Scadden mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Scadden mine is a proposed lignite mine near Esperance in Western Australia. The exploration licence for the lignite deposit is held by Blackham Resources.

Approximate location only: See map [1]

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Blackham Resources susbidiary, Scadden Energy, is a 70% shareholder in the Scadden Energy Project, a notional coal-to-liquids and/or coal export project.[1]

The Scadden Energy Project notionally involves the mining of 8 million tonnes of lignite a year from the proposed mine and either processing it in an adjoining coal-to-liquids plant,[2] exporting the coal or generating electricity for the local market.

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  1. Blackham Resources, "Blackham reports further positive drilling results at Scaddan", Media Release, 14 March 2011, page 3.
  2. Blackham Resources, "Scadden Energy Project location", Blackham Resources website, accessed November 2012.

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Blackham Resources announcements about the Scadden project

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