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04/22/14Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
U.S. thermal coal market strengthening in 2014 Leer mine driving Appalachian cost-per-ton guidance reduction for 2014 Company proactively reducing 2014 metallurgical coal sales due to soft markets ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported a net loss of $124.1 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014. After excluding non-cash accretion of acquired coal supply agreements, Arch's first quarter 2014 adjusted net loss was $1... 
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04/16/14West Virginia Teachers Honored with 2014 Arch Coal Golden Apple Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 16, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation presented 11 West Virginia teachers today with its Golden Apple Award. The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's teacher recognition program, which recently honored 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers with its highest award – the Teacher Achievement Award. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as being in the top tier of the 2014 nominees. ... 
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04/07/14Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results on April 22
ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section ... 
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04/02/14Arch Coal Named Among InformationWeek Elite 100 as One of Nation's Top Business Technology Innovators
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today earned a spot in the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100.   This marks the ninth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked one of the nation's most innovative users of business technology by InformationWeek. "The 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 highlights companies that are leading this digital business revolution, redefining business models and reshaping industries," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief R... 
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03/31/14Arch Coal Honors 12 West Virginia Classroom Teachers
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 31, 2014 -- The Arch Coal Foundation named 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. It is West Virginia's longest-running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program, and this is the 26th class of teachers to be honored.The announcement was made by John W. Eaves, Arch Coal president and chief executive officer. He was accompanied by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Educat... 
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03/05/14Arch Coal Sells Hazard Thermal Mining Complex to Blackhawk
Transaction Aligned with Arch's Strategy to Divest Non-Strategic Assets ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has sold its Hazard ("Hazard") subsidiary to Blackhawk Mining, LLC ("Blackhawk") for $26.3 million in cash, prior to post-closing adjustments. This sale includes the Hazard thermal coal mining complex and related infrastructure as well as approximately 38 million tons of thermal coal reserves in eastern Kentucky. As part of the sale, A... 
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03/04/14Arch Coal Announces Changes to Leadership Team
John Ziegler Elected Chief Commercial Officer, Allen Kelley Elected VP of HR ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2014 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced two changes to the company's senior management team. John A. Ziegler, Jr. has been elected chief commercial officer, effective immediately. Ziegler will be responsible for leading all of Arch's sales and marketing efforts, including contract administration and transportation logistics. He will report to Paul A. Lang, Arc... 
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02/28/14Chairman Steve Leer to Retire from Arch Coal's Board Following Long, Distinguished Tenure
Wes Taylor Elected as Next Chair; Paul Lang Joins Board  ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced several changes to its board of directors. Chairman Steven F. Leer, 61, will retire from Arch's board following the company's annual shareholder meeting on April 24. Leer served as the company's chief executive officer from 1997 to 2012, and as president of Arch Mineral Corporation, a predecessor company, from 1992 to 1997.  He was elected chairman in 2... 
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02/10/14Arch Coal Announces Sale of Manufacturing Unit ADDCAR for $21 Million
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has sold ADDCAR Systems, L.L.C. to UGM Holdings Pty. Ltd. for a total of $21 million. ADDCAR has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Coal since the International Coal Group (ICG) acquisition in 2011. Kentucky-based ADDCAR's primary business is manufacturing, servicing and operating highwall mining equipment. "This divestiture is consistent with our previously announced and ongoing efforts to monetize non-co... 
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02/10/14Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Annual Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2014 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared an annual cash dividend of $0.01 per share on the company's common stock. The annual cash dividend of $0.01 per share is payable in full on March 14, 2014 to ACI shareholders of record on Feb. 28, 2014. John W. Eaves, president and CEO of Arch Coal, Inc., said, "Arch is sharply focused on actions that will increase cash flow, improve operational efficiencies and further optimize our asse... 
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02/04/14Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
U.S. generator coal stockpiles reached lowest year-end level since 2006 Leer mine to increase metallurgical sales volume and reduce costs in 2014 Arch expects to significantly reduce capital spending in 2014 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported revenues of $719.4 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization ("EBITDA") of $38.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company's results reflect a softer... 
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01/31/14Arch Coal Earns Three Top West Virginia Safety and Environmental Awards; Garners 10 Awards Overall
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 31, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Appalachian operations earned 10 prestigious safety and environmental awards in West Virginia, including three of the state's top honors for mine reclamation and mine safety. Tygart Valley's Leer mine received West Virginia's top environmental achievement today. The West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented the new Leer mine with the 2013 Greenlands Award for the industry's b... 
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01/21/14Arch Coal Comments on Fourth Quarter Production Levels; Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results on Feb. 4
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that lower-than-planned shipment levels in the Powder River Basin and reduced production levels at the Mountain Laurel complex in Appalachia will impact its fourth quarter 2013 financial results.    In the Powder River Basin ("PRB"), Arch's fourth quarter 2013 shipment levels decreased by more than 15 percent from third quarter levels due to rail service issues on the Joint Line. Arch's fourth quarter shipme... 
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01/07/14Arch Coal President of Eastern U.S. Operations Charles Snavely Retiring; Gary Bennett Named Successor
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Jan. 7, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Charles G. Snavely has elected to retire as president of the company's eastern U.S. operations, following an exceptional 35-year career in the coal industry. "Charles has made a significant contribution to Arch since joining the company at the time of the ICG acquisition," said Kenneth D. Cochran, Arch's senior vice president of operations. "He has distinguished himself as a leader, colleague and friend,... 
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