Sufco Coal Mine

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Sufco Coal Mine is an operating coal mine in Salina, Utah, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Sufco Coal Mine Salina, Utah, United States 38.913617, -111.417546 (exact)

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year
Operating 1941

Table 3: Operation details

Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
2.441234028[1] 2023[1] Underground Longwall 517 315[1]

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
52 Uinta Region Bituminous Thermal

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Wolverine Fuels Wolverine Fuels USA

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


The Sufco Mine is an underground coal mine, operated by Wolverine Fuels, producing 4.9 million short tons per annum, in Sevier County, Utah, United States. The mine was previously owned by Arch Coal.[2] In June 2013 Canyon Fuel Co. was sold by Arch Coal Inc. for US$435 million to Bowie Resources, a mining firm from Kentucky. The sale consisted of the Sufco Mine in Sevier County, the Dugout Canyon Mine in Carbon County and the Skyline Complex on the Emery/Carbon county border.[3] Bowie resources changed its name to Wolverine Fuels in 2018. [4]

  • MSHA ID: 4200089
  • Operator: Wolverine Fuels
  • County: Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Coordinates: 38.913617, -111.417546
  • Production (short tons): 4,904,476(2018)
  • Resources: 145 million tons [5]
  • Reserves: 52 Mt [5]
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mining Method: Underground
  • Mine Status: Operating
  • Average No. of Employees: 366
  • Union:

Contact Details

Sufco Mine
397 South 800 West
Salina, UT 84654
Phone: (435) 286-4880


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Archived from the original on 13 February 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Our mines: Sufco Mine", Arch Coal website, accessed May 2009.
  3. Mike Gorrell, "Utah's largest coal company sold for $435 million," The Salt Lake Tribune, June 28, 2013
  4. SP Global, "Bowie Resource Partners changes name to Wolverine Fuels", Accessed May 2021
  5. 5.0 5.1 Mining Technology, "SUFCO", Mining Technology website, Accessed May 2021

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