Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company

Headquartered near Biggs, Ky., in Pike County, Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Co. has both underground and surface mining operations. Principal products mined in Pike County include world class, high-volatile metallurgical coals.

A second Clintwood Elkhorn operation, located near Hurley, Va., has five underground mines and supplies high-volatile metallurgical coal, as well as steam products.

Products from both Clintwood Elkhorn operations are shipped domestically via rail and truck. European customers receive their products via ocean vessels sailing from Lambert's Point, Va.

Clintwood Elkhorn Fast Facts:
Locations: Pike Co., KY & Buchanan, VA Plant Capacities 650 Tons/Hr Raw Feed
Origin Railroad: Norfork Southern Plant Equipment: Heavy media vessel, cyclones & spirals
Freight District: Thacker II Clean Coal Storage: 120,000 tons
Shipping Points: 1875 Biggs & 1265 Luke Refuse On-site combined fill
Acres Controlled: +80,000 Inbound Sampling: Precision & Johnson Truck Augers
Recoverable Tons: +39 million Plant Sampling: J.B. Long 3 Stage Sweep
Quality System: ISO-9000 Plant Control: PLC
Mining Capacity: +2.5 million tons/year Load Out Sampling: Precision 3 Stage Sweep & J.A. Redding Samplers
Mining Methods: Underground/Surface Load Out Control: Gamma-Metrics 1812-C On-Line Nuclear Analyzer
Load Out Capacities: 110 and 75 cars Lab Testing: In-house & independent commercial laboratories
Load Out Times: 4 and 24 hour Coal Seams: Glamorgan, Hagy, Splashdam, Blair, Clintwood & Alma