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|12/02/13||Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Launch of Amendments to Credit Facility, Term Loan B Financing and a Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for the 8.750% Senior Notes due 2016|
|ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the launch of a series of financing transactions, including amendments to its senior secured credit facility, a $300 million senior secured Term Loan B facility and a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding $600 million aggregate principal amount of 8.750% Senior Notes due 2016 (CUSIP No. 039380AB6) (the "Notes").
Arch is seeking amendments to its senior secured credit facility to p... |
|11/01/13||Arch Coal Foundation Awards $10,000 in Grants to Delta County Teachers for 2013-2014 School Year|
|SOMERSET, Colo., Nov. 1, 2013 -- The Arch Coal Foundation has awarded $10,000 in grants to 25 Delta County teachers or teaching teams to support classroom initiatives that improve student performance. The announcement was made by Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine.
"We count on teachers to challenge, educate and mentor our children," said Miller. "We are especially pleased to recognize the teachers who participate in our grants program to improve student learni... |
|10/31/13||Arch Coal Earns Sentinels of Safety Award as Safest Coal Facility in United States|
|WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its ACI Hazard subsidiary earned the national Sentinels of Safety award for achieving the best 2012 safety record among the largest coal processing facilities in the United States.
The prestigious Sentinels of Safety awards were presented at a banquet yesterday evening in the nation's capital. This is the eighth Sentinels of Safety award earned by an Arch subsidiary operation since 2002.
"The best-in-cl... |
|10/29/13||Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results|
|Liquidity increases to $1.6 billion with sale of Canyon Fuel thermal assets
Strong 3Q13 cost performance leads to 2013 annual cost guidance reduction
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported a net loss of $128.4 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2013. Excluding non-cash accretion of acquired coal supply agreements and asset impairment costs, Arch's third quarter 2013 adjusted net loss was $1.8 million, or $0.01 per ... |
|10/16/13||Arch's West Elk Mine Reaches Significant Safety Milestone; Employees Take Honors at National Mine Safety Competition|
|SOMERSET, Colo., Oct. 16, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine employees surpassed 2 million hours worked without a lost-time safety incident on September 24. The safety record was achieved over 29 months.
"This is the first time in the history of West Elk's mining operations that we've achieved such a landmark," said Jim Miller, West Elk general manager. Miller credited the achievements to employees' continued commitment... |
|10/08/13||McDaniel Receives Engineering Award at West Virginia Miners' Conference|
|SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Oct. 8, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that John McDaniel, director of engineering and technical services, eastern operations, received the "Because of You" Engineering Professional Award at the fourth Miners' Celebration Conference held recently in Beckley, W.Va. The event celebrated the past, present and future of West Virginia's coal mining enterprise and recognized those who play a role in the state's mining industry.
"John is a true professional and ... |
|09/20/13||Arch Coal Responds to EPA's Release of New Source Performance Review Standards|
|ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) announced today:
"The coal-based generation industry has made tremendous progress in reducing emissions in recent years – with non-greenhouse-gas emissions per unit of coal consumed down 90 percent since 1970," said Arch Coal Senior Vice President of Strategy and Public Policy Deck S. Slone. ... |
|09/19/13||Arch Coal's Dunbar Honored as Distinguished Engineer of Mines by West Virginia University; Gives Keynote Address at Poundstone Lecture Series|
|Scott Depot, W.Va., Sept. 19, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that Charles Dunbar, project acquisitions manager, was honored as a Distinguished Engineer of Mines by West Virginia University's (WVU) Department of Mining Engineering. Dunbar was recognized on the WVU campus in Morgantown where he gave the keynote address as part of the William N. Poundstone Lecture Series on September 18. Dunbar spoke on "New and Continuing Challenges for the Coal Industry – the Engineer's View."... |
|09/11/13||Arch Coal Named Among Top Business Technology Innovators; Earns Eighth Consecutive InformationWeek 500 Award|
|ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today earned a spot in the 2013 InformationWeek 500. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked one of the nation's most innovative users of business technology by InformationWeek.
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and ind... |
|09/09/13||Arch Coal Foundation Kicks Off Annual Teacher Recognition Programs|
|ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2013 -- The Arch Coal Foundation has officially kicked off its signature education support program – the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards – for the upcoming school year in West Virginia and Wyoming. The announcement was made by Deck S. Slone, senior vice president of Arch Coal, Inc. and president of the Arch Coal Foundation.
"We're big supporters of classroom teaching excellence," Slone said. "Superior teachers are able to challenge their students to learn an... |
|09/04/13||Arch Coal's Mine Rescue Teams Capture Top Spots in Kentucky Safety Competition|
|CUMBERLAND, Ky., Sept. 4, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced that mine rescue teams from two subsidiaries captured top honors at the 2013 Harlan County Safety Days recently held on the campus of the Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College in Cumberland, Ky. Arch Coal's Cumberland River Coal Blue Team from Oven Fork, Ky., was named overall Grand Champion, while Arch's Lone Mountain Processing team from Holmes Mill, Ky., finished second.
Eighteen teams from around t... |
|09/04/13||Five Grant-Winning Delta County Teaching Summaries Shared Online by Arch Coal Foundation|
|Somerset, Colo., Sept. 4, 2013 -- The Arch Coal Foundation has shared on its website summaries of five new innovative teaching grant projects tested during the past school year. According to Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine, the five examples highlight the great variety of innovative teaching ideas shown by Delta County, Colo., educators to enhance student learning.
"Our Delta County teachers provided some amazing experiences during the past school year for o... |
|08/21/13||Arch Coal Foundation Makes Seventh Annual Commitment of $10,000 in Teaching Grants to Delta County Schools|
|Somerset, Colo., Aug. 21, 2013 - The Arch Coal Foundation will award Delta County teachers $10,000 in grants again this school year to support innovative teaching ideas. The announcement was made by Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine, who noted that this is the seventh year for the grants.
"Our unique program allows the professionalism and imagination of our Delta County teachers to enhance student learning," said Miller. "I'm always impressed with the quality ... |
|08/19/13||Arch Coal Completes Sale of Canyon Fuel Subsidiary|
|ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has completed the sale of its subsidiary, Canyon Fuel Company, LLC ("Canyon Fuel") to Bowie Resources, LLC for $423 million in cash, which is inclusive of working capital adjustments. The sale includes the Sufco and Skyline longwall mines, the Dugout Canyon continuous miner operation and approximately 105 million tons of bituminous coal reserves, all located in Utah.
"The sale of our Utah operations i... |
|08/12/13||Arch's Thunder Basin Operations Achieve Safety Accolades in August|
|Coal Creek Mine Surpasses 1 Million Employee Hours Safely; Coal Creek and Black Thunder Teams Take Home First and Second Place Honors at International Mine Rescue Competition
GILLETTE, Wyo., Aug. 12, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced that Thunder Basin Coal Company's Coal Creek mine employees surpassed 1 million continuous work-hours without a single reportable safety incident on August 7. The national coal industry average is 3.52 incidents per 200,000 employee-hours compare... |
|07/30/13||Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results|
|Quarterly Adj. EBITDA increases 32% over first quarter, reaches $110 million
Successful execution of cost reduction initiatives leads to improved 2013 guidance
Outlook for U.S. thermal coal market improving
In $ millions, except per share data
Six Months Ended
Income (Loss... |
|07/23/13||Arch Coal’s Sufco Mine and Castle Valley Plant Named Utah’s Safest Coal Operators of 2012|
|PRICE, Utah, July 23, 2013 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary announced that its Sufco mine and Dugout Canyon's Castle Valley preparation plant received Utah state safety awards for best-in-class 2012 performance.
Sufco mine has been named 2012 Safe Operator of the Year among underground coal mines and Dugout Canyon's Castle Valley preparation plant has been named 2012 Safe Coal Processing Facility by the Utah State Labor Commission and Office of Coal Mine Safety (OCMS).
|07/08/13||Arch Coal's Dugout Canyon and Sufco Mines Garner Top Safety Awards Among Underground Coal Mines in Eight States|
|PRICE, Utah, July 8, 2013 -- Arch Coal today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Dugout Canyon and Sufco mines have received two major multi-state safety awards from the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI).
Dugout Canyon mine received the RMCMI 2013 Safety Award among small underground mines for achieving a perfect safety record. Dugout Canyon employees worked 239,763 hours with a total incident rate of zero, compared to the national underground coal average of 5.05 incidents per 2... |
|07/01/13||Arch's Coal Creek Mine Earns Second Consecutive RMCMI Safety Award Among Mines in Eight States|
|GILLETTE, Wyo., July 1, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Thunder Basin Coal Company's Coal Creek mine has received the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute's 2013 Safety Award for exceptional safety performance. This is the second consecutive year Coal Creek has earned this recognition.
"I want to commend the employees of Coal Creek for their unwavering focus on best-in-class safety," said Jim Opfer, Coal Creek's general manager. "Coal Creek is a great example... |
|06/28/13||Arch Coal to Divest Non-Core Utah Operations to Bowie Resources for $435 Million in Cash|
|Sale of Utah assets creates significant value for Arch shareholders
Cash proceeds further enhance Arch's liquidity and financial flexibility
ST. LOUIS, June 28, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ("Arch" or "the company") and Bowie Resources, LLC ("Bowie") today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Arch will sell to Bowie its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canyon Fuel Company, LLC ("Canyon Fuel"), for $435 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments for w... |
|06/26/13||Arch Coal's Cumberland River Named Virginia's Safest Underground Operator|
|APPALACHIA, Va., June 26, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Cumberland River Coal Company's Pine Branch No. 1 mine earned the distinction of Virginia's safest large underground mine for working more than 168,000 employee-hours without a lost-time safety incident in 2012.
Pine Branch was recognized by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and the Virginia Coal Mine Safety Board today.
"We're very proud of our Virginia employees for demonstratin... |
|06/26/13||Arch Coal Responds to National Carbon Plan|
|June 26, 2013 -- Coal is an essential American energy resource. Our use of coal leads to much lower electricity rates, increases U.S. energy security and boosts American competitiveness on the world stage. Just as importantly, coal is far cleaner today than it was a few decades ago, with traditional emissions down more than 80 percent per unit of coal consumed. It’s also important to point out that the industry is taking significant steps to make coal more climate-friendly, although the technolo... |
|06/10/13||Arch's Thunder Basin Coal Company Earns Pro Patria Award for Support of Military Employees in Wyoming|
|GILLETTE, Wyo., June 10, 2013 -- Thunder Basin Coal Company, a subsidiary of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI), has been named a recipient of the 2013 Pro Patria Award, the highest award given to an employer by the Wyoming's Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.
"We're proud of our Guard and Reserve employees and their families, and we're honored to be recognized for supporting the people who support our nation," said Arch Co... |
|06/03/13||Arch Coal Increases Profile in Asia; Hires Zhang Shijie to Lead Chinese Marketing Efforts|
|ST. LOUIS, June 3, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Arch Coal Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. subsidiary has increased its profile in China to help meet growing global demand for metallurgical and thermal coals. Arch has established an office in Beijing's Chaoyang District and hired Zhang Shijie to lead the effort. He will report to Renato Paladino, president of Arch Coal Asia-Pacific.
"The opening of an office in China is a natural next step as we raise our stake in... |
|05/21/13||Arch Coal Foundation Honors Eight Area Teachers with Golden Apple Awards Certificates|
|PRICE, Utah, May 21, 2013 - The Arch Coal Foundation honored eight Utah classroom teachers today with Golden Apple Awards certificates.
The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's Teacher Achievement Awards program, which honored five outstanding Utah teachers earlier this month. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as the top tier of the 2013 nominees along with those recognized as Teacher Achievement Award recipients.
|05/21/13||Arch Coal Foundation Honors 13 Wyoming Teachers with Golden Apple Awards Certificates|
|WRIGHT, Wyo., May 21, 2013 - The Arch Coal Foundation honored 13 Wyoming classroom teachers today with Golden Apple Awards certificates.
The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's Teacher Achievement Awards program, which honored 10 outstanding Wyoming teachers earlier this month. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as the top tier of the 2013 nominees along with those recognized as Teacher Achievement Award recipients.
|05/16/13||Arch Coal Foundation Awards Scholarships to 16 High School Graduates|
|ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2013 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 16 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2013 Arch Coal Scholars.
The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of the employees of Arch Coal and its subsidiaries. Each of this year's scholars will receive a $2,000 annual scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years.
"We are honored to recognize this year's class of Arch Coal Scholars," said ... |
|05/15/13||Meritage Midstream and Arch Coal to Form Joint Venture|
|Proposed JV Will Develop Crude Oil Terminal at Arch's Black Thunder Mining Complex In Wyoming's Powder River Basin
GOLDEN, Colo. and ST. LOUIS -- May 15, 2013 - Meritage Midstream Services II, LLC ("Meritage") and Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") announced today that the companies have executed a letter of intent to create a joint venture. The new entity, to be called Black Thunder Terminal, LLC, will develop a rail terminal to provide crude oil handling, storage, rail loading and marketing... |
|05/08/13||Arch Coal Foundation Honors Five Utah Area Educators|
|GUNNISON, Utah, May 8, 2013 -- Five outstanding area educators received prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards at a ceremony today at Gunnison Valley High School.
The announcement was made by Paul Lang, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal. He was accompanied by Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Utah Education Association President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh.
The 2013 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipients are:
Kathy S. Anderson
Salina Elemen... |
|05/01/13||10 Outstanding Wyoming Teachers Honored With Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards|
|CHEYENNE, Wyo., May 1, 2013 -- Ten Wyoming teachers were honored today as recipients of the prestigious statewide Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award at a ceremony at the Capitol.
Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, accompanied by Gov. Matt Mead, Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead and Wyoming Education Association (WEA) Treasurer Jon VanOverbeke, presented awards to:
Wheatland Middle School
Sage Valley Junior High Sc... |
|04/30/13||Arch Coal's Skyline and Sufco Mines Earn Utah Earth Day Awards for Environmental Excellence|
|SALT LAKE CITY, April 30, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Skyline and Sufco mines have each earned state recognition with a 2013 Earth Day Award for exhibiting outstanding environmental efforts in Utah.
The Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining (BDOGM) made the selection, and Chairman James Jensen presented the two awards to Skyline and Sufco mines on April 24.
"Environmental responsibility is a core value at Arch," said Gene DiClaudio, pr... |
|04/29/13||Arch Coal's Sufco Mine Rescue Team Takes Home First Place at Four Corners Western Competition|
|SALINA, Utah, April 29, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco mine won first place at the Four Corners Mine Rescue Competition held April 23-25 in Farmington, N.M.
Sufco's white team took first place in mine rescue among 18 teams from five states. In addition to earning top honors overall, individual Sufco team members Justus Norcross finished first in novice benching and third in the overall bench competition, and Brady Huntsman finished fifth in the pre-shif... |
|04/23/13||Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2013 Results|
|Available liquidity of $1.3 billion as of March 31, 2013
Strong first quarter 2013 cost performances in key regions
U.S. thermal market poised to bounce back in 2013
In $ millions, except per share data
Income (Loss) from Operations
Net Income (Loss) 1
|04/10/13||Arch Coal Foundation Honors 17 West Virginia Teachers with Golden Apple Awards|
|CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 10, 2013 -- The Arch Coal Foundation honored 17 West Virginia teachers today with Golden Apple Awards.
The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's Teacher Achievement Award program, which honored 12 outstanding West Virginia teachers in March. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as the top tier of the 2013 nominees along with those recognized as Teacher Achievement Award winners.
"Arch Coal is pr... |
|03/28/13||Arch Coal Honors 12 West Virginia Classroom Teachers, Marks 25th Anniversary of Prestigious Teacher Awards Program|
|CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 28, 2013 -- Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Teacher Achievement Awards, the Arch Coal Foundation named 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today as recipients of the prestigious award. It is West Virginia's longest-running privately sponsored teacher recognition program.
The announcement was made by John W. Eaves, Arch Coal president and chief executive officer. He was accompanied by West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) President Dale Lee.
|03/12/13||Arch Coal Earns 10 State Safety, Environmental Awards for Operational Excellence in West Virginia and Colorado|
|ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2013 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that employees in Colorado and West Virginia recently earned a total of 10 statewide safety and environmental awards, including Colorado’s top coal mine safety award.
“Safety and responsibility are deep-rooted values at Arch, and these external recognitions highlight our employees’ dedication and leadership,” said John W. Eaves, Arch’s president and chief executive officer. “Thanks to the hard work of our employees, Arch has... |
|02/21/13||Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Achieves Milestones in Safety and Environmental Responsibility|
|SOMERSET, Colo., Feb. 20, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Mountain Coal Company’s West Elk mine has achieved historic milestones in safety and environmental performance.
Employees of the mine have worked more than half a million work-hours with a perfect safety record, said General Manager Jim Miller.
West Elk also has operated 13 consecutive calendar years with perfect environmental compliance, as measured by the Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act, Miller sa... |
|02/14/13||Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend|
|ST. LOUIS. Feb. 14, 2013 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2013 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2013.
U.S.-based Arch Coal, Inc. is one of the world's top coal producers for the global steel and power generation industries, serving customers in 25 countries on five continents. Its network of mining complexes is the most diversified in the Unite... |
|02/05/13||Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results|
|Bolstered cash and liquidity position to $1.4 billion as of Dec. 31, 2012
Western Bituminous Region delivered record operating performance last year
Expects metallurgical sales volume growth in 2013 versus 2012
In $ millions, except per share data
|01/08/13||Arch Coal Names Lorince Vice President of External Affairs for Eastern U.S. Operations|
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Russ Lorince has joined Arch Coal as vice president of external affairs for the company's eastern region, effective Jan. 7.
Lorince will help lead the company's efforts across a wide range of external affairs functions, including state government affairs, community relations and regional communications. He will report to Deck S. Slone, senior vice president of strategy and public policy.
"We are very pleased to h... |