Center MineLocation:

Four miles southeast of Center, North Dakota.

Mine production:

BNI Coal, Ltd.’s Center Mine produces an average of 4.5 million tons every year with coal being sold to the nearby Young Station.

Mine history:

Mining began at the Center Mine in 1970, supplying about 1.5 million tons a year to the ALLETE in 1988.

Recent News

February 23, 2017
Dragline at BNI Center Mine

North Dakota winters present challenges to BNI Coal’s Center Mine

Extreme weather conditions are part of living in North Dakota. It is hot in the summer and cold in the […]