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Alpha affiliates produce both steam and metallurgical coal, for both power generation and the production of steel. Steam coal is primarily purchased by large utilities and industrial customers as fuel for electricity generation and manufacturing, and metallurgical coal is used primarily to make coke, a key component in the steel making process. We produce, process and sell coal from approximately 18 active mines and 8 coal preparation plants located throughout West Virginia and Kentucky. We are also actively involved in the purchase and resale of coal mined by others, the majority of which we blend with coal produced from our mines to create customized products for our customers.

 

HISTORY

Alpha was formed in 2002 and went public in February 2005, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ANR." Over the years Alpha has grown steadily through acquisitions and by building a reputation for itself as one of the nation's leading coal producers.

 

In August, 2015, Alpha and its 150 affiliates voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for restructuring. As part of that process, a group of mines in Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Virginia and West Virginia were sold to a new company, Contura Energy, that was formed by the first lien lenders. Alpha emerged from bankruptcy in July, 2016 with approximately 18 mines and 8 prep plants in West Virginia and Kentucky. Also, upon emergence, the company offices were located in Kingsport, Tennessee and Julian, West Virginia. 

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LEADERSHIP

Alpha Natural Resources' leadership team comprises some of the coal industry's most experienced and highly respected professionals.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alpha's board of directors consists of 5 members, elected annually and meeting regularly throughout the year.

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