Calombo Mine

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Calombo Mine or Mina do Calombo is a coal mine in Arroio dos Ratos, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is owned by Copelmi Mineração.

Location

The map below shows the location of Calombo Mine, approximately 3 km east of Dos Estados, Arroio dos Ratos, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.[1][2]

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Background

Calombo Mine is owned by Copelmi Mineração LTDA[3][4]. Copelmi is Brazil’s largest private coal mining company, controlling more than 80% of the country's industrial coal market.[5]

According to a 2017 Argimax.com ranking, Calombo was Brazil's fourth-largest coal mine, producing 853,497 tonnes annually.[4] A 2019 industry report listed Calombo as Copelmi's second most productive coal mine, with annual production of 906,000 tonnes.[6]

Project Details

  • Owner: Copelmi Mineração[3][4]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Arroio dos Ratos, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil[4][3][7]
  • GPS coordinates: -30.093738, -51.704552
  • Mine status: operating
  • Start year: Jan. 22, 2011[8]
  • Mineable reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: Surface (Open pit)[9]
  • Production: 906,000 tonnes per annum
  • Additional proposed production:
  • Equipment:
  • Number of employees:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Museu Estadual do CarvãoMirante da Mina do Calombo, localizada em Arroio dos Ratos. É uma mina à céu aberto, para extração do carvão mineral. Facebook post, Oct. 13, 2014
  2. Waze Copelmi - Mina do Calombo Waze Maps, accessed Nov 13, 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Copelmi units organizational site, accessed Nov 12, 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Argimax.com RANKING POR SUBSTÂNCIA - PRODUÇÃO ANUAL EM TONELADAS (ROM) Argimax, 2017
  5. Copelmi Market Share Organizational site, accessed Nov 11, 2019
  6. "Copelmi: Dados Institucionais" (PDF). In the Mine. 2019.
  7. fagundes MINA DO CALOMBO RECEBE TREINAMENTO DE RECICLAGEM DOS PROCEDIMENTOS OPERACIONAIS press release, August 20, 2017
  8. cnpj Lump Mine Copelmi Mineracao LTDA 33,059,528 / 0016-71 buisness profile, accessed Nov 12, 2019
  9. escavador Diário Oficial do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul 30/06/2014 | DOERS Escavador, June 30, 2019

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