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12/17/04Arch Coal's Black Thunder Becomes World's First Coal Mine to Ship 1 Billion Tons
WRIGHT, Wyo. (December 17, 2004)  - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced its Black Thunder mine in Wyoming achieved a one-billion-ton shipment milestone on Friday, Dec. 17, 27 years after the mine's first coal shipment on Dec. 14, 1977. Today, Black Thunder produces nearly 10 percent of the U.S. coal supply. That's enough coal to provide electricity to 5.8 million American households. "We're proud to be the first coal mine to ever achieve this milestone," said Paul Lang, president of T... 
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11/22/04Bring The Spirit Of Thanksgiving To The Classroom
Wright,Wyo. (November 22, 2004) - When Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal's vice president for public affairs, western region, thinks about Thanksgiving, one of the many things he's thankful for is that Wyoming is blessed with excellent classroom teachers. "Recently, I saw two nominations for the company's teacher recognition program that were particularly heartwarming. These teachers are representative of those we see nominated each day," Schaefer said. "I am pleased that Wyoming has such professionalism... 
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11/11/04Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend for Common Stock
ST. LOUIS (November 11, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on December 3, 2004. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer and mines low-sulfur coal exclusively. Through its subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, Arch provides the fuel for a... 
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10/28/04Arch Coal Completes Public Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 28, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has completed a public offering of 7,187,500 shares of its common stock, including the full over-allotment option, at a price of $33.85 per share. Arch intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, totaling $230.6 million after the underwriters' discount and expenses, to repay borrowings under its revolving credit facility incurred to finance its acquisition of Triton Coal Company and the first annual payment fo... 
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10/22/04Give Your Child's Teacher a Calorie-Free Halloween Treat
Charleston, W.Va. - (October 22, 2004) - Halloween isn't just for kids, says John R. Snider, vice president of external affairs for Arch Coal. Snider believes teachers would enjoy a calorie-free treat - a nomination for this school year's Teacher Awards and the possibility of a cash prize. "We're asking the public - parents, students, anyone - to tell us who the best classroom teachers are in West Virginia," says Snider. "Again this year, we want to find 10 great teachers and recognize e... 
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10/22/04Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that its previously announced public offering of 6,250,000 shares of common stock has been priced to the public at $33.85 per share for net proceeds of $32.1571 per share to the Company after underwriters' discount and before expenses. Arch Coal has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 937,500 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any, at the same per share price. ... 
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10/22/04Arch Western Resources, LLC Completes Offering of Senior Notes
ST. LOUIS (Oct. 22, 2004) - Arch Western Resources, LLC announced today the completion of its issuance of $250 million of 6-3/4% senior notes, due in 2013, pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The senior notes were issued through the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Arch Western Finance, LLC, with Arch of Wyoming, LLC, also a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, being a co-obligor. The notes form a single series with Arch Western Finance's existing 6-3/4% ... 
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10/18/04Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Unit Achieves One Million Hours of Mining with No Lost Time Injuries
ST. LOUIS/ Oct. 18, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. and its Coal-Mac unit are celebrating the attainment of a significant safety milestone: one million hours without a single lost time work injury. That translates to over 1,050 days - or nearly three years - of safe and continuous operation at Coal-Mac. "This milestone exemplifies a corporate-wide dedication to health and safety," says John W. Eaves, Arch Coal's chief operating officer. "It takes commitment, teamwork and the vigilance of every employ... 
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10/18/04Arch Coal, Inc. To Offer Shares Of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS (October 18, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that it will offer publicly 6,250,000 shares of its Common Stock, $.01 par value per share. The company also will grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 937,500 shares. The common stock will be issued under Arch Coal's universal shelf registration statement. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated are serving as joint book-running managers for the of... 
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10/18/04Arch Western Resources, Llc Announces $250 Million 6-3/4% Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 18, 2004) - Arch Western Resources, LLC announced today its intention to issue $250 million of 6¾% senior notes, due in 2013, pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The senior notes will be issued through the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Arch Western Finance, LLC and will form a single series with Arch Western Finance's existing 6¾% senior notes due in 2013, except that the new notes will be subject to certain transfer restrictions and will n... 
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10/15/04Woodring Elects To Retire From Arch Coal After 27 Years Of Service
St. Louis - October 15, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that Kenneth G. Woodring has elected to retire as Arch's executive vice president of mining operations after 27 years of service with the company. "Ken has contributed greatly to the growth and success of Arch Coal over the years," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Under his direction, Arch's national network of mines has achieved industry leadership in such key areas of performance a... 
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10/15/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Revenue increases to $527.8 million, up 49% vs. same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share total $0.16 ($0.19 excluding swap-related charges), compared to $0.18 in 3Q03 Operating income increases to $26.3 million, compared to $6.5 million in 3Q03 Adjusted EBITDA increases 40% to $71.3 million Average margin nearly doubles to $1.52 per ton vs. $0.80 in 3Q03 Acquisitions of North Rochelle and remaining 35% of Canyon Fuel Company completed Substantial progress made on inte... 
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10/14/04Arch Coal Suggests Halloween "Treat" For Wyoming Teachers
Wright, Wyo. (October 14, 2004) - "There's no 'trick' in becoming a great classroom teacher," says Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president for external affairs. "It takes lots of education, professionalism and a desire to help our children learn."I think it would be great this Halloween if our children would give their teachers a special treat -- a nomination for an Arch Coal teacher Achievement Award," says Schaefer. A blue-ribbon panel composed of other teachers selects the recipients and ... 
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10/12/04Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS/ Oct. 12, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, October 15, at 11:00 a.m. E.T. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Fol... 
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09/27/04U.S. Department of the Interior Honors Arch Coal Subsidiaries with National Awards for Stewardship
Arch of West Virginia Earns Nation's Highest Reclamation Award   ST. LOUIS (Sept. 27, 2004) - The U.S. Department of the Interior today honored Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Arch of West Virginia subsidiary with the Director's Award, the nation's top award for excellence in reclamation during the past year. A second Arch subsidiary, Coal-Mac, was recognized nationally as a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award for its exemplary interaction, communication and involvement with the surrounding lando... 
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09/23/04Arch Coal to Invest $190 Million To Open New Mountain Laurel Mining Complex in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 23, 2004) - Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Executive Vice President of Mining Operations Kenneth G. Woodring and President of Eastern Operations Bennett K. Hatfield, along with West Virginia's Governor Bob Wise, announced today that Arch Coal will invest roughly $190 million over the next four years to open a new underground coal mine in southern West Virginia. "It is with great pleasure that I stand here today to formally announce our plans to open what we believe will ... 
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09/22/04Arch Coal, Inc. Successful Bidder for Federal Coal Lease in Powder River Basin
St. Louis - (September 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it was the successful bidder for a 5,084-acre federal coal lease known as Little Thunder in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. Arch bid $611 million for the lease, which is located adjacent to the company's Black Thunder mine. According to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the lease contains approximately 719 million mineable tons of high Btu, low sulfur coal. The BLM has confirmed that the bid meets the agency... 
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09/07/04Arch Coal CEO to Speak at Energy Conference on September 8, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (September 7, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at Lehman Brothers' 2004 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 8. Leer will outline the company's strategic direction. Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 3:05 p.m. E.T. on Sept. 8 at: http://customer.nvglb.com/LEHM002/090704a_rk/default.asp?entity=ArchCoal. A replay of ... 
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09/03/04West Virginians Asked to Nominate State's Best Teachers for Arch Coal Achievement Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (Sept. 3, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today officially kicked off its Teacher Achievement Awards program, according to John R. Snider, the company's vice president, external affairs, eastern region. The program is the longest-running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program in the state. Schools throughout West Virginia will begin receiving nomination forms in the next few days, Snider noted. Forms also will be available at Speedway locations and on the Internet at www.... 
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09/03/04Arch Coal Teacher Awards Program Begins Fifth Year in Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (Sept. 3, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today officially kicked off the fifth year of its Teacher Achievement Awards program in Wyoming, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president, external affairs, western region. Schaefer said schools throughout the state will begin receiving nomination forms in the next few days, and that forms also will be available at MiniMart stores, Taco John's locations, and on the Internet at www.archteacherawards.com. The Wyoming Governor's Off... 
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08/26/04Arch Coal Teacher Award Recipient Establishes Scholarship Fund
Newcastle, Wyo. (Aug. 26, 2004) - When Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipient Terri L. Cooper returned to Newcastle Middle School following her receipt of the prestigious award, she was greeted by students, signs and banners. Later that same morning, a special assembly was held, with the entire school in attendance, to further congratulate her. At the time, no one -- not the students, her colleagues or the school administrators -- knew that Cooper had special plans for some of her $2,500 ... 
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08/20/04Arch Coal Completes Acquisition of Triton Coal Company
St. Louis (August 20, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Triton Coal Company for a purchase price of $364 million. The transaction was consummated following the recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denying the Federal Trade Commission's request for a preliminary injunction to block the deal, and the refusal by the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to issue a stay pending appeal. "W... 
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08/13/04Arch Coal Comments on Favorable Decision in U.S. District Court Concerning Triton Acquisition
ST. LOUIS (August 13, 2004) - Late this afternoon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the Federal Trade Commission's request for a preliminary injunction blocking Arch's acquisition of Triton Coal Company. "We are pleased that the court has found no cause to prevent this transaction from moving forward," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer. "We are confident that completing this acquisition will create significant benefits for our cust... 
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08/11/04Arch Coal Plans Teacher Achievement Awards for West Virginia's 2004-2005 School Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va./ Aug. 11 - Arch Coal, Inc. will continue its Teacher Achievement Awards program in the upcoming school year, John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region, said today. Ten classroom teachers will receive $2,500 cash awards from Arch Coal, Snider said. Nomination forms will be mailed to schools, placed on the Arch Coal Web site (www.archcoal.com), and available at Speedway locations in West Virginia. The West Virginia Education Association wi... 
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07/26/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
Revenue increases to $422.8 million, up 12% vs. the same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share rises to $0.17 ($0.20 excluding swap-related charge), vs. a net loss in 2Q03 Adjusted EBITDA increases 19% to $65.4 million Average margin increases to $1.45 per ton vs. $0.88 in 2Q03 Secured all major permits for new longwall mine in Logan County, West Virginia St. Louis - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported that for its second quarter ended June 30, 2004, it had income a... 
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07/23/04Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (July 23, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable September 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on September 3, 2004. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on November 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on October 15, 2004.St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one... 
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07/22/04Arch Coal Names Patricia Fry Godley to Board of Directorsc
ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Patricia Fry Godley, age 56, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Ms. Godley will serve on the board's finance committee and the personnel and compensation committee."It is with great pleasure that I welcome Pat Godley to our board of directors," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Pat's twenty-five years of experience in the energy sector, including her ... 
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07/19/04Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards Program Plans for Fifth Year in Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (July 19, 2004) - The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program will celebrate its fifth year in Wyoming with the 2004-2005 school year. "Arch Coal is very pleased with the public's support of our program," said Arch Coal's Vice President of External Affairs Greg Schaefer. "It is apparent that Wyoming residents appreciate our teachers and want to help us recognize classroom teaching excellence." In the past four years, Arch Coal has awarded 40 classroom teachers from arou... 
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07/15/04Arch Acquires Remaining 35% Interest in Canyon Fuel Company
ST. LOUIS (July 15, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Itochu Corporation's 35% interest in Canyon Fuel Company, LLC for a contract price of $112 million. (Per the attached schedule, the present value of the purchase price less cash received totals approximately $98 million.) With the completion of this transaction, Canyon Fuel will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Coal. "This acquisition will solidify our position as a leadin... 
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07/14/04Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call to be Broadcast on Internet
ST. LOUIS (July 14, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, July 26, at 11:00 a.m. ET. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer.The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following ... 
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07/09/04Arch Coal Provides Earnings Estimate for Second Quarter
LOUIS (July 9, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. announced today that it expects to report earnings per share of approximately $0.20 for its second quarter ended June 30, 2004, excluding charges related to the termination of hedge accounting for interest rate swaps. The company had previously announced that it expected to earn between $0.20 and $0.30 per share for the quarter, excluding the charges described above.Rail service disruptions in both the eastern and western United States adversely affected th... 
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05/26/04Arch Coal Names 19 Wyoming Classroom Teachers Recipients of Golden Apple Awards
Wright, Wyo. (May 26, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates to 19 Wyoming classroom teachers, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president for external affairs, western region. The recipients of the Golden Apple Achiever award are: Earlier this month, Arch Coal announced the 10 recipients of its Teacher Achievement Awards. "These recipients of our Golden Apple Award were scored very highly by our judges," said Schaefer. "All 19 reci... 
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05/03/0410 Outstanding Wyoming Classroom Teachers Receive Arch Coal Achievement Awards
CHEYENNE (May 3, 2004 - updated) - Ten outstanding Wyoming teachers today were named recipients of the 2004 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. A large audience of teachers, students and guests attended the awards ceremony at Carey Junior High School. Each recipient received an unrestricted cash award of $2,500 from Arch Coal, which operates one of the nation's largest coal mines, Thunder Basin's Black Thunder mine, located near Wright. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer St... 
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04/29/04Arch Coal Names 26 West Virginia Teachers Recipients of Golden Apple Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (April 29, 2004) - Today, 26 West Virginia teachers were awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates by Arch Coal, according to John R. Snider, the company's vice president for external affairs, eastern region.The recipients of the Golden Apple Achiever award are: Snider said the recipients are being honored for their outstanding classroom teaching. These awards follow Arch Coal's announcement in February of its 10 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award winners. "These... 
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04/29/04Arch Coal Terminal Completes Expansion
State-of-the-Art Terminal Now Includes Custom Blending Capabilities   Charleston, W.Va. (April 29, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Arch Coal Terminal, located at Milepost 6.8 LDB on the Big Sandy River in Catlettsburg, Ky., has recently completed an expansion effort. The expanded shipping facilities include a barge unloading system that allows Arch to offload 600 tons of coal or other bulk materials per hour. The enhancements also include the availability ... 
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04/27/04Arch Coal Earns National Mine Reclamation Award for Environmental Stewardship
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 27, 2004) - Arch Coal today announced that its Arch of West Virginia surface mine received the Interstate Mining Compact Commission's (IMCC) National Mine Reclamation Award for its innovative practices in land reclamation.Nominated by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Arch of West Virginia's Ruffner surface mine earned the IMCC's Kenes C. Bowling National Mine Reclamation Award in the coal category. Ruffner Mine was selected primarily for repairin... 
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04/22/04Arch Coal Announces 39% Common Dividend Increase, Declares Preferred Dividend
ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.0575 to $0.08 per common share. The dividend is payable June 15 to shareholders of record on June 4. On March 31, 2004, the company had approximately 54.5 million common shares outstanding. "We believe that Arch is well positioned to benefit from a long and sustained period of growth in U.S. coal demand," said Steven F. Leer, pres... 
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04/21/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
  Earnings per fully diluted share increases to $1.14 Coal sales revenues increase 23% vs. same period in 2003 Adjusted EBITDA totals $147.4 million vs. $38.7 million in 1Q03 Excluding special items, earnings per fully diluted share climbs to $0.14 Debt to total capitalization ratio improves to 47% Cash balance grows to $323.0 million St. Louis (April 21, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had income available to common shareholders of $68.2 million... 
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04/07/04Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call Date Changes to April 21
ST. LOUIS - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has changed its first quarter webcast and conference call date from April 27 to Wednesday, April 21 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.Discussing Arch's first quarter financial results will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following the live event, re... 
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03/30/04Arch Coal Responds to FTC's Intent to Block Triton Acquisition
ST. LOUIS (March 30, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today was informed that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will file a lawsuit in federal district court to block the company's proposed acquisition of Triton Coal Company."We respectfully disagree with the FTC's decision to seek a preliminary injunction challenging the deal," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "We continue to believe that this acquisition is pro-competitive and would create tremendous ... 
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03/22/04Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, April 27, at 11 a.m. ET. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following the live even... 
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03/11/04Arch Coal Sells Units of Natural Resource Partners for $100 Million
ST. LOUIS (March 11, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to sell 2.6 million of its 2.9 million common units in Natural Resource Partners (NYSE:NRP) for $100 million. The units will be acquired by NRP in a private placement. "This transaction nearly completes a multi-phased effort to unlock the value of certain non-strategic assets that had been undervalued on Arch's balance sheet," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and CEO. "Through this effort that began 18 month... 
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03/08/04Arch Coal Discloses Agreement To Sell Triton's Buckskin Mine, Contingent Upon the Acquisition of Vulcan
ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2004) - In its 2003 annual report being filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) disclosed that it had signed an agreement in late January to sell Triton Coal Company's Buckskin mine to Kiewit Mining Acquisition Company for a purchase price of $82.0 million. The transaction is contingent upon the completion of Arch's acquisition of Vulcan Coal Holdings, which owns all of the equity of Triton Coal Company. On May 29, 2003, Arch C... 
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02/25/04Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Given to 10 West Virginia Educators
WVFIE Adds $1,000 Grants to Recipients' Schools   Charleston (Feb. 25, 2004) - The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award was given to 10 West Virginia teachers today at a ceremony at the Cultural Center at the state Capitol. Each recipient received an unrestricted cash award of $2,500 from Arch Coal. In addition, the West Virginia Education Association's (WVEA) West Virginia Foundation for Improvement of Education (WVFIE) added a $1,000 grant to each recipient's school for use with at-r... 
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02/19/04Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (Feb. 19, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock (NYSE:ACI). The dividend is payable March 15, 2004, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2004. The board also declared a quarterly dividend of $.625 per share on the company's preferred stock (NYSE:ACI_p). The dividend is payable April 30, 2004, to shareholders of record on April 16, 2004.Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal produce... 
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01/28/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Income available to common shareholders of $22.1 million, or $.40 per fully diluted share, vs. net income of $1.1 million, or $.02 per fully diluted share, in 4Q02 Adjusted EBITDA of $75.9 million, vs. $57.9 million in 4Q02 Revenues from coal sales of $374.9 million, vs. $369.7 million in 4Q02 Income from operations of $30.7 million, vs. $8.2 million in 4Q02 Coal sales volumes of 27.0 million tons, vs. 28.4 million tons in 4Q02 Total cash on hand of $254.5 million, vs. $9.6 million a... 
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01/26/04Ducks Unlimited Praises Arch Coal, Presents Wetlands Award to West Virginia Subsidiary
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Catenary Coal Co., a wholly owned subsidiary, has received the 2003 Ducks Unlimited "West Virginia Wetlands Award" for its outstanding accomplishments in the creation and preservation of wetlands habitat. "We're proud to be recognized for our environmental commitment by such a respected organization as Ducks Unlimited," says Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "We integrate the reclamation process i... 
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01/20/04Arch Coal Earns West Virginia's Top Environmental Award for Third Consecutive Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jan. 20, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Arch of West Virginia subsidiary earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. It is the third year in a row that an Arch Coal subsidiary claimed the top environmental award in the state, the Greenlands Award, for its outstanding achievements in post-mining land use. In 2003 and 2002, Arch's subsidiaries Coal-Mac, Inc. and Mingo Logan Coal Com... 
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01/12/04Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (January 12, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m. E.S.T. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer.The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com... 
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01/05/04Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Accepting Nominations in Wyoming Until Jan. 16
Wright, Wyo. (Jan. 5, 2004) - Less than two weeks remain to nominate a favorite teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award in Wyoming, according to the company's vice president of External Affairs, Greg Schaefer. Ten award winners will each receive a $2,500 unrestricted cash award, Schaefer said. Recipients will be honored at the fourth annual Teacher Achievement Awards ceremony this spring. The deadline for community nominations is Friday, Jan. 16 at midnight. Nomination forms a... 
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