Coal producer Murray Energy launches into the manufacture of longwall shields

International MiningOhio-based Murray Energy is the largest independent coal producer in the US. In Illinois, Murray Energy independent operating subsidiary The American Coal Co operates the Galatia mining complex, the New Future and New Era mines in Saline County, while other subsidiaries operate underground and surface coal mines in Ohio, Kentucky and Utah. Combined, the mines produce over 25 Mt/y of coal. American Equipment and Machine, Inc (AEMI) has just opened its new manufacturing facility in Centralia, Illinois. This machine shop at 2400 South Wabash Ave will rebuild and manufacture longwall mining equipment for parent company Murray Energy’s coal mines. (more…)

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