Aegean coal mines

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Funding

The Aegean coal mines are a group of underground and surface lignite mines, operated by Ege Linyitleri İşletmesi Müessesesi Müdürlüğü (Aegean Lignite Enterprise), a subsidiary of the TTK, producing 14.2 million tonnes per annum, in Soma, Turkey.[1]

The operating mines include Eynez coal mine and Denis coal mine.[2]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the Aegean lignite coal mines in Soma, Turkey.

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Background

The Aegean lignite coal mines are operated by Ege Linyitleri İşletmesi Müessesesi Müdürlüğü (Aegean Lignite Enterprise), a subsidiary of the TTK.[1]

Project Details

  • Owner: Ege Linyitleri İşletmesi Müessesesi Müdürlüğü (Aegean Lignite Enterprise)[1]
  • Parent company: TTK[1]
  • Location: Soma, Turkey[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 39.083006, 27.539574 (exact)
  • Mine status: operating[1]
  • Start year:
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Coal type: lignite[1]
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: opencast and underground[1]
  • Production: 14.2 MTPA[1]
  • Reserves: 640 MT[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Association of British Mining Companies, Turkey Mining Overview,2019.
  2. T.N. Michalakopoulos and G.N. Panagiotou ed., Mine Planning and Equipment Selection 2000, page 806

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