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|12/11/14||Jim Florczak to Retire as Treasurer after 16 Years with the Company; Matt Giljum Named Vice President, Finance and Treasurer|
|ST. LOUIS (December 11, 2014) – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that James E. Florczak, Arch's treasurer, will retire at the end of January after a 16-year career with Arch Coal. He will be succeeded by Matthew C. Giljum, who will become vice president, finance and treasurer at that time."We greatly appreciate Jim's many contributions to Arch's growth and success over the years," said John T. Drexler, Arch's senior vice president and chief financial officer. "He has been a v... |
|12/01/14||Arch Coal Expresses Serious Concerns about EPA's Proposed GHG Regulations|
|ST. LOUIS, December 1, 2014 – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) filed comments today expressing deep and serious concerns about the EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan.
"Already promulgated regulations are expected to drive the shut-down of as much as 20 percent of America's coal-based fleet, which is the primary source of base-load power generation in the United States," said Deck S. Slone, Arch's senior vice president of strategy and public policy. "That's an unprecedented change to America's power sys... |
|11/07/14||Arch Coal Foundation Awards 25 Grants to Support Student Learning in Delta County|
|SOMERSET, Colo., Nov. 7, 2014 – The Arch Coal Foundation announced the recipients of its teaching grants program in Delta County, awarding $10,000 in grants to 25 deserving teachers.
Announcement of the grants was made by Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine.
"This program has operated very successfully since 2007," said Miller. "Some excellent ideas to improve student learning have come from teachers in Delta County. This year, the judges were impressed with s... |
|10/28/14||Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results|
|Third quarter adj. EBITDA increases versus the prior-year quarter
Quarterly western cash margin expands sequentially on improving rail service
Arch's liquidity reaches $1.3 billion, with $1.05 billion in cash and investments
Nine Months Ended
In $ millions, except per share data
|10/13/14||Arch 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.... |
|09/10/14||Arch 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... |
|08/29/14||Arch 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... |
|08/06/14||Arch 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... |
|07/29/14||Arch 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... |
|07/21/14||Arch 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... |
|07/14/14||Arch 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 ... |
|06/23/14||First 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... |
|06/10/14||Arch 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 ... |
|06/09/14||Arch 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... |
|06/06/14||Arch 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... |
|05/27/14||14 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 ... |
|05/15/14||Arch 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... |
|05/08/14||Arch 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... |
|05/07/14||10 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... |
|04/25/14||Arch 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... |
|04/22/14||Arch 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... |
|04/16/14||West 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.
|04/07/14||Arch 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 ... |
|04/02/14||Arch 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... |
|03/31/14||Arch 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... |
|03/05/14||Arch 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... |
|03/04/14||Arch 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... |
|02/28/14||Chairman 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... |
|02/10/14||Arch 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... |
|02/10/14||Arch 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... |
|02/04/14||Arch 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... |
|01/31/14||Arch 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... |
|01/21/14||Arch 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... |
|01/07/14||Arch 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,... |