SOURCE: InsideMetals.com

June 17, 2008 05:00 ET

"InsideMetals.com" Adds Four Coal Producers to Its Popular Gold & Mineral Stocks Shopping Mall

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - InsideMetals.com, an internet website that provides easy access to a detailed, value-added, WORLD VIEW of Gold Producer Stocks, Mineral Producer Stocks, and Junior Gold & Mineral Stocks, reported today that it has added four coal producing stocks to its Mineral Producer Stocks section on the Insidemetals.com Gold & Minerals Shopping Mall.

This content area features metal and mineral producer stocks listed on U.S. and Canadian stock exchanges. Mineral Producer Stocks generate a majority of their revenue from non-precious metal resources such as base metals, fertilizer minerals, coal, uranium, diamonds, and industrial minerals.

The newly featured companies are described below as coal producers.

Arch Coal Inc.: listed on the New York Stock Exchange; engages in the production of steam coal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines. On June 5, 2008, Arch Coal reported that Senior Vice President of coal operations exercised options for 5,000 shares of common stock under a prearranged trading plan, according to a recent SEC filing.

Consol Energy Inc.: listed on the New York Stock Exchange; is a multi-fuel energy producer and supplier of electrical power largely from its coal mining. Consol reported on June 9, 2008, that it spent $510,000 to lobby the federal government on legislation to promote the development of liquid fuel from coal.

James River Coal Company: listed on the Nasdaq Exchange mines; processes and sells through its subsidiaries bituminous, steam and industrial grade coal. On June 11, 2008, the shares of James River soared 7.8% as prices for coal in the eastern U.S. climbed on strong demand from its customers in Europe.

Peabody Energy Corp: listed on the New York Stock Exchange; engages through its subsidiaries exploration, mining, and production of coal worldwide. On June 5, 2008, Peabody announced that it is implementing management changes to its U.S. coal operations. Jane Hull becomes the new Group Executive for the Powder River Basin Operations; Charles Meintjes now becomes the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Continuous Improvement; and Kemal Willamson becomes Group Vice President of Operations.

"These four listed coal companies have had significant stock price gain in 2008," said InsideMetals.com editor, Mike Mapa. "Year to date, Arch is up 58%, Consol is up 42%, Peabody is up 25%, and James River is up 328%."

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