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03/23/15Patriot Coal's Paint Creek Complex Temporarily Idles Coal Production
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today announced that its Paint Creek Complex has temporarily idled coal production at both the Samples surface mine and Winchester underground mine effective March 22.  The action was taken in response to high coal inventory levels driven by a combination of the CSX rail service disruption in February and continued weakness in demand for coal.  Appalachian thermal coal markets have been particularly har... 
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02/02/15Patriot Coal Receives Reclamation Award
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA)  today announced that the Samples surface mine in the Paint Creek complex was presented the Valley Fill Construction – Southern Region award for exemplary construction of a valley fill while protecting the environment through innovative engineering and reclamation techniques that minimized sedimentation and quickly established vegetation.  The award was presented by the West Virginia Coal Association in c... 
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01/29/15Patriot Coal Receives Top West Virginia Safety Awards
SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today announced that the State of West Virginia presented the Bart B. Lay Jr. Milestones of Safety Award to the Samples surface mine for achieving the highest safety performance among surface coal mines in the state.  Samples surface mine is part of the Paint Creek complex. Additionally, Patriot operations received six Mountaineer Guardian Safety Awards for outstanding safety performance. The followin... 
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01/09/15Patriot Coal Moves Corporate Headquarters To West Virginia
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) announced that effective January 1, 2015 its operations office in Scott Depot, West Virginia has also become the Company's corporate headquarters.  "The move from St. Louis will accomplish dual objectives of reducing administrative costs and positioning the corporate headquarters in closer proximity to our mining operations and customers," said Patriot President and CEO Bennett K. Hatfield.  "The transition of... 
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