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CONTRACT FIRMS PROVIDE BUFFER BETWEEN MINERS, A.T. MASSEY
- A.T. Massey Coal used to operate the McDowell County mine where a roof fall killed one man and injured three others. Massey sold the operation during the bitter United Mine Workers strike that began in October 1984. The mine's new...
Published: Thursday, May 21, 1987
Hearing scheduled Thursday on Massey-Webster dispute
- The refusal of A.T. Massey Coal Co. to pay taxes on 7,200 acres of undeveloped Webster County land it purchased for $29.8 million continues to fuel controversy in this isolated, scenic part of the state. The July 1982 deal was made...
Published: Sunday, October 20, 1985
COAL SETTLEMENT UNLIKELY TO DELIVER
- The settlement with A.T. Massey announced by the United Mine Workers is unlikely to deliver as promised. This is why. While UMW President Richard Trumka says that the 1984 BCOAUMW agreement now applies to the selectively struck Massey...
Published: Tuesday, December 31, 1985
POLITICIANS ESTABLISH TIES TO MASSEY FIRMS
- As the United Mine Workers strike against A.T. Massey grinds along into its 10th month, politicians in the state's southern coalfields are becoming increasingly involved with the coal company and its galaxy of subsidiaries. In Logan...
Published: Sunday, June 30, 1985
W.E. MASSEY SR., RETIRED COAL CHAIRMAN, DIES AT 79
- RICHMOND, Va. (UPI) _ William Evans Massey Sr., retired chairman of the board of the A.T. Massey Coal Co., has died at a Richmond hospital. He was 79. A graveside service was scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond....
Published: Thursday, February 12, 1987
"WE ABHOR, REJECT VIOLENCE,' UMW PRESIDENT SAYS
- union, was interviewed Tuesday by Gazette Publisher W.E. Chilton III and Editor Don Marsh concerning the UMW's strikes at A.T. Massey mines. MARSH: What are you doing to stop the violence in Mingo County and Pike County? TRUMKA: First...
Published: Wednesday, June 12, 1985
Massey lost $446 million during year
- Massey Coal Co. lost $446 million during the fiscal year ending Oct. 31, 1985 - almost half the company's revenues of $950 million _ according to figures published in Fluor Corp.'s annual report for 1985. Massey reported profits of...
Published: Sunday, February 23, 1986
MASSEY PRESIDENT TESTIFIES IN MARROWBONE CASE
- E. Morgan Massey said he believed a "subversive element' was at work in the United Mine Workers union when he wrote a letter in 1977 to miners at A.T. Massey Coal Co.'s unionized subsidiaries. Testifying in the federal court trial...
Published: Thursday, February 19, 1987
MCGRAW HAS CONFLICT, COAL FIRMS' LAWYERS SAY
- A.T. Massey Coal wants the state Supreme Court's chief justice to remove himself from a controversial tax case because of what the company charges is a conflict of interest. Justice Darrell McGraw has a conflict-of-interest because...
Published: Friday, February 27, 1987
Massey ordered to pay back taxes
- A.T. Massey Coal Co. lost a bitter battle against property tax assessments in Webster County Friday, when the state Supreme Court ruled the company must pay more than $700,000 in back taxes. About two-thirds of the money will go to...
Published: Saturday, July 18, 1987