Falkirk Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Falkrik Mine is a surface coal mine, operated by Falkirk Mining Company, a subsidiary of North American Coal, producing 8.2 million short tons per annum, in Underwood, North Dakota, United States.

The mine provides fuel to Great River Energy.

Location

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Background

The company states that the mine began production in 1978 and "delivers approximately 7 million tons of coal per year" which is supplied to Great River Energy. The company mines approximately 400 acres of land a year.[1]

Mine Data

  • MSHA ID: 3200491
  • Start Year: 1978
  • Owner: Falkirk Mining Company
  • Parent company: North American Coal
  • Location: Underwood, North Dakota
  • GPS coordinates: 47.469902, -101.074861
  • Production (short tons): 8,231,213 (2018)[2]
  • Type of coal: Lignite
  • Mine type: Surface
  • Equipment: 2 Marion® 8750 draglines
  • Number of Employees: 270
  • Mine Status: Operating

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External links

  • North American Coal Corporation, "Falkirk Mine", North American Coal Corporation website, accessed July 2011.
  • "EIA table 9 major US coal mines 2018" EIA.gov accessed June 2020