Massey Energy Operations Earn Mountaineer Guardian Awards
JULIAN, W.Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training and the West Virginia Coal Association recognized three Massey Energy Company operations with its Mountaineer Guardian Award. Established in 1983, the award is presented annually to companies and mines that exemplify safety throughout West Virginia.
Earning awards were:
- Marfork Coal Company – Allen Powellton Mine – Underground Mine Classification
- Alex Energy – Edwight Mining – Surface Mine Classification
- Mammoth Coal Company – Preparation Plant – Plant/Facilities Classification
The Mountaineer Guardian Awards were presented at a luncheon in conjunction with the annual West Virginia Mining Symposium in Charleston, West Virginia.
"I congratulate the members of these operations and thank the Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training as well as the West Virginia Coal Association for recognizing their outstanding safety performance," said Baxter Phillips, CEO and President of Massey Energy.
The Marfork Coal Company – Allen Powellton Mine, located in Raleigh County West Virginia, worked more than 102,000 exposure hours in 2010 and reported no lost time injuries.
The Alex Energy – Edwight Mine, located in Raleigh County West Virginia, worked more than 323,000 exposure hours in 2010 and reported no lost time injuries.
The Mammoth Coal – Preparation Plant, located in Kanawha County West Virginia, worked more than 167,000 exposure hours in 2010 and reported no lost time injuries.
Massey Energy Company, headquartered in Richmond, VA., with operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, is the largest coal producer in Central Appalachia and is included in the S&P 500 Index.
SOURCE Massey Energy Company