Patriot Coal Wells Preparation Plant Receives Prestigious Sentinels of Safety Award
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:05 PM

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ST. LOUIS -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that the Wells preparation plant has received the Sentinels of Safety Award for outstanding safety performance in the large coal processing facility group.  The Award was presented today at a luncheon in Washington, D.C.

The Wells preparation plant is located near Wharton, West Virginia, where the facility processes over three million tons annually of high-quality metallurgical coal.  

"Maintaining a safe workplace for our employees is Patriot's top priority.  Our comprehensive safety program was designed with the goal of zero accidents," noted President & Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Whiting.  "We are very pleased to have been recognized with this prestigious national award.  We commend our Wells employees on their consistent, unwavering attention to safety."

Sentinels of Safety Awards are cosponsored by the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Mining Association.  The Awards recognize achievement of strong safety records in mining operations and are granted based on the highest hours worked in a calendar year without a lost-time injury.  Each year, one facility is recognized in each of ten award categories.

About Patriot Coal

Patriot Coal Corporation is a leading producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 14 current mining complexes in Appalachia and the Illinois Basin.  The Company ships to domestic and international electric utilities, industrial users and metallurgical coal customers, and controls approximately 1.8 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves.  The Company's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PCX.

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