The State of Utah is responsible for the certification of coal miners working in the coal mining industry within our state. We administer five different certification tests: Underground Electrician, Surface Electrician, Fire Boss, Underground Mine Foreman and Surface Foreman.
Murray Energy Corporation and its Subsidiary Companies employ approximately 6,000 Americans and currently operate thirteen active coal mines, consisting of eleven underground longwall mining systems and forty-six continuous mining units in Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Utah, and West Virginia.
Andalex Resources Inc. is at least one step closer to developing an underground coal mine in southern Utah's Kaiparowits Basin. The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining approved a permit application from Andalex for a coal mine expected to yield between 2.5 to 3 million tons of coal annually.
HORIZON MINE : Permit Number: C0070020 CARBON County,Utah : Site Summary : The Horizon Mine is currently operating and produced 286,000 tons in 2005. Coal mining began in 1924 in this area of the North Fork of Gordon Creek when the Consumer Mutual Coal Company was organized, and opened an underground coal mine in the Consumer's Canyon.