Alpha Natural Resources idles met coal mine

Jul 15, 2013 | 02:58 PM | Stacy Irish

Tags  metallurgical coal, Alpha Natural Resources, mine idling, worker layoffs, Pocohantas Mine, White Buck Coal Co., Stacy Irish

LONDON — Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has idled one West Virginia metallurgical coal mine and reduced its work force at several other facilities in the state.

The Bristol, Va.-based coal producer’s Pocohantas Mine, operated by White Buck Coal Co., which had the capacity to produce 380,000 tons annually, was idled. "The met coal....





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