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|