Eski Çeltek coal mine

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Eski Çeltek coal mine is a mine using both underground and surface mining in Eski Çeltek, Suluova, Amasya, Turkey. It is operated by Eski Çeltek Bütçe İçi Kömür Enerji ve Yenilenebilir Enerji İşletmesi, owned by the Amasya Local Government.[1]

Location

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Background

Mining at the Eski Çeltek Coal Mine started in 1927 under the State Raılways of Turkey. In 1958, local provincial government overtook the mine, which it still operates throguh Eski Çeltek Bütçe İçi Kömür Enerji ve Yenilenebilir Enerji İşletmesi (Eski Çeltek Budget Lignite Energy and Renewable Energy Enterprise). The mine consists of an underground and a surface site and produces 0.25 million tons a year.[1] It reserves stand at 9.7 million tons, divided as 4 million proven and 5.7 million probable.[2]

Project Details

  • Owner: Eski Çeltek Bütçe İçi Kömür Enerji ve Yenilenebilir Enerji İşletmesi
  • Parent company: Amasya Local Government
  • Location: Eski Çeltek, Suluova, Amasya, Turkey
  • GPS coordinates: 40.871443, 35.635996 (Exact)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Production: 0.25 MTPA
  • Total reserves: 9.7 MT
  • Proven reserves: 4 MT
  • Probable reserves: 5.7 MT
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine size: 133 Hectares
  • Mine type: Surface and underground
  • Start year: 1928

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Madencilik". Suluova Ticaret ve Sanayi Odası. Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  2. "TKİ Genel Müdürü Bayrak'dan, eski çeltek kömür işletmesine inceleme". Hürriyet. November 25, 2018. Retrieved July 6, 2021.

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