June 20, 2012
-- JOHNSON CITY, Tn. -- The Insurance Agents of America (IAA) honored New Century Coal for their superior safety record in 2010; They are recognized for their low number of safety claims and incidents filed against them. Jim Robinson, President of New Century Coal, is an advocate for safety in the mining industry: “We put safety first at New Century Coal, and by keeping our policies by-the-book, we're able to put our employees first too.”
The Insurance Agents of America is a National Agency Alliance based in New Berlin, Wisconsin, licensed in 41 states with over 50 offices in Arizona, Conneticut, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
New Century Coal, Inc., founded in 2006, is a junior mining company headquartered in Johnson City, TN. Their area of concentration is in the Appalachian Basin. The company's primary focus is expanding its Coal mining operations at its properties in Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee through prospecting, leasing, and mine production.
New Century's Coal is exported to countries as far as Korea, Poland, and China for sale. Their team has the experience and intellectual property from more than 100 years of experience working within the Coal industry. They are also one ot the largest reserve holders of Blue Gem Coal with over 10 million tons of reserves in place. They currently have or participate in over 100,000 gross acres of coal leases.