

CHARLESTON, W. Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin (D) announced Wednesday the state is suing the Obama Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for holding up the permitting process for coal mining operations in West Virginia.

2010-08-03 12:47:08

On Tuesday, August 3rd, as part of the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) 95th Annual Meeting, a team of scientists will discuss the environmental impacts of surface mining in the central Appalachians.

2010-08-03 10:33:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W. Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-04-14 07:30:00

ABINGDON, Va., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S.

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