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  • August 20, 2014
    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, announced today it has agreed to pay $45 million to Rio Tinto to terminate the Tax Receivable Agreement (“TRA”) that was established at the time of Cloud Peak Energy’s Initial Public Offering in 2009. Under the acceleration and release agreement with Rio Tinto, this payment settles all future liabilities thatmore...
  • August 8, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers, announced today that its logistics business has increased its committed capacity and extended the term of its throughput agreement with Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership (TMX:WTE) for exports of low sulfur coal from Roberts Bank, British Columbia. In a related agreement, Cloud Peak Energy paid $37 million to Coal Valley Resources, Inc. (“CVRI”), a recently acquiredmore...
  • July 30, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the Company’s Antelope Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, received the 2014 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award from U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. The mine was recognized for its innovative techniques to promote native plant species and control cheatgrass, an introduced, invasive, and undesirable plant species. “more...
  • July 29, 2014
    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, today announced results for the second quarter and first six months of 2014. Highlights and Recent Developmentsmore...
  • July 14, 2014
    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, plans to announce its second quarter and first six months of 2014 financial results on July 29, 2014, after the markets close. A conference call with management is scheduled at 5:00 p.m. ET on July 29, 2014 to review the results and current business conditions. The call will be webcast live over themore...
  • July 11, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the company’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, received the Governor’s Summit Safety Award in the Large Mine Category presented by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Mines Inspection and Safety Division. Through the end of 2013, Cordero Rojo Mine went 477 days without a lost-time injury and more than two-million employee and contractor hours without a lost-time injurymore...
  • July 2, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the company’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, will ship its one billionth ton of coal in the coming days. The mine sold approximately 36.7 million tons of coal in 2013, ranking it as the third largest coal mine by production in the U.S. last year. Since 2005, the mine has paid more than $1 billion in taxes and royalties to federal, state and local entities. “Achieving the onemore...
  • June 24, 2014
    SHERIDAN, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy confirms a fatality at its Spring Creek Mine in Montana at approximately 7:00 p.m. local time on June 23, 2014 in a single haul truck incident. There are no other injuries to report. Next of kin has been notified. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, co-workers and friends,” said Colin Marshall, Cloud Peak Energy President and CEO. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Big Horn Countymore...
  • 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...
  • May 14, 2014
    GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following its annual meeting of stockholders today, 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, announced that the company’s stockholders have elected current directors William Fox III and James Voorhees to its Board of Directors to serve until Cloud Peak Energy’s 2017 annual meeting. Cloud Peak Energy also announced that its stockholdersmore...

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