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Walter Energy, Inc., with its corporate and U.S. headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, and its Canadian & UK headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia, is the worlds leading, publicly traded "pure play" metallurgical coal producer for the global steel industry. The Company also produces natural gas, steam coal and industrial coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke, and coal bed methane gas. The companys U.S. underground mines produce high-quality coal from Alabamas Blue Creek seam. Jim Walter Resources, the Companys U.S. underground coal mining unit, has grown from a small producer of less than 1 million tons of coal per year, produced solely for use in its sister companys coke ovens, into one of the 25 largest coal metallurgical coal producers in the United States, with 2010 metallurgical coal sales of approximately 6.0 million metric tons and plans to expand sales to 8.5 million metric tons of metallurgical coal by 2013. Its metallurgical coal mines, No. 4 and No. 7, are two of the deepest vertical shaft coal mines in North America at nearly 2,000 feet deep. The mines also produce a significant quantity of coal bed methane gas. Jim Walter Resources also operates the North River steam coal mine. The U.S. Division operates the Maple Coal and Gauley Eagle mines in West Virginia, and mines in South Wales in Britain. These mines were formerly owned by Western Coal Corp.


Employees: 2,680
Market Cap: $4.7 million
Revenue: $1.4 billion
5 Year Trend: 7.8 %
Net Income: $-1.2 billion
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