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The Cypress mine is a bituminous coal mine being developed by Solid Energy, a New Zealand government-owned coal mining company. The mine is located inland from Granity on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Solid Energy refers to the mine as the 'Cypress extension' of the nearby Stockton mine.
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In its 2011 annual report the company stated that began "preliminary roading and water management works for development of the Cypress extension of the mine."
Production capacity: Approximately 500,000 tonnes a year
Type of coal: