Consol is developing a new coal mine in south West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Consol Energy Inc. says that is expected to open a metallurgical coal mine in southern West Virginia in 2021.

The Associated Press reports that the new mine in the Wyoming County Itmann community will employ between 100 and 150 workers. Construction is expected to start early next year.

Canonsburg, Consol Energy based in Pennsylvania, expects the mine to bring over 600,000 tonnes of coal per year. The company says it will spend up to $ 80 million over the next two years to develop the mine and the preparatory plant.


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