Contura operates two truck and shovel surface mines in the Powder River Basin - Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte. Belle Ayr is currently mining north near the highway and progressing to the Belle Ayr North LBA tract. Mining will loop around this pit in preparation for the likely lease of Belle Ayr West. Eagle Butte operates three pits currently; one truck and shovel pit in each of the East and West reserves and a dozer push pit in the northern section of the East reserves.
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Asset report | Jun 2017
Contura - Powder River Basin coal mines
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