Westmoreland announces resumption of Buckingham after restart of Conesville Unit 4

Source: Westmoreland Coal Company

Conesville Unit 4 is the largest account supplied by Westmoreland in Ohio.

Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM: WLB) today announced that it has recalled the workforce at the Buckingham Mine and resumed deliveries as of December 7th, after the completion of repairs at American Electric Power’s Conesville Unit 4. Conesville Unit 4 is the largest account supplied by Westmoreland in Ohio.

“AEP is an important customer of both Buckingham and Westmoreland Coal. We are excited to resume deliveries and continue to develop our relationship with this key customer,” said Kevin Paprzycki, Chief Executive Officer.

About Westmoreland Coal Company

Westmoreland Coal Company is the oldest independent coal company in the United States. Westmoreland’s coal operations include sub-bituminous and lignite surface coal mining in the Western United States and Canada, an underground bituminous coal mine in Ohio, a char production facility, and a 50% interest in an activated carbon plant. Westmoreland also owns the general partner of and a majority interest in Westmoreland Resource Partners, LP, formerly Oxford Resource Partners, LP, a publicly-traded coal master limited partnership. Its power operations include ownership of the two-unit ROVA coal-fired power plant in North Carolina.

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