Ohio County Mine
The Ohio County Mine, formerly known as the Shoemaker Mine, is an underground coal mine, operated by Ohio County Coal Company, a subsidiary of Murray Energy Corporation, producing 6.5 million short tons per annum, in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States.
The. map below shows the exact location of the mine.
The mine was idled for all of 2007, but put back into production in 2008.
- MSHA ID: 4601436
- Start Year:
- Owner: Ohio County Coal Company.
- Parent company: Murray Energy Corporation.
- Location: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
- GPS coordinates: 40.001971, -80.710843
- Production (short tons): 6,509,414 (2018)
- Type of coal: Bituminous
- Mine type: Underground
- Equipment: Long Wall and Continuous Mining
- Number of employees: 451
- Recoverable reserves: 61.3 million tons
- Mine status: Operating
Articles and resources
Related GEM.wiki articles
- U.S. coal politics
- Coal and jobs in the United States
- Coal phase-out
- Headquarters of U.S. coal mining companies
- Global list of coal mining companies and agencies
- West Virginia and coal
- Proposed coal mines
- "CONSOL Energy Annual Report through December 31, 2008" EDGAR Online, Filed February 17, 2009
- "Murray closes on CONSOL mine purchase" wvgazettemail.com, December 5, 2013
- "EIA table 9 major US coal mines 2018" EIA.gov accessed June 2020
- "Murray Energy lays off over 200 workers at northern West Virginia coal mines" Transmissionhub.com, April 17, 2015