Mine 78

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Mine 78 is an underground mine in Somerset, Pennsylvania, situated 3 km to the east of the town of Windber.[1]

Location

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Background

The mine started operations in 2007, and has been owned and operated by the Rosebud Mining Company of J Clifford Forest since then.[2]

Mine 78 was on alist of 111 "troubling mines" in 2010 that required additional inspection. The same year, the mine was sued by the MSHA after the surface personnel warned the underground workers of inspectors arrival.[3]

In 2020, Mine 78 produced 0.6 million short tons of coal, and had 78 employees.[2]

Mine Details

  • MSHA id: 3609371[2]
  • Operator: Rosebud Mining Company[2]
  • Owner: Rosebud Mining Company[2]
  • Location: Somerset, Pennsylvania[2]
  • Coordinates: 40.005933, -79.078913
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 611,730 short tons
  • Number of employees: 78
  • Total Reserves:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Source of Financing:

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References

  1. "Mine 78". Mining Data Online. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 U.S. department of labor, MSHA, Mine Data Retrieval System, accessed June 23, 2021
  3. Bowling, Brian (May 17, 2011). "Rosebud Mining settles MSHA lawsuit". Trib Live. Retrieved June 23, 2021.

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