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Shoal Creek Mine

Meet the Shoal Creek Team

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Underground

LOCATION

Jefferson, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties, Ala.

COAL TYPE

Seaborne Hard Coking (High Vol A)

MINING METHOD

Longwall

Did You Know?

  • The Shoal Creek Mine was developed in 1994 and acquired by Peabody in 2018.

  • A longwall system is used to mine high quality hard coking coal located in the Blue Creek and Mary Lee coal seams.

  • The mine is located on the Black Warrior River with barge transportation leading to the Port of Mobile in the Gulf of Mexico offering access to seaborne customers.

More Info

186.7
Million
Tons of Peabody coal sold to global electric utilities and industrial plants in 2018
22%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$11.5
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from Peabody’s global operations in 2018
460
Employees
Working at the Shoal Creek Mine in 2019
5,344
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2018

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.