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Western Fuels Association Mine Celebrates 5 Years Injury-free

Western Fuels Association’s Dry Fork mine completed five years without a lost time incident on December 31. The five-year span represents 768,362 employee hours, during which Dry Fork mine shipped 28 million tons of coal and handled 42.7 million cubic yards of overburden and topsoil.

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Peng’s Endow Professorship in Mining Engineering

For more than 40 years, Syd and Felicia Peng have been important contributors to the educational futures of mining engineering students at West Virginia University. They established the Syd and Felicia Peng Professorship in Mining Engineering.

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Boyce Recoginized at Global Energy Awards

Peabody Energy Chairman and CEO Gregory H. Boyce has been named CEO of the Year, and the company has been named Energy Company of the Year, at the Global Energy Awards in New York.

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Virginia Honors Mines for Safety Efforts

awardsSeveral coal operations in Virginia were recently recognized by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) for achieving record safety years in 2013.

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Alpha Tops in Nationwide Mine Rescue Championship

Mine rescue teams from Alpha Natural Resources mines in West Virginia and Virginia have taken all three top placements at the 2014 Nationwide Coal Mine Rescue Skills Championship, held recently in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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