Rapahoe East mine

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The Rapahoe East mine is a coal deposit adjoining the existing Spring Creek Underground Mine, an underground coal mine near Dunollie, north of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

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The mine is owned by Solid Energy, a New Zealand government-owned coal mining company.[1]

The Rapahoe East mine is currently being developed. In its 2011 annual report Solid Energy stated that it was "planning for a future extension west into the Rapahoe East mining area."[2]

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  1. Solid Energy, "Spring Creek mine", Solid Energy website, accessed March 2012.
  2. Solid Energy, "Annual report 2011", Solid Energy, page 25.

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