Çan coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor
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The Çan coal mine, also known as the Çan lignite facility, is surface mine, operated by Çan Linyitleri İşletmesi Müdürlüğü, a TKI subsidiary, producing 2.3 million tonnes per annum, near Can, Canakkale, Turkey.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine headquarters near Can, Canakkale, Turkey.

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The Can coal facility is operated by Çan Linyitleri İşletmesi Müdürlüğü, a TKI subsidiary.

Project Details

  • Owner: Çan Linyitleri İşletmesi Müdürlüğü[1]
  • Parent company: TKI[2]
  • Location: Can, Canakkale, Turkey
  • GPS coordinates:40.023827, 27.038636(exact)
  • Mine status: operating[1]
  • Start year:
  • Mineable reserves: 83 MT
  • Coal type: lignite[1]
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: surface
  • Production: 2.3 MTPA[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 U.S. Department of the Interior, Turkey Mineral Yearbook 2016
  2. "2014 Minerals Yearbook: Turkey", United States Geological Survey, Sept. 2016, page 46.22

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