Buckskin Mine http://wyomingpublicradio.net en BLM rejects bid for coal lease tract (UPDATE) http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/blm-rejects-bid-coal-lease-tract-update <p>The Bureau of Land Management received a single bid at today’s coal lease sale, and it has rejected the offer.&nbsp; Kiewit Mining Properties bid 21cents/ton on the Buckskin Mine Hay Creek II tract. The tract has about 167 million tons of mineable coal and is adjacent to the Buckskin mine, which Kiewit operates.</p><p>However, the bid is the lowest the BLM has received since 2001.</p><p>BLM spokeswoman, Beverly Gorny, says ultimately the bid did not meet the BLM’s secret calculations of what’s considered fair market value.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:43:57 +0000 Irina Zhorov 47134 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net BLM rejects bid for coal lease tract (UPDATE) BLM's coal lease sale attracts one bid: 21 cents/ton http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/blms-coal-lease-sale-attracts-one-bid-21-centston <p>The Bureau of Land Management’s coal lease sale today coal lease sale received one bid. The Buckskin Mine Hay Creek II tract is adjacent to the operating Buckskin Mine in Campbell County. The bid came from Buckskin Mine’s operator, Kiewit Mining Properties, and amounted to 21 cents/ton for the estimated 167 million tons of mineable coal in the tract. If accepted, the tract could extend the mine’s life by about eight years.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:50:30 +0000 Irina Zhorov 47131 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net BLM's coal lease sale attracts one bid: 21 cents/ton