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PBS Coals

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.

General information

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



  • 5 surface mines
  • 5 deep mines
  • 2 coal preparation plants

Indicative annual output

  • Total output of steam and coking coal – 3.4 million tonnes (2010)

Annual breakdown of production: 55 percent coking coal and 45 percent steam coal.
Two coal preparation plants fully operational with 1,100 raw tonnes per hour processing capability.

Who buys products

The majority of the steam coal produced is shipped to the electric power generation industry throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The coking coal is shipped to customers in the steel industry worldwide.

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.


PBS Coals, Inc
1576 Stoystown Road, PO Box 260,
PA, Friedens,
USA, 15541
Phone: +1 (814) 443-4668
Fax: +1 (814) 445-2809
Web site:

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