Massey Energy Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Massey Energy Corporation (Massey Energy Co)
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Peabody Energy Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Review

Summary Peabody Energy reported 2Q 2014 EPS of -$0.28 per share, inline with analyst consensus estimate of -$0.28 per share. EBITDA came in at $213.1MM, outperforming the midpoint guidance for the quarter of $170MM. Company outlook for 3Q 2014 is -$0.53 ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine explosions

Rep. Nick J. Rahall speaks during a visit by him and his colleagues discussing bilateral relationships between Egypt and the U.S., in Cairo March 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori) A four-year-old mine explosion may be a turning point in the competitive ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May's appeal

A federal appeals court has dismissed former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May’s appeal of his 21 month prison sentence.May, who had admitted to hindering a U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration investigation, in March appealed to the 4th ... [Published State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

When Companies Break Environmental Laws, Why are Responsible Individuals not Prosecuted?

Tens of thousands of businesses have been caught polluting the air, water or soil, but rarely does the federal government prosecute the leaders of these lawbreakers.The Crime Report found more than 64,000 facilities in federal databases where there have ... [Published AllGov - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Feds, widows agree to settle mine fire lawsuit

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over the deaths of two miners in a 2006 fire at ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Climate Change Deniers Gather in Vegas, Vow to Keep Doubt Alive

Earlier this week, the Heartland Institute convened its Ninth International Climate Change Conference in Las Vegas. A nonprofit, free-market think tank in Chicago with a $6 million annual budget, Heartland has been hosting conferences since 2008 for those ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Markel names general counsel and secretary

(MarketLine via COMTEX) --Markel Corporation, an insurance holding company, has promoted Richard Grinnan to general counsel and secretary.Grinnan succeeds Mike Jones, who has retired. Grinnan joined the company in 2012 as assistant general counsel.Markel's ... [Published TradingCharts.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Markel Promotes Grinnan to General Counsel

Article CommentsRichmond, Virginia-based  Markel Corp. has promoted Richard Grinnan to general counsel and secretary.Grinnan succeeds Mike Jones, who has retired.Grinnan joined the company in 2012 as assistant general counsel. Before joining Markel, ... [Published Insurance Journal - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Major Appalachian coal producer Alpha Natural Resources to close Virginia mine

More than 120 employees at an Alpha Natural Resources coal mine in Virginia are expected to lose their jobs as a result of declining production and demand for coal.The company issued a 60-day WARN notice of the mine’s closure to employees on June 26. ... [Published State Journal - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Revisiting Investment Opportunities In Coal Mining

Summary Most coal mining companies have posted abysmal returns over the past three years. Industry outlook is threatened by potential carbon taxes and other environmental legislation. Forward looking opportunities seem scarce.In April of 2011, I wrote ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

New trial sought on damages in suit against Massey

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The owner of three defunct coal companies is seeking a new trial in his long-running legal battle with Massey Energy over a coal supply contract. A jury in Buchanan County, Virginia, awarded $1 million to Hugh Caperton for ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Manchin tells company to remove him from UBB film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is demanding his name and interview be removed from a documentary funded by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. Manchin also told Virginia Beach, Va.-based Adriot Films in a letter sent Tuesday ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 01 2014]

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Recently, an NPR producer from Ohio called to ask Arnold what West Virginia would be like without coal. That’s a silly idea, Arnold told him. “ "Where would Ohio be without corn? Where would L A be without film?’ ”"
"Jenkins appeared on morning news talk show 'Fox and Friends Monday before fundraising for the National Republican Congressional Committee at the New York Palace Hotel. In doing so, he missed, among others, a meeting of the Select Committee on Veterans Affairs." [Charleston Daily Mail, 6/18/14]"
"The coal fields have needlessly produced far too many widows, far too many broken bodies, and far too much corruption" the widows' lawyer, Bruce Stanley, said Tuesday in an emailed statement
"The headline is probably going to be, ‘Coal Industry Funds Denier Conference in Boiling Hot Las Vegas,’" Heartland President Joseph Bast said during his opening address as the lemon chicken was cleared...

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Peabody Energy Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Review [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine ex... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 22 2014]
Breaking Big Coal's Stranglehold [Published TakePart - Jul 18 2014]
4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses former U... [Published State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
When Companies Break Environmental Laws, Why ar... [Published AllGov - Jul 16 2014]
Evan Jenkins Sold Out WV Veterans to Fundraise ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Feds, widows agree to settle mine fire lawsuit [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 15 2014]
Aracoma widows glad it’s almost over [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 14 2014]
Climate Change Deniers Gather in Vegas, Vow to ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 11 2014]
In Las Vegas, Climate Change Deniers Regroup, V... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 10 2014]
In Las Vegas, Climate Change Deniers Re-Group, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 10 2014]
Former judge hires new attorney in his case [Published Williamson Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
Markel names general counsel and secretary [Published TradingCharts.com - Jul 09 2014]
Markel names general counsel and secretary [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
Analysts Review Releases Notes on Washington Fe... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
Our Arthur saga continues — Tom Steyer’s cash —... [Published Politico - Jul 03 2014]
Markel Promotes Grinnan to General Counsel [Published Insurance Journal - Jul 01 2014]
Coking Coal Players Revisited...and It Doesn't ... [Published Motley Fool - Jun 29 2014]
Sycamore coal mine fire revisited [Published Williamson Daily News - Jun 29 2014]
Major Appalachian coal producer Alpha Natural R... [Published State Journal - Jun 27 2014]
Coal Stocks Bounce off Bottom; Time to Buy or S... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jun 26 2014]
Who's Winning the Met Coal Waiting Game? [Published Motley Fool - Jun 24 2014]
Revisiting Investment Opportunities In Coal Mining [Published Seeking Alpha - Jun 23 2014]
MSHA Insisted on Ventilation Change, Why? [Published Coal Age - Jun 20 2014]
New trial sought on damages in suit against Massey [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 15 2014]
“He gave us the truth of what happened to our l... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Va. jury awards $5m in coal contract dispute [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 25 2014]
Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 08 2014]
From Ludlow to Upper Big Branch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 23 2014]
CIL project in Africa faces delay [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
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“He gave us the truth of what happened to our l... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Getting to the truth about the 2010 Upper Big Branch disaster (UBB) is what they wanted. The families of the 29 coal miners who were killed in the Massey Energy coal mine in Raleigh County, WV looked to the investigators for the answers. Jim Beck was ...
Super PAC Attack Ad Boomerangs on WV Dem [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 08 2014]
The anti-coal House Majority PAC is out with a new ad hitting West Virginia GOP Congressional candidate Evan Jenkins for receiving donations from Massey Energy executives. Jenkins is locked in a fierce contest with 19 term incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall ...
From Ludlow to Upper Big Branch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 23 2014]
I have a piece up at Bill Moyers’ site connecting the exploitation that led to the Ludlow Massacre of 1914 with coal companies exploitation of labor and degradation of nature today : In recent years, American mining companies have undermined the ...
Documentary looks into 2013 Upper Big Branch mi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 11 2014]
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on the 2013 Upper Big Branch explosion. ...
Open thread for night owls: Commonomics [Published Daily Kos - Apr 05 2014]
At Yes! magazine, Laura Flanders writes After Death of Radical Mayor, Mississippi's Capital Wrestles With His Economic Vision :On his way into work every morning, Chokwe Lumumba, the late mayor of Jackson, Miss., used to pass a historical marker:  “Jackson ...
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Labaton Sucharow LLP And Robbins Geller Rudman ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
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