[St. Clairsville, OH.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today announced that their membership has voted in favor of ratification of a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Murray American Energy, Inc. The anticipated new owners of the company have agreed upon the closing of the company’s anticipated sale transaction to recognize the terms and conditions of the new CBA. Murray American Energy, Inc. is pleased with the outcome of the UMWA’s vote for ratification.