Usibelli Coal Mine

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UCM currently has a work force of about 130 employees, and operates year-round. Mine production has grown from 10,000 tons in 1943 to an average above 2 million tons of coal per year. Currently the only operational coal mine in Alaska, UCM is supported by the most modern mining equipment and state-of-the-art engineering. Today, UCM supplies coal to six Interior Alaska power plants and exports coal to Chile, South Korea and several other Pacific Rim destinations.