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Princeton Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit & Underground
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Coal (metallurgical)
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
  • Highwall
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SnapshotPrinceton's operations consist of three open-pit surface mines, two underground mines, a preparation plant and two rail loadouts.

Princeton specializes in the mining of metallurgical coal to produce coke and pulverized coal injection coal.

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. 100 % Indirect
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. owns 100% of the Princeton mine. Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. owns 60% of the mineral rights and lease 40% via multiple mineral leases having varying expiration dates.

Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

The properties are located in the Pocahontas Coalfields of the Central Appalachian Coal Basin. The Carboniferous age coal deposits are situated in the Pottsville Group, New River and Pocahontas Formations. The rock strata, including the coal deposits, are sedimentary rocks formed by alluvial, fluvial and deltaic sediments deposited in a shallow, subsiding basin. The most common rock types are various types of sandstone and shale, with the coal deposits typically in multiple seams in relatively thin coal beds, one to five feet thick.

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits202320222021202020192018201720162015
Coal (metallurgical) Mt  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe22.12.121.6
All production numbers are expressed as clean coal.

Operational metrics

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Annual mining capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe5 M tons5 M tons
Coal tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe3.6 Mt3.4 Mt3.3 Mt3 Mt

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

Fleet data has not been reported.

Personnel

Mine Management

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