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August 2013

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. announced that Joseph Carrabba will retire as president and CEO by December. James Kirsch, who currently serves on Cliffs' board as lead director, has been elected non-executive chairman of the board, replacing Carrabba as chairman. The company also announced that Laurie Brlas has retired as executive vice president and president, global operations, and is leaving the company. Mark E. Gaumond, former senior vice chair—Americas of Ernst & Young, has been elected a new director.

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July 2013

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. recently promoted current Spring Creek Mine General Manager Bruce Jones to the position of senior vice president, technical services. Nick Taylor, who has served as senior vice president, technical services since October 2009, will assist with the transition. The company also announced that David Schwend, Spring Creek mine’s maintenance manager, has been promoted to general manager of the mine.

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June 2013

Arch Coal announced its Arch Coal Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. subsidiary has established an office in Beijing’s Chaoyang District and has appointed Zhang Shijie to lead the effort.

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May 2013

Michael Quillen, who earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Virginia Tech in 1970 and in 1971, respectively, is a 2013 inductee into Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering Academy of Engineering Excellence. Throughout the 1970s, Quillen worked two to three jobs: a mine superintendent during the day and chief engineer for another company at night.

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April 2013

Peabody Energy Chairman and CEO Gregory H. Boyce has been appointed chairman of the International Energy Agency’s Coal Industry Advisory Board. He has served as the board’s deputy chairman since November 2010.

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