Gibson South Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Gibson South Mine is an underground mine, operated by Gibson County Coal, LLC, a subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners, near the city of Princeton in Gibson County, Indiana, United States.

The mine is part of a larger complex, including Gibson North Mine.


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Mine Details

  • MSHA ID: 1202215
  • Start Year: 2014 [1]
  • Operator: Gibson County Coal, LLC
  • Parent Company: Alliance Resource Partners
  • Location: Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana
  • GPS Coordinates: 38.306456, -87.698623
  • Production (short tons): 2,190,711 (2020)[2]
  • Coal type: Bituminous (low/medium-sulfur)[3]
  • Mine Type:Underground
  • Mining Method: Continuous mining units; room-and-pillar mining techniques[3]
  • Total Reserves: 7.9 million tonnes(proven) 47.8 million tonnes(probable), 55.7 million tonnes (total)[4]
  • Number of employees: 202 [2]
  • Mineable Reserves: 60.4 million tons (as of 12/31/18)[3]
  • Mine Status: Operating[3]


The Gibson South Mine started production in April 2014, near Princeton, Indiana. The operating firm is Gibson County Coal, LLC, a subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners. [1] As of 2020, the mine had 202 employees, which is a marked decline from 2019 when the number was 342.[2]

The mine is currently active and produced 2.2 million short tonnes in 2020. Similar to the number of employees, the mine's production experienced a stark decline from the previous year when it had produced almost 5.5 million tonnes[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Annual Report Pursuant To Section 13 Or 15(D) Of The Securities Exchange Act Of 1934". United States Securities And Exchange Commission. 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 U.S. department of labor, MSHA, Mine Data Retrieval System, accessed June 6 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Illinois Basin", accessed July 2020
  4. "Gibson South Mine". Mining Data Online. Retrieved 8 June 2021.