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Arch Coal Company was created in the year 2000 through a merger of several coal companies, including Peabody Energy Corporation. The company has headquarters both in St. Louis, Missouri and in Overland Park, Kansas. It is among the top five coal producing companies in the United States and operates surface mines across four states: Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Arch Coal also has over 40 subsidiaries operating around the world under brands like American Fuels Corp., Black Thunder Coal Co., Black Beauty Coal Co., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Arch Western Resources LLC, International Development Ventures Incorporated (IDVI), Eastern Associated Coal (EAC) and Arch Mineral Corp (AMC Since 2011 it has taken part in a divestiture program, selling off assets worth approximately $500 million.