BRISTOL, Va., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, announced that members of Alpha's management team will participate in several investor conferences including: the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Monday, February 27, 2012; the BMO Capital Markets 2012 Global Metals & Mining Conference on Tuesday, February 28, 2012; the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. 2012 Global Resources & Infrastructure Conference on Wednesday, February 29, 2012; and the Simmons & Company International 12th Annual Energy Conference on Thursday, March 1, 2012. The formal presentation at the BMO conference will be webcast and will be available on the Company's website at http://alnr.client.shareholder.com at 2:30pm EST on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. About Alpha Natural Resources Alpha Natural Resources is one of America's premier coal suppliers with coal production capacity of greater than 120 million tons a year. Alpha is the nation's leading supplier and exporter of metallurgical coal used in the steel-making process and is a major supplier of thermal coal to electric utilities and manufacturing industries. More information about Alpha can be found on the Company's Web site at www.alphanr.com. SOURCE Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.