Company opens outlet to sell coal for heating
December 26, 2019
GILLETTE — It was a cold December morning, and Cody Nehl stood in a lot off of Little Powder River Road, waiting for a customer. A large pile of stoker coal was stored in the back of a truck, ready to be sold.
After a few minutes, another truck pulled up and drove onto a scale. Nehl powered up a conveyor belt, which transported the coal and dumped it into the bed of the truck. The coal would be used to heat someone’s house and shop north of town.
That day, Nehl, operations manager for GMHR LLC in Gillette, completed his first sale of stoker coal, and he hopes it’s just the first of ma...