Minorca mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Minorca mine is an open cut coal mine near Measham in Leicestershire. The mine is owned and operated by UK Coal.

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Mining operation began in March 2012 with the first coal produced later that year. UK Coal states that it expects 1.25 million tonnes to be mined over four years.[1]

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  1. UK Coal, "Minorca – Our Newest Active Mine", UK Coal website, accessed October 2012.

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