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2010-10-04 14:59:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) announced today that it has completed the third of seven acquisitions of coal reserves at the Deer Run mine in Illinois for $55 million from Colt LLC, an affiliate of the Cline Group.

2010-09-22 19:59:00

TSX-V: ROK VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Roca Mines Inc. (TSX-V: ROK) ("Roca" or "the Company") announces that an initial geotechnical review of the sill pillar collapse announced on September 21, 2010 has now been completed at the MAX Molybdenum Mine.

2010-09-21 16:36:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it has resumed operations at its Revolution mine in Uneeda, West Virginia.

2010-09-10 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) announced today that its 2010 third quarter sales volume is expected to be in the range of 7.5 to 7.7 million tons, down about 10 percent from earlier estimates.

2010-08-26 17:12:00

TSX.V: ROK VANCOUVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Roca Mines Inc.

2010-08-17 08:37:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that Thomas H. "Pete" Simpson has been named Operations Manager responsible for all operations at the Federal No. 2 mine and its supporting facilities. Simpson will succeed Joseph B.

2010-08-09 12:22:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This past weekend, Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) investigators joined representatives from the U.S.

2010-03-23 09:00:00

------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Geological re-assessment work 30% complete; resource update Fall 2010 - Significant Previously Undisclosed Results: - 1.8 opt (61 g/t) Au over 13 ft (4.0 m) in hole N08U007 - 2.9 opt (99 g/t) Au over 1.3 ft (0.4 m) and 1.2 opt (41 g/t) Au over 12.5 ft (3.8 m) in hole N08U017 - 2.4 opt (84 g/t) Au over 1.6 ft (0.5 m) in hole in hole N08U018 - 4.1 opt (140 g/t)...

2010-02-16 13:54:00

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