Sorgun Coal Mine

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Sorgun Coal Mine is a mine using underground and surface mining in Küçükköhne, Sorgun, Yozgat, Turkey. It is operated and owned by Yeni Anadolu Madencilik ve Teknoloji.[1]

Location

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Background

Production at the Sorgun Coal Mine started in 1965 when a state-owned company, Yeni Çeltek Kömür ve Madencilik A.Ş. (Yeni Çeltek Coal and Mining Company), started operating the mine.[1] In 2018, Yeni Çeltek Kömür ve Madencilik A.Ş. changed its name to Yeni Anadolu Madencilik ve Teknoloji (Yeni Anadolu Mining and Technology).[2]

Yeni Anadolu Mining is jointly owned by two state enterprises (Amasya Pancar Ekic. Coop. and Kömür İşletmeleri A.Ş.), TKI, and two municipalities (Merzifon municipality and Amasya Municipality.[3]

Sorgun Coal Mine employs 200 workers on average and produce 0.2 million tons a year.[1]

Project Details

  • Operator:Yeni Anadolu Madencilik ve Teknoloji
  • Owner: Yeni Anadolu Madencilik ve Teknoloji
  • GPS coordinates: 39.786437, 35.135837 (Approximate)
  • Mine status: Operating
  • Production: 0.2 million tons per year
  • Total reserves:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mine size:
  • Mine type: Underground and surface
  • Start year: 1965
  • Number of employees: 200

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Sahalarımız". Yeni Anadolu. Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  2. "Tarihçe". Yeni Anadolu. Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  3. "Ortaklarımız". Yeni Anadolu. Retrieved July 6, 2021.

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