River View Mine

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The River View Mine is is an underground coal mine complex, operated by River View Coal, LLC, a subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners, near Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky, United States.


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Mine Data

  • MSHA ID: 1519374
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Owner: River View Coal, LLC
  • Parent company: Alliance Resource Partners L.P.
  • Location: Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky, United States
  • GPS coordinates: 37.742780, -87.887907
  • Production (short tons): 9,753,472 tons (2018)
  • Type of coal: Bituminous (high-sulfur)
  • Mine type: Underground
  • Mine depth: 425 ft
  • Equipment: Continuous mining, room and pillar
  • Number of employees: 437
  • Transportation: Barge - Ohio River MP 843
  • Mineable Reserves: 236.2 million tons (as of 12/31/18)
  • Mine status: Operating


Production began at River View in 2009 utilizing continuous mining units employing room-and-pillar mining techniques. River View's preparation plant has a throughput capacity of 2,700 tons of raw coal per hour.[1]

Contact Details

River View Coal, LLC
835 State Route 1179
Waverly, Kentucky, 42462
Ph: (270) 389-6700
Fax: (270) 389-6780

Articles and resources

Related GEM.wiki articles


  1. "Mines: Illinois Basin" Alliance Resource Partners, accessed June 2020.

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