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10/29/10Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
Adj. EBITDA increases 67% to $201 million vs. year-ago quarter Cash flow from operations grows 85% year-to-date Record quarterly and year-to-date free cash flow generated Company raises midpoint of 2010 earnings guidance range Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Nine Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 9/30/10 9/30/09 9/30/10 9/30/09 ... 
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10/21/10Arch Coal Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 21, 2010 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2010. 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 ships coa... 
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10/20/10Arch Coal Earns 'Lead the Way' Award for Excellence in Asset Management
ST. LOUIS, Oct 20, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it received a 2010 Innovation & Excellence in Asset Management Award from Mincom. Arch Coal earned the "Lead the Way" award for the successful standardization of enterprise asset management systems at its nationwide mining operations. Arch Coal further plans to boost its return on assets and workforce performance by integrating the best-in-breed excellence in asset management functionality of Mincom Ellipse 8 with its ... 
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10/18/10Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Honored by U.S. Department of the Interior for Protecting the Environment
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct 18, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that the U.S. Department of Interior honored its Coal-Mac, Inc. subsidiary with one of the top national environmental awards of the year. Coal-Mac was recognized with a 2010 National Award for Excellence in Surface Mining for exhibiting exemplary environmental care for the construction of its Duty Branch overland conveyor belt line and adjacent slurry pumping project. The conveyor transports nearly 3 million tons of ... 
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10/12/10Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Third Quarter 2010 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, Oct 12, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2010 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Oct. 29 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... 
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10/08/10Arch Coal Foundation Presents 23 Grants To Innovative Teachers in Delta County, Colorado
SOMERSET, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2010) - Delta County teachers will receive 23 grants, totaling $10,000, this school year from the Arch Coal Foundation to underwrite innovative teaching projects, according to Don Vickers, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine near Somerset. The unique grants program is now in its fourth year in Delta County. The grant applications must indicate new and innovative classroom use of emerging technologies, of entirely new approaches to learning methods o... 
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09/21/10Arch Coal Awarded Best Overall Predictive Maintenance Program
ST. LOUIS, Sept 21, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that its predictive maintenance program has been named as the best overall program among mobile equipment fleets from around the world by Uptime magazine. "Earning the best predictive maintenance award is an important achievement for Arch Coal's national network of mines," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "The mining environment is very dynamic, which makes the maintenance of equipment an intense and c... 
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09/15/10Arch Coal Earns Fifth Consecutive Information Week 500 Ranking
ST. LOUIS, Sept 15, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) 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 fifth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked as one of the most innovative companies by InformationWeek. The 2010 list was announced last night at a gala awards ceremony held during the annual conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif. "W... 
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09/09/10Dugout Canyon Mine Resumes Longwall Production
WELLINGTON, Utah, Sept 09, 2010 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary today announced that its Dugout Canyon mine in Carbon County, Utah, has restarted its longwall mining system and is in the process of resuming production. After production was interrupted on June 22, the company worked closely and cooperatively with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to assess the situation and restart the mine. "We want to extend our great appreciation to the MSHA team for its diligenc... 
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09/09/10Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at Barclays 2010 CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 15, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Sept 09, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2010 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:05 p.m. E.D.T. on Sept. 15 at Arch Coal's Web site at http://investor.archcoal.com/. A replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days. St. Loui... 
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08/23/10Arch Coal Foundation Continues Education-Support Programs in Four States
ST. LOUIS, Aug 23, 2010 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it is continuing to underwrite its education-support programs in four states, according to Deck Slone, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president and Arch Coal Foundation president. The Foundation underwrites the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program statewide in West Virginia and Wyoming and regionally in Utah. It also sponsors an innovative teaching grants program in Delta County, Colo. "Excellent teachers can transform the... 
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08/02/10Arch Coal Announces Pricing of $500 Million Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Aug 02, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has successfully priced its offering of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of 7.25% senior notes due 2020 at an issue price of 100% of principal amount. The offering will be made pursuant to Arch's existing universal shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Arch will pay interest on the notes semi-annually on April 1 and October 1 of each year, beginning on Apr... 
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08/02/10Arch Coal Proposes $500 Million Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Aug 02, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced its intention to offer $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2020. The offering will be made pursuant to Arch's existing universal shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The interest rate and other financial terms of the senior notes will be determined upon the pricing of such notes. Arch intends to use the net proceeds from the offering and c... 
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07/30/10Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
Quarterly revenues increase nearly 40% versus prior-year quarter Adjusted EBITDA more than doubles in second quarter of 2010 Operating margins expand across all regions versus year-ago quarter Operating cash flow grows more than 60% in first half of 2010 Earnings Highlights ------------------- Quarter Ended Six Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data ... 
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07/22/10Arch Coal Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2010 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 1, 2010. 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 s... 
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07/21/10Arch Coal Elects Two New Board Members
ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that J. Thomas Jones, CEO of West Virginia United Health System, and Peter I. Wold, president of Wold Oil Properties, have been elected to the company's board of directors. With today's additions, Arch Coal now has a 14-person board. "Electing two solution-oriented business leaders to our board will help us maintain the highest level of accountability and integrity," said Chairman and CEO Steven F. Leer. "We're pleased to ... 
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07/12/10Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Second Quarter 2010 Conference Call to Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, July 12, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2010 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 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" secti... 
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07/09/10Canyon Fuel Provides Update on Dugout Canyon Mine
Wellington, Utah, July 9, 2010 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary today provided an update on the status of its Dugout Canyon underground mine (Dugout) in Carbon County, Utah, where production has been temporarily idled since June 22, 2010. On that date, Dugout experienced an ignition event at the longwall that resulted in the evacuation of all underground employees at the mine. The company is working closely and cooperatively with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), wi... 
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06/29/10Arch Coal Licenses ADA-ES Coal Enhancement Technology
Agreement Provides Upfront Payment of $2 Million and Structure for Potential Future Royalties Littleton, Colo. – June 29, 2010 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) (“Arch”) and ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) (“ADA” or the “Company”) today announced that the two companies have finalized the previously announced exclusive development and licensing agreement for a promising ADA-ES technology aimed at reducing combustion-related emissions of mercury and other metals from PRB coal.  In consideration fo... 
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06/28/10Arch Coal's Skyline Mine Earns Multi-State RMCMI Safety Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
HELPER, Utah, June 28, 2010  -- 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 fourth consecutive year. The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) today awarded the employees of Skyline mine with the 2010 Safety Award for underground mines due to an outstanding and ongoing safety performance achieved during calendar year 2009. "This ongoing safety performance is proof positive of the... 
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06/22/10Arch Coal Foundation Pledges $100K to Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 22, 2010 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it plans to donate a total of $100,000 over the next four years to the Mine Academy at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, which is located near the Mountain Laurel and Coal-Mac operations. "As a long-standing supporter of education, the Arch Coal Foundation is pleased to provide financial backing to Southern's Mine Academy," said Dave Runyon, president and general manager of Mountain Laurel. "... 
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06/02/10Arch Coal’s Black Thunder and Coal Creek Mines Continue Safety Excellence; Earn Multiple Wyoming State Safety Awards
WRIGHT, Wyo., June 2, 2010 – Thunder Basin Coal Company’s Black Thunder mine has surpassed two years and nearly 6.0 million employee-hours without a single lost-time safety injury. Additionally, Black Thunder recently was honored with the prestigious 2010 Governor’s Safety Award for Wyoming’s best safety program and the Wyoming State Mine Inspector’s Safety Award for large mines. Coal Creek mine has worked more than four and a half years, or 1.3 million hours, without a single lost-time injury. ... 
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05/21/10Dugout Canyon Mine Resumes Production
WELLINGTON, Utah, May 21, 2010 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary announced that its Dugout Canyon Mine in Carbon County, Utah, has resumed coal production with all mining equipment, including the main longwall mining system. Mine crews recently completed permanently sealing a mined-out area where increased levels of carbon monoxide were detected on April 29. The company wishes to thank the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for their technical support and assistance ... 
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05/21/1016 Wyoming Teachers Receive 2010 Arch Coal Golden Apple Awards
WRIGHT, Wyo., May 21, 2010 - Sixteen Wyoming classroom teachers have earned Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever Awards, the Arch Coal Foundation announced today. According to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal, Inc., vice president of external affairs, western region, the Golden Apple awards are given to applicants in the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program who scored exceptionally high and were close to receiving the top award. "In the 10-year history of our teacher recognition program, this year'... 
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05/18/10Arch Coal Foundation Awards ‘Golden Apples’ to 11 Utah Teachers
HELPER, Utah, May 18, 2010 -- Eleven area classroom teachers are being awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates, the Arch Coal Foundation announced. According to Wess Sorensen, general manager of the Skyline Mine, the recipients of the Golden Apple award scored very high marks in the foundation's recently concluded teacher awards program. Although these teachers did not receive the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award this year, the independent panel of judges felt these teachers deserved spe... 
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05/17/10Arch Coal Names Rowlands to Lead Montana Project Development
ST. LOUIS, May 17, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has named William M. "Mike" Rowlands to the new position of director of Arch's Otter Creek operations in Montana. The company intends to open an office in Billings. "I'm honored to oversee Arch's Otter Creek project in the great state of Montana," says Rowlands. "I'm enthusiastic about helping Arch Coal begin a brand new mining complex literally from the ground up." Rowlands will be responsible for guiding the per... 
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05/13/10Arch Coal's Cumberland River, Wayne Smith Earn Virginia State Reclamation Awards for Excellence in Reforestation
DUNBAR, Va., May 13, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Cumberland River Coal Company as well as Surface Supervisor Wayne Smith earned Virginia state environmental awards for outstanding reclamation efforts. Cumberland River's Pardee surface mine was honored with the Virginia Excellence in Reforestation Award for its forestry reclamation project that utilized the Forestry Reclamation Approach to plant native hardwoods in loose soil instead of compacted soil. This proj... 
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05/12/1011 Graduating High School Seniors Named 2010 Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2010 --Eleven graduating high school seniors have been named Arch Coal Scholars, the Arch Coal Foundation announced today. The Arch Coal Scholars program is available to the children of employees of Arch Coal, Inc. and its subsidiaries and honors superior scholastic achievement. Each recipient receives an annual scholarship of $2,000 to apply to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "For 21 years, outstanding high school seniors have been recognized as ... 
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05/07/10Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Surpasses 3 Million Employee-Hours and Four Years with Perfect Lost-Time Safety Record
CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 7, 2010 -- Arch Coal's Coal-Mac mining complex surpassed 3.0 million employee-hours and four years without a single lost-time injury on May 4, 2010. Coal-Mac is located near Holden, W.Va., and employs approximately 300 people. Coal-Mac supplies more than 3 million tons of low-sulfur coal to domestic and international power producers each year. "The employees of Coal-Mac prove their commitment to safety excellence each and every day," said Paul A. Lang, senior vice... 
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05/05/10Arch Coal SVP and CFO to Speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investor Conference on May 12, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, John T. Drexler, will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Global Metals and Mining Conference in Miami on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the event presentation at 11:05 a.m. E.D.T. on May 12 at Arch Coal's Web site at http://investor.archcoal.com/. A replay of the webcast also will be available at the sam... 
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05/03/10Dugout Canyon Mine Temporarily Suspends Production
WELLINGTON, Utah, May 3, 2010 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary announced that it temporarily suspended production at its Dugout Canyon mine in Carbon County, Utah, on April 29 after a small increase in carbon monoxide levels was detected in a mined-out area that was in the process of being sealed. No employees were injured and the mine has not sustained any property damage. The small increase in carbon monoxide is believed to have been caused by a heating event, or "hot spot," in ... 
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05/01/10Arch Coal Foundation Pledges $30K to Chief Logan Recreation Center
Charleston, W.Va. (May 1, 2010) – The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it has made a three-year commitment totaling $30,000 to capital improvements at the Chief Logan Recreation Center in Logan, W.Va. “We were pleased to support this local rec center and its ongoing efforts to bring our community together,” said Dave Runyon, president and general manager of Mountain Laurel. “As part of this community, many miners and their families from Coal-Mac and Mountain Laurel frequent Chief... 
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04/29/10Five Outstanding Utah Educators Receive Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award
MANTI, Utah, April 29, 2010 -- Five area classroom teachers were honored today at a ceremony at Manti Elementary school, each receiving a prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. In addition to Arch Coal Senior Vice President Paul Lang and Utah Education Association Executive Director Mark Mickelsen were on hand to honor the recipients. This is the fourth year for the Arch Coal Foundation's teacher recognition program in Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counties. The counties surround ... 
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04/27/10Arch Coal Honors 10 Wyoming Teachers at 10th Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony
CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 27, 2010 -- Ten outstanding Wyoming classroom teachers received Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards today at a ceremony in the House of Representatives chamber in the Wyoming Capitol. The occasion marked the 10th anniversary of the Arch Coal Foundation's statewide teacher recognition program in Wyoming. In addition to Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, Governor Dave Freudenthal, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride... 
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04/22/10Arch Coal Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase
ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.09 per common share to $0.10 per common share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on June 1, 2010. "Today's 11 percent increase in our quarterly dividend reflects the board's confidence in Arch's strong future and rewards our shareholders for their continued investment," said Steven F. Leer, chairman an... 
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04/19/10Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
Adjusted EBITDA expands 14% versus the year-ago quarter Company raises full year 2010 adjusted EPS guidance by 60% 2010 metallurgical coal sales expected to more than triple versus prior year Earnings Highlights ------------------- Quarter Ended In $ millions, except per share data 3/31/10 3/31/09 ------------------------- ------- ------- Re... 
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04/08/10Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Coal Company Earns National Award for Public Outreach
WRIGHT, Wyo., April 8, 2010 --Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Coal Company has been named the exclusive recipient of the 2010 Public Outreach Award by the Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC). Since 1999, the IMCC Public Outreach Award has been presented each year to a single state government body, industry, environmental or citizen group to recognize excellent achievements in fostering awareness, cooperation, educational and community outreach. "It is a great honor for Thunder Basin to be ... 
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04/05/10Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) First Quarter 2010 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2010 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, April 19 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 t... 
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03/26/10Arch Coal Responds to EPA’s Latest Action Against Key Permit for Proposed Spruce No. 1 Mine
After various efforts over the past few months to address EPA's concerns with the Spruce permit, Arch Coal is disappointed that EPA has chosen to take the unprecedented action to initiate the veto process under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act against a validly issued and existing permit.  The Spruce permit is the most scrutinized and fully considered permit in West Virginia’s history.  The 13-year permitting process included the preparation of a full environmental impact statemen... 
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03/23/10Arch Coal to Make Additional $3 Million Investment in ADA-ES
Capital Will Fund ADA Growth Opportunities and Enhance Environmental Performance of Coals Marketed by Arch LITTLETON, Colo., Mar 23, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") and ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) ("ADA" or the "Company") today announced that Arch plans to invest $3.0 million in ADA to fund near-term growth opportunities. The first step of the investment was completed on March 23rd with the purchase of 143,885 shares of ADA for $1.0 million. The remaining $2.0 million is considera... 
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03/18/10Arch Coal Secures State-Controlled Otter Creek Coal Reserves in Montana
ST. LOUIS, March 18, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it was the successful bidder for a state coal lease known as the Otter Creek Tracts located in southeastern Montana. Arch made a one-time bonus bid for the lease of $85.8 million, payable in April 2010. The coal lease will give Arch the right to mine approximately 8,300 acres of state-owned minerals. Arch now controls approximately 1.5 billion tons of coal in Montana's Otter Creek area, including previous reserve addit... 
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03/16/1018 West Virginia Teachers Receive Arch Coal Golden Apple Award
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 16, 2010 -- Eighteen West Virginia classroom teachers have been named recipients of the Arch Coal Foundation Golden Apple award, according to John Snider, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president for external affairs, eastern region. "These 18 teachers are among West Virginia's most talented and professional educators," said Snider. "They ranked very well in the judging for the foundation's highest award, the Teacher Achievement Award. All were within just a couple of percentage ... 
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03/11/10Arch Coal Acquires Stake in Trailblazer Energy Center
ST. LOUIS, March 11, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and Tenaska, Inc. announced today that Arch has acquired a 35% equity interest in the Trailblazer Energy Center, which is being developed by Tenaska near Sweetwater, Texas. Arch's investment will be staged over time as the development of the project reaches key milestones. The Trailblazer Energy Center will rank among the world's cleanest fossil-fuel-based power plants and act as a strategic source of carbon dioxide for enhanced oil recov... 
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03/09/10Arch Coal Honors 12 West Virginia Teachers With Prestigious Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 9, 2010 -- Prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were presented to 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today by the Arch Coal Foundation. Announcement of the 12 teachers statewide receiving a 2010 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award was made by Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal chairman and chief executive officer. He was accompanied by West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin, West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) President Dale Lee and Dr. Steven P... 
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02/18/10Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb 18, 2010 -- 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 March 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2010. 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 ships coal to domestic and i... 
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02/16/10Arch Coal's Robert Shanklin Awarded Prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship
ST. LOUIS, Feb 16, 2010 -- Eisenhower Fellowships is pleased to announce the selection of Arch Coal's Robert Shanklin as a 2010 St. Louis Eisenhower Fellow. During his six-week fellowship to Australia and China, Shanklin will cultivate new technical and executive contacts in the energy industry as he builds a stronger technical and commercial knowledge base. As Vice President of Coal Technology at Arch Coal, Shanklin focuses on researching, developing and investing in technologies to identify... 
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02/11/10Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Three Colorado Awards for Safety Record, Pollution Prevention and Hawk's Nest Road Project
DENVER, Feb 11, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine employees were honored with a Colorado state safety award and two state environmental awards at the 112th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition in Denver. "Congratulations to everyone at West Elk for earning three statewide honors," said John W. Eaves, president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal, Inc. "This external recognition reinforces our recent selection of Wes... 
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02/10/10Arch Coal's Jacob Hatch Selected as Young Engineer of the Year by Society of Mining Engineers
SALINA, Utah, Feb 10, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Jacob Hatch, an employee of Arch subsidiary Canyon Fuel Company, has earned the 2009 J.W. Woomer Award as Young Engineer of the Year by the Society of Mining Engineers. Hatch is an electrical engineer with Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco Mine near Salina, Utah. He played an important role in improving the underground mine monitoring system, as well as working on improving the overall mine power system. "Jacob is maki... 
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02/08/10Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Operation Honored With Three Safety and Environmental Awards in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb 08, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Coal-Mac, Inc. has earned three top West Virginia state honors for achieving a strong safety performance and exhibiting exemplary environmental care. The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training honored Coal-Mac's Holden 22 surface mine with the Mountaineer Guardian Award for working 634,211 employee-hours without a lost-time accident in 2009. The West Virginia Division of Environmen... 
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02/05/10Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Complex Takes Home West Virginia's Most Prestigious Safety Honor Plus Mountaineer Guardian Award
 CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb 05, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Mingo Logan's Mountain Laurel complex has earned top honors for underground mine safety from the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training. The Eustace Frederick Milestones of Safety Award was presented to Mountain Laurel's Mountaineer II mine for the best safety performance among West Virginia underground coal mines in 2009. In addition to Mountain Laurel earning the state's top safe... 
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01/29/10Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Full Year 2009 Results
Earnings Highlights ------------------- Quarter Ended Year Ended In $ millions, except per share data 12/31/09 12/31/08 12/31/09 12/31/08 ---------- -------- -------- -------- -------- Revenues $725.5 $729.9 $2,576.1 $2,983.8 Income from Operations 29.5 87.4 ... 
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01/13/10Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Fourth Quarter 2009 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, Jan 13, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Jan. 29 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 "investor"... 
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01/05/10Four Operations in Arch Coal's National Network Achieve Perfect Multi-Year Safety Rate
ST. LOUIS, Jan 05, 2010 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that four of its subsidiary operations have completed three or more consecutive years without a single lost-time injury. The active operations recognized are: Arch of Wyoming and Thunder Basin's Coal Creek mine in Wyoming; Coal-Mac in West Virginia and Arch Coal Terminal in Kentucky. "We strive to operate the world's safest coal mines," says John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "I applaud the emplo... 
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