Recreio Coal Processing Facility

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Recreio Mine or Mina do Recreio is a coal processing unit in Butiá within the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is owned by Copelmi Mineração.[1]

Location

The map below shows the location of Recreio processing unit, located in the southernmost state of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul. Recreio mine is about 83 km southwest of Porto Alegre along highway 290.[1][2]

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Background

The Recreio processing facility is owned by Copelmi Mineração Ltda.[3] Copelmi is Brazil’s largest private coal mining company. It currently holds more than 80% of the coal consumption industrial market.[4][2]

Recreio is Copelmi's main coal processing unit.[5][6] Its annual capacities for coal crushing, blending, and washing are 3.35 million, 1.67 million, and 2.68 million tonnes, respectively.[7]

Project Details

  • Owner: Copelmi Mineração[2]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Butiá, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil[3]
  • GPS coordinates: -30.1360051,-52.0011458 (Exact)[3]
  • Mine status: Operating[2]
  • Start year: 1930s [8]
  • Mineable reserves:
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  • Production: 2 million tonnes per annuam[5]
  • Additional proposed production:
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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Copelmi Unites organizational website, accessed Nov. 12, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 CARLOS ROLLSING Boatos sobre risco em barragem mobilizam população de Butiá gauchazh geral, Feb 12, 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Google Maps Street View view of Copelmi sign at the entrance to coal mine Google, image taken 2018, accessed Nov 12, 2019
  4. Copelmi Market Share Organizational site, accessed Nov 11, 2019
  5. 5.0 5.1 U.S. Geological Survey Area Reports: International 2013 Latin American and Canada Volume III U.S. Department of the Interior, via google books, approved september 27, 2016, accessed Nov, 12, 2019
  6. Copel processing organizational website, accessed Nov 12, 2019
  7. "Dados Institucionais" (PDF). In the Mine. 2019.
  8. Eng. FERNANDO HARTMANN [http://ibram.org.br/sites/700/784/00001541.pdf CENTRAL DE RESÍDUOS DO RECREIO-CRR]SIL SOLUÇÕES AMBIENTAIS LTDA., Dec 2008

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