Somerville Central Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Gibson County near Somerville, Ind.

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dragline, dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • Peabody recently combined the Somerville North Mine with the Somerville Central Mine to create a more efficient mining complex.  

More Info

2.4
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Somerville Central Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$210
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
175
Employees
Working at the Somerville Central Mine in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. The company is also a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.