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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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Yoon Recognized with IMPC Lifetime Achievement Award

Achievements in fine particle recovery and associated environmental benefits representing decades of work, garnered Professor Roe-Hoan Yoon of Virginia Tech the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the 27th International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC). The award was announced at its meeting held in Santiago, which is held once every three years.

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Walter Energy’s Sycamore Mine Enjoys Record Safety

Officials at Walter Energy Inc. have announced employees at their Sycamore mine in West Virginia have surpassed two full years without a single accident. This encompasses more than 75,000 man-hours over when productivity improved 20%, they added, while costs fell by 26%.

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