Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) Defines The Metallurgical Story


Dallas, Texas 04/21/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) –  Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)has a market cap of 973.92 million, and negative EPs of 5.04. Beta for the company is .38. The stock trades on the market at an infra-day price range of $4.20 and $4.45. The company also has a 52 week trading price of $4.12 and $8.30. The prices for this stock in the previous trading session traded at $4.32.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) deals with coal. The company has a long line of services related to supply as well as export of coals of the metallurgical variety.  The products are in use by the steel companies and its thermal coal by a variety of electric utilities, besides manufacturing services. The company is popular for its thermal-grade export qualities as well.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)operates in two segments and has two main sites for operations. The first is the Eastern coal Operations and the second is the Western Coals Operations. The first of these two is known for its various mining activities and in the Northern as well as Central Appalachians. These areas are rich and well known for their quality of coal as well and in mining activity.

In these parts, ANR is also popular not just for the mines in Northern and Central Appalachian regions but also for a host of road construction activities. The Western Coal Operations also consist of two Powder River Basin mines which operate in Wyoming.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) has been building evolving various mining techniques to extract coal in the region. The first of these is from the ground and includes four others, which are the Longwall Mining technique, room and pillar mining, besides truck and shovel mining. There is also the truck as well as the front-end loader mining as well as the highwall mining function as well.