United States

Pride (Survant) Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeUnderground
StatusInactive / Suspended
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Room-and-pillar
  • Continuous
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SnapshotAmerican Consolidated Natural Resources (ACNR) is announcing a shutdown at the end of March 2024 at its Pride mine in Muhlenberg County. Reasons for Closure:
- Loss of a 1 million ton per year contract with LG&E at the beginning of 2023;
- Permitting issues for a waste pond, increasing production costs;
- Declining production throughout 2023 (4th quarter: 395,768 tons).

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
American Consolidated Natural Resources, Inc. 100 % Indirect
Muhlenberg County Coal Resources, Inc. (operator) 100 % Direct

Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

The Survant underground mine extracts coal from the West Kentucky #8 seam.

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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

CommodityUnits202320222021202020192018201720162015
Coal (thermal) Mt  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe1.81.31.10.60.3
Heat ContentBTU/lb11,98411,944

Operational metrics

Metrics2023
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Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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Personnel

Mine Management

Job TitleNameProfileRef. Date
....................... Subscription required ....................... Subscription required Subscription required Mar 30, 2024

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