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12/22/03Arch Coal, Inc. Sells a Portion of its Investment in NRP for $115 Million
ST. LOUIS (Dec. 22, 2003) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had completed the sale of its 4.8 million subordinated units, general partner interests and incentive distribution rights in Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:NRP) to private investment groups led by Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of NRP, for a purchase price of $115 million. The transaction does not include the 2.9 million common units of NRP owned by Arch. "Through the formatio... 
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12/17/03Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend for Preferred Stock
ST. LOUIS (December 17, 2003) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share on the company's preferred stock (NYSE:ACI_p). The dividend is payable January 30, 2004, to shareholders of record on January 16, 2004. Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer, with subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. Through these operations, Arch provides the fuel for approximately 6 percent of the... 
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12/11/03Deliver Some Holiday Cheer; Nominate a Great Wyoming Teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award
Nominate a Great Wyoming Teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award   Wright, Wyo. (Dec. 11, 2003) -- This holiday season, a wonderful gift for teachers would be to tell them how much you appreciate what they've done to make learning enjoyable. According to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, western region, there's an easy way to do just that - nominate your favorite teachers for a $2,500 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. Arch Coal will award 10 achi... 
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11/24/03Two Weeks Remain to Nominate West Virginia Teachers for $2,500 Arch Coal Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (Nov. 24, 2003) - West Virginians have two weeks left to nominate their favorite teachers for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award, according to Arch's Vice President of External Affairs John R. Snider. Nominations for the prestigious awards close Dec. 5, 2003, Snider said. The Arch Coal awards program is the longest running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program in the state. Ten classroom teachers receive unrestricted $2,500 grants from Arch Coal. In addit... 
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11/19/03Arch Coal Purchases Blue Creek Reserves in West Virginia
ST. LOUIS (Nov. 19, 2003) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has acquired a 49-million-ton reserve block from Appalachian Coal Holdings for a purchase price of $17.6 million. Known as the Blue Creek property, the reserve block was previously owned by a subsidiary of Pittston Coal Company. "We view the Blue Creek reserves as an excellent complement to our existing holdings in Central Appalachia," said John W. Eaves, Arch Coal's executive vice president and chief operating o... 
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10/23/03Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (Oct. 23, 2003) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2003, to shareholders of record on December 5, 2003. Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer, with subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. Through these operations, Arch Coal provides the fuel for approximately 6 percent of the el... 
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10/20/03Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Highlights: Income available to common shareholders of $9.3 million, or $.18 per share, vs. income of $1.6 million, or $.03 per share, in 3Q02 Adjusted EBITDA of $50.9 million, vs. $59.3 million in 3Q02 Total revenues of $370.3 million, vs. $400.8 million in 3Q02 Coal sales of 25.3 million tons, vs. 28.7 million tons in 3Q02 St. Louis - October 20, 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported that for its third quarter ended September 30, 2003, the company had income availa... 
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10/20/03Give a Great Wyoming Teacher a Halloween 'Treat'
Wright, WY (Oct. 20, 2003) - With Halloween approaching, there's literally no "trick" to give your teacher a "treat," according to Arch Coal vice president Greg Schaefer. "All school-aged ghosts, goblins, and super-heroes can nominate real 'heroes' in Wyoming - our best teachers - for Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards," Schaefer said. "We're eager to hear about all the great teachers in the state. Ten will receive $2,500 personal, cash awards in the spring." Nominations may be made on... 
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10/17/03Arch Coal Earns National Awards for Environmental Stewardship, Outreach
CHARLESON, W.Va. (Oct. 17, 2003) - Two Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) subsidiaries, Catenary Coal Co. and Coal-Mac, Inc., recently were honored for environmental stewardship and community outreach at the National Association of State Land Reclamationists' (NASLR) 31st annual conference. Catenary Coal Co., located in Eskdale, W.Va., received the "Outstanding Reclamation Award" for its leadership efforts in reclaiming mine lands, including the creation of wetlands, the enhancement of wildlife and... 
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10/08/03Arch Coal Subsidiary Named One of Nation's Safest Mines
Perfect safety record earns Coal-Mac national honors   ST. LOUIS (Oct. 8, 2003) - Coal-Mac, Inc., an Arch Coal subsidiary, recently was named one of America's five safest surface mines in 2002 and a runner-up for the prestigious Sentinels of Safety Award. Coal-Mac employees worked the entire year, more than 300,000 employee-hours, without a single lost-time injury. "This perfect record is evidence of Coal-Mac's long-standing commitment to mine safety," said Steven F. Leer, preside... 
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10/06/03Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS/ Oct. 6, 2003 - 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 Monday, October 20, 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. Foll... 
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09/09/03Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards Program Seeks Nominations in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 9, 2003) -- Nomination forms for the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards are now available, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president of external affairs, eastern region. Nominations can be made online at Arch Coal's Web site (http://www.archcoal.com/community.asp?teacherawards.) and paper nominations are available at every public school in West Virginia and selected Speedway locations. The Arch Coal teacher recognition program is unique ... 
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09/05/03Arch Coal Kicks Off Teacher Recognition Program
Asks Everyone to Nominate Great Wyoming Teachers   WRIGHT, WY (Sept. 5, 2003) -- "Arch Coal wants to know about every great teacher in Wyoming," said Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president of external affairs, western region, in announcing that Arch Coal has begun accepting nominations for its prestigious Teacher Achievement Awards. Nomination forms are available at all Wyoming public schools, MiniMart and Taco John's locations, and are posted on Arch Coal's Web site (http://www.arch... 
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09/04/03Arch Coal Wins CIO 100 Award for Resourcefulness
ST. LOUIS, MO. (Sept. 4, 2003) - St. Louis-based Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) earned the prestigious CIO 100 award from CIO magazine. The 2003 CIO 100 award recognizes organizations around the world that excel in positive business performance through resourceful IT management and practices. "This year's CIO 100 award recipients are being honored because their companies have demonstrated resourceful use of IT systems, staff and budgets," says Abbie Lundberg, editor in chief, CIO magazine. "Max... 
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08/07/03Arch Coal Will Sponsor Teacher Achievement Awards Again In Upcoming School Year in West Virginia
Charleston, West Virginia (Aug. 7, 2003) -- Arch Coal, Inc. will continue its popular Teacher Achievement Awards program in the upcoming school year, the company said today. The Arch Coal program is the longest running, privately-sponsored teacher recognition program in West Virginia. According to John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region, nomination forms will soon be available in schools throughout the state and on the Arch Coal Web site (www.archcoal.... 
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08/07/03Arch Coal To Sponsor Teacher Achievement Awards For Fourth Year in Wyoming
Wright, WY (Aug. 7, 2003) -- Arch Coal, Inc. will continue its popular Teacher Achievement Awards program in the upcoming school year, the company said today. The program is now in its fourth year. "In its first three years, Arch Coal has honored 30 excellent teachers from around the state with a $2,500 unrestricted cash award," said Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, western region. "From the number of nominations we have received in the program's first three years, ... 
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08/06/03Arch Coal Receives Request for Additional Information from the Federal Trade Commission
St. Louis - August 6, 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had received a request for additional information (commonly known as a "second request") from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with Arch's previously announced acquisition of Triton Coal Company, LLC. Arch Coal intends to respond promptly to this request. The waiting period applicable to the pending transaction under the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 will expire 30 days... 
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07/24/03Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (July 24, 2003) - 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 $.0575 per share is payable September 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on September 5, 2003. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on November 1, 2003 to shareholders of record on October 16, 2003. Arch Coal is the nation's ... 
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07/18/03Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
Highlights: Income available to common shareholders (excluding items discussed below) of $2.7 million, or $.05 per share, vs. income of $2.1 million, or $.04 per share, in 2Q02 Adjusted EBITDA of $54.8 million, vs. $62.7 million in 2Q02 Total revenues of $403.1 million, vs. $374.5 million in 2Q02 Coal sales of 25.7 million tons, vs. 24.9 million tons in 2Q02 Completion of $700 million Senior Notes offering by Arch Western subsidiary Announced agreement to acquire Triton Coal Compan... 
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07/03/03Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (July 7, 2003) - 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 Friday, July 18, at 11 a.m. EDT. 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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05/29/03Arch Coal Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Triton Coal Company
ST. LOUIS (May 29, 2003) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vulcan Coal Holdings LLC, which owns all of the equity of Triton Coal Company, for a purchase price of $364 million. Triton is the nation’s seventh largest coal producer and the operator of two mines in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. These mines, North Rochelle and Buckskin, produced a combined total of 42.2 million tons of coal in 2002 and are supported by a reserve base of ... 
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05/27/03Canyon Fuel Company Plans to Idle Skyline Mine in Carbon County, Utah
St. Louis (May 27, 2003) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Canyon Fuel Company, in which Arch has a 65% equity interest, will idle its Skyline Mine in Carbon County, Utah, by the second quarter of 2004 due to continuing weakness in the Utah coal market. The mine will be idled in an orderly process that is already under way. The Skyline Mine employs approximately 215 people and produced approximately 3.5 million tons of coal in 2002. “While we regret the need for this action, ... 
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05/13/0331 Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever Awards
Wright, Wyo. (May 13, 2003) -- Arch Coal, Inc. today presented its “Golden Apple Achiever” awards to 31 Wyoming classroom teachers, according to Greg Schaefer, the company’s vice president for external affairs, western region. “How good are Wyoming’s classroom teachers?” said Schaefer. “They’re among the very best in the nation. In conjunction with naming this year’s top 10 Teacher Achievement Award recipients, we name the recipients of the Golden Apple Achiever Awards. In this way, we can a... 
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04/30/03Arch Coal Gives Golden Apple Achiever Award to 19 West Virginia Teachers
Charleston (April 30, 2003) – Arch Coal, Inc. today presented its “Golden Apple Achiever” award to 19 West Virginia teachers, according to John R. Snider, the company’s vice president for external affairs, eastern region. “These 19 teachers’ composite scores were extremely close to those of the recipients of this year’s Teacher Achievement Awards,” said Snider. “In fact, our judges noted that determining the recipients of our 10 awards was extremely difficult because of the overall excellenc... 
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04/25/03Ten Wyoming Teachers Receive Prestigious Arch Coal Awards
Cheyenne (April 25, 2003) – Ten Wyoming teachers were honored today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards. The teachers received the awards at a special ceremony at Cheyenne East High School. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Gov. Dave Freudenthal, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Mary Kay Hill, and Kathryn Valido, a member of the executive committee of the Wyoming Education Association and the associatio... 
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04/24/03Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividends, Shareholders Ratify Independent Auditor, Elect Directors
ST. LOUIS (April 24, 2003) - 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 $.0575 per share is payable June 13, 2003 to shareholders of record on June 3, 2003. For the company’s preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625, payable on August 1, 2003 to shareholders of record on July 16, 2003. At its annual meeting held today, the company’s sh... 
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04/23/03OSM Director Praises Kanawha County, WVa, Industry/Community Reforestation Partnership
Charleston, W.Va. (April 23, 2003) -- Jeff Jarrett, director of the US Office of Surface Mining, celebrated Earth Day 2003 by planting trees at an innovative West Virginia site where the nation’s second largest coal company has joined hands with the local community, watershed groups and schools to restore mined lands. “This is my favorite kind of story,” said Jarrett, speaking at the Samples, WV, mine operated by Arch Coal’s Catenary subsidiary. “What an outstanding example of industry, acad... 
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04/21/03Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
  Net loss of $14.4 million, or $.27 per share, before the cumulative effect of an accounting change, vs. a net loss of $7.4 million, or $.14 per share, in 1Q02 Reduction in debt of $42.5 million and increase in cash balance of $56.2 million Total revenues of $349.6 million, vs. $368.5 million in 1Q02 Coal sales of 22.7 million tons, vs. 24.7 million tons in 1Q02 Adjusted EBITDA of $38.7 million, vs. $49.1 million in 1Q02 St. Louis – April 21, 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:AC... 
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04/21/03More Than 400 Wyoming Teachers Nominated For Arch Coal Teacher Awards
Teachers’ Applications Due March 10   Wright, WY – April 21, 2003 - The first phase of the popular Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program closed with 438 Wyoming teachers being nominated, according to Greg Schaefer, vice president of external affairs for the western region of Arch Coal, Inc. The total does not include multiple nominations for the same teacher. “The number of nominations is further proof that the people of Wyoming recognize we are blessed with many outstanding te... 
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04/15/03Arch Coal’s Lewis Elects to Retire After More Than 39 Years of Service
ST. LOUIS/ April 15, 2003 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that Sam Lewis, vice president of domestic metallurgical and export sales for the company’s marketing subsidiary, has elected to retire after more than 39 years of service with Arch and Arch’s former parent, Ashland Inc. “Sam has played an integral role in the development of Arch Coal into the company it is today,” said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal’s president and chief executive officer. “During the past 17 years, he has he... 
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04/08/03Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Expectations for First Quarter Results and Receipt of $52 Million Related to Buyout of an Above-Market Contract
St. Louis/ April 8, 2003 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it expects to report for its first quarter ended March 31, 2003 a net loss of $.27 per share before an estimated $.07 per share non-cash charge related to the cumulative effect of an accounting change resulting from the implementation of FAS 143 governing the retirement of asset obligations. “During the first quarter, coal demand remained depressed as power generators continued to pull coal from stockpiles rather than... 
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04/01/03Arch Coal Lists Preferred Stock with NYSE
ST. LOUIS (April 1, 2003) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that shares of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ?ACIPr.? Trading will commence on Wednesday, April 2, 2003. As previously announced, dividends on the preferred stock will be cumulative and will be payable quarterly at the annual rate of 5% of the liquidation preference. The board of directors of Arch Coal previously decl... 
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03/26/03U.S. Forest Service Honors Arch Coal and Peabody Energy for Preserving Wyoming Grasslands
(Douglas Wyo) March 26, 2003 – The Powder River Basin’s two largest coal operators are being honored as the nation’s top stewards for preserving grassland habitat and supporting wildlife conservation on Wyoming lands, according to Norman Wagoner, Douglas District Ranger, Thunder Basin National Grassland. The Prairie Partner Award has been presented to Peabody Energy’s Powder River Coal Company and Arch Coal’s Thunder Basin Coal Company, recognizing each for their decade-long support of the F... 
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03/06/03Arch Coal CEO to Speak at SSB Manufacturing Conference
ST. LOUIS (March 6, 2003) - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer will be a featured speaker at Salomon Smith Barney's Sixteenth Annual Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 12. Leer's presentation will be audio-webcast live beginning at approximately 3:45 p.m. eastern time at: http://www.veracast.com/ssb/2003/industrial-manufacturing/14211495.cfm. In addition, the replay will be available for approximately 30 day... 
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02/28/03Arch Coal Names Ben Hatfield President – Eastern Operations
ST. LOUIS/Feb. 28 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Bennett (Ben) K. Hatfield, 46, has been named to the new position of President - Eastern Operations, reporting to Executive Vice President - Mining Operations Kenneth Woodring. Effective March 10, Hatfield will be responsible for all of Arch's mining operations in the eastern United States, including the engineering, permitting and regulatory functions. Hatfield was formerly the executive vice president and chief commer... 
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02/24/03Arch Coal Names Thomas Lockhart to Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS/ Feb. 24 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced Thomas A. Lockhart, 67, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Lockhart will serve on the board’s finance and personnel and compensation committees. “I’m pleased Tom Lockhart has joined our board of directors,” said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal’s president and chief executive officer. “Tom’s wealth of knowledge regarding western energy markets will prove especially helpful in shaping our company’s st... 
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02/21/03Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis (February 21, 2003) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable March 14, 2003, to shareholders of record on February 28, 2003. Arch Coal is the nation’s second largest coal producer, with subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. Through these operations, Arch provides the fuel for approximately 6 percent of the elect... 
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02/13/03Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine Earns Awards for Environmental Care and Employee Safety
ST. LOUIS, Mo./ Feb. 13, 2003 - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Mountain Coal Co. subsidiary had received special recognition for outstanding safety and environmental performances at its West Elk mine in Somerset, Colo. The Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology and the Colorado Mining Association recognized West Elk mine for outstanding safety performance in achieving a total incident rate of 1.01 in 2001, ten times better than the underground bituminous mine national indu... 
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02/03/03Arch Coal, Inc. Completes Preferred Stock Offering
St. Louis - February 3, 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced that it has completed the sale of 2,875,000 shares of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock, which includes the underwriters' full over-allotment option of 375,000 shares, at a price of $50.00 per share. The net proceeds from the offering, estimated at approximately $139.1 million, are being used to reduce indebtedness under Arch Coal's $350 million revolving credit facility, to repay lines of credit, and for ... 
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01/28/03Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Pricing of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
St. Louis - January 28, 2003 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced that it has entered into an underwriting agreement to sell 2,500,000 shares of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (liquidation preference $50.00 per share) to a group of underwriters represented by Merrill Lynch & Co. The company has also granted the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of the preferred stock. The preferred stock will be issued under Arch ... 
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01/23/03Arch Coal, Inc. to Offer Shares of Preferred Stock
St. Louis -Jan 23 2003- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that it will offer publicly 3,000,000 shares of Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (liquidation preference $50.00 per share). The company also will grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 450,000 shares. The preferred stock will be issued under Arch Coal's universal shelf registration statement. Merrill Lynch & Co. is serving as bookrunning manager for the offering and JP... 
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01/23/03Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Net income of $1.1 million, or $.02 per share, vs. net income of $8.4 million, or $.16 per share, in 4Q01 Adjusted EBITDA of $57.9 million, vs. $75.1 million in 4Q01 Total revenues of $390.4 million, vs. $385.4 million in 4Q01 Coal sales of 28.4 million tons, vs. 28.5 million tons in 4Q01 Debt reduction of $51.5 million during the quarter St. Louis - Jan 23 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had net income of $1.1 million, or $.02 per share, for its fourth quarte... 
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01/23/03KFx and Arch Coal Reach Agreement to Pursue Development of K-Fuel Plus Plant
DENVER, CO, January 23, 2003 -- KFx Inc. (AMEX: KFX) and Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that KFx and Arch Western Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Arch Coal, have reached an agreement to pursue the development of a 700,000 ton-per-year K-Fuel Plus™ plant. As currently proposed, KFx or its affiliate will finance the plant and, together with Lurgi South Africa (Pty) Limited, construct and operate the plant at Arch's Black Thunder mine located near Gillette, Wyoming. Under the proposed p... 
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01/21/03Arch Coal Takes Home More Environmental Awards in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Jan 21 2003 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that two of its West Virginia subsidiaries recently received environmental honors for reclamation excellence in West Virginia from the Society of American Foresters and the West Virginia Coal Association. The Society of American Foresters (SAF) presented Arch's Catenary Coal subsidiary with The Woodlands West Virginia Award for the planting, growing and managing of premium commercial woodlands. SAF, with the help o... 
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01/17/03Arch Coal’s Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS - January 17, 2003 - 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 Friday, Jan. 24, 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. Foll... 
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01/16/03Arch Coal Honored with West Virginia’s Top Mine Reclamation Award for Second Consecutive Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - January 16, 2003 - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced its subsidiary Coal-Mac, Inc. received top honors for reclamation excellence from the W.Va. Department of Environmental Protection. It was the second year in a row that an Arch Coal subsidiary claimed the top award. The Green Lands Award, formerly known as the David C. Callaghan Award, was presented to Coal-Mac for its outstanding achievements in post-mining land use in 2002. This prestigious honor is awarded annual... 
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01/14/03Arch Coal Names Feldman as Vice President of Human Resources
ST. LOUIS (January 14, 2003) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) named Sheila B. Feldman as its vice president of human resources, effective Feb. 3. Feldman previously held the position of vice president of human resources and public affairs for Solutia Inc. "We're pleased Sheila has joined us," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Sheila's leadership qualities and 25 years of proven experience in human resources will make her a strong asset to our management tea... 
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01/13/03Nomination Deadline Nears for Arch Coal's Teacher Awards Program in Wyoming
Nomination Deadline Nears for Arch Coal’s Teacher Awards Program in Wyoming   Cheyenne, Wyo. – January 13, 2003 - The deadline for nominations for the current Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program is Jan. 24, 2003, according to Greg Schaefer, the company’s vice president of external affairs, western region. For the third consecutive year, Arch Coal will make $2,500 unrestricted cash awards to 10 Wyoming teachers, Schaefer said. “Take time out from your busy daily schedule a... 
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01/03/03Almost 450 Nominated For Arch Coal Teacher Awards in West Virginia
Teacher Applications Due January 6   Charleston, W.Va. - January 3, 2003 - West Virginians nominated 448 teachers for the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award this year, according to John R. Snider, vice president of external affairs for the company's eastern region. The total does not include multiple nominations for the same teacher. "The number of nominations nearly matches last year's total, but was accomplished in a much shorter time period," Snider said. "We believe this level of... 
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