Premier Elkhorn Coal Company
Headquartered near Myra, Ky., in Pike County, Premier Elkhorn Coal Co. has both underground and strip mines, providing high quality steam coal for utilities, specialty stoker products for ferro-silicon and industrial uses, PCI coals for steel mills and other metallurgical products.
Facilities at Premier Elkhorn include a state-of-the-art unit train load-out with 200-car siding capable of loading up to 6,000 tons per hour, as well as single-car siding.
Products from Premier Elkhorn are shipped domestically via rail and truck. Internationally, products are shipped from Davant, La.
Premier Elkhorn Fast Facts:
|Locations:||Pike County, KY||Plant Capacities||1,100 Tons/Hr Raw Feed|
|Origin Railroad:||CSXT||Plant Equipment:||Heavy media vessel, cyclones & spirals|
|Freight District:||Big Sandy||Clean Coal Storage:||+250,000 tons|
|Shipping Points:||84932 Myra &84938 Burke Branch||Refuse||On-site storage|
|Acres Controlled:||+ 81,000||Inbound Sampling:||2 Ramsey truck augers|
|Recoverable Tons:||+84 million||Plant Sampling:||Ramsey 2-Stage Sweep & Single Stage Sweep|
|Quality System:||ISO-9000||Plant Control:||PLC|
|Mining Capacity:||5.0 million tons/year||Load Out Sampling:||Ramsey 3-Stage Sweep|
|Mining Methods:||Underground/Surface||Load Out Control:||Gamma-Metrics 1812-C On-Line Nuclear Analyzer|
|Load Out Capacities:||200 cars||Lab Testing:||In-house & independent commercial laboratories|
|Load Out Times:||4 hours||Coal Seams:||Amburgy, Elkhorn #1, Elkhorn #2, Glamorgan, Lower Elkhorn, Whitesburg, Elkhorn #3 and Hazard #4|