A clean start for Razorblade coal mine

Growing US coal miner American Resources and its Quest Energy and Deane Mining subsidiaries have commenced operations at the Razorblade surface mine in Kentucky, the parent company’s fifth mine brought into production in two years

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Coal from the new Razorblade surface mine will be transported to the Mill Creek prep plant

Quest Energy's Mark LaVerghetta told Mining Magazine that the Letcher County operation is currently transitioning out of development and into full production, with contour mining and augering being performed on the Hazard 4 and Hazard 4 rider seams.
 
Once work on those seams has wrapped approximately in the June quarter of next year, work will begin o...