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12/21/2010Walter Energy Announces Acquisition of Mobile, Ala. River Terminal
TAMPA, FL, Dec 21, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Mobile River Terminal Co. in Mobile, Ala. from a subsidiary of U. S. Steel. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. "The Mobile River Terminal is of significant strategic importance to Walter Energy," said Interim Chief Executive Officer Joe Leonard. "This acq... 
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12/03/2010Walter Energy and Western Coal Agree to CAD$3.3 Billion Merger
Transaction Creates the Leading, Publicly Traded, "Pure-Play" Metallurgical Coal Producer Globally; Combined Company Will Have Unique Access to Pacific and Atlantic Seaborne Markets Agreement Based on Walter's Previously Disclosed Merger Proposal Which Valued Western Coal at a 56 Percent Premium to Its Pre-Announcement Price Transaction Expected to Be Accretive to Walter Energy on an Earnings Per Share Basis in the First Full Year After Closing TAMPA, FL and VANCOUVER, BC, Dec 03, 2010 (... 
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12/02/2010Walter Energy and Western Coal Extend Exclusivity Agreement
TAMPA, FL, Dec 02, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) announced today that it has extended its exclusivity agreement with Western Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN) (TSX: WTN.WT) (AIM: WTN). Under the terms of the agreement, which was announced on November 18, 2010, both companies are working exclusively with each other toward the negotiation of a definitive agreement to give effect to Walter Energy's proposal to acquire Western Coal. Walter Energy cautions that no definitive agreeme... 
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11/18/2010Walter Energy Announces Acquisition Proposal and Exclusivity Agreement With Western Coal Corp.; Agrees to Acquire 19.8 Percent Stake in Western Coal Corp. From Audley Capital
TAMPA, FL, Nov 18, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (or "the Company"), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has submitted a proposal (the "Proposal") to Western Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN) (AIM: WTN) to acquire the outstanding common shares of Western Coal for CAD$11.50 per share in cash and Company stock. In connection with the Proposal, Walter Energy has entered into an exclusivity agreement ... 
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10/26/2010Walter Energy Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings of $2.57 per Diluted Share
Underground Mining Segment Generates Record Operating Income of $202.8 Million on Coking Coal Sales of 1.9 Million Tons Company Affirms 2010 Coking Coal Sales Outlook of 7.2 - 7.5 Million Tons and 8.5 - 9.0 Million Tons in 2011 TAMPA, FL, Oct 26, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, today reported income from continuing operations of $137.0 million, or $2.57 per diluted shar... 
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10/20/2010Walter Energy's Board Announces Quarterly Dividend
TAMPA, FL, Oct 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on Dec. 3, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 5, 2010. About Walter Energy Walter Energy is a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global s... 
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10/13/2010Walter Energy Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
TAMPA, FL, Oct 13, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, today announced that in conjunction with the release of its third quarter 2010 earnings results after the market closes on Oct. 26, 2010, it will conduct a conference call with institutional investors and analysts to be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Walter Energy Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call When... 
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09/02/2010Walter Energy Modifies Full-Year 2010 Coking Coal Sales Expectations
TAMPA, FL, Sep 02, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it is modifying its full-year 2010 coking coal sales expectations. The Company now expects to sell between 7.2 and 7.5 million tons for the full-year 2010, compared to a previously expected range of between 7.7 and 7.9 million tons, primarily driven by lower expected coking coal production volumes. "Si... 
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07/28/2010Walter Energy Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings of $2.16 per Diluted Share
Net Income Increases $105 Million Versus Prior Year Earnings Growth Driven by 70 Percent Improvement in Coking Coal Prices and 62 Percent Improvement in Coking Coal Sales Volumes Second Half 2010 Coking Coal Contract Settlements to Date Total 1.7 Million Metric Tons Averaging $237 per Metric Ton Third Quarter Earnings Expected to Exceed Second Quarter Results TAMPA, FL, Jul 28, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium h... 
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07/22/2010Walter Energy's Board Announces Quarterly Dividend
TAMPA, FL, Jul 22, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on Sept. 10, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 6, 2010. About Walter Energy Walter Energy is a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the glob... 
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07/15/2010Walter Energy Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
TAMPA, FL, Jul 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, today announced that in conjunction with the release of its second quarter 2010 earnings results after the market closes on July 28, 2010, it will conduct a conference call with institutional investors and analysts to be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Walter Energy Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Wh... 
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06/15/2010Walter Energy Names Walt Scheller President/Chief Operating Officer of Jim Walter Resources; Announces Retirement of George Richmond
TAMPA, FL, Jun 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has named Walter J. "Walt" Scheller, III as president and chief operating officer of its Jim Walter Resources subsidiary. Scheller replaces George R. Richmond, who intends to retire. Scheller will be directly responsible for the day-to-day operations at Jim Walter Resources' underground mines and... 
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06/01/2010Walter Energy Announces Completion of Acquisition of HighMount Exploration & Production LLC's Alabama Natural Gas Assets for $210 Million
TAMPA, FL, Jun 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Walter Natural Gas, LLC subsidiary has completed its acquisition of the Alabama natural gas assets of HighMount Exploration & Production LLC, for approximately $210 million in cash. "We see this as a strategic acquisition related to growing our premium coking coal operation," said Walter E... 
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05/14/2010Walter Energy Announces $45 Million Share Repurchase Program
Company Completes Previously Authorized $100 Million Program TAMPA, FL, May 14, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $45 million of the Company's common stock. The new program replaces a $100 million share repurchase program, which the Company recently completed. Repurchases will continue to be ma... 
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04/28/2010Walter Energy Announces Alabama Expansion Initiatives
Announces Purchase Agreement to Acquire HighMount Exploration and Production Alabama LLC's Natural Gas Assets for $210 Million Signs Non-Binding Letter of Intent to Lease Approximately 52 Million Tons of Blue Creek Coking Coal Reserves and Acquire Existing North River Mine From Chevron Mining, Inc. Agrees to Lease Additional 22 Million Tons of Blue Creek Coking Coal Reserves in Separate Transaction Begins Startup of Walter Minerals' Reid School Metallurgical Coal Mine TAMPA, FL, Apr 28, ... 
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04/28/2010Walter Energy Announces Results for the First Quarter 2010; New Coking Coal Contract Settlements
Reports Earnings of $0.79 per Diluted Share From Continuing Operations; Includes $0.09 per Diluted Share of Unusual Charges Settles 1.7 Million Metric Tons of Coking Coal Contracts at Approximately $235 per Metric Ton FOB Port for Six-Month Period Starting April 1, 2010 Expects Significant Increase in Second Quarter Earnings on Higher Coking Coal Prices TAMPA, FL, Apr 28, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking... 
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04/22/2010Walter Energy's Board Announces 25 Percent Quarterly Dividend Increase
TAMPA, FL, Apr 22, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on June 4, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 7, 2010. About Walter Energy Walter Energy is a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the glo... 
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04/15/2010Walter Energy Announces Web Cast Information for 2010 Annual Shareholder Meeting; First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
TAMPA, FL, Apr 15, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, today announced Web cast information for its 2010 Annual Shareholder Meeting and, separately, its first quarter 2010 earnings conference call: Annual Shareholder Meeting Web cast: What: Walter Energy 2010 Annual Shareholder Meeting Web cast When: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. EDT Where: www.walterenergy.com H... 
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03/08/2010Joseph B. Leonard Named Interim Chief Executive Officer of Walter Energy
Lisa A. Honnold Named Interim Chief Financial Officer; Catherine C. Bona Named Interim General CounselTAMPA, FL, Mar 08, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Board Member Joseph B. Leonard, former chairman and chief executive officer of AirTran Holdings, as its interim chief executive officer. "Joe has been an important m... 
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03/03/2010Walter Energy Names Michael T. Madden to Sr. Vice President - Sales & Marketing Post
TAMPA, FL, Mar 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced today that Michael T. Madden has been promoted into the role of sr. vice president - sales & marketing for the Company. Madden has been with the Company for 13 years, most recently serving as vice president - marketing, transportation and quality control for the Company's primary subsidiary, Jim Walter ... 
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02/22/2010Walter Energy Announces Retirement of Victor Patrick
TAMPA, FL, Feb 22, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced today that Victor P. Patrick has informed the Board of Directors that he wishes to retire in order to spend more time with his family and attend to other priorities. In light of his pending retirement, Mr. Patrick has also informed the Board that he will not be seeking re-election to the Board in April. Mr... 
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02/09/2010Walter Energy Announces Annual Meeting Date
TAMPA, FL, Feb 09, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that the Company's annual shareholder meeting will be held April 21, 2010 at the Wynfrey Hotel, located at 1000 Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham, AL 35244. Shareholders of record as of March 3, 2010 will be entitled to receive notice of, and vote at, the shareholders' meeting. In addition to this anno... 
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02/03/2010Walter Energy's Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
TAMPA, FL, Feb 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share, payable on March 12, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 19, 2010. About Walter Energy Walter Energy is a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the... 
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02/03/2010Walter Energy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Earnings
Company Reports Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings From Continuing Operations of $0.62 per Diluted Share; Full-Year Earnings From Continuing Operations of $2.64 per Diluted Share Record Sales Volumes Expected in 2010 on Incremental Longwall Tons and Strong Demand for Premium Hard Coking Coal Company Settles Remaining 2008-2009 Carryover Tons; Expects to Deliver Approximately 1.3 Million Short Tons by April 2011 at Prices in Excess of $315 per Metric Ton FOB Port TAMPA, FL, Feb 03, 2010 (MARK... 
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01/27/2010Walter Energy Names Keith M. Shull as Sr. Vice President - Human Resources
TAMPA, FL, Jan 27, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has named Keith M. Shull as the Company's Sr. Vice President - Human Resources. Shull joins Walter Energy from Arrow Electronics, where he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources from 2005 to 2008. Prior to that appointment, he served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for BHP Billi... 
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01/25/2010Walter Energy Names Galleria Tower at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala. as Headquarters Location
TAMPA, FL, Jan 25, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has signed a lease at the Galleria Tower at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham, as its new headquarters location. The Company will occupy the top two floors of the Galleria Tower, located at 3000 Riverchase Galleria, Hoover, AL 35244 where it expects to office approximately... 
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01/22/2010Walter Energy Announces Date of Its Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Earnings Conference Call Web Cast
TAMPA, FL, Jan 22, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, announced today that, in conjunction with the release of its fourth and full-year quarter 2009 earnings results after the market closes on Feb. 3, 2010, it will conduct a conference call with institutional investors and analysts to be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. EST. What: W... 
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01/04/2010Walter Energy Settles Dispute With Erdemir on Carryover Tons
TAMPA, FL, Jan 04, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that it has settled a dispute with Turkish steelmaker Erdemir over 280,000 metric tons of premium coking coal that the steelmaker had contracted to purchase during the 2008-2009 contract year at $319 per metric ton. Under the settlement, Erdemir will accept delivery of all remaining carryover tons of coal betwee... 
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