America West Resources, Inc., is coal producer focused on the mining of compliant (low-sulfur) coal and its sale primarily to United States utility companies for use in heating water and creating steam used to turn turbine engines, and to ultimately produce electricity from coal fired power plants. The Company has owned and operated Horizon Coal Mine, located 11 miles outside of Helper, Utah., about 120 miles southeast of Salt Lake City in Carbon County. As of December 31, 2011, Horizon was one of only nine active coal mines in Utah. Coal mined from the Horizon Mine is loaded into trucks which haul the coal either directly to end users of the coal or to distribution facilities known as loadouts where the coal is loaded into rail cars and transported via rail to customers. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Company�s average coal production was approximately 32,000 tons per month.