James River Coal Company mines and sells bituminous, steam, metallurgical and industrial-grade coal through six operating subsidiaries located throughout Eastern Kentucky, Southern West Virginia and Southern Indiana. The Company's operations are located in the Central Appalachian coal basin. The Company operates a coal processing plant at Bell County complex, which is located in the Bell County in eastern Kentucky. The Bledsoe complex is located in Leslie and Harlan counties in eastern Kentucky. The Blue Diamond complex is located in Leslie, Perry and Letcher counties in eastern Kentucky. The Hampden Coal complex is located in Mingo and Logan counties in southern West Virginia and consists of six underground mines and one contour surface mine.