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Two Alpha Natural Resources mines in Virginia have been idled as part of cutbacks announced last fall.
A former superintendent at West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine where 29 miners died in a 2010 explosion was sentenced to nearly two years in prison Thursday on a federal conspiracy charge.
Alpha Natural Resources is planning a public offering of $500 million worth of senior unsecured notes, partly to refinance other debt.
The coal miner killed over the weekend in southern West Virginia was 34 years old and had 10 years of experience.