Alpha permanently shuts Va. met coal mine

Sep 06, 2013 | 09:32 AM | Stacy Irish

Tags  Alpha Natural Resources, coal mine, metallurgical coal, Virginia mine, Stacy Irish

NEW YORK — Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has permanently idled its Russell County, Va., metallurgical coal mine, the company confirmed to AMM sister publication Steel First Sept. 5.

The decision was taken on high production costs and lower mine output, the Bristol, Va.-based company said.....





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