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Arch Coal, Inc. produces and sells thermal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located in the United States. As of December 31, 2014, it operated or contracted out the operation of 16 mines; and owned or controlled approximately 5.1 billion tons of proven and probable recoverable reserves. As of December 31, 2014, the company also owned or controlled, primarily through long-term leases, approximately 30,430 acres of coal land in Ohio, 21,832 acres of coal land in Maryland, 46,556 acres of coal land in Virginia, 407,453 acres of coal land in West Virginia, 107,665 acres of coal land in Wyoming, 266,654 acres of coal land in Illinois, 128,458 acres of coal land in Kentucky, 19,427 acres of coal land in Montana, 21,802 acres of coal land in New Mexico, 427 acres of coal land in Pennsylvania, and 18,443 acres of coal land in Colorado. In addition, it owns properties in Alabama, Indiana, Washington, Arkansas, California, Utah, and Texas. The company sells coal to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. Arch Coal, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

5,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1969

arch coal inc (ACI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Member of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $975.0K
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $675.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Senior Vice President of Law, General Counsel...
Total Annual Compensation: $425.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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Arch Coal Inc.(NYSE:ACI) dropped from Russell 2000 Index

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Arch Coal Inc. will be removed from the Russell 3000 Index.

Employee Sues over Retirement Plan Losses as Arch Coal Stumbles

A former Arch Coal employee is suing the trustees of the company's retirement plan, alleging they invested retirement savings in Arch stock though they should have known it was a risky investment. Douglas Roe's suit, which was filed on June 9, 2015 in U.S. District Court and seeks class-action status, says Arch Coal employees's mismanagement of the Arch Coal Inc. Employee Thrift Plan violates the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. The suit comes as Arch, like other coal companies, is dealing with the effects of a depressed coal market; it reported a first-quarter loss of $113.2 million on revenue of $677 million and was recently warned by the New York Stock Exchange that it is out of compliance with the market's rule requiring an average price of $1 per share of common stock for 30 consecutive trading days. Defendants in the suit are Arch Coal; the finance committee of its board of directors; the internal retirement committee of Arch Coal; Chairman and CEO John Eaves; President and COO Paul Lang; Senior Vice President and CFO James Sabala; former Chairman Steven Leer; Vice President of Human Resources Allen Kelley; Chief Commercial Officer John Ziegler Jr.; and board members Theodore Sands, J. Thomas Jones, George Morris, Robert Potter, Brian Jennings, A. Michael Perry and Peter Wold; Mercer Fiduciary Trust Co.; and 10 unnamed individuals. The lawsuit, filed by Christopher Bauman of Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch LC, says the defendants should have known it was imprudent to invest the retirement plan's assets in Arch stock 'because of the sea-change in the coal industry and because the business prospects of Arch were dismal'. The suit says the defendants should have directed that contributions to Arch's stock fund be held in cash rather than used to purchase Arch stock; closed the fund and diverted investments to prudent investment options; and sought guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The suit alleges that the defendants failed to prudently and loyally manage the plan's assets, and failed to adequately monitor other fiduciaries and provide them with accurate information.


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