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COALFIELD CONTRACTS MINING AT WHAT PRICE ? CONTRACTORS FIGHT
- PRENTER _ "A.T. Massey Coal has reduced contractors to the status of sharecroppers," says Bill Abraham Sr. "You grow all the food. The landowner takes the big end of everything." Abraham and his sons are among 475 contractors Massey...
Published: Wednesday, December 01, 1993
COALFIELD CONTRACTS HIGH ROLLING COAL SUCCESS STORY ENDS IN
- he is or where he is at." Coalfield Contracts: Mining at What Price?" will continue Nov. 28 with stories focusing on A.T. Massey Coal Co. contractors....
Published: Wednesday, November 10, 1993
COAL OPERATORS ATTACK TAX HIKES
- said. "It may be a hit for western coal, because their costs are so much cheaper." Grasser said Clinton's tax could increase the price of western coal by almost 47 percent, to about $14 a ton. The price of eastern coal would increase...
Published: Sunday, February 21, 1993
SERIES SPOTLIGHTS A.T. MASSEY COAL
- and photographer Jim Noelker focus on A. T. Massey Coal Co. in the second segment of the series, "Coalfield Contracts: Mining at What Price?" beginning in the Sunday Gazette-Mail and continuing next week in...
Published: Friday, November 26, 1993
- workers, the retirees, local merchants, the public. Everyone except, perhaps, the company that hired the contractor. Reporter Paul Nyden and photographer Jim Noelker chronicle the winners and losers, who's left holding the bag and who's...
Published: Friday, November 05, 1993
APPROVAL SOUGHT FOR PARK MINE ATTORNEY GENERAL REVIEWING
- at least 300,000 tons, the lease can be renewed for another five years. Alpine Development must pay 6 percent of the sales price, or $1. 25 a ton, in royalties to the state - whichever figure is greater John McFerrin, a Beckley lawyer,...
Published: Wednesday, March 03, 1993
STRIFE IN COALFIELDS HITS CLOSE TO HOME
- family comes first and I don't blame them for being up there. They've got families to take care of, too," he said. Paying the price|M Coal trucks rumble along the rain-slickened road that passes by Eddie York's house. It's a red brick...
Published: Sunday, August 08, 1993
- Mountain near Montgomery. Today, Billheimer has become a crusader against stripping ravages. The lost sheep has been found. When contractors found perhaps $150,000 worth of coal while excavating for the new Sophia-Stoco Junior High...
Published: Monday, May 10, 1993
THE SIZE OF SUCCESS UNION CARBIDE GROWS FROM GIANT TO
- place, but DLJ will sign their paychecks. Investors apparently agree that a smaller Carbide looks better and have bid up the stock price to $20, a vast improvement from last July when Carbide spun off Praxair. Praxair opened at about...
Published: Tuesday, May 04, 1993
CORRIDOR H IS SOME OF THE HOTTEST PROPERTY IN KANAWHA
- will total 43 homes when completed, according to Donna Grass, a real estate agent marketing the property Coventry Woods has attracted coal people from Lincoln and Boone counties as well as professionals from Charleston, Grass said....
Published: Sunday, March 07, 1993