JW Resources, based in Knoxville, TN, is a management and holding company focused on identifying, acquiring and operating thermal and metallurgical coal mining and related assets in the United States. JW Resources was established in February 2013 in connection with acquisition of the Straight Creek and Red Bird thermal coal mining operations located in eastern Kentucky, which together consist of approximately 48,000 acres with an estimated 42 million tons of proven and probable high-quality thermal coal reserves.