Twentymile Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Underground

LOCATION

Northwest Colorado in Routt County

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Longwall

Did You Know?

  • Twentymile Mine is known throughout the industry for its innovative conveyor belt technology.

  • The mine was the first to develop a scissorveyor that allows belt structure flexibility and eliminates production delays for structure removal as the longwall retreats.

  • The mine’s commitment to excellence in employee safety, environmental protection and community involvement continually wins it national honors.

More Info

2.6
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Twentymile Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$380
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
300
Employees
Working at the Twentymile 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.