March 6- Mining equipment maker Joy Global Inc said demand from miners for maintenance work was returning after more than a year of delay when its main customers struggled with a coal glut and weak prices. Joy Global's shares rose as much as 5.4 percent in early trading after the company also raised the lower end of its 2014 profit forecast range.
March 6- Joy Global Inc reported a two-thirds drop in quarterly profit due to lower demand for mining equipment in the middle of a coal glut, but the company said maintenance revenue was rising as miners can no longer delay work on old equipment.
March 6- Joy Global Inc, a mining equipment maker, reported a 66 percent fall in quarterly profit as coal miners struggling with oversupply cut spending. Joy Global, which gets about two-thirds of its total revenue from coal miners, has cut costs to offset the impact of lower sales.
WASHINGTON, March 5- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the largest U.S. coal producers, has reached a consent decree to settle a complaint about pollution discharged by coal mines into Appalachian rivers and streams, federal authorities said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 5- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the largest U.S. coal companies, and dozens of subsidiaries have reached a consent decree to settle a complaint about pollution from coal mines, federal authorities said on Wednesday.
Feb 20- Coal miner Walter Energy Inc reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter loss due to cost cuts, and forecast a slight improvement in demand for metallurgical, or steel-making, coal in 2014, sending its shares up 6 percent.
Dec 16- Natural gas exploration and production company Rice Energy Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $800 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. The family-owned company is focused on Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale and Ohio's Utica shale.
BOSTON, Dec 9- Massachusetts on Monday announced a $265 million deal with Alpha Appalachia Holdings Inc to settle allegations that the coal miner artificially inflated its stock price by misrepresenting its safety record ahead of a deadly 2010 mine explosion.
Dec 9- Natural gas exploration and production company Rice Energy Inc said it had filed with U.S. regulators to go public. Reuters reported in October that the privately held company, founded by former BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Daniel Rice and his children, planned a stock offering that could value the company at up to $2.5 billion.
*Cuts 2013 capital budget to $260 mln- $290 mln from $275 mln- $325 mln. Oct 31- Alpha Natural Resources Inc joined rival Arch Coal Inc in forecasting lower mining costs for the year as it reins in spending to cope with weak coal prices.
*Cuts 2013 capital budget to $260 mln- $290 mln from $275 mln- $325 mln. Alpha Natural, which mines both thermal coal used in power generation and metallurgical coal used in steel-making, cut its 2013 expenditure target to $260 million- $290 million from $275 million- $325 million.
Oct 31- U.S. coal miner Alpha Natural Resources Inc reported a wider quarterly loss, hurt by lower coal prices and shipments. Net loss widened to $458 million, or $2.07 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $46 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 25 percent to $1.20 billion.
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NEW YORK, Oct 16- Privately-held natural gas exploration and production company Rice Energy is planning for an initial public offering that could value the company at as much as $2.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. It has tapped Barclays PLC to lead the IPO, two of the people said.
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For those who have forgotten the pain the market felt just two years ago, following is a list of companies who were badly hurt during summer 2011.
*Coal, elec utilities see evidence of Obama's "war on coal". *Industry also jittery over further EPA rules due in 2014. The rules, a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first step in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.
The rules, which are a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first salvo in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.
NEW YORK, Sept 13- U.S. stocks rose on Friday and the Dow registered its best weekly gain since January, helped by gains in Intel, though trading was subdued as the Federal Reserve is expected to scale back its stimulus measures next week. After that, the average will add Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa, replacing Alcoa, Bank of America and Hewlett-Packard.
*Coal stocks fall ahead of new emission standards. "The market is up slightly today but everybody seems to be worried about what the tapering is going to be," said Brian Amidei, managing director at HighTower Advisors in Palm Desert, California.