Murray Energy Corp. (MEC) announced that its subsidiary, Murray Kentucky Energy, has completed the acquisition of a 51% interest in Western Kentucky Coal Resources, which holds certain assets formerly owned by Armstrong Energy Inc.
“Murray Energy and Murray Kentucky are very pleased that we were able to complete this acquisition, ahead of schedule, with the support of the secured noteholders of Armstrong Energy,” said Robert E. Murray, chairman, president and CEO of MEC. “This is a very important transaction for the employees of Western Kentucky, as well as for our lenders and customers.”

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