BNI Coal - Mining lignite coal for our energy future.
About BNI Mining Process Envirionmental Process Equipment

Welcome to our mine.
BNI Coal Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE-ALE), owns and operates the Center Mine near Center, N.D. This surface mine supplies lignite coal to fuel the nearby Milton R. Young steam electric Generating Station, Units I and II.

Each year BNI Coal mines about 4.5 million tons of lignite, supplying both units of the Young Station. The Mining process annually disturbs and reclaims approximately 210 acres per year. The electricity made from BNI's lignite lights up farms and businesses in eastern North Dakota and northern Minnesota.


Liberty Dragline

Click below for pictorial




Job Openings

Equipment For Sale

BNI Sales

Tipple Sales  
© 2010 BNI COAL, Inc. All Rights Reserved.