Francisco Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Underground

LOCATION

Gibson County near Francisco, Ind.

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Continuous Miner

Did You Know?

  • The Francisco Mine began production in 2003 and is comprised of an underground mining operation as well as a coal processing and rail loadout facility.

  • The Francisco Mine has been honored with Peabody President’s Award for being the company’s safest underground mine in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2015.

More Info

2.1
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Francisco Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$200
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
280
Employees
Working at the Francisco Mine in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

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