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Red River Mine is operated by the Red River Mining Company, a subsidiary of The North American Coal Corporation. The mine is in Coushatta, Louisiana, and began production in 1989. The mine delivers approximately 700,000 tons of coal per year, particularly to American Electric Power (AEP) and Cleco Power LLC. The mine utilizes dragline for overburden removal, and reclaims about 70 acres of land annually.[1]

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Mine Data

  • Owner: Red River Mining Company
  • Parent company: North American Coal
  • Location: Par Rd 604 , Coushatta, Louisiana
  • GPS coordinates: 31.994392, -93.395548
  • Production: 700,000 tons
  • Type of coal: Lignite
  • Mine type: Surface
  • Equipment: dragline
  • Number of employees:

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Contact Details

Red River Mining Company
PO Box 741
Coushatta LA 71019-0741
Phone: 318.932.6721
Fax: 318.932.9990
Website: http://www.nacoal.com/

References

  1. "Operations: Red River Mine", North American Coal Corporation website, November 2009.