Texas Westmoreland Coal Co. Jewett Mine Celebrates

Jewett Mine Reaches Significant Milestone

A significant milestone at Texas Westmoreland Coal Company?s Jewett Mine has been reached and a celebration was planned for Wednesday, July 30th at the Jewett Mine.

By the time the celebration is held, the facility will have mined over 200,000,000 tons of coal (400 billion pounds) since production began in 1985.

The celebration was scheduled to run from 10 a.m. ? 2 p.m. with a hamburger luncheon and additional activities including mine tours and a display of the mining equipment used in operations throughout the mine.

Texas Westmoreland Coal Company?- Jewett Mine?is a 35,000-acre surface mine complex that currently operates four active pits. It supplies lignite coal to the adjacent two-unit Limestone Electric Generating Station owned by NRG Texas.

The Jewett Mine employees approximately 350 people and operates 24 hours per day/seven days per week.

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