BECKLEY, W.Va. — Over the weekend, two sources confirmed that the 79-person operation at the Edwight Surface Mine in Naoma and the Twilight Surface Mine partly located in Raleigh County are among the mines Alpha Natural Resources is selling as part of its bankruptcy restructuring plan.
The list doesn’t include Independence Coal Co.’s Tunnel Mine, where 13 employees received WARN notices in early October.
Other properties slated for sale in the region are the Black Bear/Ben’s Creek mines, Rawl, Twin Star in Mingo County. The Cucumber Mine in McDowell County, Rock Spring in Wayne and Lincoln counties, Boone County’s Revolutionary/Independence Mine, the Twilight Surface Mine, partly in Boone County, and the Superior Mine in Logan County are also slated for sale, according to the list.
However, in a court filing last week, Alpha stated it may add or remove some proposed properties to the list.
In court filings, Alpha stated coal mining properties, assets and related infrastructure are being marketed for sale…