North Antelope Rochelle
Hits Shipping Milestone
Coal trains cycle through the rail loop at the North Antelope Rochelle mine.
Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle
mine (NARM), the nation’s top producing
operation and its flagship complex in the
southern Powder River Basin of Wyoming,
has shipped its 2 billionth ton of coal. The
company said January 20 that the new
marker represents more than 83 million
man-hours and the loading of 17 million
train cars and more than 125,000 trains.
NARM met its first billion-ton milestone
in 2006, 23 years after first coal was
taken from the mine. Peabody officials
pointed out that, if the complex were a
nation, it would place near the top 10
countries globally for coal production.
As featured in Womp 2016 Vol 02 - www.womp-int.com