Kayenta Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Northeast Arizona

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dragline, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • The Kayenta Mine, located on reservation lands in Northeast Arizona, operates through lease agreements with the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe to supply coal to the Navajo Generating Station in Page, Ariz.

  • Ninety-nine percent of Kayenta’s workforce is Native American. Wages and benefits for a typical miner are more than 10 times higher than the Navajo Nation per capita income.

  • Peabody’s Arizona operations have earned numerous awards for industry-leading efforts to reclaim mined lands in a manner that also preserves cultural ways.

More Info

6.2
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Kayenta Mine in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$440
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2017
345
Employees
Working at the Kayenta 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.