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First-of-Its-Kind Operation to Locate in Tuscaloosa County to Support Mining Industry

Source: TCEDA Bulletin

Summary: Minerals Refining Company (MRC) announced plans to establish a first of its kind production facility in the United States in Tuscaloosa County (AL). MRC is a supporting industry to Warrior Met Coal and is seeking to co-locate at Warrior Met’s Preparation Plant No. 7 on Hannah Creek Road. The company is proposing to utilize a patented technology to enhance recovery of ultrafine metallurgical coal particles during the preparation process that would otherwise be treated as waste product by Warrior Met. This will be the first such production facility of its kind in the United States when it becomes operational. The MRC project represents an investment of $14.85 million and 10 new, high-paying jobs.