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Mettiki Coal

Coal Mine

Former Island Creek Coal mine, closed in 2006. The Mettiki mine's closing came after several decades in which coal mining enjoyed a resurgence in mountainous Western Maryland - though the number of mines and the people they employ have paled in comparison to when the industry was at its peak a century ago. The state's three operating deep mines and 26 surface mines extracted a record 5.8 million tons of coal in 2005, surpassing the industry's production in its early 20th-century heyday, according to state figures. The Mettiki mine accounted for about 2.5 million tons of coal in its last year of operation.

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Metikki Coal LLC
293 Table Rock Rd.
Oakland MD 21550
401-334-3952
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