Atlantic Coal reports output jump

AIM-listed Atlantic Coal said yesterday that coal output at its Stockton mine in Pennsylvania rose to by 130 per cent to 44,633 tons, from 19,424 tons last year, in the three months to September. The anthracite coal miner reported a 38 per cent increase in clean coal sold year on year to 33,336 tons, from 24,111 tons over the third quarter of 2011.