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Century Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: American Energy Corporation has been the current operator since 11/6/2000

    Year 103(k) 104(a) 104(d)(1) 104(d)(2) 104(g)(1) 107(a) 314(b) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2001 0 70 0 0 0 0 2 6,218.00 6,218.00 6,218.00
    2002 1 184 0 0 0 1 2 22,805.00 22,687.00 22,687.00
    2003 2 329 6 0 1 0 4 74,150.00 70,716.00 70,716.00
    2004 1 244 0 8 0 1 1 98,522.00 85,261.00 85,261.00
    2005 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 39,893.00 39,893.00 39,893.00
    2006 3 105 0 0 0 1 0 27,137.00 27,137.00 27,137.00
    2007 1 98 0 0 0 0 0 27,994.00 23,477.00 23,348.44
    2008 2 210 0 0 0 0 2 76,343.00 56,331.00 26,919.00
    2009 4 294 0 0 0 0 3 107,527.00 107,315.00 13,857.00
    2010 0 134 0 0 0 0 0 42,069.00 42,069.00 3,987.00
    Note: Vacated Citations are not included in any reports on the DRS.

    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Injuries, Hours Worked, and Production Totals
    Please Note: American Energy Corporation has been the current operator since 11/6/2000

    Year Fatal Operator
    Injuries
    NFDL Operator
    Injuries
    Fatal Contractor
    Injuries
    NFDL Contractor
    Injuries
    Operator Hours
    Worked*
    Coal
     Produced 
    (tons)
    Operator Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Operator NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National Fatal
    Incidence Rate**
    Mine Type
    National NFDL
    Incidence Rate**
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0464 10.01
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0607 8.54
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0434 8.34
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0449 8.88
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0369 8.19
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0.0454 8.29
    2001 0 8 0 3 203,097 447,965 0.00 7.88 0.0756 7.13
    2002 0 18 0 8 769,203 3,351,874 0.00 4.68 0.0366 7.13
    2003 0 22 0 8 918,312 4,628,223 0.00 4.79 0.0340 6.27
    2004 0 24 0 2 936,274 5,820,654 0.00 5.13 0.0368 5.60
    2005 0 29 0 1 954,828 6,630,590 0.00 6.07 0.0336 5.11
    2006 0 20 0 1 916,900 6,450,932 0.00 4.36 0.0721 4.79
    2007 0 27 0 1 978,973 7,141,934 0.00 5.52 0.0423 4.75
    2008 0 29 0 1 1,034,102 6,843,898 0.00 5.61 0.0213 4.26
    2009 0 17 0 2 1,134,394 6,033,455 0.00 3.00 0.0117 4.04
    2010 0 4 0 0 276,033 1,471,379 - - - -
    *   Hours worked and accidents & injuries now include office hours or accidents (subunit 99).
    ** Current rates are based on data available as of 2009 Quarter 4. For a further explanation, please see this.
  • MSHA Data


  • 2009 Sales to Power Plants

    NameControllerOperatorLocationTons Purchased
    H L SpurlockEast Kentucky Power Coop IncEast Kentucky Power Coop IncMason County, KY327647
    Pleasants Power StationAllegheny Energy IncAllegheny Energy Supply Co LLCPleasants County, WV137368
  • Production
  • On-the-job accident kills Ohio coal miner

    December 5, 2013

    A 32-year-old coal miner from the southern Ohio region died on November 23rd when the shearing machine he was operating severed a high-pressure hydraulic hose. The fatality occurred at the Century Mine located near the border of Ohio and West Virginia.

    Ryan Lashley was a coal miner with the American Energy Corporation, a subsidiary of Murray Energy. The mine has recorded 33 injuries since the start of the year and two weeks prior to the fatality, a miner at the Century Mine was injured and transported by hospital.

    Read article at http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/12/05/ohio-d05.html

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