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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 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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12/12/13Arch 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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12/09/13Arch 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'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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06/26/13Arch 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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06/10/13Arch'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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