BRISTOL, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) and its affiliates, demonstrating their commitment to safety and continual improvement, recently received national and state recognition for mine safety performance, safety technology development and surface mine restoration.
Recent awards include:
"These awards are examples of how our people live Alpha's commitment to Running Right by continually focusing on safety, striving for improvement and operating in an environmentally responsible manner," said Alpha President Paul Vining. "Safety is Alpha's first priority and embedded throughout our culture, which is why we are proud to celebrate these accomplishments."
About Alpha Natural Resources
Alpha Natural Resources is one of the largest and most regionally diversified coal suppliers in the United States. With mining operations in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Wyoming, Alpha supplies metallurgical coal to the steel industry and thermal coal to generate power to customers on five continents. Alpha is committed to being a leader in mine safety with our Running Right safety process, and an environmental steward in the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Alpha's official website (www.alphanr.com).
SOURCE Alpha Natural Resources