Lee Ranch Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

35 miles northwest of Grants, N.M.

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • Operations at Lee Ranch are suspended at this time and all mining activities are conducted at Peabody’s adjacent El Segundo Mine.

  • Since its first year of operation in 1984, Lee Ranch has been honored more than 12 times as New Mexico’s safest mine.

  • In 2006, Lee Ranch was honored by the United States Department of Labor for operating the safest surface mine in the United States.

More Info

400,000
Tons
Coal sold from the Lee Ranch Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$15
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
15
Employees
Working at the Lee Ranch Mine in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored in the U.S. by Peabody 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.