Gateway Mine

Owner

Peabody Group

Mine Contact

Tom Benner-Gen. Mgr. (618) 758-3520
Tony Harris-Controller

Location

Coulterville, IL 62237

Rail Loading Point

Coulterville, Illinois Preparation Plant

Background on Mine

Underground mines, continuous mining equipment. Gateway mine feeds R.O.M. production into central preparation facility.

Mine Type

Underground

Recoverable Reserves

20 million tons

Current Annual Production Capacity

2.4 million tons

Loadout Description and/or Configuration

10,000 ton silo or ground storage to loadout

Weighing System

Rail scale

Loading Rate per Hour

6,000 tons

Train Loading Capacity

10,000 tons in four hours

Maximum Cars Per Train

125 cars

Coal Specifications

Illinois #6 3" x 0" washed, 11,000 Btu/lb. 3.0% Sulphur

Composition Analysis (%)
Moisture 13.50
Ash 9.00
Volatile Matter 35.50