Sufco Mine


Canyon Fuel Company, LLC

Mine Contact

Ken May, (801) 637-4880


30 miles northeast of Salina, Sevier County, Utah

Rail Loading Point

Sharp, near Levan, Utah

Background on Mine

Coal has been mined continuously from the Sufco mine since 1941. It is one of the most productive underground mines in the U.S.

Recoverable Reserves

In excess of 100 million tons

Current Annual Production Capacity

6.5 million tons

Loadout Description and/or Configuration

Live storage capacity of 14,000 tons located on top of ten 1,000-ton-per-hour vibrating feeders place the coal on a belt to a 200-ton surge bin, where it is gravity-fed into trains.

Weighing System

In-motion automatic scale

Loading Rate per Hour

4,000 tons

Maximum Cars Per Train

115 cars

Coal Specifications

11,400 Btu/lb., 0.4% Sulphur

composition Analysis (%)
  As Received
Moisture 9.5
Ash 8.5