Friday, October 16, 2009

International Coal To Expand Williamsville Underground Mine

International Coal Group, Inc. is beginning work on a $20 million expansion of its Viper underground coal mining operation near Williamsville, Illinois. The Viper mine is a room and pillar underground mine bringing up coal from the Springfield Seam, also known as the Illinois Number 5 Seam. Viper sells 58% of its output to electric utilities, and processes the raw coal at its preparation plant on the mine site.
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