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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.

2010-03-10 14:37:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.

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 nearly...

2010-02-08 12:02:00

ABINGDON, Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S.

2010-02-05 11:21:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc.


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