Arch Coal planning $100M upgrade at met coal mine

Jul 01, 2013 | 11:55 AM | Stacy Irish

Tags  coal, Arch Coal, steel, Leer Mine, metallurgical coal, stacy irish

NEW YORK — The refurbishment of Arch Coal Inc.’s longwall system at its Leer underground mine in West Virginia will start by the end of this year, the company said.

The mine will supply metallurgical and pulverized coal injection (PCI) coal to the steel industry.

"Arch has a strong position in U.S. met markets that will be enhanced further with the start-up of the Leer longwall mine later this year," Arch Coal communications director Kim Link told AMM sister publication Steel First. "We have a significant, high-quality met reserve position and would anticipate our met output increasing over the course of the next several years,....





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