El Segundo Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Northwest New Mexico

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dragline, dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • El Segundo, which means “The Second” in Spanish, is one of the most productive mines in the Southwest due to its low overburden ratio.

  • El Segundo is located adjacent to Peabody’s Lee Ranch Mine and began production in 2008.

  • The mine has coal supply agreements with several Southwest electric utilities and co-ops and ships coal to its customers via the BNSF rail.

More Info

5.1
Million
Tons of coal sold from the El Segundo Mine in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$310
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2017
245
Employees
Working at El Segundo Mine in 2018
5,145
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2017

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.