ABINGDON, Va., Feb 01, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading supplier of high-quality Appalachian coal, plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007, before the market opens on Tuesday, February 12, 2008. 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 Tuesday, February 12, 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://alnr.client.shareholder.com/medialist.cfm. A replay will also be available on the company's web site for 14 days. In addition, a replay will be available through February 26 by calling 706-645-9291 or 800-642-1687 and entering passcode 32358339.
About Alpha Natural Resources
Alpha Natural Resources is a leading supplier of high-quality Appalachian coal to electric utilities, steel producers and heavy industry. Approximately 91 percent of the company's reserve base is high Btu coal and 82 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 58 mines feeding 11 coal preparation and blending plants. The company and its subsidiaries employ approximately 3,600 people.
SOURCE Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
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