Pontiki Mine

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Pontiki Mine an underground mining complex located near the city of Inez in Martin County, Kentucky, owned by Alliance Resource Partners. The mine was constructed in 1977. Pontiki utilizes continuous mining units employing room-and-pillar mining techniques to produce low-sulfur coal from the Pontiki Van Lear Mine. The preparation plant has a throughput capacity of 900 tons of raw coal an hour.[1]

Mine Data

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  • Operator: Pontiki Coal, LLC
  • Controller: Alliance Resource Partners LP
  • Union:
  • County: Martin
  • State: KY
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  • 2007 Production (short tons): 1.1 million
  • Coal Type: Low-sulfur
  • Mining Method: Underground, Continuous mining
  • Mine Status: Active
  • Average No. of Employees: 186
  • Transportation: Barge access via rail or truck, Norfolk Southern
  • Reserve Estimates: 9.2 million tons (as of 12/31/09)

Address

HC 67, Box 615
Pilgrim, Kentucky, 41250
Ph: (606) 395-5348
Fax: (606) 395-5529

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References

  1. "ARP: Central Appalachia Mines" Alliance Resource Partners, accessed April 2011.

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