ABINGDON, Va., July 20, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006, before the market opens on Tuesday, August 1, 2006. Michael J. Quillen, chief executive officer, and David Stuebe, chief financial officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results and the outlook for the company on Tuesday, August 1, 2006, 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 August 15, 2006 by calling 706-645-9291 or 800-642-1687 and entering passcode 3216987.
About Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
Alpha Natural Resources is a leading producer of high-quality Appalachian coal. Approximately 91 percent of the company's reserve base is high Btu coal and 84 percent is low sulfur, qualities that are in high demand among electric utilities which use steam coal. Alpha is also one of the nation's largest producers and exporters of metallurgical coal, a key ingredient in steel manufacturing. Alpha and its subsidiaries currently operate mining complexes in four states, consisting of 72 mines feeding 12 coal preparation and blending plants. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 3,700 persons.
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