Oct 8- A U.S. bankruptcy court approved Patriot Coal's restructuring plan at a hearing on Thursday, including the sale of a major part of its mines and coal reserves to privately held Blackhawk Mining of Lexington, Kentucky. Patriot Coal, based in Scott Depot, West Virginia, filed for bankruptcy in May, its second in three years, listing assets and liabilities of more...» Read More
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