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  • June 5, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers, today announced that exploratory drilling is set to begin next week pursuant to the exploration agreement signed in early 2013 by the Crow Tribe of Indians and Big Metal Coal Co. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. The Big Metal option and exploration agreements were signed on January 24, 2013, and those agreements were approved by the Bureaumore...
  • January 13, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the company’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, operated more than one-million work-hours consecutively without incurring a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reportable injury. This safety achievement is due to the diligent work of employees and contractors at Cordero Rojo Mine since May 2013. “I want to congratulate all those at Cordero Rojo Mine on achieving thismore...
  • November 13, 2013
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that employees and contractors at the company’s Spring Creek Mine, located in southeastern Montana, operated more than one-million work-hours consecutively without incurring a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reportable injury. The milestone was passed at the end of October 2013 after more than 500 days without a reportable injury. “I am proud of the excellent work by everyone at the Springmore...
  • October 21, 2011
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the only pure-play Powder River Basin (PRB) coal company, is providing third quarter 2011 production data for its Cordero Rojo mine. It has come to the company’s attention today that due to an administrative error the production data presented on the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) website was inaccurate. For the third quarter ofmore...
  • July 13, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) announced that it has submitted its second quarter 2010 coal production to Rio Tinto plc on behalf of Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC. This information was provided to Rio Tinto pursuant to the Master Separation Agreement entered into in connection with the November 2009 initial public offering of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. and related separation and transition transactions. Cloud Peak Energymore...
  • April 13, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) announced that it has submitted its first quarter 2010 coal production to Rio Tinto plc on behalf of Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC. This information was provided to Rio Tinto pursuant to the Master Separation Agreement entered into in connection with the November 2009 initial public offering of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. and related separation and transition transactions. Cloud Peak Energymore...
  • March 16, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), the third-largest U.S. coal producer and the only pure-play Powder River Basin coal company, today announced record results for 2009, with its highest ever revenues, EBITDA (defined below) and net income. Income from continuing operations was $182 million, or $2.97 per share diluted, on revenues of $1.4 billion. In 2008, the company reported income from continuing operations of $88more...
  • March 12, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) announced that it has submitted year-end 2009 coal reserve estimates to Rio Tinto plc on behalf of Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC. Cloud Peak Energy also submitted its year-end 2009 non-reserve coal deposit estimates to Rio Tinto. This information was provided to Rio Tinto pursuant to the Master Separation Agreement entered into in connection with the November 2009 initial publicmore...
  • January 13, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) submitted to Rio Tinto plc on behalf of Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC, pursuant to their Master Separation Agreement, a report of the coal production for its four mines as follow: Production      more...
  • January 6, 2010
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) announced an agreement that Decker Coal Company, in which Cloud Peak Energy is a 50% partner, has accepted a buy-out offer from an eastern utility company for a coal supply contract originally scheduled through 2012. The customer’s contract accounted for approximately 30 percent of production for 2010 and the majority of the production for 2011 and 2012. The arrangementmore...

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