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Gibson Mine

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  • Summary
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    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Citations, Orders, and Safeguards
    Please Note: Gibson County Coal LLC has been the current operator since 6/1/1997

    Year 103(k) 104(a) 104(b) 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 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
    2000 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 228.00 228.00 228.00
    2001 2 339 2 0 0 0 2 5 46,803.00 47,022.00 47,022.00
    2002 0 346 3 1 0 0 1 2 82,714.00 78,359.00 78,265.58
    2003 0 246 1 0 0 0 0 3 60,887.00 59,013.00 59,013.00
    2004 0 326 0 0 0 0 1 1 116,379.00 114,879.00 114,879.00
    2005 1 368 0 3 0 0 0 3 99,992.00 89,420.00 89,420.00
    2006 9 349 1 1 0 0 2 0 206,314.00 199,425.00 199,425.00
    2007 7 487 2 3 0 1 0 2 659,066.00 537,545.00 406,633.00
    2008 8 610 0 0 6 0 1 3 920,354.00 807,803.00 327,709.25
    2009 8 443 1 2 4 0 3 0 732,211.00 732,211.00 152,841.00
    2010 2 165 0 0 0 0 0 0 54,476.00 54,476.00 10,100.00
    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: Gibson County Coal LLC has been the current operator since 6/1/1997

    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 2 0 30 39,923 37,532 0.00 10.02 0.0454 8.29
    2001 1 28 0 0 453,028 1,666,409 0.44 12.36 0.0756 7.13
    2002 0 22 0 1 494,255 1,932,567 0.00 8.90 0.0366 7.13
    2003 0 14 0 0 587,385 2,447,750 0.00 4.77 0.0340 6.27
    2004 0 12 0 0 658,520 2,994,401 0.00 3.64 0.0368 5.60
    2005 0 6 0 1 716,732 3,438,383 0.00 1.67 0.0336 5.11
    2006 0 8 0 0 780,723 3,572,578 0.00 2.05 0.0721 4.79
    2007 0 3 3 3 798,351 3,186,272 0.00 0.75 0.0423 4.75
    2008 1 16 0 2 848,983 3,827,912 0.24 3.77 0.0213 4.26
    2009 0 11 0 0 812,311 3,351,578 0.00 2.71 0.0117 4.04
    2010 0 2 0 0 200,060 831,396 - - - -
    *   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
    Charles R LowmanAlabama Electric Coop IncAlabama Electric Coop IncWashington County, AL630332
    GorgasSouthern CoAlabama Power CoWalker County, AL295914
    WansleySouthern CoGeorgia Power CoHeard County, GA245939
    Greene CountySouthern CoAlabama Power CoGreene County, AL103937
    GibsonDuke EnergyDuke Indiana IncGibson County, IN92738
    A B BrownVectren CorpVectren SouthPosey County, IN75437
    R D GreenE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpWebster County, KY38681
    Eagle ValleyAES CorpIndianapolis Power Light CoMorgan County, IN19656
    D B WilsonE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpOhio County, KY16978
    Kenneth C ColemanE.ON AG (Germany)Western Kentucky Energy CorpHancock County, KY16733
    KingstonTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityRoane County, TN16416
    Frank E RattsHoosier Energy R E C IncHoosier Energy R E C IncPike County, IN13016
    Widows CreekTennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley AuthorityJackson County, AL10167
  • Production

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    Another coal miner dies on the job

    March 27, 2014

    A coal miner from Indiana was killed while working at the Gibson Mine owned by Alliance Resource Partners. This is the third coal mining related fatality of the 2014 calendar year.

    The victim was working on an Auxier Welding Inc. belt feeder when the cat frame pivoted upward and pinned the victim between the cat track and the frame of the feeder.

     Read article at http://blogs.wvgazette.com/coaltattoo/2014/03/27/another-coal-miner-dies-on-the-job-9/

    Mine Contract Worker Dies from Leg Fracture

    June 14, 2012

    A 43-year-old Owensville, Ind. man died on May 24 after suffering a fractured leg nine days earlier while working for the Gibson South underground coal mine.

    James Palmer, a contract employee for Frontier-Kemper Constructors, was pouring concrete into an underground shaft when the hose delivering the concrete surged throwing Palmer backwards breaking his leg.

    Palmer was treated for his injuries at the Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, Ind. and was released. He was found died at his residence as a result of the accident.

    Palmer had been working at the mine for 22 weeks and 39 weeks for Frontier-Kemper. This is the ninth coal mining fatality for 2012.

    Read reports at http://www.msha.gov/FATALS/2012/2012C09prelim.pdf and http://www.msha.gov/fatals/2012/FAB12c09.asp

  • News
  • Master Inspection List, Targeted Enforcement, Nov 2010

    A list of the mines inspected and citations issued in the November 2010 push by MSHA to reinspect mines with a pattern of violations.

    Coal mines included on the list were:

    /documents/master-inspection-list-targeted-enforcement-nov-2010

  • Documents