ABINGDON, Va., Jan 21, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading Appalachian coal producer, plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008, before the market opens on Thursday, February 5, 2009. Michael Quillen, chairman and chief executive officer, and Kevin Crutchfield, president, will host a conference call to discuss these results and the outlook for the company on Thursday, February 5, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
The conference call will be simulcast live on the Internet, and can be accessed by logging onto http://www.alphanr.com. A replay will also be available on the company's web site for 14 days. In addition, a replay will be available through February 19 by calling 706-645-9291 or 800-642-1687 and entering passcode 80291925. Also, a podcast of the call will be available for downloading on the company's web site following the call.
About Alpha Natural Resources
Alpha Natural Resources is a leading supplier of high-quality Appalachian coal to electric utilities, steel producers and heavy industry. Alpha is the nation's largest supplier and exporter of metallurgical coal, a key ingredient in steel manufacturing. Alpha and its subsidiaries currently operate mining complexes in four states, consisting of 60 mines supplying 10 coal preparation and blending plants. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 3,600 people. Visit Alpha on the web at http://www.alphanr.com.
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