Lower War Eagle

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The Lower War Eagle mine is an underground mine located near Man, West Virginia in Wyoming County. It is owned by Coronado Coal, LLC and the operator is Greenbrier Minerals LLC.[1]


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Greenbrier Minerals, LLC operates the mine, which is owned by Coronado Coal LLC. Coronado Coal bought the mine from Cliffs Natural Resources in 2015.[2]

Lower War Eagle started operations in 2012.[3] In 2020, the mine produced 0.5 million tons, and had 139 employees.[4]

Mine Details

  • MSHA id: 4609319
  • Operator: Greenbrier Minerals, LLC
  • Owner: Coronado Coal LLC
  • Location: Man, West Virginia
  • Coordinates: 37.734478, -81.726443 (Exact )
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 503,660 tonnes (2020)
  • Number of employees: 139(2020)
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2011[3]

Articles and resources


  1. Rodney Lusk (January 4, 2016) Final Report - Fatality #1 . Mine Safety and Health Administration. Report.
  2. "Fatality at Greenbrier Minerals's Lower War Eagle Coal Mine, W. Va". Mining Connection. January 5, 2016. Retrieved June 10, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cassell, Barry (September 26, 2012). "Cliffs Natural Resources unit permits new W.Va. coal mine". Transmission Hub. Retrieved June 10, 2021.
  4. U.S. department of labor, MSHA, Mine Data Retrieval System, accessed June 6 2021

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