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12/07/09Arch Coal's Retired CIO Named Premier 100 IT Leader
ST. LOUIS, Dec 07, 2009 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its recently retired vice president and chief information officer, Michael T. Abbene, has been named to Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders list for 2010. The honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony on March 10, 2010 in Phoenix. "As CIO, Michael encouraged the I.S. team to harness technologies to create greater efficiencies, such as satellite networking deployment at our remote locations," said C... 
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11/30/09Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine Surpasses 4 Million Employee-Hours With Perfect Lost-Time Safety Record
WRIGHT, Wyo., Nov 30, 2009 -- Thunder Basin Coal Company's Black Thunder mine surpassed 571 days and 4.0 million employee-hours without a single lost-time injury on Nov. 20, 2009. "The dedicated workforce at Black Thunder mine has shown that together we can achieve a perfect zero in safety incidents," says Kenneth Cochran, president and general manager of Arch's Thunder Basin. "This record-setting safety achievement highlights one of the core values upheld throughout the Arch Coal fa... 
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11/24/09Arch Coal President and COO to Speak at FBR 2009 Fall Investor Conference on December 2, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Nov 24, 2009 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Operating Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the FBR Capital Markets 2009 Fall Investor Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:35 p.m. E.S.T. on Dec. 2 at Arch Coal's Web site at http://investor.archcoal.com/events.cfm. A replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days.... 
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11/12/09Arch Coal and Great Northern Properties Enter into Montana Coal Lease on Otter Creek Reserves
ST. LOUIS, Nov 12, 2009 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership (GNP) announced today that they have signed a coal lease comprising all of GNP's coal resources in the Otter Creek Tracts located in southeastern Montana. The coal lease will give Arch the right to mine approximately 9,600 acres of GNP-owned minerals that encompass approximately 731 million tons of high-quality, low-cost sub-bituminous coal reserves. As consideration for entering i... 
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10/30/09Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results
Download XLS Arch Coal delivers a solid operating performance in weak market cycle Earnings Highlights ------------------- In $ millions, except per Quarter Ended Nine Months Ended share data 9/30/09 9/30/08 9/30/09 9/30/08 ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- ------- Revenues $615.0 $769.5 $1,850.6 $2,253.9 ... 
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10/29/09Arch Coal Foundation Makes 28 Innovative Teaching Grants to Delta County, Colorado, Teachers
SOMERSET, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2009) – This school year 32 Delta County teachers will initiate 28 innovative teaching projects funded by the Arch Coal Foundation. The grants, totaling $10,000, were announced today by Don Vickers, general manager of Mountain Coal Company’s West Elk mine in Somerset. Key components of the grants program are that the teachers must demonstrate innovation in their ideas and that the program must be replicable. “This program enables our county’s skilled, professional cla... 
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10/26/09Arch Coal's Chairman and CEO Steven Leer to Appear on CNBC Executive Vision Series Oct. 27
ST. LOUIS, Oct 26, 2009 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer will appear in a one-hour episode of CNBC's "Executive Vision" series, which airs on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in the United States at 9:00 p.m. EDT, in Europe at 23:00 CET and in Asia at 19:00 SIN/HK. Leer and other energy leaders join CNBC co-hosts Melissa Francis and Simon Hobbs in a thought-provoking executive strategy session to discuss the most compelling energy... 
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10/23/09Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 23, 2009 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2009 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2009. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the second largest U.S. coal producer. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 8 percent of the nation's electricity. The company also shi... 
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10/16/09Arch Coal's Third Quarter 2009 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, Oct 16, 2009 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2009 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Oct. 30 at 11:00 a.m. E.D.T. Participating on the call will be Arch's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, President and Chief Operating Officer John W. Eaves, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" sec... 
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10/09/09Teachers From Delta County, Colorado, Star in Arch Coal Videos
Hotchkiss K-8 Teachers Featured   SOMERSET. (Oct. 9, 2009) - Several Delta County teachers have starring roles in an Arch Coal video production about the innovative teaching grants program, according to Don Vickers, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine. "The Arch Coal Foundation always considered its grant recipients to be stars in the classroom," said Vickers. "Now, these brief videos provide them with the opportunity to share their teaching styles and how they us... 
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10/01/09Arch Coal Completes Acquisition of Jacobs Ranch
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rio Tinto's Jacobs Ranch mine for a purchase price of approximately $764 million, which includes an estimate for working capital adjustments. In 2008, Jacobs Ranch produced 42.1 million tons of high-quality sub-bituminous coal for sale to U.S. power generators. "We are enthusiastic about completing the acquisition of Jacobs Ranch," said Steven F. Leer, A... 
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09/15/09Arch Coal Earns Fourth Consecutive InformationWeek 500 Ranking
ST. LOUIS, Sept 15, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI - News) today announced that it again earned a spot on the InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked as one of the most innovative companies by InformationWeek. The 2009 InformationWeek 500 companies were announced on September 14, 2009 at a gala awards ceremony held during the annual conference at the St. Reg... 
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09/08/09Arch Coal Foundation Continues Support of Teacher Recognition Programs in 2009-2010 School Year
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Arch Coal Foundation today kicked off its annual K-12 teacher-recognition programs in West Virginia, Wyoming and Utah for the 2009-2010 school year. "Arch Coal values education and the star teachers who help their students achieve great things," said Deck S. Slone, vice president of government, investor and public affairs for Arch Coal, Inc. "We appreciate the commitment and professionalism of the many exemplary teachers who help prepare the next... 
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09/02/09Arch Coal Foundation Donates $116K to Update Mine Rescue and Safety Lab at Missouri University of Science and Technology
ROLLA, Mo. (September 2, 2009) - The Arch Coal Foundation today announced a $116,000 donation to Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) to update its mine rescue and safety laboratory. "Missouri S&T in Rolla has one of the strongest mining engineering programs in the nation," said John W. Eaves, president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal, Inc. "That's why we're pleased to fund the school's expansion in mine rescue and safety programs, which will further enhance the... 
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08/27/09Arch Coal Amends and Extends Secured Revolving Credit Facility
ST. LOUIS (August 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has amended and extended the maturity of its senior secured revolving credit facility from June 2011 to March 2013.  This amendment, among other things, increases the size of the facility from $800 million to $860 million through June 2011 before stepping down to $763 million from June 2011 to March 2013. Commitments under the amended facility may be further expanded up to $800 million (at the company's option with ... 
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08/20/09Arch Coal Receives Antitrust Clearance from the FTC Regarding the Jacobs Ranch Transaction
ST. LOUIS (August 20, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has received antitrust clearance from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with the company's pending acquisition of Rio Tinto's Jacobs Ranch mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. "We are very pleased to be moving one step closer to completing the acquisition of Jacobs Ranch," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and chief executive officer. "We are now working swiftly to finalize our due dilige... 
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07/28/09Arch Coal Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS (July 28, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has successfully priced an offering of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.750% senior unsecured notes due 2016 at an issue price of 97.464%. The offering, which was upsized from the previously announced $500 million, was made in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and is expected to close on July 31, 2009. The company will pay interest on the notes semi-annually on Febr... 
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07/27/09Arch Coal Commences Public Offering of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has commenced an offering of 17,000,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to an automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed previously with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The company intends to grant the underwriters of the common stock offering an option for 30 days to purchase up to 2,550,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The company plans to use ... 
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07/27/09Arch Coal Commences $500 Million Offering of Senior Notes Due 2016
ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has commenced an offering in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2016. The notes will be guaranteed by the company's subsidiaries that guarantee indebtedness under the company's existing senior secured credit facility. The company plans to use the net proceeds of the offering to finance a portion of the $76... 
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07/27/09Arch Coal Announces Pricing of Equity Offering
ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has successfully priced its public offering of common stock. The offering was made pursuant to an automatically effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 and prospectus previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company announced that it has agreed to sell 17,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $17.50 per share. The company has also granted the underw... 
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07/24/09Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
  Earnings Highlights ------------------- Quarter Ended Six Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 6/30/09 6/30/08 6/30/09 6/30/08 --------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Revenues $554.6 $785.1 $1,235.7 $1,484.5 Income from Operations ... 
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07/22/09Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2009) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2009 to shareholders of record on September 1, 2009. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $3.0 billion in 2008. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation's ele... 
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07/22/09Arch Coal Names Hartley to Succeed Retiring CIO Abbene
ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the selection of David E. Hartley to succeed the company's retiring Vice President and Chief Information Officer Michael T. Abbene. Hartley will be responsible for information system operations, applications, infrastructure, security and compliance for the entire corporation, including its subsidiaries. He will report to C. Henry Besten, senior vice president of strategic development, effective August 1. Prior to joining ... 
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07/10/09Arch Coal's Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (July 10, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2009 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m. E.D.T. Participating on the call will be Arch's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, President and Chief Operating Officer John W. Eaves, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the... 
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06/29/09Arch Coal's Skyline Mine Earns Multi-State Safety Award for Third Consecutive Year
HELPER, Utah (June 29, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Skyline mine has earned top honors for underground mine safety among an eight-state region for a third consecutive year. The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) awarded the employees of Skyline mine with the 2009 Safety Award for underground mines due to an outstanding and ongoing safety performance during calendar years 2006, 2007 and 2008. "I want to commend the people of Skyline for focusing on best-... 
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06/26/09Third Annual Innovative Teaching Grants Program Announced for Delta County Schools by Arch Coal Foundation
Somerset, Colo. (June 26, 2009) - For the third consecutive year, the Arch Coal Foundation will award Delta County teachers $10,000 in grants to support innovative teaching ideas. Announcement was made by Don Vickers, general manager of Mountain Coal Company and its West Elk mine. "This grants program challenges the teachers of Delta County to use their experience and professionalism to develop their own programs or to modify existing programs that will increase learning in their classrooms," ... 
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05/27/09Arch Coal Joins National Carbon Capture Center
ST. LOUIS (May 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced it has joined the National Carbon Capture Center as a corporate partner and advisory member alongside several of its major customers, including Southern Company, American Electric Power and Luminant. The National Carbon Capture Center is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and leading energy companies to develop and test advanced technologies to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-based power plants. ... 
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05/27/09Arch Coal Receives Request for Additional Information Regarding the Jacobs Ranch Transaction
ST. LOUIS (May 27, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it had received a request for additional information (commonly known as a "Second Request") from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with its planned acquisition of the Jacobs Ranch mine from Rio Tinto. The effect of the Second Request is to extend the waiting period imposed by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act") until 30 days after Arch Coal and Rio Tinto have substantially... 
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05/18/09Eleven High School Graduates Chosen As Arch Coal Scholars; College Scholarship Program Celebrates 20 Years
ST. LOUIS (May 18, 2009) - The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 11 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2009 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of employees of Arch Coal, Inc. and its subsidiaries. To celebrate the 20th year of the Scholars program, the Arch Coal Foundation increased the annual scholarship to $2,000 - an increase of 25 percent - for each scholar to apply to an accredited college or u... 
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05/14/09Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine Surpasses One Year, 2.5 Million Employee-Hours with Zero Lost-Time Safety Incidents
WRIGHT, Wyo. (May 14, 2009) - Thunder Basin Coal Company's Black Thunder mine near Wright, Wyoming, surpassed 365 days and 2.5 million employee-hours without a single lost-time safety incident on April 28, 2009. During that time, Black Thunder's 1,200 employees have produced more than 8 percent of the annual U.S. coal supply from this world-class mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. "This record safety achievement is a real tribute to the men and women of Black Thunder," says Ken Cochra... 
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05/05/0924 West Virginia Teachers Earn Arch Coal Golden Apple Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 5, 2009) - Twenty four outstanding classroom teachers earned 2009 Golden Apple Awards certificates from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region. "The applications from Golden Apple Awards recipients received very high marks from the program's judges," said Snider. "Their scores were very close to those of the 12 recipients of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award, which is the Arch Coal Foundatio... 
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04/29/09Arch Coal Foundation Pledges $1.5 Million to Promote Clean Coal Technology Research at University of Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (April 29, 2009) - The Arch Coal Foundation today announced a $1.5 million gift to the University of Wyoming's School of Energy Resources (SER) Clean Coal Technology Center. "This gift from Arch Coal will help move the University of Wyoming along on its path to becoming a leader in advanced coal technology development," says Governor Dave Freudenthal. "The research and innovation that will take place at UW's Clean Coal Technology Center will be critical to the future of Wyoming... 
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04/28/09Arch Coal Foundation Announces Five Teacher Achievement Recipients in Utah
WELLINGTON, Utah (April 28, 2009) - Five outstanding classroom teachers today received the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. The announcement was made at Wellington Elementary by Arch Coal President and Chief Operating Officer John Eaves. Eaves was joined at the presentation ceremony by state school board member Dixie Allen and Utah Education Association Executive Director Mark Mickelsen. The 2009 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipients are: Carol B. Car... 
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04/28/09Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Presented to 10 Wyoming Educators
CHEYENNE (April 29, 2009) - Ten outstanding classroom teachers today received the coveted Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award during a ceremony at Buffalo Ridge Elementary School in Cheyenne. Announcement of the award recipients was made by Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, who was joined by Governor Dave Freudenthal, First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride and Wyoming Education Association Vice President Craig Wil... 
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04/24/09Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
ST. LOUIS (April 24, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported first quarter 2009 net income of $30.6 million, or $0.21 per fully diluted share, compared with $81.1 million, or $0.56 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. The company earned adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization ("EBITDA") of $111.6 million in the quarter just ended compared with $189.5 million of adjusted EBITDA earned in the first quarter of 2008 when market c... 
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04/23/09Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (April 23, 2009) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable June 15, 2009 to shareholders of record on June 1, 2009. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $3.0 billion in 2008.  Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation's electr... 
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04/22/09Arch Coal Earns Three Earth Day Awards for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (April 22, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco, Skyline and Dugout Canyon mines each earned a Utah Earth Day award for outstanding efforts in environmental stewardship during the 2008 calendar year. The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) board of directors presented company officials with the awards on April 22. This is the fourth consecutive year that both Sufco and Skyline mines have earned Earth Day awards. Sufco m... 
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04/17/0912 Receive Prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 17, 2009) - Twelve outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers, with almost 350 years of combined teaching experience, today received prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards during a ceremony at the Clay Center. Joining Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer in honoring the 12 were Governor Joe Manchin, First Lady Gayle Manchin and West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) President Dale Lee. The 12 award recipients are: ... 
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04/09/09Arch Coal's First Quarter 2009 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (April 9, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2009 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. E.D.T. Participating on the call will be Arch's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, President and Chief Operating Officer John W. Eaves, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of th... 
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04/07/09Arch Coal Foundation Recognizes 16 Utah Teachers With Golden Apple Certificates
HELPER, Utah (April 7, 2009) - Sixteen outstanding classroom teachers in the area were awarded Arch Coal Golden Apple certificates by the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Wess Sorensen, general manger of Skyline mine.The 2009 Golden Apple recipients are: Karen Bedont Lighthouse Life & Learning Center Price Terry Steven Bikakis Mont Harmon Junior High Price Vi... 
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04/06/0914 Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Golden Apple Awards
WRIGHT, Wyo. (April 6, 2009) - Fourteen Wyoming classroom teachers have earned Golden Apple awards from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president for external affairs, western region. The Arch Coal Foundation will announce its annual Teacher Achievement Awards, made to 10 outstanding Wyoming classroom teachers, on April 29, Schaefer said. "The 14 teachers who are receiving the Golden Apple awards are some of Wyoming's most professional educators. T... 
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03/09/09Arch Coal Announces Plans to Acquire Rio Tinto's Jacobs Ranch Operation
ST. LOUIS (March 9, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it has agreed to purchase Rio Tinto's Jacobs Ranch mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming for $761 million.  In 2008, Jacobs Ranch produced 42.1 million tons of high-quality sub-bituminous coal for sale to power generators located throughout the United States. The transaction includes 381 million tons of low-cost coal reserves (as of Dec. 31, 2008) that are contiguous to Arch's Black Thunder mine, as well as a high... 
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02/25/09Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Two Colorado Awards for Pollution Prevention and Monument Dam Projects
DENVER (February 25, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine employees were honored today with two Colorado state environmental awards at the 111th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition in Denver. The Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety recognized West Elk mine for the proactive reconstruction of Monument Dam. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in cooperation with the Colorado Mining Association p... 
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02/24/09Arch Coal Subsidiaries Earn Three State Environmental Achievement Awards in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 24, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Coal-Mac, Inc. and Mingo Logan Coal Company have earned three top state honors for wildlife preservation and environmental excellence. Ducks Unlimited presented the West Virginia Wetlands Award to Coal-Mac for wetlands development in Mingo and Logan counties. The project efforts included erecting duck nesting boxes near the wetlands with a local Boy Scout troop to promote wild duck habitat. The West Virg... 
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02/20/09Arch Coal Subsidiaries Earn Highest Safety Honor and Two Mountaineer Guardian Awards in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 20, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Coal-Mac, Inc. subsidiary has earned top honors for mine safety from the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training. The Bart B. Lay, Jr. Milestones of Safety Award was presented to Coal-Mac's Holden 22 mine for the best safety performance among West Virginia surface coal mines in 2008. In addition to earning the state's top safety award, Arch subsidiaries earned two additional West V... 
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02/19/09Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (February 19, 2009) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 16, 2009 to shareholders of record on March 2, 2009. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $3.0 billion in 2008. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation's e... 
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01/30/09Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Full Year 2008 Results
Company delivers best year on record for earnings per share; EBITDA expands 60% versus a year ago; Record operating cash flow more than doubles versus 2007 ST. LOUIS (January 30, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported record net income of $354.3 million, or $2.45 per fully diluted share, in 2008 compared with $174.9 million, or $1.21 per fully diluted share, in 2007. Over the same time period, income from operations doubled to $460.4 million and adjusted EBITDA ... 
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01/12/09Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter 2008 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (January 12, 2009) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. E.S.T. Participating on the call will be Arch's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, President and Chief Operating Officer John W. Eaves, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "inv... 
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