New Elk Coal Mine Host Reception at Trinidad’s Mt. Carmel

The New Elk Coal Mine reception and kickoff (Wednesday, July 7th at Mt. Carmel in Trinidad, CO) might sound like a casual affair, but it was not. With colorful and informative posters, Mark Gray, Owner, Amon Mahon, CEO, JD Morris, Safety Director converse with local job seekers, City and County officials and coal mining aficionados.

JD Morris, Safety Director interviewing TJ Kidd.
Amon Mahon, CEO with guests Frank & Caprice Montonati

         “The New Elk Mine comprises around 656Mt of hard coking coal, is permitted for production, is fully constructed, and is located 850 miles by rail to the Bay of Houston, and the Pasadena Deep Water Coal Terminal in the Gulf of Mexico. From there, they have shipping access to Europe, South America and Asia.”

New Elk Coal Mine Poster

         Allegiance also owns the Lorencito Property, which neighbors the Mine, and comprises another 88Mt of hard coking coal. Combined, the New Elk Mine and the Lorencito Property comprise 744Mt of coal resources of which 45.1Mt have been converted from just three of nine coal seams representing just 31% of total coal resources, into coal reserves.” (Allegiance Coal Archives)

         Direct any questions to Kayla Torres, Community Relations Liaison for New Elk coal at (719) 626-7414 or Email:

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