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Cloud Peak Funds Endowed Scholarship at Montana Tech

Cloud Peak Energy recently donated $20,000 to Montana Tech of the University of Montana as part of an ongoing partnership with the school. Since 2012, Cloud Peak Energy has contributed $60,000 to Montana Tech through the Cloud Peak Energy Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship, a commitment by Cloud Peak Energy for five years, has fostered a great recruiting relationship while making a positive impact on higher education in the state of Montana.Cloud Peak Energy recently donated $20,000 to Montana Tech of the University of Montana as part of an ongoing partnership with the school. Since 2012, Cloud Peak Energy has contributed $60,000 to Montana Tech through the Cloud Peak Energy Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship, a commitment by Cloud Peak Energy for five years, has fostered a great recruiting relationship while making a positive impact on higher education in the state of Montana.

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WVCA Bestows Mountaineer Guardian Awards

At its annual mining symposium, the West Virginia Coal Association (WVCA) held a luncheon at the Charleston Civic Center to honor the safest mines in the state with Mountaineer Guardian safety awards.

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Spring Creek Achieves Safety Milestone

Cloud Peak Energy officials have announced that employees at their Spring Creek mine in southeastern Montana operated more than 1 million work-hours consecutively without a reported injury. According to company representatives, the milestone was reached at the exact end of October following 500 days without a single injury reportable to Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulators.

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Oxford Expects Additional Sales

After navigating a challenging third quarter, Oxford Resource Partners expected to close the year by locking up additional sales of high-sulfur thermal coal from its northern Appalachian surface mines in anticipation of a better year in 2014. But, like most other U.S. coal producers, some things are beyond Oxford’s control.

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West Elk Exceeds 2 Million Hours without Lost-time Safety Incident

Arch Coal announced that its West Elk mine employees surpassed 2 million hours worked without a lost-time safety incident on September 24. The safety record was achieved over 29 months.

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