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Five Forks Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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Mine Life2034
ShapshotThe Five Forks Mine operates in Louisiana, which has achieved primacy and issues permits in lieu of the Office of Surface Mining.

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. 100 % Indirect
On December 7, 2018 the Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. purchased 100% of the membership interests of ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC ("Carbon Solutions"). Carbon Solutions, through Five Forks Mining, LLC, owns Five Forks Mine.

Five Forks is operated by Demery Resources Company, LLC, a subsidiary of the North American Coal Company.

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Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

Type of Mine: Surface Lignite.
Coal Formation or Coal Seam(s): Wilcox Formation I Seam.
Average Seam Thickness: 4.4 feet.
Average Depth: 44 feet.

Average Coal Quality (As received):
- Heat Content - 7,033 BTUs/lb;
- Sulfur - 0.44%;
- Ash - 7.8%;
- Moisture - 37%.

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits2022202120202019201820172016
Coal (thermal) tons 000000000000000000000000207,610334,580262,208
Heat ContentBTU/lb7,0336,940
Sulfur%0.440.44
All production numbers are expressed as ROM coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics202220212020201920182017
Coal tonnes mined 000000000000000000000000207,610 tons334,580 tons

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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