Gibson Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Gibson Mine (North) is an underground mining complex located near the city of Princeton in Gibson County, Indiana.

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Mine Data

  • MSHA ID: 1202215
  • Operator: Gibson County Coal, LLC
  • Owner: Alliance Resource Partners
  • Location: Princeton, Indiana
  • GPS coordinates: 38.376298, -87.613541
  • 2018 Production (short tons): 900,000[1]
  • Type of coal: Low-sulfur
  • Mine type: Underground
  • Equipment: Continuous mining units; room-and-pillar mining techniques
  • Number of employees: 282
  • Mineable Reserves: 24.0 million tons (as of 12/31/18)[1]
  • Mine Status: Idled [2]

Background

The mine is operated by Gibson County Coal, a subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). The mine began production in November 2000. The preparation plant has a throughput capacity of 700 tons of raw coal an hour.[1]

ARLP refers to the reserves mined at this location as "Gibson North." ARLP also controls Gibson South Mine, with estimates of 60.4 million tons reserve estimates. [1]

Contact Details

Gibson County Coal, LLC
P.O. Box 1269
Route 3, Lyle Station Road
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: (812) 385-1816
Fax: (812) 385-0130
http://www.arlp.com/

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