Coal Mining Industry

PEC Consulting Group LLC is the consulting arm of PENTA Engineering Corporation, a full-service engineering and consulting company. Our senior consultants have extensive industry experience with world-class organizations to provide a wide range of consulting services to the mining industry. Areas of expertise include surface open pit and contour mines, underground longwall and room and pillar mines (bord and pillar), coal processing, material handling and transportation always focusing on identifying potential production enhancements and cost reductions. Prior clients have included Peabody Energy and Arch Coal.


Our senior mining consultants have in depth-knowledge of the coal business and extensive experience providing value added services to the mining industry with a steadfast commitment to identify potential enhancements to production and cost reduction initiatives. We are accomplished professionals who routinely provide the following consulting services:

    • Front-end engineering studies.
    • Scoping Studies.
    • Feasibility studies.
    • Coal resource and reserve estimations.
    • Economic and financial analysis.
    • Security of supply.
    • Due Diligence investigations.
    • Mergers and acquisitions.
    • Operations improvement.
    • Studies for the expansion of surface and underground coal mines.
    • Management consulting.
    • Site advisory services.
    • Quality assurance / quality control monitoring.
    • Mine ventilation studies.
    • Transportation studies / Transportation management.
    • Barge and rail loadout facilities.
    • Material handling and auxiliary equipment selection.
    • Civil engineering.
    • Project management.
    • Construction permitting.

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