New equipment creates higher output on horizon

UTAH producer America West Resources has taken delivery of new underground mining equipment, triggering a two-section mine development plan and production of 30,000-plus tons of coal per month.
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Work at an America West operation. Courtesy America West Resources

Angie Tomlinson

America West took delivery of a new continuous miner and other related equipment, allowing the company to assess re-starting the Horizon mine in a second section.

Over the past two months, America West has produced on average 30,000t per month from a single section, up from 10,000t in May.

The Horizon mine holds 12.4 million tons in recoverable coal reserves.

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