Berwind Coal Mine

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Berwind Coal Mine is an operating coal mine in West Virginia, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Berwind Coal Mine West Virginia, United States 37.37, -81.65 (exact)

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
0.2286105444[1] 2023[1] Underground 373* 89[1]

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
17[2] 2022[2] Appalachia Bituminous Met

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Ramaco Resources Ramaco Resources USA

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


Berwind Mine is a metallurgical coal mine in West Virginia, United States.

The Berwind Coal Reserve is located on about 31,200 acres in McDowell County, West Virginia. Operation began in 2017 by project owner Ramaco Resources, which expects to reach an annual operating capacity at the mine of 800,000 tons of coal by 2020. Estimated reserves are 72 million tons.[3]

  • Owner: Ramaco Resources
  • Parent:
  • Mine Status: Operating
  • Start year: 2017
  • Current Capacity: 800,000 Tonnes per annum
  • Recoverable Reserves: 71 Million tonnes (44 proven, 27 probable)[4]
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Location: McDowell County, West Virginia
  • Coordinates: 37.37, -81.65 (approximate)
  • Coal Type: Metallurgical
  • Mining Method:


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  3. "Interior Secretary Zinke Applauds Mine Proposal to Create Jobs in Virginia and West Virginia," US Dept of Interior, 8/1/2017
  4. "FORM 10-K Annual Report," Ramaco Resources, Mar. 19, 2019

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