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Falkirk Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Falkirk Mining Company has been the current operator since 8/1/1975

    Year 103(k) 104(a) Proposed
    Penalties ($)
    Current Penalties ($) Amount Paid
    To Date ($)
    1995 0 3 150.00 150.00 150.00
    1996 0 4 200.00 200.00 200.00
    1997 1 7 1,286.00 662.00 662.00
    1998 0 2 634.00 634.00 634.00
    1999 0 7 526.00 385.00 385.00
    2000 0 1 55.00 55.00 55.00
    2001 0 1 55.00 55.00 55.00
    2002 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2003 0 8 619.00 619.00 619.00
    2004 0 4 240.00 240.00 240.00
    2005 0 2 120.00 120.00 120.00
    2006 0 2 120.00 120.00 120.00
    2007 0 2 470.00 470.00 470.00
    2008 0 3 324.00 324.00 324.00
    2009 0 7 740.00 740.00 740.00
    2010 1 6 516.00 516.00 516.00
    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: Falkirk Mining Company has been the current operator since 8/1/1975

    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 2 0 4 482,124 7,065,024 0.00 0.83 0.0232 2.71
    1996 0 3 0 0 488,533 7,195,079 0.00 1.23 0.0082 2.33
    1997 1 6 0 0 454,831 7,164,272 0.44 2.64 0.0111 2.37
    1998 0 2 0 1 448,349 7,195,966 0.00 0.89 0.0057 2.25
    1999 0 2 0 0 435,724 7,191,836 0.00 0.92 0.0309 2.07
    2000 0 2 0 0 434,467 7,633,171 0.00 0.92 0.0233 2.24
    2001 0 0 0 3 434,733 7,705,809 0.00 0.00 0.0090 2.13
    2002 0 4 0 2 431,638 7,621,709 0.00 1.85 0.0180 2.29
    2003 0 1 0 1 423,196 7,921,080 0.00 0.47 0.0290 1.94
    2004 0 1 0 2 431,405 7,578,153 0.00 0.46 0.0121 1.76
    2005 0 0 0 1 456,289 7,743,341 0.00 0.00 0.0028 1.49
    2006 0 0 0 0 458,328 8,155,004 0.00 0.00 0.0189 1.35
    2007 0 1 0 1 490,137 7,788,852 0.00 0.41 0.0194 1.38
    2008 0 3 0 0 537,690 7,532,993 0.00 1.12 0.0102 1.25
    2009 0 1 0 0 582,267 8,071,246 0.00 0.34 0.0107 1.23
    2010 0 0 0 3 144,711 1,718,529 - - - -
    *   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
    Coal CreekGreat River EnergyGreat River EnergyMcLean County, ND8077701
  • Production
  • Central ND coal mine reclamation being abandoned – BusinessWeek

    By DALE WETZEL – BISMARCK, N.D. – September 15, 2010

    A major coal mine land reclamation project in central North Dakota is being abandoned over a dispute about how much a contractor should be paid for doing the earth work, Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer said Wednesday.

    Smith Contracting, of Butte, Mont., bid $1.22 million to reclaim about 150 acres of abandoned mine land in Ward County, about seven miles southwest of Velva, commission filings say. It is part of a larger area, covering about 1,100 acres, that must be reclaimed, commission documents say.

    Read more at http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9I8NEH82.htm

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