The Blackhawk


Blackhawk Mining, LLC was formed in 2010 and has grown to become a national leader in the production and sale of metallurgical coal, a critical ingredient in the production of steel. Blackhawk sells metallurgical coal to steel producers and industrial end users in the United States and in five continents. The strong demand for this scarce resource allows Blackhawk to provide employees with dynamic careers and competitive compensation and benefits. Every building, car, appliance, and other steel-produced products needs coal.

Who We Are

Our mission is to operate in accordance with our five core principles with safety at the forefront. Today, Blackhawk Mining operates eight mining complexes in two states with approximately 2,000 employees. We pride ourselves on our commitment to safety, employee success and community engagement.


We are committed to customer satisfaction. We build strong, long-term relationships with our customers by providing them with quality products and excellent, timely service, including global distribution. Our business operations will be conducted honestly with the highest level of integrity and will maintain compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Did you know 0.59 tons of metallurgical coal is needed to make one ton of steel?

Safety Is Our First Priority

The safety of our employees is our first priority. We are fully committed to the health and safety of our miners and have been since the company started in 2010. Our goal is for every miner to go home each day accident free.

Secure & Challenging Jobs

We recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. As their employer, we want to help them grow and develop their skills and unleash their creative abilities.

Leader Of Local Communities

We seek opportunities to engage with the local communities in which we operate and encourage our employees to take an active role. We emphasize protecting the environment in order to enhance the quality of life in those communities where we live and operate.