North American Coal Corporation Has Been Selected to Operate Navajo Nation BHP Mine

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye in center with mine operations President Vern Lund (l) and President and CEO J.C. Butler, Jr. and

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye in center with mine operations President Vern Lund (l) and NACC President and CEO J.C. Butler, Jr. (r).

Published November 25, 2015

FRUITLAND, NEW MEXICO — North American Coal Corporation (NACC) is a subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. and traded on the New York Stock Exchange as NC. NACC has been selected by Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) to be the new operators of the Navajo Nation owned BHP Billiton mine.

On Monday, Nov. 23, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye was introduced to the new mine operators executive team from NACC including President and CEO J.C. Butler, Jr. and mine operations President Vern Lund.

NACC mines and markets lignite, bituminous and metallurgical coal primarily as fuel for power generation and for steel production.  The Corporation has been around since 1913 with corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. NACC has 1,800 employees, had revenues of $172.7 million in 2014.

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