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10/13/14Arch Coal Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2014 Results on October 28; Provides Preliminary Third Quarter Financial Results
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it will issue its third quarter 2014 earnings release before the market opens on Tuesday, Oct. 28, and will post it to the company's website at that time. The company also will discuss its third quarter financial results on a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Oct. 28, which will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal website at http://investor.... 
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09/10/14Arch Coal Foundation Continues Annual Teacher Recognition Programs
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2014 - The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards, the longest running, privately sponsored teacher recognition programs in West Virginia and Wyoming, kicked off today in the two states, according to Deck S. Slone, senior vice president of Arch Coal, Inc. and president of the Arch Coal Foundation. "By supporting classroom teaching excellence, we are investing in both our children and our communities," Slone said. "'Education' offers many areas that deserve support, but our fo... 
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08/29/14Arch Coal President and CEO to Speak at Barclays 2014 CEO Energy/Power Conference on Sept. 4, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2014 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The presentation will be webcast live at 1:05 p.m. Eastern time on Sept. 4 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com. Following the live event, a replay of the webcast will be available at the same URL for 30 days. U.S.-based Arch Co... 
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08/06/14Arch Coal's Vindex Energy Earns Multi-State Environmental Award
MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, Md., Aug. 6, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Vindex Energy Corporation has received the 2013 Excellence in Reforestation regional award from the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI). The award recognizes Vindex's Maryland-based operations for its exemplary performance among mines in seven states. "Vindex's efforts truly represent the best of the best in using the Forestry Reclamation Approach," said Thomas Shope, regional directo... 
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07/29/14Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Arch's second quarter cash margin per ton expands 71% versus first quarter Strong second quarter cost control drives full year 2014 cost guidance reduction Arch enhances metallurgical platform to lower costs and improve quality ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported a net loss of $97 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2014 compared with a $72 million net loss, or $0.34 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013. Revenues to... 
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07/21/14Arch Coal Idles Cumberland River Coal Complex
APPALACHIA, Va., July 21, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex ("Cumberland River"), located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, Ky. Cumberland River comprises two underground operations and related facilities. The mining complex previously shuttered two contract mines during the second quarter of 2013. "With this move, we are actively responding to currently challenged metallurgical coal markets while stri... 
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07/14/14Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results on July 29
ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2014 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of ... 
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06/23/14First Crude Oil Unit Train Departs Meritage Midstream’s Black Thunder Terminal
99-car train is bound for an East Coast refinery via Union Pacific railroad Phase I truck-to train transload service available at Black Thunder Phase II rapid load service to begin in early 2015 Meritage expands crude oil team DENVER - Meritage Midstream Services II, LLC (“Meritage Midstream”) announced today that the first crude oil unit train loaded at its Black Thunder Terminal departed the Wyoming terminal on Friday, June 20, via the Union Pacific railway. The Black Thunder Terminal, L... 
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06/10/14Arch Coal Earns National Corporate Social Responsibility Award
ST. LOUIS, June 10, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced its signature community program has been named among the nation's best by Bulldog Reporter. Arch Coal earned the silver 2014 Bulldog Corporate Social Responsibility Award for the Best Campaign Supporting Education for its signature community program, the Teacher Achievement Awards. The company's teacher-recognition program celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013. More than $1 million has been awarded to 400 teachers since ... 
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06/09/14Arch Coal Comments on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations
ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) issued the following statement as a follow-up to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed greenhouse gas regulations announced on June 2: "After analyzing EPA's 645-page proposal and supporting technical documents, it is increasingly evident that the Administration's plan for regulating greenhouse gases would place the U.S. economy at serious risk," said Arch Coal Senior Vice President of Strategy and Public Policy Deck S... 
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06/06/14Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Honored with Top Reclamation Award in Wyoming
ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Thunder Basin Coal Company subsidiary earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The 2014 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award was presented to Thunder Basin's Black Thunder and Coal Creek mines. "The Black Thunder and Coal Creek personnel take pride in the amount of wildlife they have on their mine sites," said Stacy Page, DEQ Land Quality D... 
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05/27/1414 Wyoming Teachers Honored with 2014 Arch Coal Golden Apple Certificates
WRIGHT, Wyo. May 27, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation presented 14 Wyoming teachers today with its Golden Apple Awards certificates. The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's teacher recognition program, which recently honored 10 outstanding Wyoming classroom teachers with its highest award – the Teacher Achievement Award. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as among the top tier of the 2014 nominees. "These Golden Apple ... 
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05/15/14Arch Coal Foundation Awards Scholarships to 15 High School Graduates
Arch Coal Foundation Awards Scholarships to 15 High School Graduates ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation announced today that 15 recent high school graduates were chosen as 2014 Arch Coal Scholars. Each student will receive a $2,000 annual scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "We are honored to recognize the 2014 class of Arch Coal Scholars, an impressive group of young people," said John W. Eaves, Arch Coal president and chief executive off... 
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05/08/14Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Three Colorado Awards for "Best of Best" Environmental Care, Five-Year Safety Leadership
SOMERSET, Colo., May 8, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that employees of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine recently were honored with three of Colorado's top awards: Best of Best Environmental Award, Excellence in Coal Mine Reclamation Award and Excellence in Safety Award. "We're very pleased to have earned the top honors for safety and environmental excellence in Colorado," said Kenneth D. Cochran, Arch's senior vice president of operations. "West Elk's empl... 
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05/07/1410 Wyoming Educators Earn 2014 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
GILLETTE, Wyo., May 7, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation named 10 outstanding Wyoming teachers today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. Now in its 14th year, it is Wyoming'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 Gov. Matt Mead, First Lady Carol Mead and Wyoming Education Association President Kathy Vetter. The recipients... 
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04/25/14Arch Coal Donates 250 Trees to St. Louis for 250th Birthday Bash
250 Volunteers Plant 250 Trees on May 2 to Celebrate St. Louis’ 250 BirthdayST. LOUIS, April 25, 2014 – Arch Coal and St. Louis County Parks have teamed up to commemorate the 250th birthday of St. Louis by planting 250 trees with 250 volunteers. The community is invited to participate at St. Louis County’s Queeny Park on Friday, May 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers will work alongside master gardeners, Principia students and Arch Coal employees, families and friends. In addition to planting 2... 
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04/22/14Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
U.S. thermal coal market strengthening in 2014 Leer mine driving Appalachian cost-per-ton guidance reduction for 2014 Company proactively reducing 2014 metallurgical coal sales due to soft markets ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported a net loss of $124.1 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014. After excluding non-cash accretion of acquired coal supply agreements, Arch's first quarter 2014 adjusted net loss was $1... 
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04/16/14West Virginia Teachers Honored with 2014 Arch Coal Golden Apple Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 16, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation presented 11 West Virginia teachers today with its Golden Apple Award. The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation's teacher recognition program, which recently honored 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers with its highest award – the Teacher Achievement Award. Golden Apple Award recipients earned finalist status in the program, distinguishing them as being in the top tier of the 2014 nominees. ... 
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04/07/14Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results on April 22
ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section ... 
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04/02/14Arch Coal Named Among InformationWeek Elite 100 as One of Nation's Top Business Technology Innovators
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today earned a spot in the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100.   This marks the ninth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked one of the nation's most innovative users of business technology by InformationWeek. "The 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 highlights companies that are leading this digital business revolution, redefining business models and reshaping industries," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief R... 
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03/31/14Arch Coal Honors 12 West Virginia Classroom Teachers
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 31, 2014 -- The Arch Coal Foundation named 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. It is West Virginia's longest-running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program, and this is the 26th class of teachers to be honored.The announcement was made by John W. Eaves, Arch Coal president and chief executive officer. He was accompanied by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Educat... 
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03/05/14Arch Coal Sells Hazard Thermal Mining Complex to Blackhawk
Transaction Aligned with Arch's Strategy to Divest Non-Strategic Assets ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has sold its Hazard ("Hazard") subsidiary to Blackhawk Mining, LLC ("Blackhawk") for $26.3 million in cash, prior to post-closing adjustments. This sale includes the Hazard thermal coal mining complex and related infrastructure as well as approximately 38 million tons of thermal coal reserves in eastern Kentucky. As part of the sale, A... 
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03/04/14Arch Coal Announces Changes to Leadership Team
John Ziegler Elected Chief Commercial Officer, Allen Kelley Elected VP of HR ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2014 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced two changes to the company's senior management team. John A. Ziegler, Jr. has been elected chief commercial officer, effective immediately. Ziegler will be responsible for leading all of Arch's sales and marketing efforts, including contract administration and transportation logistics. He will report to Paul A. Lang, Arc... 
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02/28/14Chairman Steve Leer to Retire from Arch Coal's Board Following Long, Distinguished Tenure
Wes Taylor Elected as Next Chair; Paul Lang Joins Board  ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced several changes to its board of directors. Chairman Steven F. Leer, 61, will retire from Arch's board following the company's annual shareholder meeting on April 24. Leer served as the company's chief executive officer from 1997 to 2012, and as president of Arch Mineral Corporation, a predecessor company, from 1992 to 1997.  He was elected chairman in 2... 
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02/10/14Arch Coal Announces Sale of Manufacturing Unit ADDCAR for $21 Million
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has sold ADDCAR Systems, L.L.C. to UGM Holdings Pty. Ltd. for a total of $21 million. ADDCAR has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Coal since the International Coal Group (ICG) acquisition in 2011. Kentucky-based ADDCAR's primary business is manufacturing, servicing and operating highwall mining equipment. "This divestiture is consistent with our previously announced and ongoing efforts to monetize non-co... 
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02/10/14Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Annual Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2014 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared an annual cash dividend of $0.01 per share on the company's common stock. The annual cash dividend of $0.01 per share is payable in full on March 14, 2014 to ACI shareholders of record on Feb. 28, 2014. John W. Eaves, president and CEO of Arch Coal, Inc., said, "Arch is sharply focused on actions that will increase cash flow, improve operational efficiencies and further optimize our asse... 
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02/04/14Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
U.S. generator coal stockpiles reached lowest year-end level since 2006 Leer mine to increase metallurgical sales volume and reduce costs in 2014 Arch expects to significantly reduce capital spending in 2014 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported revenues of $719.4 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization ("EBITDA") of $38.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company's results reflect a softer... 
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01/31/14Arch Coal Earns Three Top West Virginia Safety and Environmental Awards; Garners 10 Awards Overall
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 31, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Appalachian operations earned 10 prestigious safety and environmental awards in West Virginia, including three of the state's top honors for mine reclamation and mine safety. Tygart Valley's Leer mine received West Virginia's top environmental achievement today. The West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented the new Leer mine with the 2013 Greenlands Award for the industry's b... 
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01/21/14Arch Coal Comments on Fourth Quarter Production Levels; Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results on Feb. 4
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that lower-than-planned shipment levels in the Powder River Basin and reduced production levels at the Mountain Laurel complex in Appalachia will impact its fourth quarter 2013 financial results.    In the Powder River Basin ("PRB"), Arch's fourth quarter 2013 shipment levels decreased by more than 15 percent from third quarter levels due to rail service issues on the Joint Line. Arch's fourth quarter shipme... 
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01/07/14Arch Coal President of Eastern U.S. Operations Charles Snavely Retiring; Gary Bennett Named Successor
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Jan. 7, 2014 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Charles G. Snavely has elected to retire as president of the company's eastern U.S. operations, following an exceptional 35-year career in the coal industry. "Charles has made a significant contribution to Arch since joining the company at the time of the ICG acquisition," said Kenneth D. Cochran, Arch's senior vice president of operations. "He has distinguished himself as a leader, colleague and friend,... 
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12/17/13Arch Coal Announces Completion of Financing Transactions
Actions Increase Liquidity, Extend Debt Maturities and Enhance Financial Flexibility ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the successful completion of a series of financing transactions, including amendments to its senior secured credit facility, a $300 million senior secured Term Loan B facility, a previously announced private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 8.000% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes") a... 
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12/13/13Arch Coal Completes Consent Solicitation for Its 8.750% Senior Notes due 2016
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has successfully completed its consent solicitation with respect to its 8.750% Senior Notes due 2016 (CUSIP No. 039380AB6) (the "Notes"). On December 2, 2013, Arch commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding $600 million aggregate principal amount of Notes. In connection with the Tender Offer, Arch solicited consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from the holders of the Notes ... 
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12/12/13Arch Coal Announces Receipt of Commitments for Amendments to its Revolver and Term Loan Credit Facility
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today it has received the requisite commitments from lenders for amendments to its senior secured credit facility. Upon closing of the amendments to the senior secured credit facility, Arch would increase its term loan facility from $1.63 billion to $1.93 billion with the addition of an incremental $300 million Term Loan B. The company expects to complete the amendments and close and fund the incremental Term Loan B on De... 
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12/12/13Arch Coal Commences $300 Million Private Offering of Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2019
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced it has commenced a private offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured second lien notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes"). The 2019 Notes will be secured on a second priority basis, subject to certain exceptions and permitted liens, by the assets of Arch and Arch's subsidiaries that guarantee indebtedness under Arch's existing senior secured credit facility on a first priority basis. Such subsidiaries wil... 
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12/12/13Arch Coal Announces Pricing of $350 Million Senior Secured Second Lien Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the pricing of $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.000% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes") at an issue price of 100% of principal amount. The offering was upsized to $350 million from the previously announced $300 million due to strong demand. Arch will pay interest on the 2019 Notes on January 15 and July 15 of each year, beginning on July 15, 2014.  As previously announced, the ... 
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12/09/13Arch Coal's Leer Mine Reaches Major Milestone with Start-Up of Longwall
New West Virginia Mine to Provide High-Quality Metallurgical Coal to Steelmakers Around the World GRAFTON, W.Va., Dec. 9, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Tygart Valley's Leer mine in northern West Virginia has begun operating its longwall mining system, representing a major milestone in the development of the overall mining complex. The Leer mine is expected to ramp up production during the first quarter of 2014, and to produce more than 3 million tons of coal on an an... 
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12/02/13Arch 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... 
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11/01/13Arch 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... 
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10/31/13Arch 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... 
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10/29/13Arch 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 ... 
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10/24/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 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 Dec. 13, 2013 to shareholders of record on Nov. 29, 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 Unit... 
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10/16/13Arch'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... 
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10/14/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Results on Oct. 29
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2013 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section o... 
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10/10/13Arch Coal Acquires Metallurgical Coal Reserves Adjacent to Leer Mine, Settles Potential Legal Dispute with Patriot Coal
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. ("Arch") (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Guffy property from Patriot Coal Corporation ("Patriot") for $16 million in cash. The Guffy reserves are owned in-fee, are contiguous to Arch's Tygart Valley reserves and the Leer mine, and are of comparable quality to Leer's high-volatile "A" metallurgical coal reserves. The addition of the Guffy reserves will enable Arch to recover up to an incremental 8 mi... 
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10/08/13McDaniel 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 ... 
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09/20/13Arch 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. ... 
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09/19/13Arch 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."... 
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09/17/13Arch Coal Issues Corporate Social Responsibility Report
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today published its fourth corporate social responsibility report, which covers the 2011 and 2012 calendar years. The report outlines how Arch is delivering energy and resources to meet the world's growing demand in a responsible manner. Arch's careful mining practices include a proactive safety culture, a strong commitment to environmental excellence and enduring principles of good corporate stewardship. "There's never been a mo... 
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09/11/13Arch 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... 
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09/09/13Arch 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... 
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09/05/13Arch Coal President and CEO to Speak at Barclays 2013 CEO Energy/Power Conference on Sept. 13, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2013 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The presentation will be webcast live at 11:05 a.m. Eastern time on Sept. 13 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com. Following the live event, a replay of the webcast will be available at the same URL for 30 days. U.S.-bas... 
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09/04/13Arch 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... 
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09/04/13Five 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... 
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08/21/13Arch 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 ... 
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08/19/13Arch 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... 
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08/12/13Arch'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... 
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07/30/13Arch 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 Earnings Highlights In $ millions, except per share data Quarter Ended Six Months Ended 6/30/13 6/30/12 6/30/13 6/30/12 Revenues 1 $766.3 $965.7 $1,503.7 $1,925.9 Income (Loss... 
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07/25/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, July 25, 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 Sept. 13, 2013 to shareholders of record on Aug. 30, 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 ... 
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07/23/13Arch 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). "Congratula... 
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07/09/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Results on July 30
ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2013 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang 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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07/08/13Arch 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... 
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07/01/13Arch'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... 
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06/28/13Arch 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... 
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06/26/13Arch 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... 
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06/26/13Arch 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... 
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06/10/13Arch'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... 
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06/03/13Arch 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... 
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05/21/13Arch 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. Th... 
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05/21/13Arch 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. "... 
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05/16/13Arch 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 ... 
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05/15/13Meritage 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... 
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05/08/13Arch 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... 
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05/01/1310 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: Charles Franke Wheatland Middle School Wheatland Christina Gerrits Sage Valley Junior High Sc... 
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04/30/13Arch 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... 
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04/29/13Arch 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... 
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04/25/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 June 14, 2013 to shareholders of record on May 31, 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... 
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04/23/13Arch 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 Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended In $ millions, except per share data 3/31/13 3/31/12 Revenues $825.5 $1,039.7 Income (Loss) from Operations (32.4) 54.1 Net Income (Loss) 1 ... 
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04/10/13Arch 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... 
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04/05/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce First Quarter 2013 Results on April 23
ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2013 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.  Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investo... 
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03/28/13Arch 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. Th... 
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03/12/13Arch 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... 
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02/21/13Arch 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... 
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02/19/13Arch Coal's CFO to Speak at BMO 2013 Global Metals and Mining Conference on Feb. 26, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, John T. Drexler, will speak at the BMO Capital Markets 2013 Global Metals and Mining Conference in Hollywood, Fla. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The presentation will be webcast live at 4 p.m. Eastern time on Feb. 26, and will be available at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com.  Following the live event, a replay of the webcast also will be avai... 
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02/14/13Arch 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... 
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02/05/13Arch 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 Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Year Ended In $ millions, except per share data 12/31/12 12/31/11 12/31/12 12/31/11 Revenu... 
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01/15/13Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results on Feb. 5
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15, 2013 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. Eastern time.  Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "inves... 
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01/08/13Arch 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... 
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11/26/12Arch Coal President and CEO to Speak at Jefferies 2012 Global Energy Conference on Nov. 28, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 26, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the Jefferies 2012 Global Energy Conference in Houston on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. The presentation will be webcast live at 1:00 p.m. Central time on Nov. 28 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com.  Following the live event, a replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days. U.S.-based Arch Coal... 
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11/21/12Arch Coal Completes Senior Note and Term Loan Offerings, Amends Credit Facility
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 21, 2012 , Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today closed on its previously announced $375 million senior unsecured notes and $250 million incremental secured term loan.  Under the terms of the credit agreement, the $250 million incremental term loan will reduce the size of Arch's revolving credit facility to $350 million from $600 million.  The company intends to use the net proceeds from these financings for general corporate purposes.  Following these transactions, Ar... 
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11/14/12Arch Coal Announces Pricing of $375 Million Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 14, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the pricing of $375 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.875% senior notes due 2019 at an issue price of 95.934% of principal amount, resulting in a yield to maturity of 10.75%.  Due to strong investor demand, the offering was upsized to $375 million from the previously announced $350 million.  Arch will pay interest on the notes on June 15 and December 15 of each year, beginning on June 15, 2013.... 
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11/13/12Arch Coal Launches $250 Million Secured Term Loan
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has launched a $250 million incremental, senior secured term loan due 2018, pursuant to an uncommitted accordion provision in the company's existing revolving credit agreement.  Completion of the new term loan offering would reduce the size of the company's revolving credit facility to $350 million from $600 million.  Concurrent with the term loan offering, Arch announced that it has commenced a ... 
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11/13/12Arch Coal Commences $350 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes Due 2019
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced it has commenced a private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019.  The senior notes will be guaranteed by Arch's subsidiaries that guarantee indebtedness under the company's existing senior secured credit facility.  The notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities A... 
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11/02/12Arch Coal Foundation Announces Innovative Teaching Grant Awardees for Delta County, Colorado
SOMERSET, Colo., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Delta County, Colo., teachers will receive 24 grants this school year totaling $10,000 from the Arch Coal Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grants Program, according to Jim Miller, general manager of Arch Coal's Mountain Coal Company and its West Elk mine. "Again this year, our area's teachers came up with some amazing ideas to increase learning and benefit their students," said Miller. "I'm impressed with the wide variety of applications we received, covering al... 
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10/30/12Three Arch Coal Mining Operations Receive Kentucky Safety Awards
Lexington, Ky., Oct. 30, 2012, Three Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) mining operations received awards Friday for achieving the best safety and compliance performance in their respective districts of the commonwealth, as recognized by the Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing (OMSL) and the Kentucky Coal Association (KCA). The awards, which were presented at the association's annual meeting on Oct. 26, recognized mining operations in Kentucky with the lowest rate of injury. Those safety awar... 
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10/26/12Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
Quarterly Adj. EBITDA increased to $257 million, 21% higher than a year ago Shipments up 19% versus second quarter 2012 on improving thermal trends Company reduces cost-per-ton guidance in key regions for full year 2012 Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Nine Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 9/30/12 9/30/11 9/30/12 9/30/11 ... 
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10/25/12Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2012 -- 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 December 14, 2012 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2012. U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer.  Arch is the most diversified American coal company, with mining complexes across every major U.S. coal supply basin.  Its core business is ... 
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10/19/12Arch Coal Foundation Honored as a Top Public Education Advocate in Utah
Editor's note: This news was originally released by the Utah Education Association. It has been re-released by Arch Coal, Inc. with permission from the UEA. SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH, Oct. 18, 2012 -- The Utah Education Association (UEA) honored 10 teachers from around the state with its Excellence in Teaching awards and presented Arch Coal with an Honor Roll Award at its Superstars in Education banquet Thursday evening. The UEA presented the Honor Roll Award to Arch Coal for its demonstrated commi... 
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10/10/12Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Team Garners First Place at National Mine Rescue Skills Competition
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 10, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that Mingo Logan's Mountain Laurel team won first place at the Nationwide Mine Rescue Skills competition held Oct. 1-5 in Beckley, W.Va. Mountain Laurel's green rescue team took first place among all Division 1 teams. In addition to taking home top honors overall, the Mountain Laurel team also finished first in firefighting and first in mine rescue field problems. Only qualifying teams that ranked among the best at an earlier ... 
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10/05/12Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Results on Oct. 26
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 5, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be webcast live on Friday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section... 
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09/25/12Arch Coal Honored with Conservation Legacy Award from National Museum of Forest Service History
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today has been honored with the 2012 Conservation Legacy Award by the National Museum of Forest Service History. President of the National Museum of Forest Service History, Gray F. Reynolds, applauded Arch's voluntary environmental efforts on public and private lands during the museum's annual meeting in Vail, Colo. "The Museum board salutes Arch Coal for passing on a conservation legacy through its outstanding actions to rest... 
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09/25/12Arch Coal's Dugout Canyon Awarded Sentinels of Safety as Safest Large-Scale Underground Mine in United States
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 25, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Canyon Fuel Company's Dugout Canyon mine earned the Sentinels of Safety award for achieving the nation's best 2011 safety record among large underground coal mines. "Our Dugout Canyon employees earned this top national recognition for achieving a perfect safety record in 2011," said Arch's President and CEO John W. Eaves.  "A total incident rate of zero is an elite accomplishment, to say the least. ... 
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09/12/12Arch Coal Named Among Top Business Technology Innovators; Earns Seventh Consecutive InformationWeek 500 Award
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today earned a spot in the top 250 of the 2012 InformationWeek 500.  This marks the seventh consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked one of the nation's most innovative users of business technology by InformationWeek.  Arch Coal most notably was recognized for the speed of integration following a major acquisition.  In May 2011, Arch Coal announced the $3.4 billion acquisition of International Coal Group ... 
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09/10/12Arch Coal Foundation Continues Longstanding Teacher Recognition Programs in Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2012 -- The Arch Coal Foundation has kicked off its longstanding annual teacher-recognition programs in Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming, according to foundation president Deck S. Slone, who also is a senior vice president of Arch Coal, Inc. "Arch Coal appreciates classroom teaching excellence and recognizes the importance of teachers in our children's daily lives," Slone said. "The teachers recognized by our award programs strengthen our communities by bringing hig... 
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08/31/12Arch Coal SVP Warnecke Announces Plan to Retire in 2014
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced David N. Warnecke, Arch's senior vice president of marketing, has announced his plans to retire from the corporation in May 2014 after more than 30 years with the corporation.  Warnecke will continue in his current capacity through the end of 2012, at which point he will transition to a new role spearheading Arch's efforts to expand and strengthen its transportation, logistics and supply chain capabilities – particular... 
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08/30/12Arch Coal President and CEO to Speak at Barclays 2012 CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 6, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, John W. Eaves, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2012 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. The presentation will be webcast live at 2:25 p.m. E.D.T. on Sept. 6 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com/.  Following the live event, a replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days. U.S.... 
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08/23/12Arch Coal Foundation Kicks Off Colorado Teaching Grants Program for 2012-2013 School Year
SOMERSET, Colo., Aug. 23, 2012 -- The Arch Coal Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grants Program in Delta County, Colo., has kicked off for its sixth year and will feature several changes for the 2012-2013 school year, according to Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal's West Elk mine. The Innovative Teaching Grants Program, funded by the Arch Coal Foundation and created in 2007, helps teachers invent and test innovative teaching techniques for elementary and secondary students in Delta C... 
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08/15/12Arch Coal Mine Rescue Teams Earn Dual Championships This Summer
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Aug. 15, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that mine rescue teams for Cumberland River Coal Company and Mingo Logan Mountain Laurel each won first-place rankings in recent competitions. Cumberland River's blue rescue team earned the Grand Championship out of 37 teams from six states in the 2012 Virginia Mining Institute (VMI) Contest.  This is the team's second consecutive year to earn top honors.  Cumberland River is the only team to have achieved a perfe... 
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08/08/12Arch Coal Elects Cochran as Senior Vice President of Operations
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors has elected Kenneth D. Cochran as senior vice president of operations for the corporation. "Ken is a proven leader with a tremendous record of success in the critical areas of safety, environmental stewardship and operational excellence," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and CEO.  "He is the ideal person for this new and expanded role, and I am confident that he will lead our operat... 
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08/08/12Arch Coal Names Bennett Vice President of Operations Support
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Gary L. Bennett has been promoted to vice president of operations support, reporting to Arch Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang. "As a longstanding member of Arch's operations management team, Gary has demonstrated strong leadership and management capabilities in a range of different positions," said Lang.  "I am confident he will be successful in applying these same skil... 
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07/27/12Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, July 27, 2012 -- 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 September 14, 2012 to shareholders of record on August 31, 2012. U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer.  Arch is the most diversified American coal company, with mining complexes across every major U.S. coal supply basin.  Its core business is suppl... 
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07/27/12Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
Enhanced liquidity and extended debt maturities Achieved record export shipments of 7 million tons in first half of 2012 Grew first half 2012 revenues 13% to $2.1 billion versus a year ago Realigned Appalachian segment to focus on higher-margin metallurgical assets Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Six Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 6/30/12 6/30/11 6/30/12 6/30/11 ... 
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07/23/12Arch Coal’s Coal Creek Named Safest Small Surface Mine in Eight-State Region; Earns RMCMI Award for Safety Excellence
GILLETTE, Wyo. (July 23, 2012) -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Thunder Basin Coal Company's Coal Creek mine has earned the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute's (RMCMI) 2012 Safety Award for achieving superior safety results among small surface mines operating in eight western states. "The Coal Creek team abides by a culture that places safety as the number one value in the workplace," said Jim Opfer, Coal Creek's general manager. "It's an honor to be recognized for our ... 
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07/10/12Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, July 10, 2012 --  Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m. E.D.T.  Participating on the call will be Arch's President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John T. Drexler. The webcast will be accessible via th... 
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07/02/12Arch Coal's Dugout Canyon and Castle Valley Prep Plant Receive Three Top Safety Awards
WELLINGTON, Utah, July 2, 2012 -- Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary announced that its Dugout Canyon mine and Castle Valley preparation plant have received three major coal industry safety awards. Today, the Dugout Canyon mine received the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute's (RMCMI) 2012 Safety Award among large underground mines at the institute's 100th annual meeting. To qualify for the eight-state award mines must have produced substantial coal volumes without a reportable... 
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06/29/12Arch Coal's Vindex Energy Earns Third State Maryland Excellence in Reforestation Award
MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, Md., June 29, 2012 -- Arch Coal today announced that Vindex Energy Corporation has received the 2011 Maryland State Excellence in Reforestation Award from the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI).  The award recognizes "exemplary performance using the Forestry Reclamation Approach (FRA)" at Vindex Energy's Carlos mine in Allegany County, near Frostburg.   Mine Superintendent Rusty Bush accepted the award on behalf of the company. T... 
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06/21/12Arch Coal Responds to Thermal Coal Market Weakness by Idling Several Operations and Reducing Production in Appalachia
ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced plans to idle several operations and to reduce production at other mining complexes in Appalachia due to the unprecedented downturn in demand for coal-based electricity.  Today's actions, along with other recent changes in Appalachia, will result in a total workforce reduction of approximately 750 full-time employee positions. "We deeply value our people, and the decision to reduce personnel was made only after ... 
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06/18/12Former AES CEO Paul Hanrahan Elected to Arch Coal's Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Paul T. Hanrahan, 54, has been elected to its board of directors, effective June 12.  Hanrahan will serve on the board's audit and nominating and corporate governance committees. "We are very pleased to welcome Paul to our board," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and CEO.  "Paul is a highly respected leader in the global power sector, and brings tremendous business acumen and a great depth of knowl... 
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06/11/12Arch Coal VP Jenny Herner Ranked Among 2012 "Most Influential Business Women"
ST. LOUIS, June 11, 2012 -- Jenny Herner, Arch Coal vice president of marketing administration, has been named one of St. Louis' 2012 Most Influential Business Women by the St. Louis Business Journal. The award annually recognizes remarkable women who excel in business careers and illustrate the breadth of talent and achievement among St. Louis-area leaders, according to the newspaper. A special section of the St. Louis Business Journal, featuring all the 2012 recipients, will be p... 
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05/31/12Arch Coal Redeems Subsidiary Notes Due 2013
ST. LOUIS, May 31, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its subsidiary, Arch Western Finance, LLC, completed the repurchase and redemption of its $450 million senior notes due 2013.  In particular, the company redeemed the remaining $146 million outstanding senior notes, pursuant to the provisions of the Indenture dated June 25, 2003.  Recently, Arch successfully tendered for and redeemed $304 million of the aggregate $450 million, 6.75% senior notes. U.S.-... 
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05/25/12Arch Coal Partners with Taylor County Soccer Association to Provide Land for Nonprofit Soccer Complex
KNOTTSVILLE, W.Va., May 25, 2012 -- Arch Coal today announced that Tygart Valley's Leer mining complex has partnered with the Taylor County Soccer Association to provide land for the development of a nonprofit soccer complex that will serve hundreds of area families. Arch will donate a 25-year, renewable lease for a multi-acre parcel of land in Knottsville for the development of the facility. "We're thrilled to have Arch Coal's support in the form of this land," said Cassie Conner, president of... 
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05/24/12Sixteen High School Graduates Chosen as 2012 Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS, May 24, 2012 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 16 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2012 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars Program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of 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. "This is the 23rd class of Arch Coal Scholars," said John W. Eaves, president a... 
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05/23/12Arch Coal's Skyline Mine Earns Utah Earth Day Award for Environmental Excellence
SALT LAKE CITY, May 23, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Skyline Mine has earned state recognition with a 2012 Earth Day Award for its outstanding environmental efforts in central Utah. The Utah Department of Oil, Gas and Mining's (DOGM) board of directors made the selection, and Governor Gary Herbert presented the award to Skyline mine today.  "The employees of Skyline consistently act as good neighbors and environmental stewards," sai... 
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05/17/12Nine Utah Teachers Receive Arch Coal Foundation's Golden Apple Award
PRICE, Utah, May 17, 2012 -- Nine area teachers were presented Golden Apple Achiever Awards today by the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Erwin Sass, general manager of the Dugout Canyon Mine. Teachers receiving Golden Apple Achiever Awards were: Paul Allred North Sanpete High School Mt. Pleasant Camille Carlson Carbon High School Price Laurel Coburn Manti Elementary Manti Jessica Jones North Sevier Middle School Salina Elizabeth Mason Salina Elementary Salina ... 
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05/16/12Arch Coal Completes Term Loan, Amends Credit Facility
ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today closed on a new $1.4 billion term loan that was upsized from the previously announced $1 billion due to strong investor interest.  Separately, Arch finalized its amended senior secured revolving credit facility, as previously planned, which modifies certain financial covenants to provide incremental flexibility over the next two years.  Under the terms of the agreements, the upsized term loan will reduce the revolving ... 
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05/15/12Arch Western Finance, LLC Completes Consent Solicitation for Its 6 3/4% Senior Notes due 2013
ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Arch Western Finance, LLC ("Arch Western Finance"), its indirect subsidiary, successfully completed its consent solicitation with respect to its 6 3/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (CUSIP Nos. 03939RAB6, 03939RAA8, U22142AA8, 03939RAC4 and U22142AB6) (the "Notes"). On May 1, 2012, Arch Western Finance commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of the Notes.  In connection with the Tender Off... 
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05/04/12Arch Coal Elects Conaway to Vice President of Safety
ST. LOUIS, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) elected Douglas Conaway to vice president of safety. "We're pleased the board has elevated Doug to the top ranking safety officer at Arch," said Paul A. Lang, executive vice president and chief operating officer.  "Doug's deep industry and organizational experience will prove invaluable as he leads Arch's entire safety function." Conaway has served as Arch's director of corporate safety since 200... 
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05/02/12Arch Coal Foundation Honors Five with Teacher Achievement Awards
RICHFIELD, Utah, May 2, 2012 -- Five area teachers today received coveted Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards during a ceremony at Red Hills Middle School. The award-winning teachers are: Jodi Anderson Gunnison Valley Elementary Gunnison Phillip D Johnson Richfield High School Richfield Madeline Lee Red Hills Middle School Richfield Michelle Nielson Richfield High School Richfield Gerald T. Wayman Manti High School Manti Arch Coal Executive Vice President and ... 
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05/01/12Arch Western Finance, LLC Announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its 6 3/4% Senior Notes Due 2013
ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Arch Western Finance, LLC ("Arch Western Finance"), its indirect subsidiary, commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for any and all of its outstanding $450,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6 3/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (CUSIP Nos. 03939RAB6, 03939RAA8 and U22142AB6) (the "Notes").  In connection with the Tender Offer, Arch Western Finance is soliciting consents (the "Consent Solicitation")... 
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05/01/12Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
Quarterly revenues increased 19% versus a year ago Focused on increasing operational excellence, optimizing asset portfolio and enhancing financial flexibility Board sets new quarterly dividend rate of $0.03 per share Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended In $ millions, except per share data 3/31/12 3/31/11 Revenues $1,039.7 $872.9 Income from Operations 54.1 ... 
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04/30/1210 Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal's Golden Apple Award
WRIGHT, Wyo., April 30, 2012 -- Ten Wyoming teachers today were honored with Golden Apple Achiever awards by the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president, external affairs, western region. "Earlier this month, the Foundation presented 10 Wyoming classroom educators with its Teacher Achievement Award," said Schaefer. "The Golden Apple Achiever Award is given to teachers who submitted exemplary applications to the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Progra... 
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04/26/12Arch Coal Elects Paul Lang EVP & Chief Operating Officer
ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Paul A. Lang has been elected executive vice president and chief operating officer. Lang previously held the position of executive vice president, operations. Lang will report to John W. Eaves, who was elected president and chief executive officer, as previously announced. "Paul has a successful 28-year track record of driving operational excellence at Arch Coal," said Eaves. "I can think of no better leader than Paul... 
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04/26/12Arch Coal Renames Tygart Valley Mine in Honor of Steve Leer
ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2012 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) late yesterday announced that Arch's Tygart Valley #1 mine will be renamed the Leer Mine in recognition of the leadership of Steven F. Leer, who was elected executive chairman of Arch's board today after two decades with the company as chief executive officer. "We wanted to honor Steve for two decades of exceptional service and leadership," said Arch's Lead Director James R. Boyd. "It is fitting to name this bran... 
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04/23/12Arch Coal Elects Slone Senior Vice President, Strategy and Public Policy; Beatty Named Vice President, Investor Relations
ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that Deck S. Slone has been elected senior vice president, strategy and public policy for the corporation, effective June 1. He will report to John W. Eaves, Arch's president and incoming CEO. "Deck has been a key member of Arch's senior management team for many years, and we expect him to play an even more pivotal role in Arch's future growth and success in this new capacity," Eaves said. "Deck is an accomplished strateg... 
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04/18/1216 West Virginia Teachers Receive Golden Apple Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 18, 2012 -- Sixteen West Virginia teachers today were presented Golden Apple Achiever awards by the Arch Coal Foundation, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president, external affairs, eastern region. "Last month, Arch Coal honored 12 teachers with our Teacher Achievement Award," said Snider. "The Golden Apple Achiever Award is presented to teachers who submitted exemplary applications to the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program and came close to... 
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04/17/12Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) First Quarter 2012 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. E.D.T.  Participating on the call will be Arch's Chairman Steven F. Leer, President and Chief Executive 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 Arch Coal webs... 
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04/16/12Arch Coal Veteran Henry Besten to Retire
ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2012 --  Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that C. Henry Besten, senior vice president of strategic development, plans to retire from the corporation in June after 40 years of service with Arch and its predecessor companies.  "Henry has contributed greatly to Arch Coal's growth and success since the corporation's very earliest days," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer.  "He has contributed significantly to our corporate strat... 
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04/13/1210 Outstanding Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 13, 2012 -- Ten Wyoming teachers were honored today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award at a ceremony at South High School in Cheyenne. Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, U.S. Representative Cynthia M. Lummis, and Wyoming Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Cindy Hill presented the 12th annual awards to:... 
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04/02/12Arch Coal Names Ziegler Vice President of Human Resources
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that John Ziegler, Jr. has been named vice president of human resources, effective April 1.  Ziegler will lead Arch's global human resources function, which includes responsibility for compensation, benefits, organizational development, labor relations, health and wellness, and staffing for a workforce of 7,400.  He will report to John W. Eaves, Arch's president and incoming chief executive officer. "... 
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04/02/12Arch Coal's Leer Applauds CORESafety System
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer today announced his full support of CORESafety, a comprehensive system that encourages continuous safety and health improvement in the U.S. mining industry. A CEO-level task force of the National Mining Association's Board of Directors led the effort.  The task force relied on a working group of mining safety professionals from NMA's membership, including Arch Coal.  Currently chai... 
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03/22/12Arch Coal Claims Three Colorado State Awards
SOMERSET, Colo., March 22, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that employees of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine and Ark Land Company were honored with Colorado's top coal mine safety award and two state environmental awards at the annual National Western Mining Conference in Denver. "We're honored to receive three statewide awards for operating responsibly in Colorado," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer.  "Our employees clearly ... 
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03/14/12Metzroth and Blumenfeld Promoted to New Posts at Arch Coal
ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Lawrence Metzroth has been named vice president of business development and market intelligence for Arch Coal Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., and Andrew Blumenfeld has been named Arch's vice president of analysis and strategy. In his new position, Metzroth will be responsible for assisting in Asia-Pacific business and market development activities, including coal sourcing initiatives, market and acquisition analysis an... 
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03/12/12George C. Morris III Elected to Arch Coal's Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that George C. Morris III, 56, has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately.  Morris will serve on the board's audit and finance committees. "With his great financial acumen and his wealth of energy industry expertise, George will be a great addition to our board," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and CEO.  "We look forward to his leadership and counsel during this period of rapid g... 
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03/05/12Arch Coal Foundation Honors 12 West Virginia Classroom Teachers With Prestigious Teacher Achievement Awards
CHARLESTON, March 5, 2012 -- The Arch Coal Foundation honored 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today with Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards. It is the state's longest running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program. Announcement of the teachers receiving a 2012 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 Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Education Associat... 
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02/27/12Arch Coal Announces CEO Succession Plan
Steve Leer to Retire as CEO, Continue as Chairman; John Eaves to Succeed Leer as Arch Coal CEO in April 2012 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its chairman and chief executive officer, Steven F. Leer, will retire as CEO effective April 26, 2012, the date of the company's annual shareholders meeting.  Leer will be succeeded as CEO by John W. Eaves, who currently serves as the company's president and chief operating officer ... 
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02/23/12Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2012 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable March 15, 2012 to shareholders of record on March 5, 2012. U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer.  Arch is the most diversified American coal company, with 24 mining complexes across every major U.S. coal supply basin.  Its core business is supply... 
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02/10/12Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
Arch completes largest acquisition in company history in 2011 Annual revenues reach record $4.3 billion Adj. EBITDA for 2011 expands 27% versus prior year Cash costs decline and margins expand in each core region vs. Q3 Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Year Ended In $ millions, except per share data 12/31/11 12/31/10 12/31/11 12/31/10 ... 
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02/03/12Arch Coal Takes Home Seven West Virginia Awards, Earns State's Top Environmental Award
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 3, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Appalachian operations earned seven prestigious safety and environmental awards in West Virginia, including the state's top honor for mine reclamation. Coal-Mac, Inc. received West Virginia's top environmental achievement today.  The West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented Coal-Mac's Phoenix 3 with the 2011 Greenlands Award for overall outstanding environmental per... 
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01/24/12Kinder Morgan and Arch Coal Sign Throughput Agreement to Further Expand Coal Terminal Network
HOUSTON & ST. LOUIS--Jan. 24, 2012-- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) today announced plans to invest approximately $140 million to further expand its coal handling facilities along the Gulf Coast. Concurrently, Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) has signed a long-term throughput agreement with KMP that will help support the expansion of these export facilities. Also, Arch and KMP are in final discussions to include, in the throughput agreement, port space for coal shipments at KMP-owned facil... 
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01/20/12Arch Coal Announces New London Sales Team
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced Arch Coal Sales' London team: Alexander Newman, vice president of international thermal coal sales-Europe, and Wyn Davis, vice president of international metallurgical coal sales-Europe.  Arch's new European office will open March 1 at Heron Tower in London. "The addition of Alex and Wyn provides Arch with the ability to strengthen and expand relationships with our European customers," said David Warnecke, Arc... 
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01/18/12Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Call to be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2012 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Feb. 10 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 ... 
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12/14/11Arch Coal Winning Bidder for South Hilight Coal Lease
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it was the successful bidder for a federal coal lease known as the South Hilight tract in the southern Powder River Basin (PRB).  Arch bid $1.35 per ton for the 1,977 acre tract, which contains an estimated 222 million tons of minable coal reserves in Campbell County, Wyo.  South Hilight is contiguous to Arch's Black Thunder mine and contains some of the highest quality coal in the southern PRB, with an ... 
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11/22/11Arch Coal Foundation Supports University of Pikeville
PIKEVILLE, Ky., November 22, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced a five-year, $250,000 total pledge to the University of Pikeville to support the construction of a new, nine-story educational facility to house the School of Osteopathic Medicine and clinical skills center. "We understand the importance of coal and its impact on our economy, and are grateful to have the support of the Arch Coal Foundation for this project," said Paul E. Patton, president of the University of Pikevill... 
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11/09/11Arch Coal Foundation Makes Grants Totaling $10,000 to Delta County, Colorado, Teachers
SOMERSET, Colo., Nov. 9, 2011 -- Delta County teachers and teaching specialists will receive $10,000 in grants from the Arch Coal Foundation for 2011-2012 school projects. "We believe these 22 grants will substantially aid students' learning capabilities and preparedness,"said Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine near Somerset. "We will continue to challenge our county's excellent teachers to bring us innovative ideas that will help our children." The 2011 recip... 
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11/03/11Arch Coal Announces Reductions at Dugout Canyon Mine
WELLINGTON, Utah, Nov. 3, 2011 -- The Canyon Fuel subsidiary of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it would be scaling back production at the Dugout Canyon mine near Wellington, Utah, in response to continuing weakness in coal demand in the region. In keeping with this market-driven decision, Canyon Fuel eliminated a total of 114 jobs at the mine, and plans to suspend longwall operations at the end of the current panel, currently planned for the first half of 2012. "We regret the ... 
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10/28/11Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Quarterly revenues reach $1.2 billion Year-to-date adjusted EBITDA expands 22% versus a year ago Arch generates record free cash flow year-to-date in 2011 Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Nine Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 9/30/11 9/30/10 9/30/11 9/30/10 Revenues $1,198.7 $874.7 $3,057.1 $2,350.9 ... 
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10/27/11Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (Oct. 27, 2011) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable December 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2011. U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer, with 179 million tons of coal sold pro forma in 2010.  Arch is the most diversified American coal company, with mining complexes across every major U.S... 
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10/20/11Arch Coal Recommends Shareholders Reject TRC Mini-Tender Offer
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation (TRC) to purchase up to 5 million shares, or approximately 2.35 percent, of the outstanding Arch Coal common stock at a price of $16.10 per share. TRC's offer is subject to numerous conditions, including a share price that reflects a 4.85 percent discount to Arch's closing price on Oct. 18, 2011, the day prior to the offer. Arch does not endorse TRC's offer... 
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10/17/11Arch Coal Operations Among Safest in Nation; MSHA Honors Employees of Arch Operations With Two Sentinels of Safety Awards
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that employees of Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco mine and Powell Mountain Energy's preparation plant achieved the nation's best 2010 safety records in their respective categories, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The prestigious Sentinels of Safety awards were presented at a banquet today in Washington, D.C. "The companies being recognized today understand the impo... 
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10/11/11Arch Coal Tests Emergency Response Plan in Virginia
DUNBAR, Va., October 11, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI), the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy conducted a mine emergency response drill (MERD) today at Pine Branch mine in Wise County, Va. The full-day rescue exercise involved more than 150 federal and state officials, miners, local law enforcement, emergency responders and other personnel. Employees from across Arch's national network of mines ... 
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10/10/11Arch Coal Announces Organizational Changes, Opening of London Office
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced organizational changes in its sales and human resources functions and the opening of a sales office in London. Matt Ferguson will join Arch on February 1, 2012 as a senior vice president of Arch Coal Sales, Inc., reporting to David Warnecke, Arch's senior vice president of marketing and trading. Ferguson will be responsible for metallurgical and thermal sales into the European and South American markets, domestic metallurg... 
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10/07/11Arch Coal’s Dugout Canyon Mine Achieves Safety Milestone
Wellington, Utah (Oct. 7, 2011) – Arch Coal's Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary today announced that its Dugout Canyon mine in Carbon County, Utah, has achieved 1 million man-hours and two full years without a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reportable lost-time incident. In addition, Dugout Canyon's Castle Valley Preparation Plant has a perfect 2011 record and has operated incident-free for five consecutive years. "We applaud Dugout Canyon's achievements and ongoing e... 
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10/04/11Arch Coal Names Jeffrey Strobel Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has named Jeffrey W. Strobel as vice president of business development and strategy. Strobel will join Arch on October 17 and will be responsible for global business development, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. In addition, Strobel will join Arch's senior officer team, which has responsibility for strategy development, policy formation and capital allocation. He will report to John W. Eaves, ... 
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09/30/11Arch Coal Revises Earnings Guidance for Full Year 2011, Announces Date of Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it expects its adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization ("EBITDA(1)") to be in the $900 million to $1.0 billion range for full year 2011, representing the highest level in company history but below the previous range given on July 29, 2011. The company also expects its 2011 adjusted earnings per diluted share ("EPS(1)") to be in the range of $1.00 per share to $1.40 per sh... 
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09/28/11Arch Coal Becomes Statewide Sponsor of Utah Education Association's Excellence in Teaching Awards
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it will sponsor the Utah Education Association's (UEA) statewide Excellence in Teaching awards beginning this year. "On behalf of the Utah Education Association and our 18,000 teacher members, we express our gratitude to the Arch Coal Foundation for sponsoring the Excellence in Teaching awards recognition program," said UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh. "The generous support of the Arch Coal Foundation allows us ... 
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09/19/11Arch Coal Publishes Social Responsibility Report in Accordance With GRI Guidelines
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has published its third social responsibility report, Our Charge, online at http://responsible.archcoal.com. The report highlights Arch's 2009-2010 efforts and follows Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 level C guidelines. In the web-based report, Arch has expanded its quantitative reporting and added key stakeholder engagement, public policy positions and related video narratives. "Our charge as a forwa... 
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09/15/11Arch Coal Earns Sixth Consecutive InformationWeek 500 Ranking
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15, 2011 -- 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 sixth consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked as one of the most innovative companies by InformationWeek. "We're pleased to be recognized as an information technology pacesetter among such highly respected companies," said David Hartley, Arch's vice president and ch... 
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09/07/11Arch Coal Foundation Continues Prestigious Teacher-Recognition Programs in Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 7, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced it is continuing its prestigious teacher-recognition programs in Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming. "Our enthusiasm for excellence in education runs throughout the Foundation and Arch Coal," said Deck S. Slone, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president and Arch Coal Foundation president. "We believe classroom teachers play a vital role in educating tomorrow's leaders in the communities where we work and live." The Arch Coal Teacher Achiev... 
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08/31/11Arch Coal's Sufco Mine Earns Top Safety Award Among Large Underground Mines in Eight States
SALINA, Utah, Aug. 31, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Sufco mine has earned top honors for underground mine safety within an eight-state region. The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) presented the employees of Sufco with the 2011 Safety Award among large underground mines for achieving a perfect safety record during calendar year 2010. Sufco's employees completed 797,517 hours incident-free in 2010. Large coal operators in the states of Utah, Wyoming, Colora... 
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08/29/11Arch Coal Named Missouri's Top Employer by ESGR, Earns Second Statewide 2011 Pro Patria Award for Support of National Defense
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced it has been named a 2011 Pro Patria Award Recipient for Missouri, the highest award given to an employer by the Missouri Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. The award presentation was made at the state ESGR's awards dinner on Aug. 26. This is the second Pro Patria Award presented to Arch Coal in 2011. Earlier this year, Arch's Mingo Logan Coal Co. a... 
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08/25/11Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at Barclays 2011 CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 7, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Barclays Capital 2011 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. The presentation will be webcast live at 3:05 p.m. E.D.T. on Sept. 7 at Arch Coal's website at http://investor.archcoal.com/. Following the live event, a replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days. U.S.-based Arch C... 
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08/10/11Arch Coal Elects Lang to Executive Vice President, Operations
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10, 2011 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Paul A. Lang has been elected executive vice president, operations, for the corporation. Lang previously held the position of senior vice president, operations. "Paul has played an instrumental role in Arch's growth and development initiatives," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "Arch's mining operations have repeatedly set the industry standard for safety, env... 
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08/08/11Arch Coal Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grants Program To Benefit Delta County Teachers for Fifth Consecutive Year
SOMERSET, Colo., Aug. 8, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation will again offer Delta County teachers $10,000 in grants as a part of its Innovative Teaching Grants Program, according to Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine near Somerset. Miller said the program, which will begin its fifth year in the coming school year, challenges local teachers to test new, innovative technologies, approaches to learning or theories they are developing to increase student learning. D... 
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07/29/11Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results
Arch completes acquisition of ICG Company achieves record quarterly revenues, EBITDA and cash flow Per-ton sales prices increase across all regions Company updates full year 2011 earnings guidance ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2011 -- Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Six Months Ended In $ millions, except per share data 6/30/11 6/30/10 6/30/11 6/30/10 ... 
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07/28/11Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on September 1, 2011. U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer, with 179 million tons of coal sold pro forma in 2010. Arch is the most diversified American coal company, with mining complexes across every major U.S. coal su... 
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07/15/11Arch Coal's West Virginia Operations Earn Eight State Mine Safety Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., July 15, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its mining subsidiaries earned eight statewide safety awards at West Virginia's Annual State Council Meeting of the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association. The following company operations received West Virginia State Mine Safety Awards for outstanding 2010 performances: among underground operations, Mingo Logan's Mountain Laurel Mountaineer II mine and Wolf Run's Imperial mine; among surface mines, Coal-Mac's Hol... 
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07/13/11Arch Coal Announces Required Offer to Repurchase 9.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2012 of its Subsidiary International Coal Group
ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") announced today that, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Indenture (as amended and supplemented, the "Indenture") governing the 9.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (CUSIP: 45928H AD8) (the "Notes") of International Coal Group, Inc. ("ICG"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch, ICG will offer to repurchase the Notes, subject to the terms and conditions of ICG's Notice of Fundamental Change and Offer to Repurchase, da... 
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07/13/11Arch Coal Announces Required Offer to Repurchase 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2017 of its Subsidiary International Coal Group
ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") announced today that, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Indenture (as amended and supplemented, the "Indenture") governing the 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2017 (CUSIP: 45928H AG1) (the "Notes") of International Coal Group, Inc. ("ICG"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch, ICG will offer to repurchase the Notes, subject to the terms and conditions of ICG's Notice of Fundamental Change and Offer to Repurchase, da... 
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07/08/11Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call to be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results and new full-year 2011 earnings guidance in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 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 ac... 
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06/15/11Arch Coal Announces Top Operational Management Team
ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today made several organizational announcements to address the needs of the expanded company following the acquisition of International Coal Group, Inc. (ICG) and its 13 active mining complexes. "I am confident that the operating leadership structure we are announcing today will help us deliver the full potential of this powerful combination," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. The company named three... 
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06/15/11Arch Coal Completes Acquisition of International Coal Group
ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch" or "the company") announced today that it has completed its acquisition of International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) ("ICG") through a merger, with ICG becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch. Prior to the merger, Arch acquired approximately 92 percent of ICG's outstanding shares of common stock in connection with its previously disclosed tender offer. The aggregate value of the transaction totaled $3.4 billion, excluding c... 
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06/14/11Arch Coal Completes Tender Offer for Outstanding Shares of International Coal Group, Acquisition Expected to Close Tomorrow
ST. LOUIS, June 14, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced the completion of the cash tender offer by Arch and its wholly owned subsidiary, Atlas Acquisition Corp. , for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) ("ICG"). The tender offer expired at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, today and was not extended. Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the depositary for the tender offer, has advised Arch that a total of approximately ... 
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06/14/11Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Mining Complex Named ESGR Pro Patria Award Recipient for West Virginia
FLATWOODS, W.Va., June 14, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc.'s (NYSE: ACI) Mingo Logan Coal Company's Mountain Laurel mining complex has been named the 2011 Pro Patria Award Recipient for West Virginia, the highest award given to an employer by the West Virginia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The announcement was made today at the state ESGR's awards luncheon. "We are thankful for the commitment our Guard and Reserve employees have made to our nation as well as ou... 
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06/08/11Arch Coal Prices Private Offering of $2.0 Billion of Senior Notes
ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced the pricing of its private offering of $1.0 billion principal amount of its 7.000% senior notes due 2019 and $1.0 billion principal amount of its 7.250% senior notes due 2021 (together, the "Senior Notes"), in each case at an issue price of 100% of the principal amount. Arch will pay interest on each series of the Senior Notes on June 15 and December 15 of each year, beginning on December 15, 2011. Each series o... 
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06/08/11Arch Coal Closes Public Offering of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced that the company raised gross proceeds of approximately $1.3 billion through its previously announced public offering of common stock. In connection with the offering, Arch issued 48.0 million shares of common stock, at a public offering price of $27 per share. Net proceeds of the offering to Arch after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses were approximately $1,250 mil... 
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06/03/11Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Honored with West Virginia's Excellence in Reforestation Award
CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 3, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Coal-Mac, Inc. has earned the Excellence in Reforestation Award in West Virginia. The Excellence in Reforestation Award was presented to Coal-Mac on behalf of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. Coal-Mac planted more than 100,000 trees in 2010 alone. "It gives me great pleasure to award Coal-Mac with the Appalachian Reg... 
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06/03/11Arch Coal Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, June 3, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced its public offering of 48.0 million shares of common stock has priced at a public offering price of $27 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $1.3 billion. Arch also has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 7.2 million shares of its common stock on the same terms and conditions to cover over-allotments, if any. The closing of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions, a... 
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06/01/11Arch Coal and International Coal Group Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period in Connection With Tender Offer
ST. LOUIS, Mo. and SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., June 1, 2011 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) (“Arch”) and International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) (“ICG”) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), for Arch’s pending acquisition of ICG expired on May 31, 2011. Expiration of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one of the conditions necessary for the consummation of the tender offer. Consummation of the tend... 
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05/31/11Arch Coal Commences $2.0 Billion Private Offering of Senior Notes
ST. LOUIS, May 31, 2011  -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has commenced a private offering of $2.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019 and senior notes due 2021 (together, the "Notes"). Each series of the Notes will be guaranteed by Arch's subsidiaries that guarantee indebtedness under the company's existing senior secured credit facility. The Notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under th... 
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05/31/11Arch Coal Commences Public Offering of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, May 31, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced that it has commenced an offering of 44.0 million shares of its common stock pursuant to an automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").  Arch intends to grant the underwriters of the common stock offering an option for 30 days to purchase up to 6.6 million additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Arch pla... 
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05/26/11Eleven High School Graduates Chosen as 2011 Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS, May 26, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 11 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2011 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars Program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of 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 have been recognizing Arch Coal Scholars for 22 years," said Steven F. Lee... 
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05/16/11Arch Coal Commences Tender Offer to Acquire ICG for $14.60 per Share in Cash
ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) ("Arch") today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch, Atlas Acquisition Corp. ("Merger Sub"), has commenced the previously announced tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) ("ICG") common stock for $14.60 per share in cash without interest. Arch and ICG announced on May 2, 2011 the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Arch agreed to cause Me... 
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05/12/11Arch Coal Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grants Go Online To Showcase Delta County, Colo., Teachers
SOMERSET, Colo., May 12, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation's prestigious Innovative Teaching Grants Program for Delta County teachers is showcasing some of the first three years' projects on the Arch Coal, Inc. Web site, according to Don Vickers, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine in Somerset. The projects can be found at http://archcoal.com/community/teachinggrants.aspx. A printable booklet also is available. "This program has captured the imagination of the county's clas... 
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05/09/11Arch Coal Establishes Asia-Pacific Subsidiary, Names Paladino President
ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has established a new subsidiary, Arch Coal Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., and named Renato Paladino president. "Countries in the Asia-Pacific region are leading a coal market supercycle," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and chief executive officer. "With an expanded presence in the Asia-Pacific region, Arch Coal expects to extend its reach and seize new market opportunities as developing countries demand more and more... 
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05/02/11Arch Coal To Acquire ICG for $3.4 Billion
Arch to Become Second Largest U.S. Metallurgical Coal Producer Only U.S. Coal Producer with Assets in Every Major Domestic Coal Basin Increases Reserve Base by 25 Percent to 5.5 Billion Tons Expected Annual Synergies of $70 Million to $80 Million Transaction Expected to Be Accretive to Earnings in 2012   ST. LOUIS and SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., May 2, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) ("Arch" or "the company") and International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE:ICO) ("ICG") today announced tha... 
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04/29/11Arch Coal’s Mountain Laurel Mining Complex Named Semifinalist For 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
ARLINGTON, Va., April 29, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc.’s (NYSE:ACI) Mingo Logan Coal Company’s Mountain Laurel mining complex has been chosen as a semifinalist for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, according to the national headquarters of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) organization. The Freedom Award is the DoD’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of their employees serving in the Guard and Rese... 
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04/29/1115 Wyoming Teachers Earn 2011 Arch Coal Foundation 'Golden Apples'
WRIGHT, Wyo., April 29, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation has awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates to 15 Wyoming teachers, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president of external affairs, western region. "Golden Apple recipients rank among the top scorers in the Arch Coal teacher recognition program, second only to recipients of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award, the Foundation's highest honor," explained Schaefer. "This is an outstanding achievement, and the Foundatio... 
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04/29/11Ten Utah Teachers Earn 2011 Arch Coal Foundation ‘Golden Apples'
WELLINGTON, Utah (April 29, 2011) -- Ten area classroom teachers are recipients of 2011 Arch Coal Foundation Golden Apple Achiever certificates, according to Erwin Sass, general manager of the Dugout Canyon mine operated by Canyon Fuel Company. "Each of the Golden Apple recipients scored within three percentage points of the recipients of this year's Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards, the Arch Coal Foundation's highest honor," said Sass. "These results are most certainly noteworthy, and we ... 
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04/28/11Arch Coal Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase
ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.10 per common share to $0.11 per common share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on June 1, 2011. "I'm pleased to announce Arch's sixth dividend increase in the past eight years," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer of Arch Coal. "Today's 10 percent dividend increase reflects Arch... 
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04/26/11Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
EBITDA rises 46% versus the prior-year quarter First quarter per-ton operating margins expand in all regions Company raises full year 2011 earnings guidance Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended In $ millions, except per share data 3/31/11 3/31/10 Revenues $872.9 $711.9 Income from Operations 102.2 32.2 Net Income (Loss)(1) 55.6 (1.8) Fully Dilu... 
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04/20/11Arch Coal Hosts Mine Emergency Rescue Drill in Colorado to Hone Skills, Test New Technologies
SOMERSET, Colo., April 20, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) conducted a mock safety drill today at Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine in Gunnison County, Colo. The eight-hour search and rescue exercise involved roughly 200 federal and state officials, miners, local law enforcement, emergency responders and other personnel. While the mock disaster focused on West Elk mine, employees from across Arch's nati... 
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04/15/11Five Utah Educators Receive 2011 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
RICHFIELD, Utah., April 15, 2011 -- Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were presented to five outstanding Utah classroom teachers today by the Arch Coal Foundation. Announcement of the recipients of the regional teacher recognition awards was made by Arch Coal Senior Vice President Paul Lang. He was accompanied by Utah State Board of Education Vice Chairman Dixie Allen and Utah Education Association Vice President Tom Nedreberg. The five award-winning teachers of 2011 are: Bonny Dahl... 
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04/13/11Arch Coal Foundation Celebrates 11th Year of Teacher Achievement Awards Program in Wyoming; Announces 2011 Recipients
CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 13, 2011 -- The Arch Coal Foundation today honored 10 recipients of its Teacher Achievement Award at a ceremony at Carey Junior High School. Announcement of the recipients of the statewide teacher recognition award was made by Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer. He was accompanied by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Wyoming Education Association President Kathryn Valido. This is the 11th year the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards have been made ... 
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04/04/11Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) First Quarter 2011 Conference Call to be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2011 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, April 26 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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03/24/1111 West Virginia Teachers Earn Arch Coal Foundation Golden Apple Certificates
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 24, 2011-- The Arch Coal Foundation has recognized 11 outstanding West Virginia teachers with Golden Apple certificates, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region. "These 11 Golden Apple recipients received high marks from those judging applications for the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards, the Arch Coal Foundation's highest honor," said Snider. "We certainly hope these excellent educators are nominated again for the 201... 
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03/23/11Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Three Colorado Awards for Safety and Environmental Responsibility
SOMERSET, Colo., March 23, 2011 -- 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 113th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition in Denver. "West Elk turned out an outstanding 2010 performance, and garnered three statewide awards as a result," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "We commend West Elk's employees fo... 
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03/09/11Arch Coal Names Warnecke Senior Vice President, Marketing and Trading
ST. LOUIS, March 9, 2011 -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) is announcing that David N. Warnecke has been elected senior vice president, marketing and trading, for the corporation. Warnecke previously held the position of vice president, marketing and trading. "Dave has played a central role in Arch's growth and success in recent years," said John W. Eaves, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "We expect to rely increasingly on Dave's leadership in the years... 
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03/08/11Arch Coal Presents 12 West Virginia Teachers with Achievement Awards
CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 8, 2011 -- Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were presented to 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today by the Arch Coal Foundation. Announcement of the recipients of the statewide teacher recognition awards was made by Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer. He was accompanied by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) Executive Director David Haney.   The 12 award-winning ... 
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02/23/11Arch Coal Elects Former Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal to Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced former Wyoming Governor David D. Freudenthal, 60, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Freudenthal will serve on the board's audit and energy and environmental policy committees. "We are extremely pleased that Gov. Freudenthal has agreed to join our board of directors," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and CEO. "In addition to his obvious leadership skills and public policy expertise, ... 
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02/23/11Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) Announces Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2011 -- 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 March 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2011. U.S.-based Arch Coal is one of the world's largest and most efficient coal producers, with more than 160 million tons of coal sales in 2010. Arch's national network of mines supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to customers on four ... 
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02/22/11Hotchkiss High Design Team Wins First Place at National Competition
HOTCHKISS, Colo., Feb. 22, 2011 -- The Hotchkiss High School National Engineering Design Competition team, all team members in a physics class taught by Richard Hypio, has won first place honors in the national competition sponsored by NISH and the Junior Engineering Technical Society in Arlington, Va. Competition team members Brandon Duval, Isaac Fisher, Zachary Larmer, David Murry and Cody Spiker won based on a 15-minute live presentation, a five-minute Q&A with the judges, and a dis... 
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02/10/11Arch Coal Announces Management Changes at Eastern Operations
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Robert W. Shanks has elected to retire as president of Arch's eastern U.S. operations on March 31 after 35 years of service. Gary L. Bennett, president and general manager of Arch's Coal-Mac, Inc. subsidiary, has been promoted to president of eastern operations, and J. Chris Sykes has been promoted from mine manager to general manager of Coal-Mac. "Bob contributed to many of the major events that have shaped Arch... 
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02/08/11Arch Coal Takes Home Four Statewide Awards, Including West Virginia's Top Safety and Environmental Honors
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Eastern operations earned four prestigious awards in West Virginia, including top state honors for surface mine safety and environmental care. The Barton B. Lay, Jr. Milestones of Safety Award was presented to Coal-Mac, Inc. by the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training for the best safety performance among West Virginia surface coal mines in 2010. Coal-Mac's surface employees comp... 
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01/28/11Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
Arch generates record free cash flow in 2010 EBITDA expands 58% versus a year ago Annual revenues reach record $3.2 billion Earnings Highlights Quarter Ended Year Ended In $ millions, except per share data 12/31/10 12/31/09 12/31/10 12/31/09 Revenues $835.4 $725.5 $3,186.3 $2,576.1 Income from Operations 8... 
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01/26/11Arch Coal Innovative Grant Project Earns Place In National Engineering Design Team Finals
HOTCHKISS, Colo., Jan. 26, 2011 – Members of a Hotchkiss High School physics class taught by Richard Hypio will soon be headed to the Washington, D.C. area as finalists in the National Engineering Design Competition. Competition team members Brandon Duval, Isaac Fisher, Zachary Larmer, David Murry, Cody Spiker and Ryan Spor submitted a six-minute video demonstrating their prototype as part of the semi-final round. Their team was one of five chosen to travel to Arlington, Va., for the finals sch... 
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01/18/11Arch Coal Announces Agreement With Canada's Ridley Terminal for Pacific Coast Exports
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced an agreement with Canadian Crown Corporation Ridley Terminals Inc. ("RTI") - a coal and other bulk commodity marine terminal located near Prince Rupert, British Columbia - to facilitate coal exports to Pacific Rim markets. The five-year agreement will give Arch throughput capacity at the terminal of up to 2 million metric tons of coal for 2011 and up to 2.5 million metric tons of coal for 2012 through 2015. "This transacti... 
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01/12/11Arch Coal Acquires Equity Interest in West Coast Terminal
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC ("MBT"), the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the completion of certain project milestones. "This transaction gives us a direct stake in participating in the growth of U.S. coal exports off the West Coast," said Steven F. Leer... 
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01/11/11Arch Coal Revises Earnings Guidance for Full Year 2010, Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2011 -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it expects its 2010 earnings per diluted share on a GAAP basis to be between $0.94 per share and $0.98 per share, including amortization of coal supply agreements and early debt extinguishment costs. Excluding these charges, adjusted earnings per diluted share ("EPS") for full year 2010 would be in the range of $1.11 per share to $1.15 per share, which is below the adjusted EPS annual guidance range of $1.25 per share t... 
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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 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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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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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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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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12/02/08Arch Coal Pledges $5 Million to Washington University's Energy Consortium to Advance Clean Coal Technology
ST. LOUIS (December 2, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has pledged $5 million over five years for the establishment of the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization at Washington University in St. Louis. The consortium's goal is to bring university researchers, industries, foundations and government organizations together to research clean coal technology, making St. Louis the nation's center for clean coal research. "Arch Coal is pleased to partner with Washington U... 
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10/28/0824 Innovative Teaching Grants Totaling $10,000 to Be Made to Delta County, Colorado, Teachers by Arch Coal Foundation
SOMERSET, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2008) - Twenty four teaching projects suggested by Delta County teachers and teaching specialists have been selected to receive 2008 Arch Coal Foundation innovative teaching grants. Announcement of the $10,000 in grants was made by Pete Wyckoff, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine in Somerset. "This is the second year for these unique grants," said Wyckoff. "Our program challenges the county's educators to use their experience, skills and imagina... 
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10/27/08Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results
Earnings per share more than triple from prior-year quarter; EBITDA expands by nearly 50% versus the year-ago quarter; Company forecasts record financial results for calendar year 2008 ST. LOUIS (October 27, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported third quarter 2008 net income of $97.8 million, or $0.68 per fully diluted share, compared with $27.3 million, or $0.19 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period.  The company earned $87.8 million in income fro... 
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10/23/08Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (October 23, 2008) - 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 December 15, 2008 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2008. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $2.4 billion in 2007. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation'... 
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10/09/08Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (October 9, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2008 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, October 27 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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10/02/08Arch Coal Hosts Annual Mine Emergency Rescue Drill in Utah to Sharpen Crucial Skills
WELLINGTON, Utah (October 2, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) conducted a mock safety drill today at Dugout Canyon mine in Carbon County, Utah. The full-day rescue exercise involved more than 150 federal and state officials, miners, local law enforcement, emergency responders and other personnel. While the mock disaster focused on Canyon Fuel Company's Dugout Canyon mine, employees from across Arch's national net... 
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09/29/08Arch Coal, Inc. Named Among Best Mid-Cap Stocks
ST. LOUIS (September 29, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has been named one of America's best mid-cap stocks by Forbes magazine for showing a unique combination of growth, financial stability and promising forecasts. "Arch's inclusion as one of America's best mid-cap stocks reinforces what we firmly believe - that ACI is well-positioned to serve the growing demand for reliable, secure and affordable energy in the United States and around the world," said Steven F. L... 
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09/23/08Interior Department Honors Arch Coal with Two National Good Neighbor Awards for Exemplary Community Practices
ST. LOUIS (September 23, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and its operating subsidiaries Coal-Mac, Inc. and Thunder Basin Coal Company were recognized today by the U.S. Department of Interior for demonstrating the nation's best stewardship practices of the past year. The 2008 Gold and Bronze Good Neighbor Awards were presented to employees of Coal-Mac and Thunder Basin's Black Thunder mine for exemplary interaction, communication and involvement with the surrounding communities. Arch Coal su... 
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09/16/08Arch Coal Earns Third Consecutive Ranking on InformationWeek 500
ST. LOUIS (September 16, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it again earned a spot on the 2008 InformationWeek 500 list. This marks the third consecutive year that Arch Coal has been ranked as one of the most innovative companies by InformationWeek. The 2008 InformationWeek 500 companies were revealed on September 15, 2008 at a gala awards ceremony held during the annual conference at the St. Regis Resort in Monarch Beach, Calif. "Real business needs drive our technologica... 
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09/02/08Arch Coal Foundation Kicks Off 2009 Teacher Recognition Program in Utah
WELLINGTON, Utah (Sept. 2, 2008) - The Arch Coal Foundation's popular teacher recognition program - the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards - is beginning its third year in Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counties and nomination forms are now available, according to Erwin Sass, general manager of the Dugout Canyon mine. The counties surround the Dugout Canyon, Skyline and Sufco coal mines owned by Arch Coal, Inc., a major U.S. coal producer. "I am very pleased that the Arch Coal Foundatio... 
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09/02/08Arch Coal Foundation Teacher Achievement Awards Program Continues in West Virginia; Awards Increased to $3,500
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 2, 2008) - Nomination forms soon will be reaching schools throughout West Virginia for the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program, according to John Snider, Arch Coal vice president for external affairs, eastern region. The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards, the longest running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program in the state, is underwritten by the Arch Coal Foundation. "The foundation has increased the personal, cash award to $3,50... 
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09/02/08Arch Coal Foundation's Teacher Achievement Awards Program Kicks Off Ninth Year in Wyoming, Increases Award Amount
WRIGHT, Wyo. (Sept. 2, 2008) - The Arch Coal Foundation's prestigious Teacher Achievement Awards program has started its ninth year in Wyoming, according to Greg Schaefer, vice president of external affairs, western region, for Arch Coal, Inc. Schaefer also announced that the foundation has increased the award for each recipient to $3,500, effective with the 2009 program year. The 10 recipients are expected to be named near the close of the 2008-2009 school year. "Our foundation is looking f... 
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08/27/08Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Sweeps International Surface Mine Rescue Competition
WRIGHT, Wyo. (August 27, 2008) - Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Coal Company achieved a first place finish in the 28th Annual International Surface Mine Rescue Competition held in Campbell County, Wyo., on August 21-23. A total of 12 teams from the United States and Canada participated in the three-day event hosted by the Powder River Basin Safety Association and the Campbell County Fire Department. "We're extremely proud of Thunder Basin's mine rescue team," said Ken Cochran, president and general... 
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08/26/08Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 4, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (August 26, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 4, 2008 Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:45 p.m. E.D.T. on September 4 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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08/01/08Arch Coal Elects Jones as Senior Vice President
ST. LOUIS (August 1, 2008) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Robert G. Jones has been elected senior vice president - law, general counsel and secretary. Jones previously held the position of vice president - law, general counsel and secretary. "Bob has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the corporation in recent years," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and chief executive officer. "We expect to rely increasingly on Bob's strong lea... 
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08/01/08Arch Coal Elects Slone as Vice President of Government, Investor and Public Affairs
ST. LOUIS (August 1, 2008) — The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Deck S. Slone has been elected vice president, government, investor and public affairs. Slone previously held the position of vice president, investor relations and public affairs. "Deck has contributed greatly to the company's growth and success in recent years, and I expect him to play an even more significant leadership role in this new and expanded position," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's ... 
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07/25/08Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results
Earnings per share increase 200% from prior-year quarter; Company earns record EBITDA of $240.9 million; Raises full year 2008 guidance range ST. LOUIS (July 25, 2008) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported net income of $113.0 million, or $0.78 per fully diluted share, in the second quarter of 2008 compared with net income of $37.6 million, or $0.26 per fully diluted share, in the second quarter of 2007. Income from operations more than tripled to $169.0 million in the quarter just ... 
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07/24/08Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (July 24, 2008) — 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, 2008 to shareholders of record on September 1, 2008. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $2.4 billion in 2007. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation's ... 
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07/16/08Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (July 16, 2008) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2008 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 25 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 ... 
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05/27/08Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at JP Morgan Basics and Industrials Conference on June 3, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (May 27, 2008) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the JP Morgan 3rd Annual Basics and Industrials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 3, 2008. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 2:15 p.m. E.D.T. on June 3 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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05/23/08Eleven High School Graduates Named Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS (May 22, 2008) — The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 11 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2008 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of employees of Arch Coal, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Each scholar will receive a $1,500 scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "This is the 19th year we've honored a new class of Arch Coal Scholars, and every year it is a thr... 
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05/20/08Arch Coal Foundation Announces Second Annual Innovative Teaching Grants Program for Delta County Schools
Somerset, Colo. (May 20, 2008) – The Arch Coal Foundation will again award Delta County teachers grants to support innovative teaching ideas in the 2008-2009 school year. The announcement was made by Pete Wyckoff, general manager of Mountain Coal Company and its West Elk mine. "In our initial year, 20 teachers from around the county were awarded grants totaling almost $10,000," said Wyckoff. "These grants covered unique ideas that ranged from biology to reading, from poetry to environment... 
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05/08/08Arch Coal Achievement Awards Given to Five Outstanding Utah Teachers
PRICE, Utah (May 8, 2008) - The second annual Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were presented here today to five outstanding classroom teachers at a ceremony at Castle Heights Elementary. Announcement of the awards was made at a ceremony at Castle Heights Elementary School by Arch Coal, Inc. Senior Vice President of Operations Paul Lang. He was joined by President of Arch Western Bituminous Group Gene DiClaudio, General Manager Wess Sorenson of Skyline mine, General Manager Ken May of Sufc... 
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05/06/0810 Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
GILLETTE, Wyo. (May 6, 2008) — Ten outstanding Wyoming classroom teachers received Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards here today at a ceremony at Campbell County High School. It was the eighth year the Arch Coal Foundation has underwritten the statewide teacher recognition program. In addition to Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, Governor Dave Freudenthal and First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride and Wyoming ... 
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05/05/08Arch Coal Subsidiaries Earn Earth Day Award for Third Consecutive Year
SALT LAKE CITY (May 5, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that, for a third consecutive year, its Canyon Fuel Company's Skyline and Sufco mines earned a Utah Earth Day award for outstanding efforts in environmental stewardship.   The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) board of directors presented Skyline and Sufco officials with the award for wildlife habitat improvements on April 23.   Skyline mine was honored for improvements in local fish habitat and migr... 
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04/24/08Arch Coal Announces Fourth Dividend Increase in Five Years
ST. LOUIS (April 24, 2008) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.07 per common share to $0.09 per common share. The dividend is payable June 13, 2008 to shareholders of record on May 30, 2008. "I'm pleased to announce Arch's fourth dividend increase in the past five years," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer of Arch Coal. "Today's 29 percent dividend increase reflects th... 
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04/24/08Arch Coal Confirms New CFO, Elects Chief Accounting Officer and Names New Controller
ST. LOUIS (April 24, 2008) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today, as planned, elected John T. Drexler as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 30. Additionally, Arch's board of directors elected John W. Lorson as vice president and chief accounting officer. Lorson will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Arch's accounting functions and for ensuring adherence to the highest level of accounting and ethical standards. As Lorson's s... 
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04/21/08Arch Coal CFO Messey Announces Plans to Retire; Board to Elect Successor Later This Week
ST. LOUIS (April 21, 2008) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its senior vice president and chief financial officer, Robert J. Messey, has announced plans to retire from the corporation effective April 30. As part of a planned and orderly succession process, Arch's board of directors expects to elect John T. Drexler, vice president of finance and accounting, as Messey's successor at its regularly scheduled board meeting later this week. "Bob has been an integral part of the Ar... 
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04/21/08Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Results
Earnings per share increase 180% from the year-ago quarter ST. LOUIS (April 21, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported first quarter 2008 net income of $81.1 million, or $0.56 per fully diluted share, compared with $28.7 million, or $0.20 per fully diluted share, in the first quarter of 2007.  Income from operations more than doubled to $116.5 million, and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") increased 75 percent over the prior-yea... 
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04/15/0823 Utah Teachers Receive Arch Coal 'Golden Apple' Certificates
PRICE, Utah (April 15, 2008) - Twenty-three classroom teachers from Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counties have been selected to receive 'Golden Apple' certificates from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Erwin Sass, general manager of Dugout Canyon mine. The counties surround Canyon Fuel Company's Dugout Canyon, Skyline and Sufco coal mines owned by Arch Coal, one of the nation's largest coal producers. "These teachers came incredibly close to receiving the Arch Coal Teacher Achieve... 
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04/15/0819 Wyoming Teachers Awarded 'Golden Apple' Certificates by Arch Coal Foundation
WRIGHT, Wyo. (April 15, 2008) - Nineteen Wyoming classroom teachers have earned 'Golden Apple' certificates from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal's vice president of external affairs, western region. Polly Ann Beebout CY Junior High Casper Toni Marie Billings Sagewood Elementary Casper James David Coca Wagonwheel School Gillette Kristin Michelle Cortney Indian Paintbrush Elementary  Laramie Tyson James Emborg Sheridan High S... 
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04/10/08Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (April 10, 2008) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2008 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, April 21, 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of... 
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04/02/08Arch Coal Named One of America's Most Trustworthy Companies
ST. LOUIS (April 2, 2008) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has been named one of America's most trustworthy companies by Forbes magazine based on its sound accounting practices and financial reporting. "Our selection as one of the most dependable and transparent U.S. companies makes us extremely proud," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer of Arch Coal. "We firmly believe that our sustained focus on integrity, transparency and corporate governance buo... 
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03/19/08Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Two Awards for Environmental Stewardship in Colorado
ST. LOUIS (March 19, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine earned two state awards for its outstanding environmental achievements in 2007. The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety presented West Elk with the awards at the Colorado Mining Association's 110th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition in Denver. West Elk mine and its employees were honored for the application of environmentally sound practices in ... 
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02/27/08Arch Coal Names 12 West Virginia Recipients of Teacher Achievement Award
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 27, 2008) - Twelve outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today received prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards. Joining Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer at the Capitol ceremony honoring the 12 teachers were Gov. Joe Manchin, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steve Paine and West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) President Charles Delauder. The 12 teachers are: Linda G. Boley Meadow Bridge Elementary School ... 
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02/21/08Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (February 21, 2008) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 14, 2008 to shareholders of record on February 29, 2008. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the nation's largest coal producers. The company's core business is providing U.S. power generators with clean-burning, low-sulfur coal for electric generation. Through its national network of mines... 
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02/20/08Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at Raymond James Investor Conference on March 4, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (February 20, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando on Tuesday, March 4, 2008. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:05 p.m. E.S.T. on March 4 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 ... 
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02/14/0825 West Virginia Teachers Earn Arch Coal 'Golden Apples'
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Feb. 18, 2008) – Twenty-five outstanding classroom teachers have earned "Golden Apple" certificates from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region. "These 25 teachers received very high appraisals of their applications for the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award," said Snider. "They are obviously excellent teachers who deserve this honor. We hope that students, parents and colleagues will nominate these... 
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02/01/08Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Full Year 2007 Results
Strong fourth quarter caps Arch Coal's second-best year on record ST. LOUIS (February 1, 2008) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported fourth quarter 2007 net income available to common shareholders of $81.3 million, or $0.56 per fully diluted share, on income from operations of $75.1 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") of $142.9 million. In the fourth quarter of 2006, the company earned net income available to common shareh... 
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01/15/08Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter 2007 Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (January 15, 2008) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Feb. 1, 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "in... 
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12/27/07Arch Coal Announces Redemption of Preferred Stock
ST. LOUIS (December 27, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has called for redemption all outstanding shares of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock and will redeem all such shares on February 1, 2008. The redemption price payable for each outstanding share of preferred stock is an amount of cash equal to (i) $50.00 per share (which represents 100% of the liquidation preference) plus (ii) all accumulated and unpaid dividends thereon to the redemption ... 
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11/14/07Arch Coal Foundation Makes 20 Innovative Teaching Grants; Awards Are the First for New Program in Delta County, Colorado
SOMERSET, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2007) - Twenty Delta County teachers today received innovative teaching grants from the Arch Coal Foundation. The value of the grants is estimated at almost $10,000. The announcement was made by Pete Wyckoff, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine in Somerset. "We challenged Delta County's teachers to come up with innovative ideas that would advance learning in their classrooms," said Wyckoff. "We were very pleased with both the number of grant app... 
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11/12/07Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at FBR Capital Markets Investor Conference on November 27, Live Webcast Available
 ST. Louis (November 12, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the 2007 FBR Capital Markets Investor Conference in New York City on Tuesday, November 27, 2007. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 2:05 p.m. E.S.T. on November 27 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 day... 
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10/25/07Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (October 25, 2007) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 14, 2007 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2007. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the nation's largest coal producers. The company's core business is providing U.S. power generators with clean-burning, low-sulfur coal for electric generation. Through its national network of m... 
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10/19/07Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
Arch Coal delivers a solid operating performance in improving U.S. coal market ST. LOUIS (October 19, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported third quarter 2007 net income available to common shareholders of $27.2 million, or $0.19 per fully diluted share, compared with $50.8 million, or $0.35 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. Arch recorded income from operations of $49.8 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITD... 
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10/16/07Arch Coal Earns Ranking on InformationWeek 500 for Enhancing Inventory Management and Customer Notifications
ST. LOUIS (October 16, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has again achieved the ranks of the InformationWeek 500 list for its innovative use of wireless technologies to improve inventory management and for the creation of standardized customer-facing systems for shipment notification from its national network of mines. The top 2007 InformationWeek 500 companies were revealed at a gala awards ceremony on September 19 in Tucson, Arizona. Arch Coal was the only coa... 
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10/10/07Arch Coal's Mock Mine Disaster Sharpens Rescue, Communication Skills
HOLMES MILL, Ky. (October 10, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) conducted a mock safety drill today at Lone Mountain Processing, Inc., situated between Harlan County, Ky. and Lee County, Va. The full-day rescue exercise involved more than 100 federal and state officials, miners and personnel role-playing as family members and reporters. While the mock disaster focused on Lone Mountain's Clover Fork mine in eastern Kentucky, employees from across Arch's national network of mines participate... 
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10/08/07Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (October 8, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2007 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Oct. 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" sectio... 
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10/04/07Arch Coal Geologists Set To Celebrate Earth Science Week October 14-20; They Remember the Teachers Who Helped Set Their Course
ST. LOUIS (October 4, 2007) – Mark Bunnell, Mike Lincoln and Matt Workman, all geologists for Arch Coal, Inc., have Earth Science Week – October 14-20 – marked on their calendars. It isn't a high profile holiday week, the three acknowledge, but it is one that they feel is very important. Arch Coal Foundation President Deck Slone agrees. "In the coal mining business, a geologist has very important responsibilities because mine safety and productivity as well as future mining operations... 
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10/01/07Arch Coal Acquires Coal Reserves in Illinois
ST. LOUIS (October 1, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that on September 28, 2007 it acquired approximately 157 million tons of recoverable coal reserves and significant surface acreage in the Illinois Basin from International Coal Group, Inc. for approximately $38.9 million. Located in Perry and Washington counties, the acquired coal reserves are adjacent to some of Arch's existing reserves in the region - creating a nearly 300-million-ton contiguous reserve block of hig... 
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09/26/07Arch Coal Mining Operation, Employees Featured in New Dodge TV Ads
ST. LOUIS (September 26, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Canyon Fuel Company's Skyline mine and several local employees are featured in a new set of television advertisements for the Dodge brand and its Dodge Ram 2500. "Our underground mines in Utah and Colorado depend on Dodge for MSHA-approved engines that allow us to work efficiently underground," said Gene DiClaudio, president of Arch Western Bituminous Group. "It was our pleasure to provide our time and ta... 
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09/19/07Arch Coal Reclamation, Stewardship Named Among Nation's Best
Interior Department Honors Coal-Mac for Excellent Environmental Practices, Mountain Laurel for Citizenship ST. LOUIS (September 19, 2007) – Two of Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) mines were recognized yesterday by the U.S. Department of Interior for demonstrating the best reclamation and stewardship practices of the past year. The 2007 National Award was presented on Sept. 18 to Coal-Mac, Inc.'s Holden 22 mine for excellence in surface mine reclamation, specifically for the environmenta... 
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09/18/07Arch Coal Announces Band Mill Mine Named Nation's Safest Underground Coal Mine, Earns Sentinels of Safety Award
Second consecutive year an Arch subsidiary ranks as safest underground mine ST. LOUIS (September 19, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Cumberland River Coal Company's Band Mill No. 2 mine achieved the nation's best safety record in 2006 among all large underground coal mines in the United States, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The prestigious Sentinels of Safety award was presented by MSHA and the National Mining Association to mine repr... 
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09/11/07Arch Coal Foundation Introduces Innovative Teaching Grants Program In Delta County; Teachers and Students To Benefit
Somerset, Colo. (September 11, 2007) - Teachers and students soon will benefit from a new Arch Coal Foundation grants program in Delta County, according to West Elk's General Manager Pete Wyckoff. The Arch Coal Foundation is funded by Arch Coal, Inc, which owns West Elk mine. The Foundation will grant up to $10,000 to K-12 teachers in Delta County's public schools to invent and test innovative teaching ideas in their classrooms during the 2007-2008 school year. Teachers throughout the coun... 
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08/27/07Arch Coal Foundation Announces Continued Support of Teacher Recognition Programs in 2007-2008 School Year
ST. LOUIS (August 27, 2007) - The Arch Coal Foundation will continue underwriting of its unique teacher recognition programs in West Virginia, Wyoming and Utah during the 2007-2008 school year, according to Deck Slone, the Foundation's president. In addition, the Foundation plans to undertake a new teacher-focused program in Colorado in the new school year, he said. The Arch Coal Foundation sponsors the longest running, privately sponsored classroom teacher program in West Virginia, a s... 
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08/24/07Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 6, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (August 24, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 6, 2007. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:45 p.m. E.D.T. on September 6 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... 
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08/03/07Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (August 3, 2007) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 14, 2007 to shareholders of record on August 31, 2007. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the nation's largest coal producers. The company's core business is providing U.S. power generators with clean-burning, low-sulfur coal for electric generation. Through its national network of mines, ... 
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07/23/07Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
Arch Coal achieves a solid performance in soft U.S. coal market St. Louis (July 23, 2007) -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported second quarter 2007 net income available to common shareholders of $37.5 million, or $0.26 per fully diluted share, compared with $69.6 million, or $0.48 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. Arch earned operating income of $53.9 million on revenues of $598.7 million in the second quarter of 2007, compared with operating income of $99.8 mill... 
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07/11/07Arch Coal Highlights Corporate Commitment in Social Responsibility Report
ST. LOUIS (July 11, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today released a report outlining its corporate social responsibility efforts. The report details the company's commitment to the air, land and water; to the communities in which the company operates; and to the highest level of ethical behavior and workplace safety. "Since Arch's very inception, we've dedicated ourselves to acting in a safe, responsible and ethical manner in everything we do," said Arch Coal's Chairman and Chief Exec... 
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07/02/07Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (July 2, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2007 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, July 23, 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section ... 
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06/29/07Arch Coal, Inc. Marks 10-Year Anniversary on July 1
ST. LOUIS (June 29, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will mark its 10-year anniversary on July 1, 2007. "We are delighted to celebrate this anniversary with our customers, employees and other stakeholders, who together have made Arch Coal a world-class energy company," said Arch Coal's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer. "We set a high standard from the beginning and have demonstrated responsible and progressive leadership in the coal industry." Arch Coal, Inc. was of... 
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06/20/07Arch Coal Divests Mining Complex in Central Appalachia to Alpha Natural Resources
ST. LOUIS (June 20, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the divestiture of its Mingo Logan subsidiary's Ben Creek Complex in West Virginia ("Mingo Logan") to Cobra Natural Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Alpha Natural Resources. Upon closing of the transaction, which is expected to occur at the end of June 2007, Arch Coal will receive cash of approximately $40 million in exchange for Mingo Logan's mining operations, ancillary equipment and 9.2 million tons of reported coal res... 
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06/06/07Arch Coal and Mountain Laurel Mining Complex Recognized for Corporate Citizenship
SHARPLES, W.Va. (June 6, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) and its Mountain Laurel mining complex recently were recognized for superior corporate citizenship by the American Coal Council. The Excellence in the Advancement of Public Service and Community Development award was presented to the employees of Mountain Laurel complex for benefiting their communities through direct involvement in local organizations and improvement projects. "Arch Coal demonstrates a clear and consistent comp... 
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05/29/07Arch Coal Chairman and CEO to Speak at JP Morgan Conference on June 12, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (May 30, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at JP Morgan's Basics & Industrial Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 12. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 11:30 a.m. E.D.T. on June 12 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. St. Louis-b... 
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05/18/07Ten Utah Teachers Receive 'Golden Apples' from Arch Coal
WELLINGTON, UT (May 18, 2007) - Ten Utah teachers are receiving 'Golden Apple' certificates from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Erwin Sass, general manager of Dugout Canyon mine. Sass said these 10 teachers scored very high marks in the 2006-2007 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program. "These teachers came very close to receiving the Teacher Achievement Award," said Sass. "The Golden Apple certificates recognize the strength of the teachers' applications and encourage t... 
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05/17/0725 Wyoming Teachers To Receive Arch Coal's Golden Apple Award
25 Wyoming Teachers To Receive Arch Coal's Golden Apple Award WRIGHT, Wyo. (May 17, 2007) – Twenty-five Wyoming classroom teachers will receive the Arch Coal Foundation's "Golden Apple" award, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president for external affairs. "These outstanding classroom teachers were very close to receiving the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award," said Schaefer. "The judging for this year's awards was extremely close and these 25 teachers finished within only a ... 
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05/09/07Eleven High School Graduates Named Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS (May 9, 2007) - The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that 11 graduating high school seniors have been chosen as 2007 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of employees of Arch Coal and its subsidiaries. Each scholar will receive a $1,500 scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "Our scholarship program has benefited students from the families of our employees since the for... 
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05/02/07Arch Coal Achievement Awards Given to Five Utah Teachers
RICHFIELD, Utah (May 2, 2007) - Five outstanding area classroom teachers received Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards today at a ceremony at Ashman Elementary. In addition to Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, State School Board Member Dixie Allen, and Utah Education Association Vice President Ellen Thompson were on hand to honor the recipients. The teacher recognition program is in its first year in Utah. Teachers from Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counti... 
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05/01/07Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (May 1, 2007) - Ten excellent Wyoming classroom teachers received Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards today at a ceremony at Afflerbach Elementary School. In addition to Arch Coal Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, Governor Dave Freudenthal and First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride, and Wyoming Education Association President Kathryn Valido honored the recipients. The 10 recipients are: ... 
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04/26/07Arch Coal Announces Dividend Increase
ST. LOUIS (April 26, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.06 per common share to $0.07 per common share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2007 to shareholders of record on June 1, 2007. "I'm pleased to announce Arch's third dividend increase in four years," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer of Arch Coal. "Today's announcement reflects the board's continued con... 
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04/26/07Arch Coal Takes Home Two Earth Day Awards
Sufco and Skyline Mines Recognized by Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining for Environmental Stewardship in National Forests SALT LAKE CITY (April 26, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Sufco and Skyline mines each earned Utah Earth Day awards for outstanding efforts in environmental stewardship. The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining Board presented Sufco and Skyline officials with the awards on April 25. Sufco mine was honored with... 
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04/23/07Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2007 Results
Arch Coal records solid performance despite weak market conditions St. Louis - Arch Coal, In c. (NYSE:ACI) today reported first quarter 2007 net income available to common shareholders of $28.7 million, or $0.20 per fully diluted share, compared with $60.6 million, or $0.42 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. The company earned income from operations of $50.9 million on revenues of $571.3 million in the first quarter of 2007. In the first quarter of 2006, Arch recorded income... 
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04/19/07Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (April 19, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2007 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, April 23, 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section ... 
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04/10/0723 West Virginia Teachers Earn Arch Coal 'Golden Apples'
Charleston, W.Va. (April 10, 2007) - Twenty-three West Virginia classroom teachers have earned Golden Apple awards from the Arch Coal Foundation, according to John R. Snider, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president for external affairs. Last month, the Arch Coal Foundation gave Teacher Achievement Awards to 12 outstanding West Virginia teachers, Snider reported. "The teachers receiving the Golden Apple awards are outstanding in every respect and finished closely behind those who received the a... 
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03/28/07Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Awards for Safety and Environmental Protection in Colorado
ST. LOUIS (March 28, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk Mine earned two state awards for its outstanding efforts in environmental, health and safety practices in 2006. The Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology (CDMG) and the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) presented West Elk with the awards at CMA's 109th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition at the Grand Hyatt in Denver. West Elk Mine was honored for excellence... 
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03/12/07Ziegler Named President of Arch Coal Sales
ST. LOUIS (March 12, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that John Ziegler, Jr. has been named president of Arch Coal Sales, Arch's sales and marketing subsidiary, effective immediately. Ziegler will have responsibility for contract administration and the day-to-day marketing of Arch's geographically diverse operations. He will report to David N. Warnecke, Arch's vice president of marketing and trading. "John has shown tremendous leadership in our sales and marketing e... 
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03/05/07Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Names W.Va. Recipients; Each Receives $2,500 Personal Award
Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Names W.Va. Recipients; Each Receives $2,500 Personal Award CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 5, 2007) – Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were presented to 12 outstanding West Virginia classroom teachers today at the state capitol. The 12 are: Pattie CowanLiberty SchoolWeirton Denise M. DeBiaseMylan Park Elementary SchoolMorgantown Roy P. HarperMoorefield Middle SchoolMoorefield Margaret HunterWilliamstown Elementary SchoolWilliamstown Sandra Ann ... 
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02/22/07Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (February 22, 2007) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2007, to shareholders of record on March 1, 2007. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer. The company's core business is providing U.S. power generators with clean-burning, low-sulfur coal for electric generation. Through its national network of mines, Arch... 
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02/13/07Arch Coal Official Praises Utah for 'Great Response' To Teacher Awards Nominations
Salina, UT (Feb 13, 2007) - "Some 147 classroom teachers in Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counties were nominated for 2007 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards," according to Ken May, general manager of Arch's Sufco mine. "This is a fantastic response for our program's first year in Utah," said May. "It indicates that our communities are aware of the high quality of classroom teachers we have in this area and that our citizens appreciate the teachers' dedication to teaching excellence. The... 
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02/02/07Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Record Full Year 2006 Results
EPS increases to $1.80 from $0.17 in prior-year period Net income1 increases to $260.6 million vs. $22.5 million in 2005 EBITDA improves 88% to $545.0 million vs. $290.2 million a year ago St. Louis (February 2, 2007) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported record 2006 net income available to common shareholders of $260.6 million, or $1.80 per fully diluted share, compared with $22.5 million, or $0.17 per fully diluted share, in 2005. Income from operations more than quadrupled to $33... 
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01/26/07Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Subsidiary Earns Three Statewide Distinctions for Safety and Environmental Excellence
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 26, 2007) – Arch Coal's Coal-Mac, Inc. recently earned three statewide awards for its 2006 excellence in safety and environmental performance at the 34th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium in Charleston, W.Va. The Mountaineer Guardian safety award was presented to Coal-Mac's Holden 22 mine. The employees completed the entire year, more than 146,000 employee-hours, without a single reportable accident. "With safety as a core value, Coal-Mac exemplifies Arch Coal... 
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01/18/07Arch Coal's Mountain Laurel Honored with Top Environmental Stewardship Award in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 18, 2007) — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced its Mountain Laurel mining complex earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. The Greenlands Award was presented to Mingo Logan's Mountain Laurel mine for its outstanding achievements in environmental stewardship in 2006. An Arch Coal subsidiary has claimed the top award for the past five out of six years. Engineering design and constructio... 
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01/16/07Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (January 16, 2007) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter 2006 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Feb. 2 at 11:00 a.m. EST. 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section o... 
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12/11/06Arch Coal Elects Lang as Senior Vice President of Operations
ST. LOUIS (December 11, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors has elected Paul A. Lang as senior vice president of operations. Lang most recently led Arch's western operations as president of Arch Western Resources LLC. "Paul has done an outstanding job leading Arch's western operations during a period of tremendous growth and change," said John Eaves, president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal. "We think Paul is ideally suited to help A... 
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11/21/06Arch Coal Ranks in Top 10 Among 800 Annual Reports
ST. LOUIS (November 21, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it earned a place in the 16th Annual Triad Top Ten for its most recent annual report to shareholders among more than 800 Midwest public companies. The Triad Awards Report Program is sponsored and underwritten by three independent organizations: National Investor Relations Institute-Chicago, the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and DePaul University's Department of Finance. Annual reports are solicited... 
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11/09/06Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards Program Begins in Four Utah Counties
PRICE, Utah (November 9, 2006) – The Arch Coal Foundation is expanding its prestigious Teacher Achievement Awards program to include four Utah counties – Carbon, Emery, Sanpete and Sevier – beginning this school year. These counties surround Arch's Dugout Canyon, Sufco and Skyline mines. Five teachers from the four counties will be selected as recipients of a $2,500 personal, cash award. The awards are expected to be made near the end of the school year. The signature awards program is u... 
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10/27/06Arch Coal Foundation Pledges $100K to Promote Mine Safety and Technology Development Program at Marshall University
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (October 27, 2006) - The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it would donate a total of $100,000 over the next three years to Marshall University's new Mine Safety Technology Innovation Capability and Regional Business Development program. "This program will help focus some of the country's best minds on identifying new technologies and practices for the next generation of coal mining safety," said Steven F. Leer, chairman and chief executive officer of Arch Coal, ... 
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10/26/06Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (October 26, 2006) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2006, to shareholders of record on December 5, 2006. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer. The company's core business is providing U.S. power generators with clean-burning, low-sulfur coal for electric generation. Through its national network of min... 
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10/20/06Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
EPS increases 169% to $0.35 from $0.13 in prior-year period ST. LOUIS (October 20, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported third quarter 2006 consolidated net income of $50.9 million, or $0.35 per fully diluted share, compared with $18.9 million, or $0.13 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. Arch more than doubled its income from operations during the third quarter of 2006, reaching $82.2 million compared with $34.2 million in the prior-year period. Adjusted EBITDA... 
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10/06/06Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (October 6, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter 2006 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, Oct. 20 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section ... 
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10/04/06Arch Coal Expands Commercial Analysis Team; Metzroth Joins As Vice President of Analysis and Strategy
ST. LOUIS (October 4, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Lawrence "Larry" Metzroth will join the company on October 16 as Vice President of Analysis and Strategy, and will report to C. Henry Besten, senior vice president of Strategic Development. Metzroth will be responsible for providing Arch Coal with global economic and energy market intelligence, analyses and insights. Reporting to Metzroth will be Arch Coal Sales' Vice President of Market Research Andy Blumenfeld... 
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10/02/06Jennifer Johnson Named President of Arch Coal's Arch Energy Resources Subsidiary
ST. LOUIS (October 2, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Jennifer J. Johnson has been named President of Arch Energy Resources, and will report to David Warnecke, Arch Coal's vice president of marketing and trading. In this new role, Johnson will be responsible for developing and implementing a corporate strategy for revenue risk management and optimization of Arch Coal's annual coal supply of more than 140 million tons. The Arch Energy Resources group will encompas... 
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09/27/06Interior Department Honors Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine with National Good Neighbor Award for Superior Community Service
ST. LOUIS (September 27, 2006) - The U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining (OSM) has honored one of Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) mines for its exemplary interaction, communication and involvement with the surrounding communities. Black Thunder mine was recently presented with the 2006 National Good Neighbor Award in Washington, D.C. Black Thunder mine was selected from more than a dozen Good Neighbor award winners submitted at the state level. As one of the world's larg... 
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09/22/06Arch Coal's Skyline Mine Achieves Nation's Best Underground Safety Record, Earns Sentinels of Safety Award
ST. LOUIS (September 22, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Skyline mine achieved the nation's best underground coal mine safety record in 2005, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The prestigious Sentinels of Safety award was presented to Skyline at a banquet on Sept. 21 in Washington, D.C. The Skyline mine is located near Scofield, Utah, and utilizes both longwall and continuous mining systems. Skyline employees worked more than 28 ... 
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09/21/06Arch Coal, Inc. Announces New Share Repurchase Program
ST. LOUIS, (September 21, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to 14,000,000 shares of its common stock, effective immediately. The timing of any purchases, and the ultimate number of shares to be purchased, will depend on market conditions. The shares will be acquired in the open market or through private transactions in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission requirements. The company had 14... 
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08/31/06Arch Coal Earns Ranking on InformationWeek 500 for Strategic Use of Advanced Information Technologies
ST. LOUIS (August 31, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has achieved the ranks of the InformationWeek 500 list for its strategic use of advanced information technologies. The top 2006 InformationWeek 500 companies will be revealed at a gala awards ceremony on September 11 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. "It is rewarding to receive public recognition for taking a progressive approach in our business practices," said Michael T. Abbene, Arch's vice president and chief infor... 
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08/30/06Arch Coal's Leer to Speak at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference on September 7, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (August 30, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006. Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 1:45 p.m. E.T. on Sept. 7 at Arch Coal's Web site at www.shareholder.com/archcoal/events.cfm. A replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for 30 days. ... 
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08/24/06Arch Coal Acquires Interest in DKRW Advanced Fuels
ST. LOUIS (August 24, 2006) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has acquired a 25% equity interest in DKRW Advanced Fuels, LLC. In exchange, Arch has agreed to extend its existing option agreement with DKRW Advanced Fuels, to work with DKRW Advanced Fuels to secure coal reserves for two additional coal-to-liquids projects outside of the Carbon Basin, and to invest $25 million in the company. DKRW Advanced Fuels is a subsidiary of Houston-based DKRW Energy LLC and the pr... 
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08/14/06Arch Coal To Again Sponsor Its West Virginia Teacher Achievement Awards Program in 2006-2007 School Year
Charleston, W.Va. (August 14, 2006) – The longest running, privately sponsored classroom teacher recognition program in West Virginia will continue, according to Arch Coal, Inc. Vice President of External Affairs John R. Snider. The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program will provide 12 exceptional West Virginia classroom teachers with a $2,500 cash prize in 2007, Snider said. The Arch Coal program asks that the public nominate the teachers, while a blue-ribbon panel of classroom te... 
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08/02/06Arch Coal Acquires Interest in Knight Hawk Coal
ST. LOUIS (August 2, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has acquired a one-third interest in Knight Hawk Coal, a growing coal producer in the Illinois Basin, in exchange for approximately $15 million in cash and 30 million tons of coal reserves. "We expect this transaction to create meaningful value for our shareholders," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's chairman and chief executive officer. "With its strong management team and skilled workforce, Knight Hawk is well posi... 
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08/02/06Arch Coal Will Again Sponsor Statewide Teacher Recognition Program In Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (August 2, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. will again honor some of Wyoming's most talented and dedicated classroom teachers in the coming school year, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president of external affairs. Ten exceptional classroom teachers will receive a $2,500 cash award from Arch Coal in the 2006-2007 school year, Schaefer said. This is the seventh year that Arch Coal will acknowledge superior classroom teaching with its statewide program. The Wyoming De... 
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07/27/06Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2006) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2006, to shareholders of record on September 5, 2006. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer. Through its subsidiary operations in Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, Arch provides the fuel for approximately 6 percent of the e... 
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07/27/06Arch Coal Names Jennings to Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced Brian J. Jennings, 45, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Jennings will serve on the board's finance and audit committees. "I'm pleased Brian has joined our board of directors," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's chairman and chief executive officer. "Brian's expertise in corporate finance for the global energy industry will be extremely valuable to the board and Arch's objective of creat... 
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07/21/06Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
EPS increases to $0.48 compared to $0.01 in prior-year period St. Louis (July 21, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported second quarter 2006 consolidated net income of $69.7 million, or $0.48 per fully diluted share, compared with $3.5 million, or $0.01 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. All earnings per share figures reflect the impact of the company's two-for-one stock split on May 15, 2006. During the quarter, Arch also raised its dividend by 50 percent to $0... 
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07/10/06Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call To Be Webcast, Podcast
ST. LOUIS (July 10, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter 2006 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, July 21, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. 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 Robert J. Messey. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section o... 
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06/08/06Eleven High School Graduates Named Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS (June 8, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that 11 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2006 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of employees of Arch Coal and its subsidiaries. Each scholar will receive a $1,500 scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "Arch Coal is pleased to have the opportunity to honor such an outstanding group of graduates," said Steve... 
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05/31/06Arch Coal Announces 22 Recipients of Its Golden Apple Award in Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (May 31, 2006) – Twenty two Wyoming classroom teachers received Arch Coal's "Golden Apple" award today. "Wyoming's classroom teachers deserve much credit, not just from students and parents, but from the state's businesses, too," according to Arch Coal's Greg Schaefer, vice president of external affairs, western region. "We count on our teachers to increase the knowledge and skills of the state's youth. I am always amazed at the accomplishments of the many talented teachers we ... 
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05/19/06Arch Coal Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Adopts 10b5-1 Plan
ST. LOUIS (May 19, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer has adopted a plan to sell a portion of his company stock as part of a planned sales program. The program allows Mr. Leer to diversify his asset portfolio by providing for the sale of shares of Arch Coal common stock in connection with exercises of vested stock options set to expire during 2006. Other Arch Coal officers and directors may also adopt 10b5-1 plans at ... 
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05/03/06Ten Outstanding Wyoming Teachers Receive Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards
CHEYENNE, WYO. (May 3, 2006) – Ten classroom teachers from Wyoming today were named recipients of Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards before an assembly of students, friends and family members at Johnson Junior High School in Cheyenne. Arch Coal Chairman and CEO Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal President and COO John W. Eaves, Gov. Dave Freudenthal, First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Director of Administration for the Department of Education Mary Kay Hill, and Wyoming Education Association Executive Dir... 
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05/01/06Arch Coal's Board of Directors Elects Bumbico to Vice President of Safety
ST. LOUIS (May 1, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors has elected Anthony S. Bumbico to Vice President of Safety. "We're pleased to recognize Tony's valuable leadership in this way," says John W. Eaves, president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal, Inc. "During Tony's first two years in the company's top safety position, our performance as measured by total incidents has improved by 24 percent. The company and its board are confident that To... 
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04/27/06Arch Coal Announces Two-For-One Stock Split and 50% Dividend Increase
ST. LOUIS (April 27, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced a two-for-one split of its common stock in the form of a 100% stock dividend. In addition, the company increased its quarterly dividend (on a pre-split basis) from $0.08 per common share to $0.12 per common share. The two-for-one stock split is payable on May 15, 2006 to stockholders of record on May 5, 2006, granting all shareholders one additional common share for every common share of ACI held on that date. Arch Coal has... 
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04/21/06Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
EPS increases to $0.84 compared to $0.07 in prior-year period April 21, 2006 St. Louis – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported first quarter 2006 net income of $60.7 million, or $0.84 per fully diluted share, compared to $6.6 million, or $0.07 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. Income from operations more than tripled to $94.1 million, and adjusted EBITDA increased 82% vs. the prior-year period to $140.0 million. "Arch Coal achieved record operating results during th... 
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04/13/06Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever Awards Presented to 12 West Virginia Teachers
Charleston, W.Va.. (April 13, 2006) – Twelve West Virginia teachers today were named recipients of the Arch Coal, Inc. Golden Apple Achiever Award, according to John Snider, the company's vice president for external affairs, eastern region. "The Golden Apple Achiever Award is presented to teachers who submitted exemplary applications in Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards program," said Snider. "Our panel of judges can only select a dozen recipients for our Teacher Achievement Awards e... 
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04/06/06Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (April 6, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter 2006 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, April 21, 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 http://investor... 
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03/17/06Former West Virginia Safety Director Joins Arch Coal
ST. LOUIS (March 17, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that the former Director of the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training for the state of West Virginia will join the company on March 20. Jack Douglas "Doug" Conaway will become Arch Coal's director of corporate safety, reporting to Anthony "Tony" Bumbico, who occupies the lead safety role at Arch Coal. Conaway will be responsible for safety improvements and regulatory compliance initiatives. He will relocate to... 
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03/01/06Arch Coal Honors 12 West Virginia Educators With Teacher Achievement Awards
CHARLESTON, W.VA. (March 1, 2006) – Twelve outstanding classroom teachers in West Virginia today received coveted Arch Coal, Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards. The 12 teachers are: James C. BeattyElkins High SchoolElkins Barbara BlackWest Teays Elementary SchoolHurricane Christine J. CampbellMarlinton Middle SchoolBuckeye Brenda Kay ChadwellGeary Elementary Middle SchoolLeft Hand Pat DawsonConner Street Elementary SchoolHurricane Mona Wilson FloydBeckley Stratton Middle SchoolBucke... 
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02/24/06Arch Coal Announces Succession Plan to Ensure Continuous, Effective Leadership; Board Expands to Eleven Directors
ST. LOUIS (February 24, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) and its Board of Directors have approved a succession plan that will ensure strong and continuous leadership at Arch Coal in the years ahead. Following Arch Coal's annual meeting on April 28, President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer will become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer John W. Eaves will become President and Chief Operating Officer. Eaves will continue ... 
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02/23/06Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (February 23, 2006) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. today declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable March 15, 2006, to shareholders of record on March 3, 2006. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on May 1, 2006 to shareholders of record on April 14, 2006. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is t... 
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02/10/06Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
February 10, 2006 St. Louis – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported that it had a loss of $1.0 million, or $0.02 per fully diluted share, for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2005. Excluding special items, which are listed below, Arch had income available to common shareholders of $17.9 million, or $0.25 per fully diluted share. Special items were comprised of: a gain of $46.5 million associated with the sale of a loadout, rail spur and idle office facility in the Powder Ri... 
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02/07/06Arch Coal Now Offers Podcasting and RSS Feeds
ST. LOUIS (February 7, 2006) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) now offers podcasting and RSS feeds - the latest on-the-go technology - for the replay of its quarterly earnings conference calls. Investors can download the MP3 audio file known as a "podcast" from Arch Coal's Web site to a personal computer, and then transfer it to an iPod or other MP3 player using a podcasting software application. The conference call replay is then portable, allowing investors to listen on the go. RSS tec... 
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01/23/06Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (January 23, 2006) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter 2005 financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, February 10, 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.a... 
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01/05/06Arch Completes Reserve Swap, Sells Select Mining Assets to Peabody Subsidiary
ST. LOUIS (January 5, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced a recently completed reserve swap with Peabody Energy that is expected to enable a more efficient future mine plan for Arch's Black Thunder mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. In addition, Arch sold to Peabody a rail spur, rail loadout and idle office complex for a purchase price of $84.6 million. Arch plans to use a portion of the proceeds to build a new rail spur and state-of-the-art loadout facility in clos... 
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01/05/06Arch Coal Announces Results of Preferred Stock Conversion Offer
ST. LOUIS (January 5, 2006) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced the results of its offer to pay a premium to holders of any and all of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock who elected to convert their preferred stock to shares of the company's common stock subject to the terms of the offer. The conversion offer expired at midnight, New York City time, on Friday, December 30, 2005. On December 31, 2005, the company accepted for conversion all shares of pre... 
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01/03/06Arch Coal Reports on Progress at West Elk Mine
SOMERSET, Colo. (January 3, 2006) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that its efforts to suppress the combustion-related event at the West Elk mine appear to have been successful. The company has restarted the ventilation system and has begun to re-power the mine in preparation for the resumption of operations there. "While there is still a significant amount of work to be done, we are pleased to report that we have made solid progress toward the safe re-start of the mine," said John W. ... 
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01/03/06Arch Coal Sells Select Assets in Central Appalachia to Magnum Coal Company
ST. LOUIS (January 3, 2006) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has sold 100% of the stock of three subsidiaries and their associated mining operations and coal reserves in Central Appalachia to Magnum Coal Company, effective Dec. 31, 2005. Arch had previously announced plans to contribute these same assets to Magnum in exchange for a minority interest in Magnum. "We believe that today's announcement is in the best interests of the shareholders, customers and employees o... 
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12/29/05Arch Coal Announces Conclusion of the Conversion Price Determination Period for Its Conversion Offer
ST. LOUIS (December 29, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that the determination period for the conversion premium to be paid in connection with the company's conversion offer for its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock has concluded. Each share of preferred stock validly tendered and accepted for conversion will be converted into an aggregate of 2.4424 shares of the company's common stock, which includes a conversion premium of .0439 shares. The conversion p... 
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12/16/05Arch Coal Amends and Extends Offer for Its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
ST. LOUIS (December 16, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today amended its previously announced offer to pay a premium to holders of any and all of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock who elect to convert their preferred stock to shares of the company's common stock subject to the terms of the offer. Arch Coal also extended the conversion offer so that it will expire at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Friday, December 30, 2005, unless extended or earlier termi... 
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12/09/05Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend for Preferred Stock
ST. LOUIS (December 12, 2005) – 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 February 1, 2006, to shareholders of record on January 16, 2006. 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 7 percent o... 
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12/02/05Take a Holiday Break; Recognize West Virginia's Outstanding Teachers
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (December 2, 2005) – Already feeling overscheduled for the holidays? Arch Coal's Vice President of External Affairs John Snider recommends taking a quick break from your hectic schedule to recognize an outstanding West Virginia teacher who has meant a great deal in your life, or your child's. "Take time today to nominate a teacher for a $2,500 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award," says Snider. "If you do, your teacher will know before the holidays that he or she was ... 
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12/02/05Only 46 Days Left to Nominate a Favorite Wyoming Teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award
WRIGHT, Wyo. (December 2, 2005) – Greg Schaefer isn't counting the shopping days until Christmas. In fact, if truth be told, he's already bought a majority of the presents for his family says Schaefer, vice president of external affairs for Arch Coal. Instead, Schaefer is counting the days left for Wyoming citizens to nominate a teacher for a $2,500 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. January 16 is the final day teachers may be nominated for the 2006 awards, he says. "Maybe so... 
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12/01/05Arch Coal Commences Offer for Its 5% Perpetual
ST. LOUIS (December 1, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today commenced an offer to pay a premium to holders of any and all of its 5% Perpetual Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock who elect to convert their preferred stock to shares of the company's common stock subject to the terms of the offer. Arch expects the conversion offer to reduce its fixed dividend obligations and to improve its overall credit standing. The offer is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Stan... 
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11/23/05Arch Coal CEO to Speak at FBR 2005 Investor Conference on November 30, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (November 23, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at Friedman Billings Ramsey's 2005 Investor Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 30. Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 2:55 p.m. E.T. on Nov. 30 at Arch Coal's Web site at www.shareholder.com/archcoal/events.cfm. A replay of the webcast also will be available at the same URL for ... 
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11/21/05Business Week Names Arch Coal Web Smart
ST. LOUIS (November 21, 2005) - Business Week magazine named Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) to this year's Web Smart 50 list as a management pacesetter. "The Web Smart 50 highlights the quiet innovation going on inside organizations," said the article in the November 21 issue of Business Week. "These companies are profoundly altering the business landscape." Arch Coal was recognized as a Web Smart 50 company for employing the latest technology to streamline its largest coal min... 
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11/14/05Arch Coal Provides Update on Status of West Elk Mine
SOMERSET, Colo. (November 14, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it does not expect its West Elk mine to resume operations for a minimum of six weeks following a sudden increase in combustion-related gases at the site last week. "After making good progress in our initial efforts to suppress the heating event at West Elk, combustion-related gases unexpectedly intensified late last week," said John W. Eaves, Arch Coal's executive vice president and chief operating officer. "As a... 
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11/01/05Arch Coal Temporarily Suspends Production at West Elk Mine
Somerset, Colo. (November 1, 2005) - Arch Coal's Mountain Coal subsidiary conducted a precautionary evacuation of its West Elk mine in Somerset, Colorado, late last week after elevated readings of combustion-related gases were detected in a mined-out area of the mine. West Elk notified the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) of the evacuation immediately, and MSHA and West Elk personnel are working closely and cooperatively at the site. West Elk was in the process of moving its... 
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10/27/05Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS (October 27, 2005) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 14, 2005, to shareholders of record on December 2, 2005. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer and mines low-sulfur coal exclusively. Through its subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, Arch provides the ... 
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10/26/05Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns National Recognition for Five-Year Safety Record
SOMERSET, Colo. (October 26, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine has been nationally recognized for its five-year safety record. The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently presented West Elk with a Certificate of Honor for its exceptional safety performance over five consecutive years – or more than 4 million employee-hours. West Elk Mine is one of the nation'... 
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10/24/05Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Revenues increase to a record $654.7 million, up 24% vs. 3Q04 Earnings per fully diluted share increase 63% to $0.26 per share (or $0.31 excluding special items) Income from operations rises 30% to $34.2 million Average realized price climbs 14% to $17.91 per ton Sales volume increases 8% to 35.2 million tons Adjusted EBITDA rises 29% to $92.0 million October 24, 2005 St. Louis - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) reported today that it had income available to common shareholde... 
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10/12/05Arch Coal CEO Steve Leer to Guest Host CNBC's Squawk Box
ST. LOUIS (October 12, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc.'s (NYSE:ACI) President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer will guest host CNBC's daily program "Squawk Box" on Friday, October 14. The nationally televised program airs weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Leer has made regular appearances on CNBC in recent years. He will host the three-hour broadcast alongside CNBC veteran Mark Haines. A complete list of guests who will appear on Friday's show will be availa... 
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10/11/05Arch Coal and ArcLight Sign Definitive Agreement
ST. LOUIS (October 11, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. and affiliates of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC today announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement to contribute certain mining operations and properties to a new company to be called Magnum Coal Company that would mine and market low-sulfur coal in the Central Appalachian region. Affiliates of ArcLight Capital will receive approximately 62.5% of the ownership interests in the new company, and Arch Coal will receive approxi... 
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10/10/05Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (October 10, 2005) – 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 24, 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.archc... 
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09/23/05Arch Coal Reclamation Site Named Among Nation's Best
ST. LOUIS (September 23, 2005) – The Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining (OSM) Director, Jeff Jarrett, has honored one of Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) mines for demonstrating the best reclamation practices of the past year. The 2005 national Director's Award was presented in Washington, D.C. to Arch of Wyoming's Seminoe I mine in Hanna for establishing a diverse and productive grass and shrub community that has enhanced the quality of life among the wildlife population,... 
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09/19/05Arch Coal Again Sponsoring Wyoming Teacher Achievement Awards
Wright, Wyo. (Sept. 19, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. will sponsor its statewide Teacher Achievement Awards program again this year, according to Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal's vice president for external affairs, western region. "In each of the past five years, Arch Coal has recognized 10 of the very best classroom teachers in the state," Schaefer said. "This school year, 10 more teachers will be selected and receive a $2,500 personal cash prize. "It is Arch Coal's way of saying thank you... 
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09/19/05Arch Coal Continues Underwriting Teacher Recognition Program in West Virginia; Nomination Forms Available in Schools, Libraries Across the State
Charleston, W.Va. (Sept. 19, 2005) – The longest running, privately-sponsored teacher recognition program in West Virginia – the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards - has begun again for the new school year, according to John R. Snider, vice president, external affairs, eastern region, for the company. "These awards recognize outstanding classroom teachers who contribute everyday to the well-being of our state's children," said Snider. "We must work to keep the many dedicated and profes... 
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09/12/05Arch Coal Recognized for Cooperative Stewardship in North American Hawk Project
WRIGHT, Wyo. (September 12, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Thunder Basin Coal Company's Black Thunder mine received the 2005 Industry Reclamation and Wildlife Stewardship Award for its cooperative stewardship in the tri-national investigation of ferruginous hawk migration. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recognized Black Thunder Mine for its voluntary and proactive efforts to investigate ferruginous hawk migration for future habitat protection at the Hunting... 
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08/15/05Arch Coal Again Earns CIO 100 Award for Bold Use of Information Technology
ST. LOUIS/ August 15, 2005– CIO magazine today announced that Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) earned the prestigious 2005 CIO 100 award. This marks the second time in the last three years that the program has recognized Arch Coal for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. "The Bold 100 honorees stand out because they have dared to take on risk for the chance of reward in an extremely conservative business climate," says Abbie Lundberg... 
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08/12/05Arch Coal Announces Organizational Changes
ST. LOUIS (August 12, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that David N. Warnecke has been named vice president of marketing and trading for the company, effective immediately. Warnecke will report to John W. Eaves, Arch's executive vice president and chief operating officer. "In his expanded new capacity, Dave will lead the marketing and trading efforts across the entire breadth of Arch's national and international market area," Eaves said. "Through Dave's leadership, I a... 
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08/12/05West Virginia Library Commission Votes To Support Arch Coal Teacher Awards Program
Charleston, W.Va. (August 12, 2005) – The West Virginia Library Commission voted today to partner with the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program, according to John R. Snider, vice president, external affairs, eastern region, for Arch Coal, Inc. "We're very pleased that the state's libraries are joining the West Virginia Department of Education and the West Virginia Education Association as our program partners," said Snider. "Teachers count on libraries as important places of lea... 
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08/09/05Arch Coal Signs Letter of Intent with ArcLight Capital Partners
ST. LOUIS (August 9, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it has signed a letter of intent with affiliates of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC to contribute certain mining operations and properties to a new company that would mine and market low-sulfur coal in the Central Appalachian region. Arch proposes to contribute four of its active Central Appalachian mining operations and a total of 455 million tons of reserves to the new company. ArcLight will contribute a collection of coal sa... 
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07/28/05Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (July 28, 2005) – The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable September 14, 2005 to shareholders of record on September 2, 2005. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on November 1, 2005 to shareholders of record on October 17, 2005. St. Louis-based Arch Co... 
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07/28/05Arch Coal Names Wesley M. Taylor to Board of Directors
St. Louis – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Wesley M. Taylor, 62, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Taylor will serve on the board's finance and personnel & compensation committees. "We are very pleased that Wes has agreed to join our board of directors," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Wes is a proven leader with nearly 40 years of energy industry experience. He brings to our board tremendous insight... 
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07/25/05Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
Revenue increases by 50% to a record $633.8 million vs. 2Q04 Sales volumes increase 31% on a reported basis to 34.6 million tons Earnings per fully diluted share total $0.03 (or $0.05 excluding special items) Average realization per ton increases 17% at Powder River Basin operations, 20% at Western Bituminous operations, and 17% at Central Appalachian operations compared to the same period last year Adjusted EBITDA increases 13% to $73.6 million excluding special items July 25,... 
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07/19/05Wyoming Libraries Join Arch Coal Teacher Awards Program
Wright, Wyo. (July 19, 2005) – Wyoming's libraries will become a partner in the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program in the coming school year, Arch Coal Vice President Greg Schaefer announced today. "Arch Coal is delighted to have the Wyoming library community join it in recognizing the state's top classroom teachers," said Schaefer. "We count on libraries across the state as important tools in the learning process, as well as being repositories of information. Now, they'... 
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07/19/05Wyoming Libraries Join Arch Coal Teacher Awards Program
Wright, Wyo. (July 19, 2005) – Wyoming's libraries will become a partner in the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program in the coming school year, Arch Coal Vice President Greg Schaefer announced today. "Arch Coal is delighted to have the Wyoming library community join it in recognizing the state's top classroom teachers," said Schaefer. "We count on libraries across the state as important tools in the learning process, as well as being repositories of information. Now, they'... 
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07/15/05Arch Coal Comments on Continuing Disruptions in U.S. Rail Service
St. Louis (July 15, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today commented on the implications of recent rail disruptions on U.S. coal markets as well as Arch's expected financial performance. "As the major western rail carriers have already reported, rail service in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming was severely impacted by a series of weather-related events in April and May," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer. "As a result of those events, the joint line op... 
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06/27/05Lang Elected President of Arch Coal's Western Operations
ST. LOUIS  (June 27, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that Paul A. Lang has been elected president of Arch's western operations and president of Arch Western Resources LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Coal. In this new capacity, Lang will have responsibility for all of Arch's mining operations in the western United States. He will report to John Eaves, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal. "We are pleased that Paul has accepted this significant... 
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06/06/05Veteran Arch Coal CIO Announces Retirement; New CIO Elected
ST. LOUIS (June 6, 2005) - Larry R. Brown, veteran Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) vice president and chief information officer, today announced that he will retire effective July 1. Arch Coal's board of directors has elected Michael T. Abbene to succeed Brown. Abbene will be responsible for information systems operations, applications and infrastructure for the entire corporation, including its subsidiaries. He will report to C. Henry Besten, senior vice president of strategic development. ... 
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05/26/05Eleven High School Graduates Named Arch Coal Scholars
ST. LOUIS (May 26, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that 11 recent high school graduates have been chosen as 2005 Arch Coal Scholars. The Arch Coal Scholars program honors outstanding scholastic achievement by the children of employees of Arch Coal and its subsidiaries. Each scholar will receive a $1,500 scholarship to an accredited college or university for up to four years. "Arch Coal is pleased to have the opportunity to honor such an outstanding group of graduates," said Steven F. L... 
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05/13/05Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever Awards Go to 18 Wyoming Teachers
Wright, Wyo. (May 13, 2005) - Eighteen Wyoming teachers today were named recipients of the Arch Coal, Inc. Golden Apple Achiever award, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president for external affairs, western region. The Golden Apple Achiever Award is presented to teachers who submitted exemplary applications to Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards program, Schaefer explained. "These teachers' applications were superior and missed by three percentage points or less of being hon... 
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05/12/05Arch Coal's Golden Apple Achiever Awards Go to 15 Teachers
Charleston, W.Va. (May 12, 2005) - Fifteen West Virginia teachers today were presented Golden Apple Achiever awards by Arch Coal, Inc., according to John R. Snider, the company's vice president for external affairs, eastern region. "Earlier this year, Arch Coal honored 12 teachers with its Teacher Achievement Award," said Snider. "Usually, we make 10 achievement awards, but the scoring was so close that 12 awards were made. The 15 teachers we honor today scored within three percentage points o... 
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05/09/05Warnecke Named President of Arch Coal Sales
St. Louis (May 9, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that David N. Warnecke has been named president of Arch Coal Sales, Arch's sales and marketing subsidiary, effective immediately. Warnecke will report to Paul Vining, who will join Arch in June as senior vice president of marketing and trading. "We are pleased that Dave has accepted this new position with Arch," said John W. Eaves, Arch's executive vice president and chief operating officer. "In this expanded capacity, he... 
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05/04/05Vining Joins Arch Coal as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Trading
St. Louis (May 4, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Paul H. Vining has accepted the position of senior vice president of marketing and trading for the corporation, effective June 1. Vining will report to John W. Eaves, Arch's executive vice president and chief operating officer. "We are pleased that Paul will be joining Arch Coal in this important capacity," Eaves said. "With his wealth of experience in coal sales, trading, transportation, contract administration a... 
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05/03/05Arch Coal Honors 10 Outstanding Wyoming Teachers; Company Says 'No Shortage of Teaching Excellence' in State
Cheyenne, Wyo. (May 3, 2005) - Ten Wyoming teachers were honored today as recipients of the prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award at a ceremony at Buffalo Ridge Elementary School. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Governor Dave Freudenthal, Wyoming First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Department of Education Chief of Staff Lisa Skiles Parady, and Wyoming Education Association Executive Director Jean Hayek, presented awards to: Kristina Sue... 
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04/28/05Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (April 28, 2005) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable June 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on June 3, 2005. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on August 1, 2005 to shareholders of record on July 18, 2005. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is ... 
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04/25/05Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
Revenue increases to a record $600.5 million, up 49% vs. same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share total $0.07 ($0.25 excluding special items, compared to $0.14 in 1Q04 excluding special items) Average realization per ton increases 14% at Powder River Basin operations; 10% at Western Bituminous operations; and 27% at Central Appalachian operations Adjusted EBITDA increases 36% to $86.8 million, compared to $64.0 million in 1Q04, excluding special items in both periods ... 
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04/08/05Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (April 8, 2005) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, April 25, 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.... 
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03/18/05Shanks Named President of Arch Coal's Eastern Operations
ST. Louis (March 18, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Robert W. Shanks has been named president of Arch's eastern operations, effective immediately. Since 1998, Shanks has served as president of Arch's western subsidiary, which includes one of the world's largest and most productive surface mines and three highly productive longwall operations. "We are pleased that Bob has accepted this important role," said John W. Eaves, executive vice president and chief operat... 
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03/15/05Arch Coal Honors 12 Outstanding West Virginia Teachers
Charleston, W.Va. (March 15, 2005) - Prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards were given to 12 outstanding classroom teachers from around the state today at a ceremony at the Cultural Center at the state Capitol. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Gov. Joe Manchin, First Lady Gayle Manchin, Secretary of Arts and Education Kay Goodwin, State Superintendent of Schools David Stewart, and West Virginia Education Association (WVEA) President Tom L... 
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03/08/05Arch Coal Announces Payout Under Stock-Based Incentive Compensation Plan
ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that its board of directors has approved a payout under the company's existing stock-based incentive compensation plan for members of the senior management team. The payout was triggered when Arch common stock achieved an average closing price of $40 or more during a period of 20 consecutive trading days. As a result of the payout, Arch will incur a charge of $9.9 million, or approximately $0.16 per share, during its fi... 
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03/08/05Arch of West Virginia Praised for Enhancing Wildlife Habitat on Former Mine Site
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 8, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Arch of West Virginia, a wholly owned subsidiary, received the 2004 "Wildlife West Virginia Award" for its outstanding accomplishments in the enhancement of wildlife habitat on reclaimed mine lands. "We're proud that our dedicated Arch of West Virginia miners were recognized for going above-and-beyond standard reclamation practices and achieving true excellence," says Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's presi... 
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03/02/05Arch Coal Earns West Virginia's Top Environmental Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 2, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Coal-Mac subsidiary earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This is the fourth year in a row that an Arch Coal subsidiary claimed the top environmental award in the state, the Greenlands Award, for its outstanding achievements in post-mining land use. Coal-Mac also won in 2003. Arch's subsidiaries Arch of West Virginia and Min... 
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02/24/05Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (February 24, 2005) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable March 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on March 4, 2005. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on May 2, 2005 to shareholders of record on April 18, 2005. St. Louis-based Arch Coal i... 
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02/22/05Arch Coal's West Elk Mine Earns Three Awards for Safety and Environmental Protection in Colorado
ST. LOUIS (February 22, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Mountain Coal Company's West Elk Mine was recognized with three state awards for its outstanding efforts in environmental, health and safety practices in 2004. The Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology (CDMG) and the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) presented West Elk with the awards at CMA's 107th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. West Elk Mine was honore... 
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02/08/05Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Revenue increases to a record $553.1 million, up 48% vs. same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share total $0.32 ($0.34 excluding special items), compared to $0.04 in 4Q03 excluding special items Adjusted EBITDA increases 41% to $69.6 million, compared to $49.3 million in 4Q03, excluding special items in both periods Average margin increases 78% to $1.19 per ton, vs. $0.67 per ton in 4Q03 St. Louis (February 8, 2005) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported that for... 
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02/02/05Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (Feb. 2, 2005) - 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 Tuesday, February 8, 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.c... 
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01/25/05Arch Coal's Wyoming Teacher Awards Program Drew More Than 300 Nominations
Wright, Wyo. (January 25, 2005) - Wyomingites appreciate excellent teachers! That's the observation of Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president, who says more than 300 nominations were received by the deadline for submissions for his company's Teacher Achievement Awards program. Arch Coal's program, now in its fifth year in the state, provides a $2,500 personal cash award to 10 superior teachers in Wyoming. "Receiving more than 300 nominations tells me that the public firmly believ... 
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01/24/05Nominations for Arch Coal's Teacher Awards Hit 390 in West Virginia
Charleston, W.Va. (January 24, 2005) - Statewide nominations for the Arch Coal, Inc., Teacher Achievement Awards totaled 390, according to John R. Snider, company vice president. Snider said nominations for the company's current teacher recognition program were near all-time highs, especially when counting duplicate nominations. "West Virginians have shown how much they appreciate the dedicated efforts of the teachers in our state," Snider said. "We often like to say that 'teachers c... 
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01/04/05Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend for Preferred Stock
ST. LOUIS (January 4, 2005) - 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 February 1, 2005 to shareholders of record on January 17, 2005. 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 7 percent o... 
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12/17/04Arch Coal's Black Thunder Becomes World's First Coal Mine to Ship 1 Billion Tons
WRIGHT, Wyo. (December 17, 2004)  - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced its Black Thunder mine in Wyoming achieved a one-billion-ton shipment milestone on Friday, Dec. 17, 27 years after the mine's first coal shipment on Dec. 14, 1977. Today, Black Thunder produces nearly 10 percent of the U.S. coal supply. That's enough coal to provide electricity to 5.8 million American households. "We're proud to be the first coal mine to ever achieve this milestone," said Paul Lang, president of T... 
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11/22/04Bring The Spirit Of Thanksgiving To The Classroom
Wright,Wyo. (November 22, 2004) - When Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal's vice president for public affairs, western region, thinks about Thanksgiving, one of the many things he's thankful for is that Wyoming is blessed with excellent classroom teachers. "Recently, I saw two nominations for the company's teacher recognition program that were particularly heartwarming. These teachers are representative of those we see nominated each day," Schaefer said. "I am pleased that Wyoming has such professionalism... 
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11/11/04Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividend for Common Stock
ST. LOUIS (November 11, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on December 3, 2004. St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer and mines low-sulfur coal exclusively. Through its subsidiary operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah, Arch provides the fuel for a... 
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10/28/04Arch Coal Completes Public Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 28, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has completed a public offering of 7,187,500 shares of its common stock, including the full over-allotment option, at a price of $33.85 per share. Arch intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, totaling $230.6 million after the underwriters' discount and expenses, to repay borrowings under its revolving credit facility incurred to finance its acquisition of Triton Coal Company and the first annual payment fo... 
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10/22/04Give Your Child's Teacher a Calorie-Free Halloween Treat
Charleston, W.Va. - (October 22, 2004) - Halloween isn't just for kids, says John R. Snider, vice president of external affairs for Arch Coal. Snider believes teachers would enjoy a calorie-free treat - a nomination for this school year's Teacher Awards and the possibility of a cash prize. "We're asking the public - parents, students, anyone - to tell us who the best classroom teachers are in West Virginia," says Snider. "Again this year, we want to find 10 great teachers and recognize e... 
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10/22/04Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that its previously announced public offering of 6,250,000 shares of common stock has been priced to the public at $33.85 per share for net proceeds of $32.1571 per share to the Company after underwriters' discount and before expenses. Arch Coal has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 937,500 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any, at the same per share price. ... 
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10/22/04Arch Western Resources, LLC Completes Offering of Senior Notes
ST. LOUIS (Oct. 22, 2004) - Arch Western Resources, LLC announced today the completion of its issuance of $250 million of 6-3/4% senior notes, due in 2013, pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The senior notes were issued through the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Arch Western Finance, LLC, with Arch of Wyoming, LLC, also a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, being a co-obligor. The notes form a single series with Arch Western Finance's existing 6-3/4% ... 
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10/18/04Arch Coal's Coal-Mac Unit Achieves One Million Hours of Mining with No Lost Time Injuries
ST. LOUIS/ Oct. 18, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. and its Coal-Mac unit are celebrating the attainment of a significant safety milestone: one million hours without a single lost time work injury. That translates to over 1,050 days - or nearly three years - of safe and continuous operation at Coal-Mac. "This milestone exemplifies a corporate-wide dedication to health and safety," says John W. Eaves, Arch Coal's chief operating officer. "It takes commitment, teamwork and the vigilance of every employ... 
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10/18/04Arch Coal, Inc. To Offer Shares Of Common Stock
ST. LOUIS (October 18, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced today that it will offer publicly 6,250,000 shares of its Common Stock, $.01 par value per share. The company also will grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 937,500 shares. The common stock will be issued under Arch Coal's universal shelf registration statement. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated are serving as joint book-running managers for the of... 
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10/18/04Arch Western Resources, Llc Announces $250 Million 6-3/4% Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS (October 18, 2004) - Arch Western Resources, LLC announced today its intention to issue $250 million of 6¾% senior notes, due in 2013, pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The senior notes will be issued through the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Arch Western Finance, LLC and will form a single series with Arch Western Finance's existing 6¾% senior notes due in 2013, except that the new notes will be subject to certain transfer restrictions and will n... 
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10/15/04Woodring Elects To Retire From Arch Coal After 27 Years Of Service
St. Louis - October 15, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that Kenneth G. Woodring has elected to retire as Arch's executive vice president of mining operations after 27 years of service with the company. "Ken has contributed greatly to the growth and success of Arch Coal over the years," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Under his direction, Arch's national network of mines has achieved industry leadership in such key areas of performance a... 
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10/15/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Revenue increases to $527.8 million, up 49% vs. same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share total $0.16 ($0.19 excluding swap-related charges), compared to $0.18 in 3Q03 Operating income increases to $26.3 million, compared to $6.5 million in 3Q03 Adjusted EBITDA increases 40% to $71.3 million Average margin nearly doubles to $1.52 per ton vs. $0.80 in 3Q03 Acquisitions of North Rochelle and remaining 35% of Canyon Fuel Company completed Substantial progress made on inte... 
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10/14/04Arch Coal Suggests Halloween "Treat" For Wyoming Teachers
Wright, Wyo. (October 14, 2004) - "There's no 'trick' in becoming a great classroom teacher," says Greg Schaefer, Arch Coal vice president for external affairs. "It takes lots of education, professionalism and a desire to help our children learn."I think it would be great this Halloween if our children would give their teachers a special treat -- a nomination for an Arch Coal teacher Achievement Award," says Schaefer. A blue-ribbon panel composed of other teachers selects the recipients and ... 
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10/12/04Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS/ Oct. 12, 2004 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its third quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, October 15, at 11:00 a.m. E.T. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Fol... 
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09/27/04U.S. Department of the Interior Honors Arch Coal Subsidiaries with National Awards for Stewardship
Arch of West Virginia Earns Nation's Highest Reclamation Award   ST. LOUIS (Sept. 27, 2004) - The U.S. Department of the Interior today honored Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Arch of West Virginia subsidiary with the Director's Award, the nation's top award for excellence in reclamation during the past year. A second Arch subsidiary, Coal-Mac, was recognized nationally as a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award for its exemplary interaction, communication and involvement with the surrounding lando... 
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09/23/04Arch Coal to Invest $190 Million To Open New Mountain Laurel Mining Complex in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 23, 2004) - Arch Coal's (NYSE:ACI) Executive Vice President of Mining Operations Kenneth G. Woodring and President of Eastern Operations Bennett K. Hatfield, along with West Virginia's Governor Bob Wise, announced today that Arch Coal will invest roughly $190 million over the next four years to open a new underground coal mine in southern West Virginia. "It is with great pleasure that I stand here today to formally announce our plans to open what we believe will ... 
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09/22/04Arch Coal, Inc. Successful Bidder for Federal Coal Lease in Powder River Basin
St. Louis - (September 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it was the successful bidder for a 5,084-acre federal coal lease known as Little Thunder in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. Arch bid $611 million for the lease, which is located adjacent to the company's Black Thunder mine. According to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the lease contains approximately 719 million mineable tons of high Btu, low sulfur coal. The BLM has confirmed that the bid meets the agency... 
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09/07/04Arch Coal CEO to Speak at Energy Conference on September 8, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (September 7, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at Lehman Brothers' 2004 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 8. Leer will outline the company's strategic direction. Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the presentation at 3:05 p.m. E.T. on Sept. 8 at: http://customer.nvglb.com/LEHM002/090704a_rk/default.asp?entity=ArchCoal. A replay of ... 
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09/03/04West Virginians Asked to Nominate State's Best Teachers for Arch Coal Achievement Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (Sept. 3, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today officially kicked off its Teacher Achievement Awards program, according to John R. Snider, the company's vice president, external affairs, eastern region. The program is the longest-running, privately sponsored teacher recognition program in the state. Schools throughout West Virginia will begin receiving nomination forms in the next few days, Snider noted. Forms also will be available at Speedway locations and on the Internet at www.... 
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09/03/04Arch Coal Teacher Awards Program Begins Fifth Year in Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (Sept. 3, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today officially kicked off the fifth year of its Teacher Achievement Awards program in Wyoming, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president, external affairs, western region. Schaefer said schools throughout the state will begin receiving nomination forms in the next few days, and that forms also will be available at MiniMart stores, Taco John's locations, and on the Internet at www.archteacherawards.com. The Wyoming Governor's Off... 
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08/26/04Arch Coal Teacher Award Recipient Establishes Scholarship Fund
Newcastle, Wyo. (Aug. 26, 2004) - When Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award recipient Terri L. Cooper returned to Newcastle Middle School following her receipt of the prestigious award, she was greeted by students, signs and banners. Later that same morning, a special assembly was held, with the entire school in attendance, to further congratulate her. At the time, no one -- not the students, her colleagues or the school administrators -- knew that Cooper had special plans for some of her $2,500 ... 
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08/20/04Arch Coal Completes Acquisition of Triton Coal Company
St. Louis (August 20, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Triton Coal Company for a purchase price of $364 million. The transaction was consummated following the recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denying the Federal Trade Commission's request for a preliminary injunction to block the deal, and the refusal by the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to issue a stay pending appeal. "W... 
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08/13/04Arch Coal Comments on Favorable Decision in U.S. District Court Concerning Triton Acquisition
ST. LOUIS (August 13, 2004) - Late this afternoon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the Federal Trade Commission's request for a preliminary injunction blocking Arch's acquisition of Triton Coal Company. "We are pleased that the court has found no cause to prevent this transaction from moving forward," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer. "We are confident that completing this acquisition will create significant benefits for our cust... 
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08/11/04Arch Coal Plans Teacher Achievement Awards for West Virginia's 2004-2005 School Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va./ Aug. 11 - Arch Coal, Inc. will continue its Teacher Achievement Awards program in the upcoming school year, John R. Snider, Arch Coal vice president, external affairs, eastern region, said today. Ten classroom teachers will receive $2,500 cash awards from Arch Coal, Snider said. Nomination forms will be mailed to schools, placed on the Arch Coal Web site (www.archcoal.com), and available at Speedway locations in West Virginia. The West Virginia Education Association wi... 
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07/26/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
Revenue increases to $422.8 million, up 12% vs. the same period last year Earnings per fully diluted share rises to $0.17 ($0.20 excluding swap-related charge), vs. a net loss in 2Q03 Adjusted EBITDA increases 19% to $65.4 million Average margin increases to $1.45 per ton vs. $0.88 in 2Q03 Secured all major permits for new longwall mine in Logan County, West Virginia St. Louis - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today reported that for its second quarter ended June 30, 2004, it had income a... 
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07/23/04Arch Coal Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (July 23, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. has declared quarterly dividends for its common and preferred shares. For the company's common stock (NYSE: ACI), the dividend of $0.08 per share is payable September 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on September 3, 2004. For the company's preferred stock (NYSE: ACI_p), the board declared a dividend of $0.625 per share, payable on November 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on October 15, 2004.St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one... 
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07/22/04Arch Coal Names Patricia Fry Godley to Board of Directorsc
ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Patricia Fry Godley, age 56, has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Ms. Godley will serve on the board's finance committee and the personnel and compensation committee."It is with great pleasure that I welcome Pat Godley to our board of directors," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "Pat's twenty-five years of experience in the energy sector, including her ... 
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07/19/04Arch Coal's Teacher Achievement Awards Program Plans for Fifth Year in Wyoming
Wright, Wyo. (July 19, 2004) - The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program will celebrate its fifth year in Wyoming with the 2004-2005 school year. "Arch Coal is very pleased with the public's support of our program," said Arch Coal's Vice President of External Affairs Greg Schaefer. "It is apparent that Wyoming residents appreciate our teachers and want to help us recognize classroom teaching excellence." In the past four years, Arch Coal has awarded 40 classroom teachers from arou... 
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07/15/04Arch Acquires Remaining 35% Interest in Canyon Fuel Company
ST. LOUIS (July 15, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Itochu Corporation's 35% interest in Canyon Fuel Company, LLC for a contract price of $112 million. (Per the attached schedule, the present value of the purchase price less cash received totals approximately $98 million.) With the completion of this transaction, Canyon Fuel will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Coal. "This acquisition will solidify our position as a leadin... 
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07/14/04Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call to be Broadcast on Internet
ST. LOUIS (July 14, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its second quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, July 26, at 11:00 a.m. ET. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer.The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following ... 
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07/09/04Arch Coal Provides Earnings Estimate for Second Quarter
LOUIS (July 9, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. announced today that it expects to report earnings per share of approximately $0.20 for its second quarter ended June 30, 2004, excluding charges related to the termination of hedge accounting for interest rate swaps. The company had previously announced that it expected to earn between $0.20 and $0.30 per share for the quarter, excluding the charges described above.Rail service disruptions in both the eastern and western United States adversely affected th... 
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05/26/04Arch Coal Names 19 Wyoming Classroom Teachers Recipients of Golden Apple Awards
Wright, Wyo. (May 26, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates to 19 Wyoming classroom teachers, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president for external affairs, western region. The recipients of the Golden Apple Achiever award are: Earlier this month, Arch Coal announced the 10 recipients of its Teacher Achievement Awards. "These recipients of our Golden Apple Award were scored very highly by our judges," said Schaefer. "All 19 reci... 
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05/03/0410 Outstanding Wyoming Classroom Teachers Receive Arch Coal Achievement Awards
CHEYENNE (May 3, 2004 - updated) - Ten outstanding Wyoming teachers today were named recipients of the 2004 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award. A large audience of teachers, students and guests attended the awards ceremony at Carey Junior High School. Each recipient received an unrestricted cash award of $2,500 from Arch Coal, which operates one of the nation's largest coal mines, Thunder Basin's Black Thunder mine, located near Wright. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer St... 
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04/29/04Arch Coal Names 26 West Virginia Teachers Recipients of Golden Apple Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (April 29, 2004) - Today, 26 West Virginia teachers were awarded Golden Apple Achiever certificates by Arch Coal, according to John R. Snider, the company's vice president for external affairs, eastern region.The recipients of the Golden Apple Achiever award are: Snider said the recipients are being honored for their outstanding classroom teaching. These awards follow Arch Coal's announcement in February of its 10 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award winners. "These... 
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04/29/04Arch Coal Terminal Completes Expansion
State-of-the-Art Terminal Now Includes Custom Blending Capabilities   Charleston, W.Va. (April 29, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Arch Coal Terminal, located at Milepost 6.8 LDB on the Big Sandy River in Catlettsburg, Ky., has recently completed an expansion effort. The expanded shipping facilities include a barge unloading system that allows Arch to offload 600 tons of coal or other bulk materials per hour. The enhancements also include the availability ... 
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04/27/04Arch Coal Earns National Mine Reclamation Award for Environmental Stewardship
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 27, 2004) - Arch Coal today announced that its Arch of West Virginia surface mine received the Interstate Mining Compact Commission's (IMCC) National Mine Reclamation Award for its innovative practices in land reclamation.Nominated by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Arch of West Virginia's Ruffner surface mine earned the IMCC's Kenes C. Bowling National Mine Reclamation Award in the coal category. Ruffner Mine was selected primarily for repairin... 
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04/22/04Arch Coal Announces 39% Common Dividend Increase, Declares Preferred Dividend
ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from $0.0575 to $0.08 per common share. The dividend is payable June 15 to shareholders of record on June 4. On March 31, 2004, the company had approximately 54.5 million common shares outstanding. "We believe that Arch is well positioned to benefit from a long and sustained period of growth in U.S. coal demand," said Steven F. Leer, pres... 
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04/21/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
  Earnings per fully diluted share increases to $1.14 Coal sales revenues increase 23% vs. same period in 2003 Adjusted EBITDA totals $147.4 million vs. $38.7 million in 1Q03 Excluding special items, earnings per fully diluted share climbs to $0.14 Debt to total capitalization ratio improves to 47% Cash balance grows to $323.0 million St. Louis (April 21, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had income available to common shareholders of $68.2 million... 
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04/07/04Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call Date Changes to April 21
ST. LOUIS - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) has changed its first quarter webcast and conference call date from April 27 to Wednesday, April 21 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.Discussing Arch's first quarter financial results will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following the live event, re... 
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03/30/04Arch Coal Responds to FTC's Intent to Block Triton Acquisition
ST. LOUIS (March 30, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today was informed that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will file a lawsuit in federal district court to block the company's proposed acquisition of Triton Coal Company."We respectfully disagree with the FTC's decision to seek a preliminary injunction challenging the deal," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "We continue to believe that this acquisition is pro-competitive and would create tremendous ... 
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03/22/04Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, April 27, at 11 a.m. ET. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com. Following the live even... 
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03/11/04Arch Coal Sells Units of Natural Resource Partners for $100 Million
ST. LOUIS (March 11, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to sell 2.6 million of its 2.9 million common units in Natural Resource Partners (NYSE:NRP) for $100 million. The units will be acquired by NRP in a private placement. "This transaction nearly completes a multi-phased effort to unlock the value of certain non-strategic assets that had been undervalued on Arch's balance sheet," said Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and CEO. "Through this effort that began 18 month... 
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03/08/04Arch Coal Discloses Agreement To Sell Triton's Buckskin Mine, Contingent Upon the Acquisition of Vulcan
ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2004) - In its 2003 annual report being filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) disclosed that it had signed an agreement in late January to sell Triton Coal Company's Buckskin mine to Kiewit Mining Acquisition Company for a purchase price of $82.0 million. The transaction is contingent upon the completion of Arch's acquisition of Vulcan Coal Holdings, which owns all of the equity of Triton Coal Company. On May 29, 2003, Arch C... 
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02/25/04Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Given to 10 West Virginia Educators
WVFIE Adds $1,000 Grants to Recipients' Schools   Charleston (Feb. 25, 2004) - The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award was given to 10 West Virginia teachers today at a ceremony at the Cultural Center at the state Capitol. Each recipient received an unrestricted cash award of $2,500 from Arch Coal. In addition, the West Virginia Education Association's (WVEA) West Virginia Foundation for Improvement of Education (WVFIE) added a $1,000 grant to each recipient's school for use with at-r... 
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02/19/04Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
ST. LOUIS (Feb. 19, 2004) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock (NYSE:ACI). The dividend is payable March 15, 2004, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2004. The board also declared a quarterly dividend of $.625 per share on the company's preferred stock (NYSE:ACI_p). The dividend is payable April 30, 2004, to shareholders of record on April 16, 2004.Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal produce... 
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01/28/04Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Income available to common shareholders of $22.1 million, or $.40 per fully diluted share, vs. net income of $1.1 million, or $.02 per fully diluted share, in 4Q02 Adjusted EBITDA of $75.9 million, vs. $57.9 million in 4Q02 Revenues from coal sales of $374.9 million, vs. $369.7 million in 4Q02 Income from operations of $30.7 million, vs. $8.2 million in 4Q02 Coal sales volumes of 27.0 million tons, vs. 28.4 million tons in 4Q02 Total cash on hand of $254.5 million, vs. $9.6 million a... 
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01/26/04Ducks Unlimited Praises Arch Coal, Presents Wetlands Award to West Virginia Subsidiary
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced that Catenary Coal Co., a wholly owned subsidiary, has received the 2003 Ducks Unlimited "West Virginia Wetlands Award" for its outstanding accomplishments in the creation and preservation of wetlands habitat. "We're proud to be recognized for our environmental commitment by such a respected organization as Ducks Unlimited," says Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "We integrate the reclamation process i... 
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01/20/04Arch Coal Earns West Virginia's Top Environmental Award for Third Consecutive Year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jan. 20, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its Arch of West Virginia subsidiary earned top honors for reclamation excellence from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. It is the third year in a row that an Arch Coal subsidiary claimed the top environmental award in the state, the Greenlands Award, for its outstanding achievements in post-mining land use. In 2003 and 2002, Arch's subsidiaries Coal-Mac, Inc. and Mingo Logan Coal Com... 
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01/12/04Arch Coal's Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS (January 12, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its fourth quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m. E.S.T. Participating in the call will be Steven F. Leer, Arch's president and chief executive officer, and Robert J. Messey, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer.The webcast will be accessible via the "investor" section of the Arch Coal Web site at www.archcoal.com... 
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01/05/04Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Accepting Nominations in Wyoming Until Jan. 16
Wright, Wyo. (Jan. 5, 2004) - Less than two weeks remain to nominate a favorite teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award in Wyoming, according to the company's vice president of External Affairs, Greg Schaefer. Ten award winners will each receive a $2,500 unrestricted cash award, Schaefer said. Recipients will be honored at the fourth annual Teacher Achievement Awards ceremony this spring. The deadline for community nominations is Friday, Jan. 16 at midnight. Nomination forms a... 
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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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12/18/02Eaves Elected Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Arch Coal, Inc.
St. Louis (Dec. 18, 2004) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that its board of directors had elected John W. Eaves executive vice president and chief operating officer of the corporation, effective immediately. Eaves previously held the position of senior vice president of marketing for Arch Coal. "We are pleased that John has accepted this new role," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's president and chief executive officer. "In this new position, John will have responsibility for all... 
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12/13/02Arch Coal’s Annual Report Honored as Best In Its Industry for Fourth Straight Year
ST. LOUIS, MO. - December 13, 2002 - The 2001 annual report of Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) recently captured Best Annual Report in the coal industry by the National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC) for the fourth consecutive year. Judges evaluated and selected Arch Coal's report as a 2002 Nicholson Award winner for outstanding content, financial reporting and design. The NAIC believes the program spurs publicly traded companies to produce clearer, more readable annual reports. "We r... 
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12/09/02Looking for a Very Special Gift for a Wyoming Teacher'
Wright - Officials at Arch Coal can help you with the perfect holiday gift for Wyoming school teachers. Better yet, if you're on a tight budget, this wonderful gift could cost you a maximum of 23 cents! "We want people to tell us who are the very best teachers in Wyoming," says Greg Schaefer, the company's western region vice president for external affairs. "It would be a terrific 'present' to nominate a great teacher for our awards program. "Ten great Wyoming teachers will receive unres... 
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12/02/02Arch Coal's Black Thunder Becomes World's First Coal Mine to Ship 750 Million Tons
Milestone represents 25 years, 6.9 million train cars   WRIGHT, Wyo. - December 2, 2002  Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) announced its Black Thunder mine in Wyoming achieved a 750 million ton shipment milestone over the holiday weekend, 25 years after the mine's first coal shipment on December 14, 1977. Today, Black Thunder produces more than 65 million tons of coal annually, enough coal to provide electricity to nearly 4.5 million American households. "This is a significant milestone," sa... 
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11/14/02West Virginia Nominations Close Dec. 1 For Arch Coal Teacher Awards
Charleston, W.Va. (November 14, 2002) - Nominations for the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards close Dec. 1, 2002, according to John R. Snider, vice president of Arch Coal, Inc. "This is an earlier closing date than previous years," said Snider. "There are many excellent teachers who still deserve a nomination this year. Your nomination is a wonderful way to let a teacher know that he or she has made a difference in your life or in your child's. "Arch Coal will honor 10 West Virginia t... 
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10/24/02Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis (October 24, 2002) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 13, 2002, to shareholders of record on December 3, 2002. 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 el... 
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10/21/02Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Highlights: Net income of $1.6 million, or $.03 per share, vs. a net loss of $8.1 million, or $.15 per share, in 3Q01 Adjusted EBITDA of $59.3 million, vs. $58.6 million in 3Q01 Total revenues of $400.8 million, vs. $353.3 million in 3Q01 Coal sales of 28.7 million tons, vs. 27.1 million tons in 3Q01St. Louis – October 21, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had net income of $1.6 million, or $.03 per share, for its third quarter ended September 30, 2002. In t... 
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10/17/02Arch Coal Completes Sale of 1.9 Million Units of Natural Resource Partners L.P.
St. Louis - October 17, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it had completed the sale of 1.9 million units of Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:NRP) at a price of $20 per unit. Net proceeds to the company, after the underwriting discount and expenses, totaled $33.6 million. The proceeds were immediately applied to reduce the company's outstanding indebtedness. "We believe that the formation of Natural Resource Partners and our initial sale of NRP units represent a very ... 
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10/11/02Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Net income of $1.6 million, or $.03 per share, vs. a net loss of $8.1 million, or $.15 per share, in 3Q01 Adjusted EBITDA of $59.3 million, vs. $58.6 million in 3Q01 Total revenues of $400.8 million, vs. $353.3 million in 3Q01 Coal sales of 28.7 million tons, vs. 27.1 million tons in 3Q01St. Louis – October 21, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had net income of $1.6 million, or $.03 per share, for its third quarter ended September 30, 2002. In the same quarter of... 
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10/07/02Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
ST. LOUIS - October 7, 2002 - 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, Oct. 21, 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... 
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09/20/02Arch Coal Earns Governor's Safety Award in West Virginia
Arch of West Virginia's Fanco Facility Recognized for Perfect Five-Year Safety Record   CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 20, 2002) –Gov. Bob Wise recently presented Arch of West Virginia’s Fanco preparation plant and loadout with the 2002 Governor’s Safety Award for outstanding safety achievement and performance. Arch’s Fanco facility worked 1,943 days – more than five years – without a statistical injury. Located in Logan County, Fanco annually ships about 3.5 million tons of coal. “We are h... 
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09/19/02Two Arch Coal Reclamation Sites Named Among Nation's Best
Interior Department Honors Arch Coal with Two National Awards for Creation of Golf Course and New Addition to State Park   ST. LOUIS September 19, 2002 - The Director of the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining (OSM), Jeff Jarrett, yesterday honored two Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) mines for demonstrating the best reclamation practices of the past year. The 2002 Excellence in Surface Mining Awards were presented to Arch's Mingo Logan mining complex in southern West Virginia... 
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09/19/02Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine Takes Home First Place in National Safety Awards
Perfect 2001 Safety Record Earns Arch's Black Thunder Mine Top Industry Honors   ST. LOUIS, MO. (Sept. 19, 2002) - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) David Lauriski today presented a prestigious Sentinels of Safety Award to Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Black Thunder mine for achieving America's best surface mine safety record in 2001. For last year's perfect safety record, Black Thunder mine of Wright, Wyo., was honored during an awards ceremony j... 
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09/05/02Arch Coal Kicks Off Third Annual Teacher Awards Program in Wyoming; Nominations Now Open
Cheyenne, Wyo. (Sept. 5, 2002) - Arch Coal, Inc. will make $2,500 unrestricted cash awards to 10 Wyoming teachers again this school year, according to Greg Schaefer, the company's vice president of external affairs western region. In its third year, the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program is unique because it features public nomination and peer selection. After all applications are received, a blue-ribbon panel of experienced educators, including some who have previously won the Arc... 
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09/05/02Annual Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Gets Boost in West Virginia; WFIE Earmarks $10,000 for Recipients' Schools
Annual Arch Coal Teacher Recognition Program Gets Boost in West Virginia; WFIE Earmarks $10,000 for Recipients’ SchoolsCharleston, W.Va. (Sept. 5, 2002) - Arch Coal, Inc. will again honor 10 excellent West Virginia teachers with statewide recognition and an unrestricted $2,500 award, according to John R. Snider, vice president of Eastern public affairs for the company. The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program - adopted by Arch Coal from Ashland Inc. six years ago - has been in contin... 
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09/04/02Arch Coal CEO to Speak in NYC, Live Webcast Available
ST. LOUIS (Sept. 4, 2002) – Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven F. Leer, will speak at Lehman Brothers’ 2002 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City on Sept. 5. Leer’s live presentation can be accessed through audio webcast at approx. 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The address is: http://customer.ibeam.com/lehm003/090302a_byRFD/. Registration is required. Replay of the webcast also will be available from Sept. 6 to Dec. 5 at the same URL... 
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08/08/02Arch Coal's CEO and CFO certify SEC filings
St. Louis (August 8, 2002) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that its president and chief executive officer, Steven F. Leer, and its chief financial officer, Robert J. Messey, have signed and filed sworn statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission affirming the 2001 10-K filed with the SEC on March 15, 2002; its 10-Qs for the first and second quarters of 2002; and all 8-Ks and definitive proxy materials filed with the SEC subsequent to the filing of the 2001 10-K. ... 
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07/31/02Besten Promoted To Senior Vice President, Strategic Development Of Arch Coal
St. Louis (July 31, 2002) - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that C. Henry Besten has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president of strategic development. In this newly created position, Besten will lead the organization's permitting and post-mining development efforts, with a strong emphasis on identifying, initiating and implementing plans for economic development and community improvement projects on the company's post-mining lands in the eastern United Sta... 
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07/26/02Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis (July 26, 2002) - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 16, 2002, to shareholders of record on Sept. 5, 2002. In addition, Arch Coal's board of directors approved a resolution to reduce the size of the board from nine to eight members. This decision resulted from the resignation of Ignacio Dominguez Urquijo on June 5, 2002. Dominguez, senior vice p... 
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07/18/02Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
Highlights: Net income of $2.1 million, or $.04 per share, vs. net income of $0.8 million, or $.02 per share, in 2Q01 Adjusted EBITDA of $62.7 million, vs. $68.3 million in 2Q01 Total revenues of $374.5 million, vs. $368.6 million in 2Q01 Coal sales of 24.9 million tons, vs. 26.7 million tons in 2Q01St. Louis – July 18, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had net income of $2.1 million, or $.04 per share, for its second quarter ended June 30, 2002. In the same quarte... 
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07/02/02Arch Coal's Second Quarter Conference Call to be Broadcast on Internet
St. Louis - July 2, 2002 - 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 Thursday, 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. Follo... 
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06/04/02Government Affairs Veteran Thomas Altmeyer Joins Arch Coal, Inc.
ST. LOUIS (June 4, 2002) - Arch Coal today announced that Thomas Altmeyer has accepted the position of vice president - federal government affairs effective June 3. Altmeyer most recently served eight years with the National Mining Association as senior vice president - government affairs. Altmeyer will oversee Arch Coal's federal legislative and regulatory activities, including serving as the Company's principal contact with members of the legislative and executive branches of the federal go... 
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05/24/02Arch Coal Commits $50,000 to WVU Reforestation Study
Arch's Samples Mine, WVU's National Mine Land Reclamation Center break ground in first-of-its-kind research in West Virginia   CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 24) - Continuing its efforts to advance the science of land reclamation, Arch Coal today announced its Samples mine has entered into a long-term research fellowship with West Virginia University's National Mine Land Reclamation Center (NMLRC). Arch's Samples mine, one of the largest surface coal mines in the eastern U.S., presented $50,00... 
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05/23/02Nine West Virginia Teachers Named Arch Coal Golden Apple Achievers
Charleston, W.Va. (May 23, 2002) – Today, nine West Virginia teachers received “Golden Apple Achievers” recognition from Arch Coal, according to John R. Snider, the company’s vice president for external affairs, eastern region. “In our teacher achievement awards program, in which the recipients were announced April 30, we noted that the competition was especially fierce. Only tenths of a point separated our Teacher Achievement Award recipients from these Golden Apple Achievers,” Snider said. ... 
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05/23/02Arch Coal Recognizes 19 Wyoming Teachers With Golden Apple Certificates
Wright, Wyo. (May 23, 2002) - Nineteen Wyoming teachers received "Golden Apple Achievers" certificates from Arch Coal, Inc., according to Greg Schaefer, vice president, external affairs, western region. "Earlier this month, we recognized 10 outstanding Wyoming classroom teachers with our teacher achievement award," Schaefer said. "Our judges noted then that the competition was especially fierce. Only tenths of a percentage point separated recipients of the achievement award and the Golden Apple... 
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05/03/02Arch Coal Announces Recipients of Teacher Achievement Awards in Wyoming
Prestigious Education Awards Go to 10 in Wyoming   Cheyenne (May 3) – Ten Wyoming teachers were honored today as recipients of the 2002 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award at a ceremony at Jessup Elementary School in Cheyenne. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Gov. Jim Geringer, Superintendent of Public Instruction Judy Catchpole, and Wyoming Education Association Communications Director Ron Sniffin presented awards to: “It is obvious t... 
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05/02/02Arch Coal Announces Recipients of Teacher Achievement Awards in West Virginia
Prestigious Education Awards Go to 10 in West Virginia   Scott Depot (April 30) – Ten West Virginia teachers were honored today, as recipients of the 2002 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award, at a ceremony at Scott Teays Elementary School in Scott Depot. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer, accompanied by Gov. Bob Wise, Secretary of Education and Arts Kay Goodwin, Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Stewart, and West Virginia Education Association President T... 
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04/25/02Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis – April 25, 2002 - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable June 14, 2002, to shareholders of record on June 4, 2002. 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% of the electricity generat... 
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04/22/02Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
Highlights: Net loss of $7.4 million, or $.14 per share, vs. net income of $6.1 million, or $.15 per share, in 1Q01 Adjusted EBITDA of $49.1 million, vs. $80.3 million in 1Q01 Total revenues of $368.5 million, vs. $381.4 million in 1Q01 Coal sales of 24.7 million tons, vs. 27.2 million tons in 1Q01 St. Louis – April 22, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had a net loss of $7.4 million, or $.14 per share, for its first quarter ended March 31, 2002. The compa... 
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04/19/02Arch Coal, Inc., Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership and Others Announce the Filing of a Registration Statement for Natural Resource Partners L.P.
St. Louis/Houston – April 19, 2002 - Three affiliated private companies, Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership, Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership and New Gauley Coal Corporation (collectively, the “WPP Group”) and Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI), announced today the filing of a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed underwritten initial public offering of common units representing limited partner interests... 
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04/15/02Arch Coal's First Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
St. Louis – April 15, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) will discuss its first quarter financial results in a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, April 22, 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. Follow... 
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03/20/02Arch Coal Inc. Joins ADA-ES Mercury Emissions Control Effort
Energy Secretary Abraham Lauds Participation of Arch Coal   LITTLETON, COLO. - March 20, 2002 - Environmental technology and specialty chemical company ADA-ES, a subsidiary of Earth Sciences (OTCBB: ESCI), announced today that Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) has joined its mercury control project team and will provide significant funding to support the development of mercury control technology for coal-fired boilers. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham expressed his commendation for the ... 
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03/18/02Arch Coal Announces Production Cuts
St. Louis – March 18, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it has reduced the rate of coal production at its eastern and western operations by approximately 7% in recent weeks. In addition, the company is cutting its 2002 capital expenditure budget from its previous estimate of between $180 million and $200 million, to an expected $150 million. “U.S. coal markets are currently in a state of oversupply following the mildest winter on record and very weak power demand by the ... 
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03/04/02Teacher Nominations Top 450 in West Virginia
Applications for Arch Coal Award Due March 12   CHARLESTON – March 4, 2002 - Nominations for the Teacher Achievement Awards topped 450 in West Virginia, according to Arch Coal’s External Affairs Director John Snider. “We’re very pleased with the amount of community participation,” said Snider. “It shows that West Virginians truly value great teachers.” Some West Virginians jotted down comments about the teachers they nominated. For instance, one nomination form read: “She's dedicat... 
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03/01/02Teacher Nominations Top 450 in Wyoming
Applications for Arch Coal Award Due March 12   WRIGHT – March 1, 2002 - Nominations for the 2002 Teacher Achievement Awards topped 450 in Wyoming, according to Arch Coal’s External Affairs Director Greg Schaefer. “We’re very pleased with the amount of community participation,” said Schaefer. “It shows that the people of Wyoming truly value excellent teachers.” Some people jotted down comments about the teachers they nominated. For instance, one nomination form read: "He's a great ... 
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02/28/02Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
February 28, 2002 Arch Coal board declares quarterly dividend St. Louis - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2002, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2002. 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 th... 
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02/04/02National Wild Turkey Federation Selects Arch Coal for West Virginia Wildlife Award
ST. LOUIS - February 4, 2002 - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has presented Arch of West Virginia with the West Virginia Wildlife Award for outstanding accomplishments in the establishment and enhancement of wildlife habitat on reclaimed land. "Thanks to responsible organizations like Arch Coal, wild turkeys are steadily increasing in number and expanding their range," says Harold Davis, president of the West Virginia chapter of the National W... 
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01/24/02Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Highlights: Net income of $8.4 million, or $.16 per share, vs. net income of $9.6 million, or $.25 per share, in 4Q00 Adjusted EBITDA of $75.1 million, vs. $94.7 million in 4Q00 . Total revenues of $385.4 million, vs. $347.4 million in 4Q00 Coal sales of 28.5 million tons, vs. 26.1 million tons in 4Q00 St. Louis – January 24, 2002 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it had net income of $8.4 million, or $.16 per share, for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2001.... 
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01/18/02Arch Coal’s Fourth Quarter Conference Call To Be Broadcast On Internet
St. Louis - January 18, 2002 - 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 Thursday, January 24, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. 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 website, at www.archc... 
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01/16/02Arch Coal Honored with West Virginia's Top Mine Reclamation Award for Championship Golf Course Project
ST. LOUIS - January 16, 2002 - Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) today announced its Mingo Logan operations received top honors for reclamation excellence from the W.Va. Department of Environmental Protection. The David C. Callaghan Award was presented to Arch's Mingo Logan Coal Co. for its development of the new Twisted Gun public golf course in Mingo County, W.Va. This prestigious honor is awarded annually to the best reclamation in the state. West Virginia is second in the nation in coal production. ... 
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01/14/02Arch Coal Prep Plant Recognized for Safety Excellence
Company-Wide Incident Rate Falls 27% in 2001   ST. LOUIS - January 14, 2002 - Arch Coal's (NYSE: ACI) Beth Station Preparation Plant at the Hobet 21 mining complex received a Mountaineer Guardian Award from the West Virginia Coal Association for significant accomplishments in mine safety in 2001. The safety award was presented at the 29th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium in Charleston, W.Va. on Jan.10. Arch Coal was selected among 65 nominated facilities. On Oct. 8 last fall,... 
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12/13/01Arch Coal Announces Additional Investment in ZECA Corporation
St. Louis - December 13, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it will invest an additional $100,000 in ZECA Corporation, successor to the Zero Emission Coal Alliance, over the next two years. ZECA is comprised of coal producers, power generators, mining companies and scientific organizations that are working together to develop an emission-free process for producing electricity from coal. Arch is a founding member of ZECA. "We are excited about the work that the alliance is ... 
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10/25/01Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Deck S. Slone Vice President, Investor and Public Relations (314) 994-2717 October 25, 2001 Arch Coal board declares quarterly dividend St. Louis - October 25, 2001 - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 14, 2001, to shareholders of record on December 5, 2001. Arch Coal is the nation's second largest coal producer, w... 
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10/22/01Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
Highlights: Net loss of $8.1 million, or $.15 per share, vs. a net loss of $5.2 million, or $.14 per share, in 3Q00 Adjusted EBITDA of $58.6 million, vs. $76.1 million in 3Q00 Revenues of $353.3 million, vs. $359.3 million in 3Q00 Coal sales of 27.1 million tons, vs. 26.8 million tons in 3Q00 Remaining available production for 2002 committed and priced; also committed and priced a substantial amount of tonnage for delivery in 2003 357,200 shares repurchased at an average price of... 
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10/09/01Arch Coal's Third Quarter Conference Call to be Broadcast on Internet
Arch Coal’s Third Quarter Conference Call to be Broadcast on InternetFOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Deck S. Slone Vice President, Investor and Public Relations (314) 994-2717 October 9, 2001 Arch Coal's third quarter conference call to be broadcast on Internet St. Louis - October 9, 2001 - 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 22, 2001, at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Parti... 
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09/27/01Arch Coal Announces 2002 Teacher Recognition Program
St. Louis – September 27, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced it would continue its unique teacher recognition program in West Virginia, according to John Snider, the company’s director of external affairs. The company has begun mailing nomination materials to hundreds of locations throughout West Virginia. The company will provide $2,500 awards to each of 10 recipients from around the state. “The Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program is one of the longest running teacher ... 
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09/17/01Arch Coal Announces Second Year Sponsorship of Teacher Awards Program
September 17, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. announced today it will sponsor a second year of its Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards in Wyoming, according to Greg Schaefer, the company’s Director of External Affairs, Western Operations. The program provides 10 Wyoming teachers with $2,500 cash awards. “Our teacher recognition program met with huge success in its inaugural year,” said Arch Coal president and chief executive officer Steven F. Leer. “It is apparent that Wyoming has many excellent cla... 
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09/15/01Arch Coal Board Authorizes Stock Repurchase Program
St. Louis - September 15, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that its board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to 6,000,000 shares of Arch Coal common stock, effective immediately. The timing of any purchases, and the exact number of shares to be purchased, will be dependent on market conditions. "We have great confidence in U.S. financial markets now and in the future, and in Arch's strategic low-sulfur coal position," said Steven F. Leer, Arch Coal's pres... 
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09/06/01Arch Coal, Inc. Provides Update on West Elk Mine and Additional Guidance on Earnings For Remainder of 2001
Deck S. Slone Vice President, Investor and Public Relations (314) 994-2717 Arch Coal, Inc. provides update on West Elk mine and additional guidance on earnings for remainder of 2001 St. Louis - September 6, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it continues to make progress in its efforts to combat high levels of methane that are impeding production at its West Elk mine in Colorado. "Through an intensive degasification program that includes both surface and in-mine dri... 
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07/26/01Arch Coal Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis - July 26, 2001 - The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $.0575 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 14, 2001, to shareholders of record on September 5, 2001. 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% of the electricity ... 
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07/20/01Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Deck S. Slone Vice President, Investor and Public Relations (314) 994-2717 July 20, 2001 Arch Coal, Inc. reports second quarter results Highlights: - Net income of $800,000, or $.02 per share, vs. a net loss of $2.1 million, or $.06 per share, in 2Q00 - Adjusted EBITDA of $68.3 million, vs. $80.8 million in 2Q00 - Total debt reduction in the quarter of $284.1 million, or 27% - Reduction of debt-to-total-capitalization ratio, from 77% at March 31 to 57% - Revenues... 
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06/04/01Arch Coal Names 17 West Virginia Teachers Recipients of Golden Apple Award
June 4, 2001 Seventeen West Virginia teachers today were named recipients of the Arch Coal, Inc. Golden Apple Achiever Award. “The Golden Apple Achiever Award is presented to teachers who received very high scores in the Teacher Achievement Award competition and narrowly missed being named an award winner this year,” said Deck S. Slone, Vice President of Investor and Public Relations. “In many cases, the Golden Apple Achiever recipients were only tenths of a percentage point away from receivi... 
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05/11/01Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Fourth Annual Teacher Achievement Award Recipients in West Virginia
Charleston, W.Va. – May 11, 2001 - In a ceremony today at the state Capitol, 10 teachers from around the state received an Arch Coal, Inc. Teacher Achievement Award. It was the fourth year Arch Coal has presented the teacher recognition awards. Arch Coal President and Chief Executive Officer Steven F. Leer was joined in honoring the teachers by Governor Bob Wise, State Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Stewart and West Virginia Education Association President Tom Lange. Each teacher received... 
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05/11/01Arch Coal, Inc. Announces Teacher Achievement Award Recipients in Wyoming
Casper - May 11, 2001 - In a ceremony today at McKinley Elementary School, surrounded by hundreds of children, 10 teachers from around the state received an Arch Coal, Inc. Teacher Achievement Award. Arch Coal Vice President Terry O’Connor was joined in honoring the teachers by Governor Jim Geringer, State Superintendent of Schools Judy Catchpole and Wyoming Education Association President Gary McDowell. Each teacher received a $2,500 cash award, in addition to two awards that showcase his or ... 
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05/09/01Arch Coal Completes Public Stock Offering
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Deck S. Slone Vice President, Investor and Public Relations (314) 994-2717 May 9, 2001 Arch Coal completes public stock offering St. Louis - May 9, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced today that it has completed a public stock offering of 8,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $33 per share. The net proceeds of the offering, which totaled $266.3 million after the underwriter's discount and expenses, were applied to reduce the company's outst... 
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05/03/01Arch Coal Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
St. Louis - May 3, 2001 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced the pricing, at $33.00 per share, of a public offering of 8,500,000 shares of its common stock, par value $.01 per share. The company has also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 1,275,000 shares at the same price for a period of up to 30 days to cover over-allotments. The stock will be issued under the company's universal shelf registration statement that was filed on April 11, 2001. Merrill Lync... 
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