All of our mines are located within a maximum distance of 45 miles from a major means of transportation, preparation or processing plant or power plant, significantly reducing our cost of transportation compared with the national average.
Our locations also provide us with logistics advantages over other mining operations in the region and beyond. We have locations which are located within 1,000 miles of 62 percent of all U.S and Canadian manufacturers, where the demand for cost-effective energy is high.
Ohio has world-class transportation infrastructure that includes:
- Over 20 interstate highways
- The 4th highest volume of rail-freight traffic in the U.S.
- Over 1,000 miles of navigable waterways with access to the Gulf of Mexico and the St. Lawrence Seaway
- Over 9 water ports
- Major rail terminals