PBS Coals is a leading provider of metallurgical and steam coals from both surface and deep mines for the metals, energy and industrial sectors. Its proximity to east coast U.S. ports allows PBS Coals to quickly and cost effectively supply customers in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
Located in Somerset County in southwestern Pennsylvania in the northern Appalachian coal fields.
PBS Coals was established in 1963 and developed over the years by NSM of England. It was formerly owned by Penfold Capital Acquisitions. The privately held company was purchased by Severstal Resources, a division of OAO Severstal.
November 11, 2008
Wholly owned subsidiary of Severstal
NI 43-101 reserves 61mt
5 surface mines
5 deep mines
2 coal preparation plants
Indicative annual output
Total coking and steam coal output – 1.67 million tonnes (2013)
Annual breakdown of production: 93 percent coking coal and 7 percent
Who buys products
Сoking coal is shipped to customers in the steel industry worldwide. The majority of steam coal produced is shipped to the electric power generation industry in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Using of products
Coking coal is a raw material used to produce coke which is a raw material essential to the production of steel. Steam coal is used for electric power generation.