Paintearth coal mine

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Paintearth coal mine is a surface mine, operated by Westmoreland Coal in Forestburg, Alberta, Canada.[1]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the mine in Forestburg, Alberta, Canada.

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Background

The mine is owned by Westmoreland Resources.[1]


Project Details

  • Operator: Prairie Mines and Royalty[2]
  • Owner: Westmoreland Resources[1]
  • Location: Forestburg, Alberta, Canada[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 52.457963, -112.161765 (exact)[1]
  • Mine status: Operating[1]
  • Production: 2.7 million tonness per year[1]
  • Start year: 1956[1]
  • Mineable reserves: 18 million tonnes[2]
  • Coal type: Subbituminous (Thermal)[1]
  • Mine size: 6,226 Ha[1]
  • Mine type: Surface[1]
  • Equipment:
  • Number of employees: 127[1]

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References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Westmoreland Resources,Paintearth Mine-Alberta, Company Website, accessed June 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Paintearth Mine, Mining Data Solutions, accessed June 2020

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