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FM COAL: U.S. Trustee Appoints Creditors’ Committee

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The U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama appointed a committee to represent unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of FM Coal LLC and its affiliates.

The committee members are:

1. Stewart Lubricants & Service Co., Inc.
144 Citation Ct.
Birmingham, AL 35209

2. Dyno Nobel, Inc.
6440 S. Millrock Drive, Suite 150
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

3. S&S Heavy Equipment A/C Service LLC
Attn: Wayne Sanders
13534 Deerlick Rd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

4. Brake Supply Co. Inc.
Attn: Jonathon K. Hickman
5501 Foundation Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47725

5. McGehee Engineering Corp.
P.O. Box 3431
Jasper, AL 35502

6. Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.
Attn: Shanon Taylor
P.O. Box 10367
Birmingham, AL 35202

7. Whitaker Contracting d/b/a Madison Materials
Attn: Lenn Morris
692 Convict Camp Road
Guntersville, AL 35976

8. Nelson Brothers, LLC
Attn: Jason K. Baker
820 Shades Crest Parkway, Suite 2000
Birmingham, AL 35209

9. Drummond Company, Inc.
Attn: Curtis W. Jones
1000 Urban Center Drive, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35242

Official creditors’ committees serve as fiduciaries to the general population of creditors they represent. They may investigate the debtor’s business and financial affairs. Committees have the right to employ legal counsel, accountants and financial advisors at a debtor’s expense.

About FM Coal LLC

FM Coal, LLC and its affiliates are engaged in the business of extracting, processing and marketing metallurgical coal and thermal coal from surface mines. Their customers include steel and coke producers, industrial customers and electric utilities.

On Sept. 1, 2020, FM Coal and its affiliates sought protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (Bankr. N.D. Ala. Lead Case No. 20-02783). Judge Tamara O. Mitchell oversees the cases.

At the time of the filing, Debtors had estimated assets of between $10 million and $50 million and liabilities of between $50 million and $100 million.

The Debtors tapped Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP as their bankruptcy counsel, Aurora Management Partners as financial Advisor, and Donlin Recano & Company, Inc. as claims, solicitation and balloting agent.