Brush Valley

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Brush Valley Coal Mine is an underground mine 4 km east of Homer City, Pennsylvania. [1]


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Rosebud Mining operates the mine,[2] an independent company that owns over 30 mines in Pennsylvania and Ohio.[3] Rosebud Mining was founded in 1979 by J. Clifford Forrest III who still owns and controls the company as the CEO..[4]

The Brush Valley Mine uses a continuous, room-and-pillar method.[1] The mine had 52 employees and produced approximately half a million tonnes in 2020. The mine has been in operation at least since 2008.[2]

Mine Details

  • Operator: Rosebud Mining Company
  • Controller: J. Clifford Forrest III
  • Location: Homer City, Pennsylvania
  • Coordinates: 40.530425, -79.107936
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 573,229 (2020)<ref name=MSHA/ >
  • Total Reserves:
  • Number of Employees: 52 (2020)<ref name=MSHA/ >
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Brush Valley Mine". Mining Data Online. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 U.S. department of labor, MSHA, Mine Data Retrieval System, accessed June 6 2021
  3. Moore, Daniel (November 20, 2014). "Alpha will cut 412 coal jobs in deal with Rosebud Mining Co". Pitsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved June 11, 2021.
  4. Gutman, David (February 17, 2014). "Freedom execs' personal assets may be shielded". Charleston Gazette-Mail. Retrieved June 11, 2021.

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