PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 (UPI) — The coal and gas company Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has won the naming rights for the new Pittsburgh Penguins hockey arena.
The deal means that the arena will be known as the Consol Energy Center for 21 years after its opening for the 2010-2011 season, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The team has not released the amount of money involved, but Consol is believed to be paying millions of dollars (a year).
Monday, January 5, 2009 – updated: 4:31 pm EST January 5, 2009
MARIANNA, Pa. — Consol Energy plans to close its 84 Mine in southwestern Pennsylvania in about two months, citing dropping coal prices in the sluggish economy.About 260 miners work at the mine in Amwell Township, about 25 miles south of Pittsburgh.