United States

South Hallsville No. 1 (Sabine) Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusClosing / Closed
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Dragline
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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SnapshotAll production from the South Hallsville No. 1 (Sabine) is delivered to Southwestern Electric Power Company's Henry W. Pirkey Plant. SWEPCO is an American Electric Power company. As a result of the early retirement of the Pirkey Plant, Sabine ceased deliveries in March 2023 and final reclamation began on April 1, 2023. Reclamation is expected to be complete by 2037.

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
American Electric Power Company, Inc. 100 % Indirect
Southwestern Electric Power Company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, Inc.) controls all of the reserves within the Sabine (South Hallsville No. 1) Mine.

Contractors

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Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

Type of Mine: Surface Lignite
Coal Formation: Wilcox Formation
Average Seam Thickness: 3 feet
Average Depth: 85 feet

Average Coal Quality (As received):
Heat Content - 6,448 BTUs/lb
Sulfur - 0.79%
Ash - 18.2%
Moisture - 32%

Reserves

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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

CommodityUnits20222021202020192018201720162015
Coal (thermal) tons  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe3,138,8923,501,8453,838,8064,186,6583,640,237
Heat ContentBTU/lb6,4486,453
Sulfur%0.791.29
All production numbers are expressed as ROM coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics20222021202020192018201720162015
Coal tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe3,138,892 tons3.5 M tons3.84 M tons4.19 M tons3.64 M tons

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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Personnel

Mine Management

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